At Catskill Regional Medical Group, our expert group of Board-certified orthopedic surgeons will help find the right solution to ease your pain and get you back to doing the things you love. We have surgical and nonsurgical procedures to diagnosis and treat various conditions as they are related to your skeletal system and muscles that effect the movement of your body.
If you have experienced, for example, a hand injury, musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, or require a total knee or hip reconstruction, our team has the expertise, experience, and the tools to offer you the latest in minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, such as:
- Total Hip Replacement Surgery: Our surgeons utilize newer minimally invasive techniques generally offer shorter recovery times, less pain, and improved function and range of motion.
- Total Knee Replacement Surgery: involving the removal of damaged cartilage in the high and shinbone area and replacing it with specially designed parts biomaterials.
- Carpal Tunnel Surgery: relieving carpal tunnel symptoms involves cutting the transverse carpal ligament camera.gif to relieve pressure on the median nerve in the wrist.
- Sports Medicine: encompassing non-surgical and surgical treatment and treating a variety of injuries resulting from both overuse syndromes and/or acute trauma – most commonly occurring in the knee and shoulder, though also often in the elbow, ankle, hip, and spine.
These are just some of the common procedures performed by the Catskill Regional Medical Group Orthopedic Surgeons. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call: 845-794-5335
Meet Our Orthopedic Surgeons
Michelle Fontaine, M.D., FAAOS
Michelle Fontaine, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. Dr. Fontaine is Board-certified in orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a subspecialty certification in surgery of the hand.
Dr. Fontaine earned her medical degree from Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md. completing both her orthopedic internship and residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Her hand surgery fellowship is from Walter Reed Army Medical Center/Union Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. She is the recipient of two Army Achievement medals and two Army Commendation medals recognizing her military service, which includes serving as an orthopedic surgeon for the 47th Combat Support Hospital stationed in Al Asad, Iraq. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Mikhail Itingen, D.O.
Dr. Itingen received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, and a Residency in orthopedic surgery at Peninsula Hospital Consortium in Far Rockaway, NY. Dr. Itingen is also a Health Science-certified Respiratory Therapist, and served as the full time respiratory therapist on staff at Brookdale Medical Health Center in Brooklyn, NY.
In addition, Dr. Itingen is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Orthopaedic Association.
Eric L. Martin, M.D., FAAOS, FAAHKS
Eric L. Martin, M.D. is board certified in orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the New York State PBA Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Medical Association, New York State Orthopaedic Society, Orange County Medical Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from New York University, completed both his general surgery internship and his residency at Stony Brook University in addition to his reconstructive joint surgery fellowship from Rush University/St. Luke’s Medical Center & Central DuPage Hospital in Chicago, Ill. He has held academic appointments as clinical assistant professor at New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases, Stony Brook University and Touro Medical College in Middletown, N.Y.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact our Orthopedics department at 845-794-5335. Our services are located at our Harris location, at:
Catskill Regional Medical Group
3rd Floor Ambulatory Service Building
68 Harris Bushville Road
Harris, NY 12742
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
By appointment only. Saturday hours available, please call for more information.