New Procedure for Knee Arthritis….Makoplasty

We are now offering the Makoplasty procedure for patients with knee arthritis! For more information, visit the MAKOplasty website at: makoplasty.com

Sound Shore Earns Joint Commission Dual Certification

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Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester announces its Joint Solutions Program has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for both hip and knee replacements


NEW ROCHELLE, NY – January 14, 2013 – Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is pleased to announce that its new program for individuals choosing hip and knee replacement surgery…Continue Reading…

Navigation Device Aids in Knee Replacement Operations

Knee replacement surgery has taken a giant leap forward as Dr. Steven Zelicof ushers in a new era of state of the art orthopaedic surgery techniques at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester.

Computer Assisted Surgery

Dr. Zelicof is pioneering the use of a new computer-assisted navigation device used in total knee replacement surgery, making Sound Shore Medical Center the first hospital in the country to utilize this exciting…Continue Reading…

Wounded Knees: Dr. Zelicof on News 12 Long Island

A simple task like making a cup of tea is very difficult for Miriam Rios. “To make something in the kitchen, my supper, I couldn’t do it. It was very, very painful.”

Miriam’s orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Steven Zelicof, says the cartilage which acts as a shock absorber has worn away in Miriam’s knees, so the bones are rubbing together with every step she takes.

“You can get pain, you…Continue Reading…

The New Promise of Hip Resurfacing

Dr. Zelicof is recognized in The Journal News for performing a hip resurfacing surgery on Brad K., a marathon runner, long-distance bicyclist and part-time yoga instructor, at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY.

Sound Shore Medical Center Records First Hip Arthroscopy

NEW ROCHELLE, NY – December 14, 2010 – Sound Shore Medical Center is pleased to announce its first Hip Arthroscopy surgery performed by Yasmin Dhar, MD, Chief of Sports Medicine.

While arthroscopy procedures for the knee and shoulder are widely used, scoping the hip has been slower to evolve. The hip joint is much deeper in the body and, therefore, less accessible. In addition, because the hip is a…Continue Reading…

Sound Shore Medical Center: New Joint Replacement Unit is focused on celebrating each patient’s return to function.

Sound Shore Medical Center Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery Takes His Talents to Haiti

Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) salutes our Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery, James McWilliam, MD who just returned from a humanitarian mission to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

New Rochelle, NY – March 17, 2010 – Working through the University of Miami, Dr. McWilliam was invited to join a surgical team headed for Haiti. Orthopaedic, plastic and general surgeons, OB/GYN physicians and a full complement of nurses, physical therapists and anesthesiologists…Continue Reading…