- College: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1993
- Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York, 1997
- Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2002
- Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Institute, Los Angeles, California, 2003
Dr. Sethi completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Institute in Los Angeles, CA. His research on athletic performance while a resident surgeon at Yale, his studies of professional basketball players, and his experience as a college varsity athlete have provided Dr. Sethi with an informed perspective of sports-related injuries and conditions.
Dr. Sethi served as orthopedic consultant to the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. He is a former assistant team physician of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, Los Angeles Kings hockey team and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is also a former assistant team physician of the University of Southern California football team.
Dr. Sethi serves as team physician to Greenwich High School, Brunswick High School and Iona Preparatory High School. In regular speaking engagements he asserts that proper fitness conditioning is essential to preventing sports injuries for professional as well as amateur athletes.
As President of the ONSF, Dr. Sethi’s research has recently included clinical study of the non-opioid solutions for post-surgical pain management; the establishment of better methods for surgical skin preparation (cleaning) to lower the risk of surgical infection; development of a new technique to repair chronic or weakened biceps tendons; and the evaluation of surgical needles in tendon surgery to establish international guidelines on needle use.
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Dr. Sethi has been an advocate for opioid sparing solutions for post surgical pain and has been interviewed on television and in print multiple times on the topic.
Watch Dr. Sethi speak about the following topics: Minimizing Narcotic Use in Orthopedic Surgery; Orthopedic Surgery Applications of Stem Cells; Preventing Infections in Shoulder Surgery
Read the article “The Mystery of the Vanishing Screwball” published in NY Times where Dr. Sethi researched how throwing a “screwball” pitch effects the arm.
AAOS Achievement Award 2017, 2018, 2019
Castle Connolly Americas Top Doctors 2009-2020
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2013, 2014, 2017- 2020
Connecticut Magazine Best Doctors 2009-2020
Greenwich Magazine Top Doctors 2010, 2013-2020
New Canaan Magazine Top Doctors 2010, 2012-2020
Stamford Magazine Top Doctors 2010, 2012-2020
US News and World Report Top Doctor 2011
Westport Magazine Top Doctors 2010, 2012-2018
American Shoulder and Elbow Society
Clinical Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Associate Editor Journal of Shoulder Elbow Surgery
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
New England Shoulder and Elbow Society
Yale Orthopedic Association
SPORTS TEAM AFFILIATIONS
Orthopaedic Consultant to the Los Angeles Dodgers
Former assistant team physician Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball
Former assistant team physician Los Angeles Lakers Basketball
Former assistant team physician Los Angeles Angels Hockey
Team physician Greenwich High School: 2002-Present
Team physician Iona Preparatory High School: 2005-Present
Team physician New Canaan High School Football: 2009-Present
Team physician Darien High School Lacrosse: 2014-Present
Team physician Purchase College: 2015-Present
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Sports Medicine
Liposomal bupivacaine reduces opiate consumption after rotator cuff repair in a randomized controlled trial by Paul M. Sethi, MD, Devon Brameier, BS, Nikhil K. Mandava, BA, Seth R. Miller, MD, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Volume 28, Issue 5, pages 1-9 (March, 2019)
Macroscopic Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy and Histopathology Do Not Predict Repair Outcomes of Rotator Cuff Tears by Paul. M. Sethi, MD, Chirag D. Sheth, BS, Leo Pauzenberger, MD, Mary Beth R. McCarthy, BS, Mark P. Cote, DPT,MS, Emma Soneson, BS, Seth Miller, MD, Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD (doi.org/10.1177/0363546517746986) The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Volume: 46, Issue: 4, pages 779-785 (January 2018)