Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum: Chairman of Orthopaedics

Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is the chairperson of the orthopedics at the Bronxcare health unit. He focuses his health practice on bones and joints with shoulder, knee, and hip replacement surgeries. His specialty is correcting countless muscle, bones and ligament issues that all of his clients were born with.


He also reconstructs cracked, broken, splintered and messed-up knees. Ira acquired his hip and knee reconstructive and replacement surgery skills at the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia. In the year 1994, he was the winner of the James A. Vohs Award for High Quality when he was working at Kaiser Permanente as the chief of reconstructive surgery. Under his name, he has developed devices and systems for partial unicompartmental shoulder and knee replacements.



Before working with the Bronxcare Health unit, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum was working at his private practice from the year 2000 to 2008. While there he managed to perform more than 500 successful surgeries in one year. Ira has been a long time active member of the American Academy of the Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Chief Medical Officer at the DTC Health and senior Advisory Officer at the Kaiser Permanente. He has innovated new systems and procedures to help patients heal.


During his interview, he explained how he brings ideas to life, the trend that inspires him and what he does each day and how he makes it productive. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum says that the business he launched after his education helped him get the idea for BoneHone. The mission and vision of serving other individuals are one of his greatest things that makes him successful. The piece of advice that he has for young individuals is to find and learn from other people. It does not matter who you are and how great you might be, your mentors are essential resources that you can never overlook.