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Walter Rho, M.D.

"The hand is a design marvel, yet can be a major cause of pain. My passion is to relieve patients’ pain, restore function, and improve the quality of their lives."
About Dr. Rho

Walter Rho, M.D., is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand and microvascular surgery and in sports-related and upper extremity problems.

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Hospital Affiliations
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Surgery Center Affiliations
  • South Shore Ambulatory Center, Lynbrook, NY
  • Center for Advanced Medicine Surgery Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Nassau County Medical Society
  • Suffolk Medical Society

Medical Education
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, 1991

  • General Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, 1992

  • Orthopedic Surgery, New York Orthopedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, 1997

  • Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and San Francisco General Hospital, 1998

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Simone Williamson


Carpal Tunnel Surgery

I started having pain and numbness in my hands and wrists shortly after the birth of my first child....

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Penny Schuster


Carpal Tunnel Surgery

I have been a patient of Dr. Garroway's for many years. A few years ago, I mentioned a problem with ...

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Joseph Beilouny


Wrist Surgery

Several years ago, along with a variety of scrapes and bruises, a motorcycle accident left me with t...

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Helene Labrys


Carpal Tunnel Procedure

I wanted to express my deepest thanks to Dr. Rho and his staff at Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group...