Joshua D Pletka, MD, 315 464-4472

Joshua D Pletka, MD
Appointed 08/25/11
Women's Health Network
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

315 464-4472

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: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2011, Hand, Upper Extremity, Microsurgery
  • Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2010, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • MD: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2005
  • MA: Georgetown University, 2001, Masters of Science
  • BA: University of Rochester, 1999

Clinical Interests

  • Dr. Pletka has particular interests in hand and wrist reconstruction, nerve compression disorders, shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction

Specialties & Certification

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Amputation
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Baseball Finger
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Chips in the Elbow
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Broken Ankle
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Collarbone
  • Broken Elbow
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Wrist
  • Bursitis
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Dislocated Elbow
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Finger Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Hip Fracture
  • Infections of Bones and Joints
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow
  • Malignant Bone Tumors
  • Malignant Soft-Tissue Tumors
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS)
  • Polydactyly
  • Radial Dysplasia
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Simple Bone Cysts
  • Skin Infection Around Fingernail or Toenail
  • Splinter
  • Symbrachydactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Synovial Chondromatosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Thumb Sprain
  • Trauma
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Dysplasia
  • Ulnar neuropathy
  • Wrist Sprain

Treatments/Services

  • Biopsy of Bone Lesions
  • Biopsy of Soft-Tissue Masses
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Sarcoma Surgery
  • Curettage of Bone Lesions
  • Excision of Bone Lesions
  • Excision of Soft-Tissue Masses
  • Fracture Treatment of Ankle
  • Fracture Treatment of Arm
  • Fracture Treatment of Clavicle
  • Fracture Treatment of Elbow
  • Fracture Treatment of Hand
  • Fracture Treatment of Shoulder
  • Fracture Treatment of Wrist
  • Free Flap Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Limb Salvage
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Graft and Flaps
  • Soft Tissue Bursa Injection
  • Soft-Tissue Sarcoma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Steroid Injections
  • Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • X-Ray

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

11/27/11 Preventing Snowblower Injuries

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/pletkaj
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/pletkaj