Dr. Christopher Michelsen, MD

Dr. Christopher Michelsen, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
77 y/o
(5)

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Dr. Christopher Michelsen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

The Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway # 1-107

New York, NY 10034
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
normal
more than 65% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 42% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
normal
more than 37% of peers

Dr. Michelsen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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40  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Steroid Injection
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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

  • Bowdoin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • New York Orthopaedics Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Boston University, Graduate Studies
    Other Education | Completed 1965

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michelsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Michelsen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Michelsen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Michelsen's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michelsen to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Michelsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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