Dr. David Lessing, MD

Dr. David Lessing, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(30)

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Dr. David Lessing, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Orthopedic Associates of Central Jersey, PA

205 May St Ste 202

Edison, NJ 08837
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 76% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 75% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Lessing'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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24  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lessing has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lessing's Reviews

1.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lessing to family and friends
30 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (23)

Dr. Lessing's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

As a new patient, they were able to fit me in the very next day. Staff is very professional and efficient. Dr. Lessing was thorough and he took his time with me. Didn’t feel rushed. I don’t understand why this office has so many negative reviews.
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Basically felt as if he could give two sh*ts about his patients. I felt rushed, as if the only concern was making money instead of helping others.
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Unfortunately, this doctor lacks basic professionalism expected from someone in his field. The wait time is atrocious considering the slow inflow of patients and the amount of time this doctor spends with people. The nurse and staff are helpful and courteous; the doctor is not. As others have...more
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You want your doctor to care about what you are going through. This doctor will see you maximum for 5 minutes with minimal communication. I kept saying i am in pain and his reply was i dont know why you are in pain as your x-ray came normal. Excuse me?? i could not walk with support of my husband i...more
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I have seen Dr Lessing for my knees and had had knee surgery with him a couple of years ago. Very pleasant fellow. I had no problems with my knee since the surgery. Waiting time is another thing. I waited for over 30 minutes my last visit and that was only in the waiting room. Would I recommend...more
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