Dr. David Edelstein, MD

Dr. David Edelstein, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. David Edelstein, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

1301 57th St

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Contact Information

(718) 283-7959

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Edelstein'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edelstein "Dr. Edelstein specializes in orthopedic surgery of the hand and treats arthritis, broken bones, lacerations, and pain in hands, wrists or elbows. He also treats patients with congenital hand problems. To avoid wrist problems, Dr. Edelstein advises avoiding hyper-extension of the wrists by keeping them straight in activities varying from doing push-ups for exercise to typing on a keyboard."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • 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
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
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32  Procedures

  • Arm 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 Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Replacement
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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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital For Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edelstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edelstein's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edelstein to family and friends
58 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (53)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Edelstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

I've been playing guitar since I was 5 years old, power-lifting since I was 19. When I tore my tendon, I was afraid I'd never be able to perform at the same level again, if ever. Through surgery, guidance, and help, Dr. Edelstein has made it possible for me to get back to what I love doing in no...more
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Amazing doctor, very attentive, and caring! He performed the operation flawlessly, there was not even a scar left. Thank you Doctor!
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Simply the best. All I can say . Extremely happy !
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I would highly recommend the doctor, not only is he very competent and knowledgeable he has a gentle bedside manner that is empathetic and caring and doesn't treat his patients like numbers where he is ready to say next. Since he is so good many people go to him and since he is thorough...more
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I cannot say enough about Dr. Edelstein and his practice. Dr. Edelstein is a terrific physician and a kind person besides. He is professional and caring and has a genuine concern for his patients. The office is beautiful and clean and the staff that works there compliments the beautiful environment...more
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