- Bone & Joint 2019
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QUEENS May 17, 2019Dr. Richard M. Seldes, has been selected for the 2019 Best of Queens Award in the Doctor category by the Queens Award Program.
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Source: Queens Chronicle
Dr. Richard Seldes, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and director of orthopedic surgery at Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Forest Hills hospital since 2006, calls such surgery an “elective procedure,” one that is based on a “personal decision by the patient.”
Some people have such severe pain that they are unable to do things for themselves. “If arthritis affects daily living, it’s usually time to have surgery,” Seldes suggested.
Before that, however, the doctor recommends other routes, including physical therapy.
Source: Surgical Innovations