Hand Surgical Options for Patients with Scleroderma
Scleroderma Ed. Forum, Hospital For Special Surgery, New York, NY, April 22, 2012

Charles Melone, Jr, M.D.

Charles P. Melone, Jr., M.D. is a Manhattan-based orthopaedic hand surgeon specializing in sports injuries to the hand & wrist, arthritis of the hand & wrist, wrist fractures, fracture-dislocations, scleroderma, microsurgery and carpal tunnel syndrome. Over the past 25 years in practice, Dr. Melone has gained a reputation as one of the most knowledgable hand surgeons in the United States. Dr. Melone received his undergraduate as well as his medical degree from Georgetown University. He is the Director of the Division of Hand Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and director of the Albert Einstein Hand Fellowship Program. He is a member of many organizations including the: Scleroderma Foundation Medical Advisory Board, American Orthopaedic Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Association for Hand Surgery and New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Melone acts as a hand consultant for the Scleroderma Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation. Dr. Melone is one of the few hand specialists in the United States who offers surgical treatment for the crippling effects of Scleroderma, performing more than 500 surgical hand procedures involving Scleroderma in the past 15 years. The surgery has now proven consistently successful with a low recurrence of joint disorder following operative treatment

Scleroderma Foundation Inc Tri-state Chapter

Scleroderma Foundation Inc Delaware Valley Chapter

Scleroderma Foundation Inc National Foundation


Charles Melone,Jr, MD


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