Dr. Christopher Michelsen, MD

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Dr. Christopher Michelsen, MD
Dr. Christopher Michelsen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 48 years. Dr. Michelsen is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

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    Dr. Michelsen's Reviews

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    3.4
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    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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    Dr. Michelsen'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 Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Michelsen has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement (11/26/2012)
      • Amount or Range: Above average
      • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: New York County, NY
      • State: New York
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Cancer
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • 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
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

      Graduated in 1969

    • Internship Hospital
      Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

      Completed in 1970

    • Residency Hospital
      Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

      Completed in 1971

    • Fellowship Hospital
      New York Orthopaedics Hospital

      Completed in 1975

    • Undergraduate School
      Bowdoin College

      Graduated in 1961

    • Other Education
      Boston University, Graduate Studies

      Completed in 1965

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

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

    Procedures Performed

    • 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