About Dr. Ziets

Robert J. Ziets, MD, FACS, has over 20 years of clinical and research experience.  He is a leader in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and has received numerous “top doctor” awards.



Undergraduate Degree:  Northwestern University, B.A.

Medical Degree:  George Washington University, M.D. ‘with Distinction’

Internship, Surgery:  New York University (NYU) Medical Center

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery:  New York University (NYU) Medical Center

Fellowship, Hand and Microvascular Surgery:  University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center

Clinical Apprenticeships:  Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Joint Reconstruction and Replacement

Professional Certifications

Board Certification and Recertification:  American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Subspecialty Certification, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine:  American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Diplomate:  National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)

Medical Licensure:  New York State Department of Education

Licensure:  United States Drug Enforcement Administation (DEA)

Personal Information

Philadelphia area native

Manhattan resident

Married, father of two children

Sports enthusiast

Supporter of women’s and gay and lesbian rights

Academic Affiliations

Editor-in-Chief, ‘Journal of Knee Surgery Case Reports’

Editor, ‘Journal of Knee Surgery’

Editor, ‘Orthopedics’

Other Professional Awards

New York ‘Super Doctors’

American Medical Association (AMA) Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation for Self-Directed Learning

DeWitt Surgical Specialties Award

New York City Police Department Detectives’ Endowment Association Certificate of Appreciation

Hospital Affiliation

Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center

Professional Affiliations and Honors

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Member, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society

Member, Kane-King-Dodek Surgical Specialty Honor Society

Police Surgeon, New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (PBA)