Dr. Alexander Golant, MD

Dr. Alexander Golant, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alexander Golant, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens

16303 Horace Harding Expy Ste 2

Flushing, NY 11365
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Golant performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Golant's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golant "Dr. Golant is a Board-Certified, Fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon, whose practice focuses on Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, and Joint Reconstruction. He is the Associate Director of Sports Medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Flushing, NY, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Golant has extensive experience in management of orthopaedic sports medicine injuries and conditions in patients of all ages and experience levels, ranging from weekend warriors to professional athletes. He previously worked with the NY Cosmos, NY Jets, and NY Islanders, and currently serves as a Team Physician and Orthopaedic Consultant for the Metropolitan Oval Soccer Academy, the Brooklyn Knights (USL Premier Development League soccer team), and the Flushing High School Football Team. Dr. Golant actively participates in all facets of orthopaedic care, education and research. He is the Research Director of the NYPQ orthopaedic department, teaches orthopaedic residents (from Hospital for Special Surgery), and regularly serves as an Associate Master Instructor at courses organized by the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has authored or co-authored a number of peer-reviewed scientific articles and presentations, and continues to conduct research investigations in several areas of orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and joint preservation. He serves as a reviewer and is on the Editorial board for the Journal of Arthroscopy, and is a member of the Publication Committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Golant is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and New York State Society for Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS). In 2010 and 2013 Dr. Golant was recognized with a Compassionate Doctor Award (Vitals Patients Choice). Dr. Golant was named as one of the Super Doctors®, New York Rising Stars, in 2013, 2014, and 2016, and was featured in a special issue of The New York Times Magazine. Dr. Golant was recently selected as one of NY Top Docs 2016. Dr. Golant was one of four surgeons in the country selected by the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) to the 2014 Advanced Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship. He participated in this prestigious program from April 20th to May 3rd, 2014, under the tutelage of Dr. Donald H. Johnson, a world-renown sports medicine surgeon. Dr. Golant speaks fluent Russian. He is an avid skier and a life-long martial artist."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golant "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Golant has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Golant's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golant to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Golant's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

A wonderful experience. Staff is very professional
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I am one of Dr. Golant's current patient. I had a terrible tear on my right shoulder which led to rotator cuff surgery. I was very nervous and scared, but Dr. Golant had the ability to make me feel at ease. He was very realistic when it came to expectations and what I needed to do in order to make...more
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Dr. Golant was very knowledgeable and most importantly willing to take the time to hear out my concerns and explain to me what was going on and the treatment plan.
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I suffered a serious injury to my left shoulder requiring surgery while training in the police academy. The only option I had to keep my job was to have surgery to repair the tears I had in my shoulder. Dr. Golant was referred to me as a great orthopedic surgeon and far surpassed the recommendation...more
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