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Benjamin Berenfeld, MD

MD Board-Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand / Upper Extremity Surgery

Dr. Berenfeld specializes in the disorders of the hand, elbow and shoulder. He is trained to perform such minimally invasive procedures as endoscopic carpal tunnel release, wrist and shoulder arthroscopy. He also specializes in microsurgical reconstruction of injured nerves and blood vessels in the hand and upper extremity, including reconstruction of major hand trauma and replantation of severed digits. Dr. Berenfeld is particularly interested in surgical treatment of fractures of the distal radius (wrist) that have become extremely common with increasing incidence of osteoporosis.

Part of Dr. Berenfeld's expertise is reconstruction of arthritic joints, including joint replacements of the shoulder, elbow and small joints of the fingers. His orthopaedic surgery training allows his to remain active in treating general orthopaedic injuries as well. Dr. Berenfeld is currently one of the team physicians for Rye Country Day School football team.

Specializing In
  • Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Microsurgical Reconstruction
  • Hand Trauma and Replantation of Severed Digits
  • Surgical Treatment of Fractures of the Wrist
Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Hand / Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

Sports Affiliation
  • Team Physician, Rye Country Day School Football Team
Professional Affiliations
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Westchester County Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations