Dr. Steven Zelicof: Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement, and Arthritis Specialist

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Steven ZelicofDr. Steven Zelicof has been in practice in Westchester since 1990. He is the founder of the Center for Arthritis and Total joint replacement at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital where he also serves as chief of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also founded Specialty Orthopaedics, PLLC, which is a multi specialty orthopaedic group focusing on the state of the art treatment of our patients. He specializes in the conservative treatment of arthritis and sports injuries. When indicated, he performs reconstructive surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder utilizing advanced minimally invasive techniques including computer navigation.He was one of the first surgeons to perform hip resurfacing in the New York area. Dr Zelicof is the chief of the Joint Replacement Service at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Zelicof is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College, and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill- Cornell Medical School. He operates at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, Westchester Medical Center and the Hospital for Special Surgery.



Awards and Accolades











Specializing In

Total Hip Joint Replacement

Total Knee Joint Replacement

Shoulder Joint Replacement

Hip Resurfacing

Minimally Invasive Surgery


Arthroscopic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Custom Fit Knee Replacement


Medical Degree

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Immunopathology PhD

University of Pennsylvania Pathology
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Othopaedic Surgery Residency

Cornell University, The Hospital For Special Surgery
New York, New York


Joint Reconstruction & Arthritis Surgery Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Academic Affiliations

Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, New York

Assistant Professor of Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York


Sports Affiliations

Team Physician, World Team Tennis New York SportTimes, Mamaroneck, NY, 2006, 2007, 2008

Orthopaedic Consultant, PGA, LPGA, Champions Golf Tour, 2007

Co-Director, Medical Committee, Westchester Triathlon

Team Physician, United States Cycling Federation


Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

Arthritis Foundation, New York Chapter

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., Westchester Chapter

American Association for the Improvement of Boxing

Westchester Triathlon, Co-Director

United States Cycling Federation, Team Physician

The American Society of Revisional Surgery, Inc.

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

National Osteonecrosis Foundation


Hospital Affiliations

Westchester Medical Center

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

The Hospital for Special Surgery

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital