EMU Health, a multi-specialty outpatient facility in the Glendale section of Queens, and NYU Langone Orthopedics announce the addition of Ivan Fernandez-Madrid, MD, to the facility’s medical staff, beginning in February 2021.

A leading orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Madrid brings extensive expertise in hip and knee reconstruction, including the use of innovative new technology like robotic-assisted surgery and partial replacements. He is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the knee and shoulder.

“At NYU Langone, we are dedicated to providing not only the highest level of world- class medical care, but also to improving access to specialty care where people live and work,” says Madrid, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone. “I’m excited to expand these much-needed services in Queens.”

“With over 2.5 million people living Queens, we are located in the 21st century epicenter of New York City,” says Chief Clinical Executive Ms. Efrat Yaish, PA, C. “Demand for high quality health care continues to rise and the need for excellent, local options is extremely important for patients who cannot easily travel to Manhattan. We are thrilled to offer the additional level of care our relationship with NYU Langone will bring to our facility and the people of Queens.”

EMU Health is a four-year-old multi-specialty outpatient medical facility under article 28, consisting of an ambulatory surgery center (AAAHC accredited) and physician practices. Since its inception, the facility has striven to make world-class medicine locally available to Queens residents, and

NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital is a world-renowned facility ranked among the top 10 in the country for orthopedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an honor given to only 8 percent of hospitals. NYU Langone’s doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals provide the highest-quality medical and surgical care for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of orthopedic, musculoskeletal, rheumatic, and neurological conditions, as well as other related diseases and injuries.

Adds Daniel Lowy, founder and CEO of EMU Health, “When I established EMU Health, it was imperative to make a positive difference in my community. My team and I are excited by the opportunities our relationship with NYU Langone will provide to those in need.”

EMU Health is a four-year-old multi-specialty outpatient medical facility under article 28, consisting of an ambulatory surgery center (AAAHC accredited) and physician practices. Since its inception, the facility has striven to make world-class medicine locally available to Queens residents, and continually recruits top physicians from around New York City to bring their talents to the Queens community.

About Dr. Ivan F. Madrid

Dr. Madrid has been in practice for 20 years in New York City. He came to New York from Michigan in 1985, graduating from Columbia College in 1989. He graduated from SUNY Downstate medical school in 1995 and did his orthopedic residency training at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital. After, he did a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Wayne State University and has been in continuous practice at NYU Langone since 2001.

He will be joined at EMU by Charlene Brown Bryan, NP. Charlene has worked as a floor and OR nurse since 2007 and has worked as a nurse practitioner in orthopedics since 2014. She is currently obtaining her Doctor of Nursing Practice and will graduate in May 2021. She is an integral part of the practice assisting in diagnosis and non-operative management of orthopedic conditions. She assists with injections including cortisone, viscosupplementation, platelet rich plasma and stem cells and manages perioperative care. Both Dr. Madrid and Charlene are fluent in Spanish.