Dr. Christopher Lincoski, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Dr. Christopher Lincoski, MD
Dr. Christopher Lincoski, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in State College, PA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Lincoski is affiliated with Mount Nittany Medical Center.

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Dr. Lincoski's Reviews

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2.6
based on 16 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Lincoski's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
State College, PA |
Absolutely the worst experience. Saw him in office, then right before surgery. He didn't have the courtesy to see me after surgery nor for a follow up visit. Guess he thought PA was good enough, it was a joke. As another reviewer mentioned, I also have scar tissue which is worse than what my finger originally looked like. Have to wonder who did the suturing. After surgery a patient should be able to discuss the surgery and what to expect with the doctor, not a PA. Go to someone else!
University Park, PA |
I had surgery by Dr. Lincoski. He was very curt and arrogant. He told me that not being able to move my finger that had pins going across the joint was all in my head. Later he said oh yeah that is scar tissue on your finger. I can do another surgery to fix that. No way!! He was not pleased. I would not recommend him and another doctor even said she did not like him and would not go there again! He is out of touch with patients.
in Huntingdon PA |
I had two visits with Dr. Lincoski and both were very positive in all aspects. I trusted his assessment of my needs and his recommendations.
in Hollidaysburg pa |
Dr Lincoski is the greatest and sweetest and caring doc I have ever met
Williamsburg, PA |
Dr. Lincoski -The first time I met him - the office visit was very brief, treated me as if my case wasn't important to him...He told me when my surgery would be - and that I would see him in 30 days afterward. I didn't see him-it was his PA that saw me... I understand, this is his usual way of doing things...I wouldn't recommend him...If I ever need a surgeon again... I will go to somebody else.
Clymer, Pa |
He maybe spent 5 minutes in my room for each visit and kept changing my diagnosis. I found him to be unfriendly and stuck up. I will never recommend him to anyone.
in State College, PA |
If there is another hand surgeon, I will recommend the other. he is not friendly at all.
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Dr. Lincoski's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement, Small-Bone
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement