About Scott Barbash, MD


Dr. Scott Barbash joins Central Orthopedic Group as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in sports medicine. He graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical doctorate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Barbash completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Temple University Hospital. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Virginia. Dr. Barbash served as an assistant team physician for Philadelphia Catholic League Football and the University of Virginia and as team physician for Brooklyn College.

He previously practiced as an assistant professor at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he educated future orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Barbash specializes in advanced arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He also performs complex open joint reconstruction including joint replacement of the shoulder and knee.

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Experience, Education & History


Education

Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Aug 2000 – May 2004

Jerome Fisher Dual-Degree Program in Management and Technology
Wharton School of Business
Bachelor of Science in Economics, concentration in Strategic Management, Cum Laude

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Bachelor of Applied Science in Biomedical Sciences, Cum Laude


Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, NY
Aug 2005 – Jun 2009
Doctor of Medicine



Post-Grad Education & Training

Internship

Temple University Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Department of General Surgery | Jun 2009 – Jun 2010


Residency

Temple University Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine | Jun 2010 – Jun 2014


Fellowship

University of Virginia Medical Center Charlottesville, VA
Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | Aug 2014 – Jul 2015



Research

Comparison of bone tunnel and suture anchor patellar fixation techniques in medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction
PI: David Diduch MD, Mark Miller MD | Aug 2014 – Present

Clinical outcomes and structural healing after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair reinforced with a novel absorbable biologic scaffold: a prospective, multicenter clinical trial
PI: Stephen Brockmeier MD | Aug 2014 – Present

Medical Licensures

Board Certified
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Jul 2017

New York Unrestricted Medical License
#280456, Active
Jun 2015 – Present

Basic Life Support
American Red Cross, Active
Jun 2015 – Present

Virginia Graduate Medical License
#0116027090
Jun 2014 – Jul 2015

Pennsylvania Unrestricted Medical License
#MD446039
Jul 2012 – Dec 2014

Pennsylvania Graduate Medical Trainee License
#MT195625
Jun 2009 – Jun 2014



Memberships

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Candidate Member
2014 – Present

American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Member
2013 – Present

Arthroscopy Association of North America Candidate Member
2011 – Present

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Candidate Member
2009 – Present



Honors & Awards

3rd Prize, Orthopaedic Resident Research Day, Temple University Hospital | 2014

2nd Prize, Orthopaedic Resident Research Day, Temple University Hospital | 2013

Cum Laude, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania | 2004

Cum Laude, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania | 2004

Varsity Letter in Men's Lightweight Crew, University of Pennsylvania | 2000 – 2004



Other Activities

Emerging Leaders Program
American Orthopaedic Association, Seattle, WA | Jun 21-22, 2016

Resident Leadership Forum
American Orthopaedic Association, Denver, CO | Jun 11-12, 2013

Fundamentals in Arthroscopy Resident Course
Arthroscopy Association of North America, Rosemont IL | Feb 23-26, 2012

Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management for Residents
AO North America, Minneapolis MN | Aug 12-14, 2010

Work

Central Orthopedic Group, Plainview, NY
Employed Orthopaedic Surgeon | Nov 2017 - Present

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | Jan 2017 – Nov 2017

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine | Associate Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program | Sept 2015 – Nov 2017

Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
Director of Service, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | Sept 2015 – Nov 2017

VA Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, NY
Attending Physician, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery | Department of General Surgery | Sept 2015 – Nov 2017



Team Coverage Experience

University of Virginia Athletics,
Assistant Team Physician | 2014 – 2015

James Madison University,
Assistant Team Physician | 2014 – 2015

Temple University Athletics,
Resident Assistant | 2010 – 2014

LaSalle College High School Football,
Team Physician | 2013

Father Judge High School Football,
Team Physician | 2012

Archbishop Ryan High School Football,
Team Physician | 2011



Administrative Services

Medical Staff Executive Committee,
Temple University Hospital | 2013 – 2014

Assistant Editor
Temple University Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine | 2010 – 2014

New Student Orientation Committee,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine | 2010



Local & National Service

Recruitment Chair
American Medical Association, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chapter | 2009 – 2010


Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Chaterjee D, Frumberg DB, Mulchandani NB, Eldib AM, Xavier F, Barbash SE, Saha S, Urban WP.
Current concepts in sports related concussion. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, in publication.

McGoverin C, Onigbanjo Q, Padalkar M, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N.
Sterilization of arthroscopic silver halide infrared fiber optic probes. Review of Scientific Instruments, in revision.

Mishra A, Saito K, Barbash SE, Mishra N, Doty RL.
Olfactory dysfunction in leprosy. Laryngoscope, 2006 Mar;116(3):413-6.

Nicolaescu SA, Wertheimer JM, Barbash SE, Doty RL.
Electrical taste thresholds established on the medial tongue using two sizes of electrodes.  Laryngoscope, 2005 Aug;115(8):1509-11.




Abstracts and/or Proceedings

Dixit A, Cautela FS, Cooper CS, Beyer G, Messina JC, Mait JE, Barbash SE, Diebo B, Urban WP.
Open reduction and internal fixation versus arthroplasty for open proximal humerus fractures: analysis of nationwide inpatient survey data from 1998-2013.
Submitted as abstract for American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 6-10, 2018.

Shah NV, Lavian JD, Scollan JP, Pancholi N, Dixit A, Casagrande D, Barbash SE, Urban WP, Diebo B.
Surgical complications following total or reverse shoulder arthroplasty in the setting of rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus with minimum 2-year follow-up surveillance.
Submitted as abstract for American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 6-10, 2018.

Padalkar M, McGoverin C, Palukuru U, Caccese N, Glenn P, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N.
Optimal differentiation of tissue types using combined mid and near infrared spectroscopy.
Presented as poster at Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 15-18, 2014.

Padalkar M, McGoverin C, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N.
Differentiation of ligament and tendon with near infrared spectroscopy.
Presented as poster at Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 26-29, 2013.

Barbash SE, Das R, Fodeman J, Torres SJ.
Coach Education and Youth Sports Injuries.
Presented as proposal at AMA-MSS Annual Interim Meeting, Dallas, TX, November 4, 2005.




Presentations

Barbash SE. AC Joint and CC Ligment Injuries: Current Concepts
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds
Brooklyn, NY, January 13, 2017.

Barbash SE. Knee Pathology Through The Years: An Orthopaedic Perspective.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds,
Brooklyn, NY, August 31, 2016.

Barbash SE. Should I Let My Child Play Football.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds,
Brooklyn, NY, June 30, 2016.

Barbash SE. Shoulder Arthritis: Current Evaluation and Management.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds,
Brooklyn, NY, October 16, 2015.

Barbash SE, Denny C, Collin P, Reish T, Brockmeier SF. Clinical outcomes and structural healing after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair reinforced with a novel absorbable biologic scaffold: a prospective, multicenter clinical trial.
AOSSM Annual Meeting,
Orlando, FL, July 11, 2015.

Barbash SE. AC joint and CC ligament injuries: current concepts.
University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – McCue Society Meeting,
Charlottesville, VA, June 5, 2015.

Padalkar M, McGoverin C, Palukuru U, Caccese N, Glenn P, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N. Optimal differentiation of tissue types using combined mid and near infrared spectroscopy.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Alumni Day,
Philadelphia, PA, May 9, 2014.

Padalkar M, McGoverin C, Palukuru U, Caccese N, Glenn P, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N.
Optimal differentiation of tissue types using combined mid and near infrared spectroscopy.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Resident Research Day,
Philadelphia, PA, April 26, 2014.

Barbash SE. Acute vascular injuries of the hand and forearm.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Grand Rounds,
Philadelphia, PA, November 2, 2013.

Padalkar M, McGoverin C, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N. Differentiation of ligament and tendon with near infrared spectroscopy.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Alumni Day,
Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 2013.

Padalkar M, McGoverin C, Barbash SE, Kropf EJ, Pleshko N. Differentiation of ligament and tendon with near infrared spectroscopy.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Resident Research Day,
Philadelphia, PA, April 20, 2013.

Barbash SE. Complications with the management of periarticular fractures in the pediatric knee.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Grand Rounds,
Philadelphia, PA, October 17, 2012.

Barbash SE. Surgical approaches to the hip: is there a difference in outcomes.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Grand Rounds,
Philadelphia, PA, February 15, 2012.

Barbash SE. Biomechanical considerations in total knee arthroplasty.
Temple University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Grand Rounds,
Philadelphia, PA, April 13, 2011.