Kevin J Setter, MD, 315 464-8634

Kevin J Setter, MD
Appointed 07/01/98
Women's Health Network
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

315 464-8634

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Orthopedic Surgery: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Women's Health Network: Urgent/After Hours Care, Women's Bone Health/Orthopedic Surgery


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2005, Hand and Wrist Surgery
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 2004, Shoulder, Elbow, Sports Medicine
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2003, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 1999, Orthopedic Surgery
  • MD: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1998
  • BS: Cornell University, 1994

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow. Sports related problems of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. Rotator cuff disease. Instability of the shoulder and elbow. Joint replacement and reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.

Research Interests

  • Sports problems of the shoulder/elbow. Shoulder/elbow & wrist joint replacement and reconstruction. Rotator cuff disease. Instability of the shoulder and elbow. Elbow stiffness.

Clinical Trials

  • A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Study Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Arthrex's Eclipse(TM) Shoulder to the Univers(TM) II Shoulder Prosthesis in Patients With A Degenerative Joint Disease
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  • A prospective, single blinded, multi-center, randomized, controlled, pivotal study to assess the safety and effectiveness of the InSpace™ device for treatment of full thickness Massive Rotator Cuff Tears
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Specialties & Certification

  • Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Amputation
  • Animal and Human Bites
  • Arthritis
  • Baseball Finger
  • Bone Chips in the Elbow
  • Bone Infection
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Collarbone
  • Broken Elbow
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Wrist
  • Bursitis
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cuts, Scrapes, and Scratches
  • Dislocated Elbow
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Finger Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractures and Dislocations of Hand
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Infections of Bones and Joints
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow
  • Muscle Strain
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Polydactyly
  • Pulled Elbow in Children
  • Radial Dysplasia
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Sprains
  • Syndactyly
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Thumb Sprain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Dysplasia
  • Ulnar neuropathy
  • Wound Infections


  • Adults and Children


  • Debridement
  • Fracture Treatment of Arm
  • Fracture Treatment of Clavicle
  • Fracture Treatment of Elbow
  • Fracture Treatment of Hand
  • Fracture Treatment of Shoulder
  • Fracture Treatment of Wrist
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Limb Salvage
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Microsurgery
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Skin Incision and Drainage
  • Soft Tissue Bursa Injection
  • Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Trauma Care
  • Wound Care
  • X-Ray

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

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