Dr. David Godfried, MD

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Dr. David Godfried, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

240 E 18th St, New York, NY 10003 Get Directions
(516) 439-4766

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In my practice, I work closely with a number of orthopaedic specialists to provide access to subspecialty care for a...
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3.9 based on 21 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (19)
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Dr. Godfried was late 1 hour and 45 minutes, didn't apologize, there was no real introduction or proper greeting and when he read the existing x-rays that were in the system he provided us with an erroneous calculation of the spine's deviation. Upon my husband's request he concluded that he made a mistake and that the spine deviation was different that the one he calculated at first.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Blount's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hernia
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Length
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Perthe's Disease
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Slipped Epiphysis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Synovial Biopsy

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

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Chldrns Meml Hospital

    Completed in 1998

    Shriner's Hosps For Chldrn

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Columbia College, Columbia University

    Graduated in 1984

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Godfried's Care Philosophy

In my practice, I work closely with a number of orthopaedic specialists to provide access to subspecialty care for a broad range of complex childhood musculoskeletal problems, such as congenital foot and hand deformities, scoliosis, hip dysplasia, limb deficiencies, sports injuries, infections, bone tumors, and cerebral palsy.