Dr. David Chiu, MD

Dr. David Chiu, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. David Chiu, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

900 Park Ave

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
more than 66% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
more than 66% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 63% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lymphangioma
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Wrist Fracture


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38  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion


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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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Colum Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • NYU Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chiu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chiu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chiu to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 1

Dr. Chiu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was diagnosed with osteomyelitis when I was in my early thirties. Three quarters of the bone that is the first digit of one finger had been eaten away by the infection. . David Chiu thome and prepare for a six week stay in the wspeechless. He removed a ganglion cyst from my fingertip only to...more
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I agree with the previous comment. He is the gold standard in every way. I had a severely infected horse bite, and every hand surgeon I approached turned me away. An infected horse bite was too much for them, but not for Dr. David T W Chiu. He took my case and my heart as well. He is a doctor...more
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Dr.Chiu is THE GOLD STANDARD of medicine. He listens, deliberates, and then advises. Dr. Chiu is ethical beyond all measure. He will NOT talk anyone into surgery if it is not worth the risk. He explains in detail what the odds are that you can improve your particular problem. He is interested in...more
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