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 Orthopedics, will be joining WCCHS’s orthopedic team.
Dr. Privitera earned his medical
doctorate from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and
completed his residency in orthopedic 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
orthopedic team. Dr. Privitera will be
working at the Hospital, 400 N. Main Street, Warsaw, NY and can be reached
at (585) 786‑7907, option 5.
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.