Duretti Fufa, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Duretti Fufa is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. She has additional expertise in trauma, reconstruction, and microsurgery.

Dr. Fufa’s research includes studies investigating the impact of the opioid epidemic in hand surgery. She is also involved in surgical education. In addition to her clinical practice and research, Dr. Fufa is interested in global medicine and has traveled to Germany, China, India, Honduras, and Ethiopia on medical exchanges.

Select Professional Memberships and Achievements

  • Winner, 2019 Emmanuel Kaplan Award, New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Winner, 2017 Gelberman Scholar Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Emerging Leaders Program 2017, American Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • MD – Harvard Medical School
  • Internship – General Surgery, New York Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell, New York, NY
  • Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York NY
  • Fellowship – Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Washington University
  • Fellowship – Trauma and Microsurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Clinic Information

Hospital of Special Surgery - Belaire Building
525 E 71st St 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021

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