Dr. Barry Kraushaar, MD

Dr. Barry Kraushaar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Barry Kraushaar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Nanuet, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

408 Airport Executive Park

Nanuet, NY 10954

Contact Information

(845) 425-0555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kraushaar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kraushaar "I am proud to be a versatile Orthopedic Surgeon with over 20 years experience in practice. My training includes years of trauma and general Orthopedics, supplemented by specialty education in Total Joint Replacement. I am fellowship-trained and Board-Certified in the subspecialty of Orthopedic Sports Medicine. My social exposure drives patient care. I have had the privilege of treating patients in the urban trauma centers of the Bronx, New York. My internship in General Surgery was at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, and I worked with the team doctors of the NY Jets for a season. I worked at the Hospital For Joint Diseases in NYC under world leaders in Total Joint Replacement and Pediatric Orthopedics. I published a paper on shoulders with the Chairman of Orthopedics. I spent a year training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Georgetown's program that was in Arlington, Virginia. I worked with the Redskins football team doctors. The program director, Robert Nirschl, MD is one of the world's most well known elbow and tendon surgeons. I wrote articles and even a chapter on Sports Injuries to the Elbow and on Tendon Injuries. Such research deepened my knowledge of the best way to manage many of the injuries we commonly see in daily practice. My early practice years were spent alongside two fabulous surgeons who completed the training by good old collegial experience. I worked alongside them as they performed thousands of joint replacements. This gave me the experience that ultimately led to my helping form the Nyack Hospital Joint Replacement Center, where I still practice. I routinely perform Total Knee and Hip Replacements, including Anterior Hips. My sports Medicine involvement has been steady and strong. I have been Medical Director of the Athletic Department at Dominican College in Blauvelt, NY since 2004, and am a Clinical Professor. I mentor Athletic Trainer students and teach at the college. Our practice covers St. Joe's Regional Prep School since 1996 - their football team is well known in the region as an excellent Championship team. In 1999, I formed Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. The practice grew and merged to help form Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - I am the Vice Chairman. Our office alone sees up to 500 patients weekly and we perform 1,000 surgeries a year. We are in Nanuet, NY - centrally located and easy to reach from the NYS Thruway. Our practice philosophy is to be accommodating and accessible. We strive to keep advanced and involved. Our practice serves the community and our hospitals. We participate on committees and help direct the changes that come through our region. I have been on the Board of Directors of the NYS Society of Orthopedic Surgeons for over 10 years. I contribute to NYS Worker's Compensation policy formation and participate in Legislative activities that relate to NYS in Albany. I do my best to maintain a balanced approach to the treatment of Worker's Comp and Personal Injury cases, and perform independent examinations that help clarify patients' injuries and the reasonable treatment course. I have served as an examiner for the Office Of Professional Medical Conduct. All the professional achievement and focus described above is unimportant if patients cannot feel comfortable under my care. I strive to listen longer, think deeper, and really try to help people of all types. I aim to meet people on their level, so that when they leave the consultation, they feel as if the doctor was speaking directly with them and really caring. It is not possible to make everyone happy but I try. I keep my education current, attending conferences routinely and reading regularly. Our office is strongly staffed with people who are truly dedicated to helping you. Our manager knows about Orthopedics, Medical Billing, Legal issues and Worker's Comp well enough to handle nearly every problem that reaches her desk. We aim to operate seamlessly and smoothly. We can usually see patients quickly and help get their care managed well. We have X-rays on site and as of September 2016 we will have a state-of-the-art MRI here. In addition to our surgeons we have a Pain Management Specialist with a special suite to perform procedures here. Thank you for reading all this. If you are a patient, I hope to be helpful to you. If you are a colleague, it is my honor to be a resource for you. Barry Kraushaar, MD"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kraushaar "Always aim to focus on the best interest of the patient. Listen and explain. Attempt to customize care to each person's situation. I tend to run late as the morning or evening sessions go on. If a complex case comes by the staff cannot predict that. I listen longer, ask more details, look at imaging studies, draw pictures, and try to send patients out with a sense of satisfaction that they have been cared for. I'm a problem solver."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

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

108  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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97  Procedures

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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.


  • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Arlington Hospital Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kraushaar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Kraushaar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kraushaar to family and friends
71 total reviews (32 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (71)

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Dr. Kraushaar's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kraushaar Says:

To patients with nice reviews...thank you.  I appreciate your kind words and goos will.  To patients who have a complaint...I care.  I will gladly return your call if you need to tell me something.  


Patient Comments (32)

Dr. Kraushaar is a very dedicated surgeon who cares about each and every one of his patients. As a PT colleague, I highly trust his skill set and knowledge enough to refer patients confidently. Personally, I trusted his expertise in treating my 91 year old mother-in-law when she fractured her...more
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Dr. Kraushaar performed surgery on my daughter's torn ACL, meniscus and a bone chip of the knee. It was a tough surgery and was a little more invasive then originally thought. He performed amazingly and my daughter was on her way back. On our followup appointments after surgery, Dr. Kraushaar...more
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I went to Dr. Kraushaar with severe knee pain and he treated me with gel shots. The results were miraculous.
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Dr. Kraushaar repaired my hip labral tear this past Winter. This is the first time in a long awhile I am able to move, walk and sleep without almost no pain. I am less than 3 months out and I already feel a world better. Dr. Kraushaar is thorough, accessible and confident. I would recommend him to...more
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I have been in pain with my hip for 2 1/2 Years. I have seen other orthopedic doctors that diagnosed me with bursitis and was given three cortisone shots within those years that left me swollen and bruised. Finally an MRI was done that showed I had a labrum tear Dr. Kraushaar was referred to...more
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