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Professional Statement

  • As a trained specialist of sports medicine and arthroscopy I treat a myriad of shoulder, hip, knee, elbow and ankle injuries. Specific rehabilitation for these injuries and disorders are prescribed and supervised by myself as the treating physician. Most injuries can be treated non-operatively, but when surgery is necessary, arthroscopic small incision techniques are generally utilized. These techniques allow for quicker recovery, less pain, and improved cosmesis.
  • Before a treatment plan is implemented, I believe patients should be fully educated about their condition, so that they may participate in the decision-making process. Each patient has different functional demands and lifestyle expectations, and treatment should be tailored to meet each patient's individual needs.
  • When surgical treatment is indicated, I take the time to explain the risks and benefits of surgery to each patient. It is very important for the patient to understand the details of the rehabilitation process, as well the expected outcome after surgery.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Mount Sinai School of Medicine Graduated 2000
  • Internship in General Surgery at Stony Brook University
  • Stony Brook University Graduated 2001 (Internship)
  • Stony Brook Univeristy Graduated 2005 (Residency)
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute Graduated 2006 (Fellowship)
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Stony Brook University
  • Sports Medicine and Arthoscopic Surgery Fellowship at Southern California Orthopedic Institute
  • Binghamton University Graduated 1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • MRI evaluation of anterolateral soft tissue impingement of the ankle. Richard D Ferkel, Max Tyorkin, Gregory R Applegate and Gregory T Heinen Foot Ankle Int 31(8):655-61 (2010) PMID 20727312
  • Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine, Chapter 22 Arthroscopic Repair of SLAP Lesions by the Single-Anchor Double-Suture Technique, Max Tyorkin, MD, and Stephen Snyder, MD

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • New York State Medical Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish