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River Hospital Welcomes Orthopedic Specialist, Dr. Michael Zahn

 Michael Zahn MD     Martin Stewart RPA C

Michael Zahn, MD                   Martin Stewart, RPA-C

River Hospital has recently welcomed Orthopedic Specialist, Dr. Michael Zahn. Dr. Zahn will perform outpatient surgeries within the Ambulatory Surgery Unit; as well have office hours to see patients in River Family Health Center.

Dr. Zahn earned his medical degree from Stanford Medical School. He completed a Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He also completed a Fellowship in Arthoscopic Surgery. In addition to practicing at River Hospital, Dr. Zahn also sees patients at Hamilton Orthopaedics, Spine and Sports Medicine in Hamilton, NY. 

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Zahn to River Hospital and add to our growing list of specialty services available to members of the River Communities. Dr. Zahn’s expertise in orthopedic care will be a wonderful asset to support our primary care and physical therapy services,” said Amanda Rydberg RPA-C, River Hospital Associate Medical Director.

Dr. Zahn will be providing basic orthopedic services to patients at River Hospital. He will provide services that can include: treatment of knee, joint or shoulder pain, joint injections, rotator cuff repair and impingement, meniscus tears, carpal tunnel and arthroscopy of the elbow, shoulder, hip and knee.

Orthopedics services will be augmented with the teaming of Dr. Zahn and Physician Assistant, Martin Stewart. Mr. Stewart will assist with initial assessments of patients, joint injections, pre and post-operative care.

For more information on the orthopedic services offered at River Hospital, call River Family Health Center at 315-482-2094 or visit riverhospital.org.


Accessible by boat and car, we pride ourselves on delivering high quality inpatient care, emergency services and outpatient services for routine and diagnostic testing. River Family Health Center offers a variety of primary care services, on premise, for the entire family. Our Ambulatory Surgical Unit offers same day surgery on an outpatient basis for a number of specialties. River Hospital Convenient Care offers same day non-emergency appointments

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