Giles Scuderi, MD

Vice President, Orthopedic Service Line
North Shore-LIJ Health System


Recent Posts By: Giles Scuderi, MD

Knee Surgery in Kids May Cause Arthritis Later

Young patients who undergo knee surgery may experience early arthritis in the knee, according to a study presented at a recent meeting of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine in New Orleans. The study followed 32 children who underwent ACL reconstruction (knee surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament) between age 12 and 16…. Read more »

Winter Safety Tips to Enjoy the Outdoors

The 2014 Winter Olympics are an inspiration to participate in outdoor sports. Taking some winter safety precautions will help ensure your experiences are memorable for the right reasons—fun, adventure and good company—rather than getting hurt. Winter sports-related injuries send a lot of people to the emergency department for sprains, muscle strains, dislocations or fractures, according… Read more »

Amar’e Stoudemire Faces Uncertainty

The New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire is slated to be off the basketball court for about six weeks as he undergoes further knee surgery. The planned surgery is an arthroscopic debridement and usually involves cleaning out debris in the knee joint, such as loose cartilage fragments, bone chips and inflamed tissue. Recent advances in the… Read more »