Dr. Michael Horowitz received his undergraduate degree from CUNY Queens College, graduating with honors, and was also distinguished by being inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honors society and receiving Honors in Mathematical and Natural Sciences. He attended medical school at the State University of New York Downstate at Brooklyn. Dr. Horowitz completed his surgical residency at Staten Island University Hospital with distinction as Chief Resident and received the hospital wide Service Excellence Award. While at Staten Island University Hospital Dr. Horowitz also successfully completed a fellowship in burn surgery. He spent time during his residency as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee, intimately involved in resident education, as well as the hospital’s governing Medical Executive Committee. After completing his surgical residency, Dr. Horowitz received fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Connecticut Combined Hand Surgery Fellowship where he was involved in multiple research projects and presented his research at national and international meetings. Dr. Horowitz is well trained in all aspects of upper extremity surgery, and specializes in injuries to the hand, wrist and forearm, arthritis of the hand & wrist, hand and wrist fractures, microsurgery and carpal tunnel syndrome, and often uses minimally invasive techniques to restore full function with minimal scarring. His trauma experience includes upper extremity fracture care, the treatment of vascular, nerve and tendon injuries and the replantation of amputated parts. He is certified in Advanced Trauma & Life Support. Dr. Horowitz has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, and has presented at national and international medical conferences.
Surgery - Surgery of the Hand