Wyoming County Community Health System Introduces New Orthopaedic Provider

Warsaw, New York, April 8, 2019 – This week, WCCHS introduced David Privitera M.D. as its newest addition to the medical staff.  Dr. Privitera, who is Board Certified in Orthopaedics, will be joining WCCHS’s orthopaedic team.  Dr. Privitera earned his medical doctorate from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  He subsequently completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  He has significant experience caring for high school, college and professional athletes. Dr. Privitera offers comprehensive treatment of the shoulder including rotator cuff and labral tears, shoulder instability, fractures, and replacement including both anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacement.  He also performs hip and knee arthroscopy for sports injuries and pre-arthritic conditions.  At the pioneering forefront of biologic joint preservation for active patients with meniscus and cartilage problems, Dr. Privitera offers meniscus repair, meniscus transplant, cartilage transplant (including MACI), corrective osteotomies, and as of March 2019, Dr. Privitera is the only FDA certified provider of “Collagen Meniscal Implant” in New York State outside of NYC.  Dr. Privitera also treats chronic exertional compartment syndrome, Achilles and hamstring ruptures, and other sports injuries.  A Rochester native, Dr. Privitera, spent the last five years as a surgeon in Rochester and is excited to join the WCCHS orthopaedic team of Dr. Paul Mason, Dr. Lindsey Clark and Dr. John Karpie.  Dr. Privitera will be working at the Hospital, 400 N. Main Street, Warsaw, NY and can be reached at (585) 786‑7907, option 5.

About Wyoming County Community Health System

Wyoming County Community Hospital is a 62 bed rural, acute-care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission.  It is located in Western New York and is the sole inpatient provider for Wyoming County, which has a population of approximately 44,000.  In addition to an Acute Care Hospital, its services include an attached 138 bed Nursing Home, Adult Day Health Care, and Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit.  Wyoming County Hospital has approximately 2,500 inpatient admissions per year and 14,000 ED visits per year. Our mission is to provide outstanding healthcare services and to have a positive impact on the health of our rural community.  Visit our website at www.wcchs.net or like us on Facebook.