Dr. Alexander McLawhorn, MD

Dr. Alexander McLawhorn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexander McLawhorn, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

535 E 70th St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

(212) 606-1065

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
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more than 10% of peers
Joint Pain
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more than 8% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McLawhorn "Dr. McLawhorn specializes in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, including complex primary and revision joint replacement surgery. His practice is committed to providing personalized care to active patients of all ages who have disorders of the hip and knee. 

Dr. McLawhorn's approach to caring for patients with disorders of the hip and knee involves personalized treatments, both operative and non-operative, that are supported by the latest evidence. He believes that shared decision making with his patients is the best way to provide care that is individualized, compassionate, and most likely to achieve their goals."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. McLawhorn does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Traumatic Knee Range of Motion Problems
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
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Procedures

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.

Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Cornell Univ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. McLawhorn has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. McLawhorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McLawhorn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McLawhorn to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. McLawhorn's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Brooklyn, NY
He's terrific, everything you would want in a doctor -- knowledgeable, patient, skillful, and caring. I also found him to be extremely accessible. This is someone who became a doctor for all the right reasons. My recovery from hip surgery has exceeded my expectations, and I'll be forever...more
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in Southport, NC
Dr. Mclawhorn replaced one of my knees. He did an excellent job. I had my other knee replaced by another physician but had less pain and recovery time with the knee Dr. Mclawhorn did. He spends time with his patients at appointments, hence he is always behind. But in my mind that is a good sign. ...more
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