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Alexa J. Karkenny, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery; Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Education
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics

Contact Information

P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.920.7799

Primary Location

Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404
  • Specialties & Focus

    Specialties

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Neuromuscular Diseases and Conditions
    Clinical Focus
    • Operative and non-operative treatment of pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal problems with a focus on neuromuscular diseases affecting the extremities and the spine, complex pediatric and adolescent hip disorders, bone deformities, limb length discrepancies, scoliosis and traumatic injuries

    Research Focus
    • Neuromuscular scoliosis, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, intra-operative navigation in orthopaedic surgery, hip dysplasia, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, vitamin D deficiency and pediatric fractures, pediatric injury prevention, occupational radiation exposure

  • Education & Training

    Training

    Residency Program

    Montefiore Medical Center-AECOM

    Fellowship

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Alexa J. Karkenny, MD, is an attending physician in the pediatric division of orthopedic surgery and Clinical Instructor at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Karkenny’s clinical interest is in the treatment of pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal problems. She has particular focus on neuromuscular diseases affecting the extremities and the spine, complex pediatric and adolescent hip disorders, bone deformities, limb length discrepancies, scoliosis and traumatic injuries.

    Her medical education began at Drexel University, earning her Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering in 2010 followed by her Doctor of Medicine in 2014. Dr. Karkenny started her postgraduate training at Montefiore-Einstein with an internship and residency in orthopedic surgery from 2014 to 2019. She then went to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to pursue a yearlong fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery, which she completed in 2020.

    Dr. Karkenny’s research interests include neuromuscular scoliosis, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, intraoperative navigation in orthopedic surgery, hip dysplasia, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, vitamin D deficiency and pediatric fractures, pediatric injury prevention and occupational radiation exposure. She has shared her research through publication in peer-reviewed journals, poster presentations and podium presentations.

    Dr. Karkenny is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion

    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404

    P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.920.7799


    Additional Locations

    White Plains Hospital
    122 Maple AvenueWhite Plains, NY 10601 P: 718.920.2060 Additional Details
    Montefiore Center for Orthopaedic Specialties
    4141 Carpenter Avenue, 4th FloorBronx, NY 10466 P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.920.6889 Additional Details
    Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2720 P: 718.920.2060 F: 347.577.4442 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.2060 Additional Details
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    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467 Additional Details
    WPH MAPLE AVENUE AT 122 ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
    122 Maple AvenueWhite Plains, NY 10601-4706 Additional Details
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    75 East Gunhill RoadBRONX, NY 10467-2103 Additional Details
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    75 East Gun Hill RoadBronx, NY 10467 Additional Details
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