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Micah Lissy

Micah Lissy, MD, MS PT, ATC, CSCS


Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine


The Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine is for Board-Certified orthopaedic surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications in sports medicine beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional training, a practice characterized by a volume of cases in sports medicine, or have made significant contributions to this field.

Contact Information

  • UHS Orthopedic Center
    4433 Vestal Parkway East
    Vestal, NY 13850
    Phone: 607-771-2220
    Fax: 607-251-2635
Additional Contact Information
  • Office Phone: 607-771-2220
  • Fax: 607-771-2225


Medical School

Sackler School of Medicine New York Program, M.D.
Ithaca College, M.S. Physical Therapy
Ithaca College, B.S. Clinical Science


Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore


Detroit Medical Center, Fellow in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Board Certification

  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

What Patients Are Saying

"The BEST doctor I've ever had!" 

-Patient of Dr. Lissy

"Dr. Lissy is an amazing surgeon. He did a wonderful job on my daughters arm. He is very friendly, informative and kind. I will recommend him to anyone I can. Thank you Dr. Lissy! We appreciate what you did!"

-Mother of a patient

"Dr. Lissy is an amazing doctor and I'm so happy I have him as my orthopedic surgeon."

-Patient of Dr. Lissy

"I love the care I get at UHS Orthopedics! Dr. Lissy is the best!"

-Patient of Dr. Lissy

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Upstate Medical University, Binghamton, NY Campus
  • Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship at Binghamton General Hospital, Binghamton, NY 
  • Clinical Instructor, Wilson Family Medicine Residency at UHS, Binghamton, NY 
  • Clinical Affiliate, Decker School of Nursing Graduate Program at State University of New York at Binghamton 

Professional Memberships

  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • President’s Award for Outstanding Voluntary Faculty Service 09/2015


Growing up, Micah Lissy's sports and team experiences were formative. The lessons and relationships forged on the field of play inspired him to stay connected to sports throughout his life. In addition to participating as a player, Dr. Lissy has coached several teams, even touring Europe as the head coach of The Israeli National Women’s Rugby Team. He also worked as a strength coach, training athletes to improve their sports performance. As a medical professional he started working with teams as an Athletic Trainer. This quickly expanded to a role as a Physical Therapist in a sport specific clinic. When Dr. Lissy applied for medical school it was with the intention to become an Orthopedic Sports Surgeon so that he could continue to work with the athletic population. After residency, Dr. Lissy chose a fellowship with a lot of sports coverage, where he was exposed to professional athletes and their care. He draws on all of these experiences when providing patient care and lecturing.

Dr. Lissy's goal at UHS is to grow the sports medicine department into the premier program of its kind. He draws on all his past experiences as an athlete, coach, performance specialist, athletic trainer, physical therapist and sports surgeon to build the program, treat patients and educate the community.

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