Keith Raskin

We’re excited to announce that a new doctor is joining OrthoManhattan! We couldn’t be happier to introduce you to Dr. Keith B. Raskin.

Dr. Raskin’s Education and Background

Dr. Keith Raskin is a renowned hand surgeon with over thirty years of clinical experience in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery in Manhattan, New York. He has served as the former Chief of Hand Surgery as well as the Director of the Hand Surgery Fellowship for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Raskin performed countless finger, thumb, and hand reattachments as one of the original orthopedic hand surgeons on the Microsurgical Replantation Team at Bellevue Hospital.

Having completed many years as a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, including being responsible for training the exceptional residents and fellows at NYU, Dr. Raskin established the Raskin Center for Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery, as well as co-founding Surgicare of Manhattan, one of the original free-standing Orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery Centers in New York City.

Now, we’re incredibly excited to announce that Dr. Raskin has joined the outstanding orthopedic surgeons at OrthoManhattan!

Dr. Raskin, Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Specialist

Dr. Raskin has a specific interest in Dupuytren’s Disease of the hand and is one of the original surgeons performing the Needle Aponeurotomy Procedure for this condition since being brought to this country. He is a founding member of the Dupuytren Foundation and is on the Board of Directors for the Dupuytren Research Group in search of the genetic biomarker and ultimately, the cure of this disease.

Dr. Raskin also specializes in sports injuries of the hand and wrist, fractures (hand, wrist, and elbow), arthritis (base of the thumb and wrist), both tendon and nerve injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, and tennis/golfer’s elbow. He was one of the original surgeons to perform wrist arthroscopy for soft tissue injuries which have greatly reduced recovery time with reproducible results.

Dr. Raskin has successfully treated countless professional and amateur athletes, musicians, artists, sculptors, actors, and surgeons for potential career-ending injuries and conditions. He has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, CNN and has been featured in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Forbes Magazine to discuss the management of sports injuries, fractures, soft tissue injuries, and nerve conditions of the hand and upper extremity.

More About Dr. Raskin

Dr. Raskin has been consistently recognized for his leadership work in his field with nominations to Castle Connelly Top Doctors, America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Surgeons, The Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine Top Doctors, Super Doctors, Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, and Who’s Who in America – Science and Medicine.

Dr. Raskin holds two patents on related hand surgical devices.

Dr. Raskin is an avid golfer and has been named to the Top Doctor Golfers in America as featured in Golf Digest.

Get In Touch with Dr. Raskin

If you’d like to make an appointment with Dr. Raskin, please reach out to our office at 212.203.3324 or submit a contact form in the right margin on this page!