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Richard M. Seldes, MDBoard Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Richard M. Seldes, MD
Richard M. Seldes, MD

Dr. Seldes is an expert in arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder. He has done research and given lectures on the anatomy of the hip labrum and does a high volume of hip arthroscopic surgery. He completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery for total joint replacements of the hip, knee,and shoulder and does a high volume of total joint replacement surgery. Dr Seldes treats every patient like they are a member of his family. Patients will receive the utmost respect, professionalism and compassion from Dr. Seldes and his staff.

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification – Sports Medicine

Education

M.D. University of Pennsylvania Medical School

B.A. Johns Hopkins University (Biology)

Dr. Richard M. Seldes, has been selected for the 2019 Best of Queens Award in the Doctor category by the Queens Award Program.

Hospital Appointments

  • Northwell Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital, Forest Hills, NY
  • Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ

Residency & Fellowship Training

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Awards and Honors

  • 20192019 Best of Queens Hall of Fame Crystal Award
  • 2018Best of Queens Crystal Award
  • 1999Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award for Excellence in Adult Reconstruction
  • 1998Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Research Award “Contribution of the Acetabular Labrum to Articulating Surface Area and Femoral Head Coverage in Adult Hip Joints: A Study in Cadavera.”
  • 1998Eastern Orthopaedic Association Research Award “Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency”
  • 1998American Orthopaedic Association Zimmer Research Traveling Award“Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency”
  • 1997Philadelphia Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Society Research Award “Predictors of injury from recreational in-line skating: A national study

Publications

  • Seldes, R.M., Tan, V., Hunt, J., Katz, M., Winiarsky, R., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “The Gross, Histologic, and Microvascular Anatomy of the Adult Acetabular Labrum and Labral Tears.” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 2001.
  • Brighton, C.T., Wang, W., Seldes, R.M and Pollack, S.R.: Signal Transduction Electrically Stimulated Bone Cells. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol 83-A, 2001.
  • Bederman, S., Winiarsky, R., Seldes, R.M., Sharrock, N, and Sculco, T.: “Post-operative Ileus in the Total Joint Arthroplasty Patient.” Journal of Arthroplasty, 2001
  • Tan, V., Seldes, R.M., Katz, M. A, Freedhand, A.M., Klimkiewicz, J.J., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: Contribution of Acetabular Labrum to Articulating Surface Area and Femoral Head Coverage in Adult Hip Joints: An Anatomic Study in Cadavera. American Journal of Orthopaedics, 2001
  • Katz, M.A., Beck, T.B., Silber, J.S., Seldes, R.M., and Lotke, P.A.: Determining Femoral Rotational Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A comparison of Techniques. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2001.
  • Tan, V., Glaser, D., Pepe, M.D., Seldes, R.M.,Heppenstall, R.B., and Esterhai Jr, J.L.: Continuous Monitoring Of Well-Leg Compartment Pressures During Hemilithotomy Position In Patients Undergoing Intramedullary Rodding Of The Contralateral Femur. Journal of Trauma, 2000.
  • Seldes, R.M., Grisso, J.A., Pavell, J.R., Berlin, J.A., Tan, V., Bowman, B., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: Predictors of injury from recreational in-line skating: A national study. American Journal of Public Health. 89, 238-241, 1999.
  • Seldes, R.M., Tan, V., Duffy, G., Rand, J.A., and Lotke, P.A.: Total knee arthroplasty for steroid induced osteonecrosis of the knee. Journal of Arthroplasty, 14, 1999.
  • Scherbel, U., Winiarsky, R., Seldes, R.M., Troidl, H., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency. Submitted, 2000.
  • Seldes, R.M., An, K., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: A simple and highly effective jig for proximal tibial osteotomy. Submitted 2000.
  • Lorich, D.G., Brighton, C.T., Gupta, R., Corsetti, J.R., Levine, S.E., Gelb, I.D., Seldes, R.M., and Pollack, S.M.: The biochemical pathway mediating the proliferative response of bone cells to a capacitively coupled electric field. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 350, 246-256, 1998.
  • Reilly, T.M., Seldes, R.M., Luchetti, W., and Brighton, C.T.: Similarities in the phenotypic expression of pericytes and bone cells. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 346, 95-103, 1998.
  • Zhuang, H., Wang, W., Seldes, R.M., Tahernia, A.D., and Brighton, C.T.: Electrical stimulation induces the level of TGF-b mRNA in osteoblastic cells by a mechanism involving the calcium/calmodulin pathway. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 237:225-229, 1997.
  • Wang, W., Zhuang, H., Levitz, C.L., Fan, H., Seldes, R.M., Tahernia, A.D., and Brighton, C.T.: The increased level of PDGF-A contributes to the increased proliferation induced by mechanical stimulation in osteoblastic cells. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International, 43: 339-346, 1997.
  • Seldes, R.M., Glasgow, S.G., and Torg, J.S.: Atraumatic spontaneous hemarthrosis associated with Lyme arthritis: A case report. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 297: 269-71, 1993.
  • Seldes, R.M., Glasgow, S.G., and Torg, J.S.: Lyme disease: A case report and review of literature. The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. Vol. 9, 1993.

