URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation


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Review of Dr. Drinkwater


I highly recommend Dr. Drinkwater. He did my rt. Hip Resurface 7 years ago without any problems and my Quality of life is second to none. The same is for my lt. hip resurfacing. He's got a great bedside manner and his knowledge and confidence are unbeatable in my opinion.
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- in Rochester, NY |

I couldn't thinking of higher praise for Dr. Drinkwater's work. He performed my wife's hip replacement 6 years ago, and because of his work and treatment of her, I went to him for my hip replacement two weeks ago. There was along waiting list, but it was well worth the wait. He was very professional, courteous. For a busy guy, he took time to see me just before the surgery and after the surgery, and answered all my questions. No hesitation in recommending him.
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-Rochester,ny |

The patient needs and concerns comes after the System's, Legal liability's, the Doctor's, the cleaning staff's, and maybe his dog.. he doesn't care despite claiming ICARE values--what a joke. I have never met a more arrogant person in my life. He dismisses people when he is done listening.
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- in Victor, NY |

I am 8 weeks post op from total knee replacement. I am very pleased with my outcome so far. Dr. Drinkwater thoroughly explained my options with pros and cons for each option so I could make the best informed decision for my treatment. My surgery went very well He is very caring, listens and fully answered my questions and concerns. I easily recommend him to everyone with orthopedic issues. I'm very happy I chose him for my surgery. His office is very well run and pleasant to go to.
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- in Lyons, NY |

I cannot remember the last time a doctor sat with me and answered all my questions, and explained my options. Anytime you consider surgery, it's a big step, and you want to know what your options are. I'm happy to say that after talking with Dr. Drinkwater, I have a great outlook on the future. He did not try to push surgery, he gave me my options and explained what the pros and cons of each were. You may have to wait a while to get into see him, but it will definitely be worth it.
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- in Rochester NY |

Dr. Drinkwater is a wonderful doctor. Even though I had some complications, he was very compassionate and helpful in my recovery. It has almost been a year since my surgery but this past weekend I was able to do some hiking in New Hampshire. I am so much better then I was. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing hip replacement.
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- in Pittsford, NY |

When considering THR for my two very arthritic hips, I saw Dr. Drinkwater because of recommendations as an excellent orthopedic surgeon. He was the one to suggest the anterior approach. I had my first THR in November 2014 and the second April 2015. I experienced all of the benefits of anterior vs traditional, and wholeheartedly recommend both it as a procedure and Dr. Drinkwater as a surgeon.
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- in Honeoye Falls, NY |

I would highly recommend Dr Drinkwater for hip replacement surgery. He is exceptional for using the Anterior Approach which reduces the healing time by 2/3's. There are also no hip precautions afterward. His choice of Anesthesiologist was superior this second time. The spinal block worked so well that less anesthesia was necessary, and it lasted for at least 2 days afterward, making the use of narcotics and the consequences of those less of a factor. I am extremely pleased with Dr. D.'s work
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Learn About URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

14 Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance

URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation accepts 17 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare


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