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Meet Orthopedic Hand Specialist, John F. Fatti, M.D.

Meet Orthopedic Hand Specialist, John F. Fatti, M.D.
One of our orthopedic specialists, Dr. John Fatti is founding member of the SOS Hand + Wrist Center. He is a recognized leader in the field of upper-extremity care and his work has been featured in the prestigious Journal of Hand Surgery and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1975, Fatti earned his medical degree with distinction from Upstate Medical University, followed by a general surgery Internship at Hartford Hospital. He returned to Upstate Medical University for his orthopedic surgical residency and completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the prestigious New England Baptist Hospital and Tufts New England Medical Center. As a member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with an added certification in hand surgery, he has served hand and wrist pain patients in Central New York since 1986.

Fatti, amongst our esteemed team of orthopedic specialists, has long been a leader in the field having served as the director of the Hand Rehabilitation Program at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center, Chief of the Orthopedic Department at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, and he is currently a clinical professor at Upstate Medical University. He also served both as vice-president and later as president of the broader Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists organization and is currently the president and medical director of our privately owned, state-of-the-art orthopedic hand specialist, surgery center.

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The Clinical Experience:

Orthopedic Surgery - hand/elbow

Hospital Affiliation:Crouse Hospital


  • New York #146399 July 1981
  • Massachusetts #54218 July 1985
  • Hawaii #6165 March 1988

Orthopaedic Fellowship Training:

  • July 1985 - June 1986
    Fellowship - Hand Surgery
    New England Baptist Hospital
    Tufts New England Medical Center
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Edward A. Nalebuff, M.D. Chairman
    Lewis Millender, M.D. Co-Chairman

Orthopaedic Residency Training:

  • July 1981 - June 1985
    State University of New York
    Upstate Medical Center
    Syracuse, New York
    David G. Murray, M.D., Chairman

General Surgical Training:

  • July 1980 - June 1981
    Hartford Hospital
    Hartford, Connecticut
    James Foster, M.D., Chairman


  • Christian Brothers Academy
    Syracuse, New York
  • University of Notre Dame B.S May 1976
    South Bend, Indiana (magna cum laude)
  • State University of New York M.D. May 1980
    Upstate Medical Center (cum laude)
    Syracuse, New York

Academic Prizes and Awards:

  • Bristol Outstanding Surgical Intern Award - 1981
    Hartford Hospital
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - 1979
    Medical School Honor Society
    State University of New York
    Upstate Medical Center
    Syracuse, New York
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta - 1975
    Premedical Honor Society
    University of Notre Dame
    South Bend, Indiana

Membership of Professional Societies:

  • Chief, Dept of Orthopedics, Crouse Hospital 1995-1999
  • Eastern Orthopedic Association
  • Onondaga County Medical Society, Executive Council Member for 2006-2007
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Board of Directors, New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons (1989-1994)
  • Fellow in American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Active Member in American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Edward A. Nalebuff Hand Club
  • American Association of Hand Surgery
  • Treasurer, Crouse Irving Memorial Physicians Hospital Organization (1994-1995)
  • Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital Foundation (1994-1996)
  • Crouse Irving Memorial Fund Allocation Committee
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Paper Review Task Force (1995-1996)
  • Committee for Paper Review ASSH (1998)
  • Committee for Creation of Musculoskeletal Trauma-2000 Test, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (4/1999)
  • Biltmore Who's Who among Executives and Professional Men (2006)



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