Dr. Andrew Turtel, MD

Dr. Andrew Turtel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Andrew Turtel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

333 E 56th St

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 77% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turtel "We try to exhaust all the avenues of treatment before embarking on surgery or more invasive pathways."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • SUNY Upstate Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turtel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turtel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turtel to family and friends
5.0
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Turtel'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Turtel is an exceptional orthopedic surgeon. He operated on both my right and left rotator muscles and completely restored me to full mobility. He restored a meniscus tear in my knee, and I was back to full activity within a few weeks. But he is also an exceptional person, caring,...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Turtel without hesitation. I saw him several years ago for knee surgery and it's been great ever since. And I returned to him last month for a shoulder tear. He operated on that two weeks ago and I am already on the mend. Dr. Turtel understands the particular needs and...more
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