Andrew E. Price, M.D., Pediatric Orthopedics

Dr Andrew Price Brachial Plexus SpecialistDr. Andrew E. Price is a pediatric orthopedist with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in the treatment of Erb’s Palsy and Brachial Plexus injuries.

In 1990, Dr. Price co-founded the Center for Briachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries with Dr. John A.I. Grossman. For over 20 years Dr. Price has cared for hundreds of patients with Brachial Plexus injuries.  He works as part of an interdisciplinary team to most effectively diagnose and treat patients with brachial plexus nerve injuries.  Experts in orthopedics, microsurgery, hand surgery, occupational therapy, and neurology work together to ensure that each patient is diagnosed and treated with consideration of all the treatment options and in accordance with the wishes of their family.

Dr. Price is considered a world expert in the treatment of Erb’s Palsy and Brachial Plexus injuries.  He is also well-respected for his work with pediatric fractures/trauma, foot & ankle problems, sports injuries, and congenital orthopedic problems.  Dr. Price offers free services to medicaid patients with Brachial Plexus injuries and developmental disabilities at regularly scheduled hospital clinics.

Dr. Price has a private practice with his offices in New York City and Miami, Florida. He has teaching appointments, admitting and operating privileges at New York University/Hospital For Joint Diseases, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital CenterSt. Joseph’s Children’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey, and Miami Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida.

Educational History and Associations

Dr. Price graduated from Yale University in 1976 with BA then continued his medical study at NYU School of Medicine and graduated in 1980. His first professional experience was at The Roosevelt Hospital in New York city as a general surgery intern. He spent one year, from 1980 to 1981, there.  In 1981, he started his Orthopedics Residency at NYU Medical Center and his professional training continued until 1985. While he was at NYU Medical Canter as an Intern, Dr. Price was invited to join Dr. Robert Salter at Toronto Hospital for Sick Children as a Visiting Pediatric Orthopedic Fellow. Before establishing his own practice, from 19885 to 19886, he was a Pediatric Orthopedic Fellow at Newington Children’s Hospital.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, The Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, and The Association for Peripheral Nerve.


Reoperation for failed shoulder reconstruction following brachial plexus birth injury
Price, Andrew E;  Grossman, John A I; Fajardo, Marc

2013 August, Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury

Subscapularis Slide Correction Of The Shoulder Internal Rotation Contracture After Brachial Plexus Birth Injury: Technique And Outcomes
Immerman, Igor; Valencia, Herbert; Ditaranto, Patricia; Delsole, Edward M; Glait, Sergio; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I
2013 Mar;17(1):52-56, Techniques In Hand &Amp; Upper Extremity Surgery

Fibrin Glue As Interposition Graft For Tarsal Coalition
Weatherall, Justin M; Price, Andrew E
2013 Jan; 42(1):26-29, American Journal Of Orthopedics

Hypoplasia Of The Trapezius And History Of Ipsilateral Transient Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy
Min, William; Price, Andrew E; Alfonso, Israel; Ramos, Lorna; Grossman, John A I
2011 Mar;44(3):225-228, Pediatric Neurology

Glenohumeral Deformity In Children With Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
Ruchelsman, David E; Grossman, John A I; Price, Andrew E
2011 ;69(1):36-43, Bulletin Of The Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

Outcome After Tendon Transfers To Restore Wrist Extension In Children With Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
Ruchelsman, David E; Ramos, Lorna E; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, Leslie Agatha; Valencia, Herbert; Grossman, John A I
2011 Jun;31(4):455-457, Journal Of Pediatric Orthopedics

Sensory restoration by lateral antebrachial cutaneous to ulnar nerve transfer in children with global brachial plexus injuries
Ruchelsman, David E; Ramos, Lorna E; Price, Andrew E;  Valencia, Herbert; Grossman, John A I
2010 Jun;12, American Association for Hand Surhery

Outcome Following Spinal Accessory to to Suprascapular (Spinoscapular) Nerve Transfer in Infants with Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
Ruchelsman, David E; Grossman, John A I; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, Agatha; Alfonso, Israel; Ramos, Lorna E.
Published online;October 29th, 2009, American Association for Hand Surgery

Persistent Posterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy Associated With A Chronic Type I Monteggia Fracture-Dislocation In A Child: A Case Report And Review Of The Literature
Ruchelsman, David E; Pasqualetto, Michele; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I
2009 Jun;4(2):167-172, Hand (New York, N.Y.)

Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy: An Overview Of Early Treatment Considerations
Ruchelsman, David E; Pettrone, Sarah; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I
2009 ;67(1):83-89, Bulletin Of The Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

Cortical Dysplasia And Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy
Alfonso, Israel; Alfonso, Daniel T; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I
2008 Dec;23(12):1477-1480, Journal Of Child Neurology

Botulinum Toxin Type A As An Adjunct To The Surgical Treatment Of The Medial Rotation Deformity Of The Shoulder In Birth Injuries Of The Brachial Plexus
Price, A E; Ditaranto, P; Yaylali, I; Tidwell, M A; Grossman, J A I
2007 Mar;89(3):327-329, Journal Of Bone &Amp; Joint Surgery (British Volume)

Letter to the Editor
September 2007; Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics

Entrapment Neuropathy Contributing To Dysfunction After Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
Price, Andrew E; Beric, Aleksandar; Yaylali, Ilker; Grossman, John A I
2007 Sep;27(6):717; Author Reply 717-717; Author Reply 718, Journal Of Pediatric Orthopedics

Is Arthroscopic Release Indicated?
Price, Andrew E; Tidwell, Michael A; Grossman, John A I
2007 Feb;89(2):452; Author Reply 452-452; Author Reply 453, Journal Of Bone &Amp; Joint Surgery (American Volume)

Fetal Deformations: A Risk Factor For Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy?
Alfonso, Israel; Diaz-Arca, Gemma; Alfonso, Daniel T; Shuhaiber, Hans H; Papazian, Oscar; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I
2006 Oct;35(4):246-249, Pediatric Neurology

Shoulder Function Following Partial Spinal Accessory Nerve Transfer For Brachial Plexus Birth Injury
Grossman, John A I; Di Taranto, Patricia; Alfonso, Daniel; Ramos, Lorna E; Price, Andrew E
2006 ;59(4):373-375, Journal Of Plastic, Reconstructive &Amp; Aesthetic Surgery : Jpras

Outcome Following Nonoperative Treatment Of Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries
Ditaranto, Patricia; Campagna, Liliana; Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I
2004 Feb;19(2):87-90, Journal Of Child Neurology

Potential For Remodeling Of The Glenoid In Children With Brachial Plexus Palsy And Shoulder Subluxation/Dislocation
Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I; Tidwell, Michael
2004 May-Jun;24(3):346-346, Journal Of Pediatric Orthopedics

Shoulder Function Following Late Neurolysis and Bypass Grafting for Upper Brachial Plexus Birth Injury
Price, Andrew E; Grossman, John A I; Ditaranto, Patricia; Yaylali, Ilker; Alfonso, Israel; Ramon, Lorna E.
2004 March;29B: 4: 356-358, Journal of Hand Surgery

Perioperative Complications Associated With Brachial Plexus Repair In Infants
Grossman, J A I; Price, A E; Sadeghi, P
2003 Jun;28(3):274-275, Journal Of Hand Surgery (British Volume)

Outcome After Later Combined Brachial Plexus And Shoulder Surgery After Birth Trauma
Grossman, J A I; Price, A E; Tidwell, M A; Ramos, L E; Alfonso, I; Yaylali, I
2003 Nov;85(8):1166-1168, Journal Of Bone &Amp; Joint Surgery (British Volume)

Improving Shoulder and Elbow Function in Children With Erb’s Palsy
Tidwell, Michael; Price, A E; Grossman, John A.I.
2000 W.B. Saunders Company

Outcome Of Surgical Treatment For Forearm Pronation Deformities In Children With Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injuries
Liggio, F J; Tham, S; Price, A E; Ramos, L E; Mulloy, E; Grossman, J A
1999 Feb;24(1):43-45, Journal Of Hand Surgery (British Volume)

A Management Approach For Secondary Shoulder And Forearm Deformities Following Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injury
Price A E; Grossman Ja
1995 Nov;11(4):607-617, Hand Clinic

Open Letters

Lectures & Presentations

Dr. Price has lectured at over 25 National and International meetings and symposia over the course of his career.

Please contact us if you wish to engage Dr. Price’s lecture services.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 9AM to 6:30PM
Same Day Appointments Available
Fluoroscopy (X-rays) Available On-Site

Phone: 212-974-7242
Fax: 212-974-7243

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