Ira Kirschenbaum, MD, specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, complex revision joint replacement surgery, arthroscopy, and joint reconstruction. Trained in hip and knee replacement and reconstructive surgery at The Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, he now practices in White Plains, N.Y.
Kirschenbaum is a member of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and has been a member of The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and The Orthopaedic Research Society. He was on the Board of the Arthritis Foundation in the Hudson Valley Region. In 1994, Kirschenbaum was awarded the prestigious James A. Vohs Award for Quality when he was chief of reconstructive surgery for Kaiser Permanente in the Northeast.
Kirschenbaum has developed instruments for partial unicompartmental knee replacements and designed a cementless hip replacement system. He holds numerous trademarks and inventions in medical information systems and surgical instruments. He produced the DVD Optimizing Techniques in Unicompartmental Knee Replacements, which is a media product of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is actively involved in research on partial knee replacements, ceramic hip replacements, and single incision minimally invasive hip and knee replacement techniques.
Kirschenbaum was the founding Executive Director of Medscape Orthopaedics on the Internet, now a part of the WebMD family. He serves as an orthopaedic consultant to Stryker Corporation.