Presentations

  • Seldes, R.M., Tan, V., Hunt, J., Katz, M., Winiarsky, R., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “The Gross, Histologic, and Microvascular Anatomy of the Adult Acetabular Labrum and Labral Tears.” - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 66th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 4-8, 1999.
  • Seldes, R.M., Winiarsky, R., Scherbel, U., Troidl, H., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency” -Eastern Orthopaedic Association 29th Annual Meeting, Dorado, Puerto Rico, October 14-18, 1998.
  • Tan, V., Glaser, D., Pepe, M.D., Seldes, R.M., Heppenstall, R.B., and Esterhai Jr, J.L.: “Continuous Monitoring Of Well-Leg Compartment Pressures During Hemilithotomy Position In Patients Undergoing Intramedullary Rodding Of The Contralateral Femur.” - Eastern Orthopaedic Association 29th Annual Meeting, Dorado, Puerto Rico, October 14-18, 1998.
  • Seldes, R.M., Winiarsky, R., Scherbel, U., Carrigan, R., Troidl, H., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Comparison of the Hip Fracture Experience in European and United States Medical Centers.” International Meeting on Trauma and Outcomes, Cologne, Germany, October 7-11, 1998.
  • Tan, V., Seldes, R.M., Katz, M., Freedhand, A., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Contribution of the Acetabular Labrum to Articulating Surface Area and Femoral Head Coverage in Adult Hip Joints: A Study in Cadavera.” Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Hershey, Pennsylvania, November 19-21, 1998.
  • Hunt, J.L., Seldes, R.M., Fitzgerald, R.H, and Gannon, F.H.: “Histopathology of the Acetabular Labrum.” 22nd Congress of the International Academy of Pathology. Nice, France, October 18-23, 1998.
  • Klimkiewicz, J.J., Winiarsky, R., Seldes, R.M., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “The Role of Arthroscopy in Treating Acetabular Labral Lesions” -Residents and Fellows Arthroscopy Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 16-19, 1998.
  • Winiarsky, R., Seldes, R.M., Scherbel, U., Troidl, H., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency” -American Orthopaedic Association 31st Annual Residents’ Conference, Sacramento, California, February 20-22, 1998.
  • Seldes, R.M., Grisso, J.A., Pavell, J.R., Berlin, J.A., Tan, V., Bowman, B., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Predictors of Injury from Recreational In-line Skating: A National Study” - 10th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Associations of the English Speaking World, Auckland, New Zealand, February 1-6, 1998.
  • Seldes, R.M., Grisso, J.A., Pavell, J.R., Berlin, J.A., Tan, V., Bowman, B., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Predictors of Injury from Recreational In-line Skating: A National Study” - Pennsylvania Committee on Trauma Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, November 14, 1997.
  • Seldes, R.M., Grisso, J.A., Pavell, J.R., Berlin, J.A., Tan, V., Bowman, B., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Predictors of Injury from Recreational In-line Skating: A National Study” - Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Orlando, Fla., November 1997.
  • Seldes, R.M., Wang, W., Zhuang, H., and Brighton, C.T.: “Capacitive Coupling Electrical Stimulation Increases Production of TGF-b mRNA” - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Research Day, University of Pennsylvania, May 7, 1997.
  • Bozentka, D.J., Seldes, R.M., and Osterman, A.L.: “Treatment of Scapholunate Instability by Dorsal Capsulodesis” - American Association for Surgery of the Hand Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, December, 1993.
  • Craythorne, C.B., Glasgow, S.G., Seldes, R.M., Glasgow, M.T., and Torg, J.S.: “Long Term Evaluation of the Modified Bristow Procedure for Anterior Glenohumeral Instability” - American Academy of Oorthopaedic Surgeons 60th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, February 18-23, 1993.
  • Craythorne, C.B., Glasgow, S.G., Seldes, R.M., Glasgow, M.T., and Torg, J.S.: “Long Term Evaluation of the Modified Bristow Procedure for Anterior Glenohumeral Instability” - American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Specialty Day Meeting, San Francisco, February 21, 1993.
  • Craythorne, C.B., Glasgow, S.G., Seldes, R.M., Glasgow, M.T., and Torg, J.S.: “Long Term Evaluation of the Modified Bristow Procedure for Anterior Glenohumeral Instability” - American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Specialty Day Meeting, San Francisco, February 21, 1993.

