Dr. Charles Cornell, MD

Dr. Charles Cornell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Charles Cornell, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

535 E 70th St Rm 306

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

(212) 606-1414

Insurance Accepted

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

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Cornell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cornell "Dr. Cornell is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cornell "As an orthopedic surgeon I believe in providing my patients with state of the art care delivered at one of the safest and most comfortable settings in the world. I expect to have life long relationships with my patients to help them navigate the complexities of modern orthopedic surgery respecting their right to self determination."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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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.

Education

  • Williams College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Cornell University College Of Physical and Surgeons @Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cornell University College Of Physical and Surgeons @Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Washington School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cornell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cornell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cornell to family and friends
4.3
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cornell's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr, Cornell is very patient and answered all my Questions and concerns. I told him I was more concerned about post hip surgery because of lack of assistance at home. He saw me at HSS three times and his office answered all my questions when I called.
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I had knee replacement n 09/15/16. Very pleased with the surgery and my recovery thus far. Still doing PT. I felt whenever I called his office after surgery someone got back to me promptly and answered my questions and called in my medication immediately. Would definitely recommend him to...more
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While Dr Cornell did a successful hip replacement for me, my recovery was unnecessarily long (4 months) and I got no support or information from him or his staff. He cut many muscles to make it an easier surgery for him. Furthermore he performed the surgery 2 weeks (not 6 weeks) after I had a...more
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