Dana L. Cruz, M.D.

"I approach my patients like they are members of my own family, listening and taking the time to break down complex problems into simple, understandable terms."
About Dr.Cruz

Dana L. Cruz, M.D., is a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity specialist at Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group. She joins our team from the University of Arizona where she completed her hand, upper extremity and microsurgery fellowship. Dr. Cruz is an esteemed upper extremity surgeon belonging to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Ruth Jackson Society. She completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Temple University Hospital, one of the best hospitals in Philadelphia. Dr. Cruz treats a diverse group of upper extremity problems including trauma/fractures, degenerative conditions and congenital differences affecting patients both young and old.

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Hospital Affiliations
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, New York, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Ruth Jackson Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Society

Licensures & Certifications
  • New York State Medical License

Medical Education
  • Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2016

  • Orthopedic & General Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2017

  • Orthopedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2021

  • Hand, Upper Extremity & Microsurgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, 2022

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Denise Rieger
Denise Rieger


Hand Pain Injections

I was suffering frome severe pain in both hard due to arthritis. Dr. Cruz advised me should she coul...