Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Plancher Orthopedics – Sports Medicine


Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Kevin D. Plancher, who serves patients throughout the States of New York & Connecticut.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Dec 20, 2021 ( – Dr. Plancher is a leading orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert with extensive knowledge in the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hand injuries. He is the Founder of Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine with offices in New York, New York & Cos Cob, Connecticut. 

Among his academic appointments, he is a Clinical Professor within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine & an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University in New York. In addition, he is the Fellowship Director of an ACGME accredited sports medicine program in New York City and Connecticut.

The doctor’s hospital affiliations include Stamford Hospital, Northern Westchester Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital/ Northwell Health, and Montefiore Medical Center (Voluntary Attending).

Academically, Dr. Plancher earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He then went on to earn his Master of Science degree in Physiology and his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. 

Furthering his training, he completed his residency at Harvard University’s Combined Orthopedic program. He then went on to complete two post-graduate fellowships, one in hand and microvascular surgery at The Indiana Hand Center, and the other in sports medicine and reconstruction of the shoulder and knee at The Steadman Hawkins Clinic. In 2017, he completed his Master of Public Health degree at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. 

Honored to serve as Chair-Elect on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Plancher is board-certified through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Lecturing globally on issues related to orthopedic procedures and sports injury management, he is the Founder of the “Orthopedic Summit: Evolving Techniques”, (OSET) a national conference. He is also a founding member of the Educational Enhancement Fund of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Founder of  “The Orthopedic Foundation for Active Lifestyles (OFALS)”.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

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