Scientific Poster Presentations

  • Seldes, R.M., Winiarsky, R, Brause, B., and Sculco, TP: Liquid Gentamicin in Bone Cement: An efficacious and more cost-effective cement spacer.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 69th Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, February 13-17, 2002.
  • Seldes, R.M., Winiarsky, R., Scherbel, U., Troidl, H., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency” -Eastern Orthopaedic Association 29th Annual Meeting, Dorado, Puerto Rico, October 14-18, 1998.
  • Tan, V., Glaser, D., Pepe, M.D., Seldes, R.M., Heppenstall, R.B., and Esterhai Jr, J.L.: “Continuous Monitoring Of Well-Leg Compartment Pressures During Hemilithotomy Position In Patients Undergoing Intramedullary Rodding Of The Contralateral Femur.” - Eastern Orthopaedic Association 29th Annual Meeting, Dorado, Puerto Rico, October 14-18, 1998.
  • Tan, V., Glaser, D., Pepe, M.D., Seldes, R.M., Heppenstall, R.B., and Esterhai Jr, J.L.: “Continuous Monitoring Of Well-Leg Compartment Pressures During Hemilithotomy Position In Patients Undergoing Intramedullary Rodding Of The Contralateral Femur.” - Orthopaedic Trauma Association Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, October 7-10,1998.
  • Winiarsky, R., Seldes, R.M., Scherbel, U., Troidl, H., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Hip Fracture in Elderly Patients: An Orthopaedic Emergency”. American Orthopaedic Association 111th Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, June 3-6, 1998.
  • Seldes, R.M., Tan, V., Duffy, G., Rand, J.A., and Lotke, P.A.: “Total Knee Arthroplasty For Steroid Induced Osteonecrosis Of The Knee”. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 19-23, 1998.
  • Seldes, R.M., An, K. and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “A Simple And Highly Effective Jig For Proximal Tibial Osteotomy”. Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ., October 15-19, 1997.

Videotape Presentations

  • Seldes, R.M., Esmail, A., Alavi, R., Winiarsky, R., and Garino, J.P.: “Modern Ceramic-Ceramic Total Hip Arthroplasty: History, Design, Biomaterials, and Surgical Technique.” Multimedia Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 67th Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 15-19, 2000.
  • Seldes, R.M., Garino, J.P., Levitz, C.L., An, K., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Technical aspects of proximal tibial osteotomy using a pin placement guide.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Videotape Library, 1998-1999.
  • Seldes, R.M., Garino, J.P., Levitz, C.L., An, K., and Fitzgerald, R.H.: “Technical aspects of proximal tibial osteotomy using a pin placement guide.” Multimedia Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, March 19-23, 1998.

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