Alan J. Rothbart, M.D. is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed his internship at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York, affiliated with Columbia Presbyterian Medical School. He then completed his surgical and orthopedic training at the Montefiore Hospital in New York City, with additional training in hand surgery at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical School, and in children's orthopedics at The Hospital for Joint Diseases.
He underwent additional specialty training at The Hospital for Sick Children and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London. He then traveled to Switzerland for additional trauma training at the A.O. Institute in Davos, Switzerland.
Dr. Rothbart is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, which requires its members to devote more than 50 percent of their practice to arthroscopic and related surgery.
Alan J. Rothbart, M.D. began performing the new technique of arthroscopic surgery in 1976 when it was first introduced. He traveled the country visiting with several pioneers in the field of arthroscopy. He trained to advance his own knowledge and refine his skills to become one of Arizona's leaders in knee and shoulder arthroscopy. His practice has patients referred from all over the Southwest.
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