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Christopher Prezzano, RPA-C

Christopher Prezzano RPA-CChristopher is a board certified and registered Physcian Associate, he has been involved in orthopedic surgery for over two decades. Chris is constantly researching, developing and perfecting new techniques as technology is rapidly advancing in sports medicine.

Christopher graduated Touro college of Long Island in with the highest honor awarded, the Maimonides award. Although having done orthopedics full time throughout his career, he has done extensive work in trauma surgery, general surgery and plastic surgery. He joined Dr Glashow in the start of 2009. He and Dr Glashow work closely together daily wether in surgery or in the office.

“To me, I don’t work. Coming into the office or going to surgery is something I love doing.The challenges, problem solving and above all giving people the best care that I can.”

When not taking care of patients he can be found with his family including his wife and two children. He enjoys staying active with running, biking, and swimming.


  • NCCPA 2005- current
  • DEA 2006- current
  • NYS Physician Assistant License 2006- current
  • ACLS 2004- current
  • CPR/AED 2000- current
  • NYS EMT/BLS 2001- 2004

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS)
  • International Cartilage Research Society (ICRS)


  • Touro College Bayshore, New York, Bachelors of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Professional Experience

  • January 2009- Current, J.L. Glashow New York, NY
    Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
  • December 2005 – 2014, Rivertown Orthopaedics, Ardsley, NY
    Orthopaedic Physician Assistants
  • August 2008- January 2009, Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County, NY
    Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
  • December 2005- Current, Vassar Brother Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY
    Surgical Physician Assistant
  • 2005- 2009, Saint Franicis hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY
    Surgical Trauma Services
  • February 2000- December 2005, St. Francis Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY
    Operating Room Technician

Our best in class Upper East Side, NYC, orthopedic surgeons pride ourselves with providing you highly personalized and comprehensive care for your sports injury orthopedic surgery. Our philosophy of direct physician-to-patient care at every visit has made us one of the most trusted and respected sports medicine practices on the Upper East Side in NYC. Feel free to contact us today, at any time, and start yourself on the road to recovery.

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