Dr. Richard S. Gilbert

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery


Peconic Bay Medical Center Krauss Musculoskeletal Institute
64 Commerce Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

Northwell Health Physician Partners
Gertrude and Louis Feil Campus for Ambulatory Care
496 County Road 111, Building D
Manorville, NY 11949

To schedule a consultation, call: 631.727.7696


Surgery of the hand and upper extremities, including minimally invasive fracture repair, carpal tunnel release, repair/reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and elbow, and microsurgical nerve and vessel repair.

Professional Profile

A distinguished member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Gilbert is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading specialists, with honors including New York Magazine’s Best Doctor, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York Times Super Doctors, and Best Doctors in America.

Fellowship-trained in hand and upper-extremity surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Gilbert has presented results of his grant-funded research on conditions related to the hand and upper extremities at regional and national orthopaedic conferences and in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals.


  • MD: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City


  • Orthopaedic Surgical Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York  City
  • Fellowship Training: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Yale University  School of Medicine, New Haven CT

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand (NYSSH)
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners