This referral requires charity care.

Senior Clinician

Teaching Senior

Joint issues: Please schedule the patient when Drs. Thomas or Meah are in Medical clinic. Dr. Steve Berns or Dr. Joseph Truglio can also do joint injections.

Other orthopedic referrals:

Access to Care Team

For further support, contact the Emerging Referrals Manager.


The cost of an appointment for patients with charity care level 1 is $15. Appointments will be more expensive for patients with a higher charity care level. For these prices, contact the Emerging Referrals Manager.

Appointment costs by charity care level are as follows:

  • CCL1 - $15
  • CCL2 - $18
  • CCL3 - $36
  • CCL4 - $90
  • CCL5 - $108
  • CCL6 - $135
  • CCL7 - $180

Wait time

It takes about 10 weeks after a patient has received charity care for a orthopedics appointment to be scheduled. Urgent referrals can be expedited. Contact the Emerging Referrals Manager if the referral is urgent and needs to be expedited.

Contact information

Orthopedics, CAM building, Suite 6C, 17 East 102nd St. (212) 659-8554

Hours: Monday and Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings for regular orthopedics, Tuesday afternoons for hand issues.

EHHOP Ortho Rep: Zach Feldman