Dr. R. Kumar Kadiyala - New York, NY - General Orthopedics, Hand Surgeon

Dr. R. Kumar Kadiyala

General Orthopedics, Hand Surgeon
New York, NY 10019
R. Kumar Kadiyala, MD, PhD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the non-operative and operative treatment of chronic conditions and muskuloskeletal injuries affecting the hands, elbows, and shoulders in both adult and pediatric patients. He strongly believes that a surgeon’s duty is to provide each and every patient with personalized treatment informed by the latest research and academic thinking.Before joining Columbia Orthopedics, Dr. Kadiyala led the hand surgery service at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida. Born in India and raised in Indiana, where his father was an economics professor at Purdue University, Dr. Kadiyala attended Stanford University, earning MD and PhD degrees in the school's prestigious Medical Scientist Training Program. While there, he received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance important molecular immunology and cancer research. He then completed a residency in orthopedics at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program
and fellowships in orthopedic trauma and hand/upper extremity surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Kadiyala completed another fellowship in adult reconstruction (hip and knee replacement) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.At the University of Iowa, he co-directed the shoulder and elbow service and conducted research on the molecular biology of peripheral nerve injuries. After that, he started his own practice in Miami.Dr. Kadiyala now lives in New York with his wife and children. He continues to serve patients as the Chief of the Orthopedic Service at New York-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital and as a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center.
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Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 3
  • 33 years of experience
  • 18 insurances accepted
  • speaks English, Spanish
  • Stanford University School Of Medicine
  • 2 specialties
  • 24 areas of expertise
  • 1 hospital affiliation
  • 1 location

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ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown

51 W 51st St New York, NY 10019
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. R. Kumar Kadiyala

  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Unicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare
  • Workers Compensation


Dr. R. Kumar Kadiyala has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. R. Kumar Kadiyala has the following 24 areas of expertise

  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Wrist Fracture (Colles Fracture)
  • Hand Injuries
  • Arm Injuries
  • Extra finger or toe (Polydactyly)
  • Wrist Fracture (Radius Fractures)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Joint Arthritis (Periarthritis)
  • Acquired Hand Deformities
  • Joint Diseases
  • Trigger Finger Disorder
  • Wrist Injury
  • Finger Replacement Surgery (Finger Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Birth Defects or Abnormalities (Congenital Abnormalities)
  • Elbow Nerve Compression Syndrome (Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Acquired Joint Deformities
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Finger Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Fracture (Ulna Fractures)
  • Arm Fracture (Humeral Fractures)
  • Hand Deformities


Stanford University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1991

Massachusetts General Hospital


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