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Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum – The Man of Bones

Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is an innovative pioneer in the field of Orthopedics. He has several decades of experience in his field and has done research and surgical procedures to replace, correct, or enhance muscle and bone responses to stress. He specializes in the sports medicine as well as natural born bone and muscle disfunctions in patients.


He has additional experience in information technology and operational leadership. Both of which have aided him in developing many innovative designs, which are currently used in multiple joint replacement surgeries now. He has lectured and published works on orthopedic surgery, joint replacements and upcoming advancements in orthopedics.


Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum currently serves as the Chairman of Orthopaedics at Bronxcare Health System. He is experienced in reconstructive surgery as well, for broken or splintered knees. Dr. Kirschenbaum now spends a lot of his time at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System Headquarters, located in New York. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is fully accredited with several Orthopaedic Organizations and Research Societies. He also founded and was the Executive Director of Medscape Orthopaedics, which was later purchased by WebMD.


Although known for his innovative research and engineering designs; he now spends more time focusing on value-based healthcare projects to improve the current condition in the healthcare industry. His typical day includes spending time with scheduled patients when needed, connecting with other healthcare professionals, and attending administrative meetings regarding his Orthopaedic Specialty Department. He has a three-step process for executing new ideas: Envision the idea, research and use the best strategy to bring it to fruition, and create an innovative process to get the plan out there.


Dr. Kirschenbaum believes that connecting with other surgeons and doctors in his specialty will make him a better and more productive professional. By connecting with others he stays true to his lifelong mantra: “Always realize that there is someone out there who is probably doing what you want to do, but doing it better. Find that person and learn from them.”

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