Milan Sen MD, FAAOS, FAOA is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and serves as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of Orthopedic Trauma at NYC Health+Hospitals/Jacobi – an American College of Surgeons Certified Level 1 Adult and Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center in the Bronx, New York. He serves as teaching faculty for the Montefiore Orthopedic Residency Training Program, the Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, and the Montefiore Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Fellowship. Dr. Sen received the "Teacher of the Year" award from the Montefiore Orthopedic Residency Program graduating class in 2021. He has also been the recipient of multiple research grants from orthopedic organizations as well as the National Institutes of Health. He is currently completing his Masters in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership at Cornell University.
Dr. Sen received his undergraduate and medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at McGill University Health Center in 2003. Following his residency training Dr. Sen completed a Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular surgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. He then completed a second Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City with Dr. David Helfet. In 2005, Dr. Sen was awarded the AO North America John Border Memorial European Trauma Fellowship in Zurich, Switzerland.
Previously, Dr. Sen was an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery and the Dept. of General Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he served as the Director of Upper Extremity Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). Following that, Dr. Sen was recruited to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Trauma (2007-2011), and Director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship (2007-2013). He received the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2011.
Dr. Sen serves on committees in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Association, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Sen has been a member of the American Orthopaedic Association’s Emerging Leaders Program since 2007, and in 2012 he was selected for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Leaders Program. He has authored several articles and book chapters and given over 300 lectures nationally and internationally in Asia, Europe, and South America. His primary interests include scapular fractures, fracture-dislocations of the wrist and elbow, pelvic and acetabular fractures, geriatric fractures, infection, nonunion, and nerve and soft tissue injury.
Throughout his career Dr. Sen has been involved in volunteer assignments in the developing world. He has worked with Doctors Without Borders and Orthopaedics Overseas, spending time in Tibet, Vietnam, and Haiti. In 2010 he led a surgical team to Sacre-Coeur Hospital in Milot, Haiti, where they were treating victims of the recent earthquake. He remains committed to International Health and Development by volunteering his time and skills to additional projects in the developing world.