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Gregory S. Finkbeiner, MD



Medical School: S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, 1992-1996, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Massachusetts, 1988-1990; University of Pennsylvania, 1990-1992, B.A. Ch

Postgraduate training

Fellowship: Foot and Ankle, Medical College of Wisconsin 2001-2002

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital 1996-2001

Certification examinations

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Part II 2004

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Part I 2001

United States Medical License Examination: Part III 1997

United States Medical License Examination: Part II 1995

United States Medical License Examination: Part I 1994

Specializing In


Gregory S. Finkbeiner, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in foot and ankle disorders. In private practice since 2002, his clinical practice includes treatment and management of the lower extremity, helping patients overcome pain and disability involving their hip, knee, foot and ankle, joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee (primary and revision), knee arthroscopy, traumatic and acquired foot and ankle conditions.

Hospital affiliations

Linden Oaks Surgery CenterOrthopaedic Staff, 2005-Present

Unity HospitalSenior Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002-Present

Rochester General Hospital: Attending, Orthopaedic Staff, 2002-Present

Westfall Surgery Center: Orthopaedic Staff, 2002-Present

Froedtert Memorial Lutheran HospitalAssociate Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001-2002

VA Medical CenterAssociate Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001-2002

Academic appointment

Medical College of Wisconsin: Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001-2002

Professional organizations

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle SocietyCandidate Member, 2003-Present

Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Candidate Member, 1999-Present

Monroe County Medical SocietyMember, 2002-Present

New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Member, 2004-Present

Awards and honors

Harold Frost Visiting Professor Resident Research Award: 2001

Veterans Administration Certificate of Appreciation: 1994

Pharmacological Sciences Honors Certificate: 1982

Magna Cum laude, Chemistry: 1992

Merck Senior Chemistry Award: 1992

Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Award: 1989


Finkbeiner G.S., MD, Marks R.M., MD: Nerve Problems of the Foot and Ankle, Evaluation, Diagnosis and TreatmentCurrent Opinion in Orthopaedics, 13(2): 93-98 April 2002

Abstracts and presentations

Finkbeiner G.S., MD, Marks R.M., MD: Abstract accepted for presentation, International Federation of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Triennial Meeting, Ankle Arthroscopy for Anterolateral Corner Impingement. San Francisco, CA, September 2002

Ankle Fractures with Syndesmotic Involvement. A Critical Analysis and Modification of the Lange-Hansen Classification System. John Gould Scientific Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2002

Comparison of Cannulated and Solid Core Intramedullary Nails in an Infected Tibia Animal Model, Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Detroit, MI, 2001

Metacarpal-Phalangeal Hand Dislocations. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2000

Tillaux Fractures. Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2000