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Pavel Yufit, MD


New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
MD, 05/2004

Boston University, Boston, MA
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Summa Cum Laude
BA, 06/2000

Postgraduate Training:

University of Louisville Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship
Louisville, KY, 2010

New York Medical College (St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan/Brooklyn and Queens Region) Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program. New York, NY/Jamaica, NY , 2009

Academic Appointments:

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery, 2009

Board Certification:

Certified by American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 7/24/2012 — 12/31/2022

Work Experience:

Mehling Orthopedics, Private Practice
West Islip, NY and Hackensack, NJ, 2010-Present

Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Orthopedic Surgery Externship, 2001

Hospital Privileges:

Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY

Research Experience:

NYU School of Medicine/Hospital for Joint Diseases,
New York, NY
Student Researcher
Research projects: MRI Evaluation of the Ulnar Collateral
Ligament in Young Baseball Pitchers Less Than 20 Years of Age
Unicompal tmental Arthroplasty with Unispacer vs Tibial
Osteotomy (Research proposal submitted to IRB).

Boston University, Department of Biology, Boston, MA
Student Researcher
Studied NF-kB proteins and their role in cancer. Work during school year was a part of Senior Independent Work for Distinction, which was completed by writing and defending a thesis.

Boston University School of Medicine
Student Researcher
Participated in study of transcription factor Krox.

Thomas Jefferson University, Division of Rheumatology,
Philadelphia, PA
Student Researcher
Participated in Investigation of molecular mechanisms of type I collagen gene expression and regulation in scleroderma.


Gapuzan, M.E., Yufit, P. V.; and Gilmore, T. D ‘Immortalized embryonic mouse fibroblasts lacking the RelA subunit of transcription factor NF-kappaB have a malignantly transformed phenotype.”, Oncogene, 21(16): 2484-92, 2002.

Jazrawi, L.M., Leibman, M., Mechlin, M., Yufit, P., Ishak, C., Schweitzer, M. and Rokito, A. “Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of the ulnar collateral ligament in young baseball pitchers less than 18 years of age.”, Bull Hosp Jt Dis. , 63 (3-4): 105-
107, 2006.

Pavel Yufit, David Seligson. Malleolar ankle fractures. A guide to evaluation and treatment. Orthopaedics and Trauma – (Vol. 24, Issue 4, Pages 286-297), August 2010.

Volunteer Experience:

05/2003-05/2004 New York City Free Clinic, New York, NY
Clinical Team Leader,
Lab coordinator.

Professional Instruction:

02/2012 AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
10/2011 OTA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX
05/2010 OTA Fellows Course, Boston, MA
10/2009 OTA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
9/2009 Stryker Pelvic Dissection Course for Fellows, Mahwah, NJ
10/2008 7th Annual NYS Society of Orthopedic Surgeons Symposium, Resident Poster Contest
06/2008 AOA Resident Leadership Forum
10/2006 AO North America Basic Fracture Course, Pittsburg, PA
12/2005 2005 Trauma Update, New York, NY
9/2005 Metropolitan Shoulder Symposium, New York, NY

Professional Memberships:

Orthopedic Trauma Association — Candidate member
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons — Candidate member
Suffolk County Medical Society


06/2002 USMLE Step 1 Passed
01/2004 USMLE Step 2 Passed
07/2005 USMLE Step 3 Passed


Boston University: Summa Cum Laude, Distinction in Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology; Completed College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program
National Science Foundation grant for Undergraduate Research


Fluent in Russian