Dr. Fred D. Cushner, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Cushner's Experience

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Dr. Cushner's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cushner Performs

Conditions Dr. Cushner Treats

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Hospital Quality

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Lenox Hill Hospital
100 East 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
Southside Hospital
301 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cushner

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Insall Scott Kelly Institute
ISK Institute
210 E 64th St
New York, NY 10065
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    Dr. Cushner's Experience

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    Dr. Cushner's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Knee Resurfacing
    • Knee Tendon Repair
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    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendonitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Cushner

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Insall Scott Kelly Institute

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cushner & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Cushner's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Cushner has admitting privileges:

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    • Southside Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cushner

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cushner to family and friends

    36 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Cushner's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    35 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    36 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    36 responses
    below
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 35 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cushner
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    36 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    36 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    36 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    36 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cushner accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Principal Financial Group
    • United Healthcare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

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    Insall Scott Kelly Institute
    ISK Institute
    210 E 64th St
    New York, NY 10065
    (212) 434-4300 (Office)
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