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Dr. Emily Slate

Emily Slate, MD

Dr. Slate specializes in the treatment of the hand, including:

  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Endoscopic Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Microsurgical Reconstruction of Nerve Injuries
  • Tendon Repair
  • Arthroscopic Treatment of Wrist and Elbow Disorders
  • Congenital Hand Differences


  • Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY – Summa Cum Laude, Salutatorian


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • Orthopedic Oncology Residency: Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Boston Childrens Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Thomas Jefferson University-Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand—Candidate Member
  • American Association for Hand Surgery—Candidate Member

Hospital Affiliations


  • Osterman, AL, Slate, E. Arthroscopic and open triangular fibrocartilage complex repair.  Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery Vol3 Second edition.  Lippincott Williams and White, Philadelphia PA, In publication.


  • Hertz JH, Osterman, AL, Bednar JM, Slate E.  The Effects of long arm splinting on range of motion after distal radius fractures.  Tri City Hand Meeting, Curtis National Hand Center Baltimore MD, April 2014.
  • Slate E., Yang SS.  Postoperative correlation between nerve recovery on nerve conduction studies with clinical recovery in ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow.  Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Orthopedics Alumni Research Day New York, NY June 2013.