Dr. David Matusz, MD

Dr. David Matusz, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. David Matusz, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

159 W 74th St Apt 2

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

(212) 737-3301

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independence Blue Cross
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Matusz'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.

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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49  Procedures

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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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matusz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matusz's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matusz to family and friends
43 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Matusz'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 (14)

I went to Dr. Matusz for a 2nd opinion regarding lumbar fusion surgery. When he first walked into the room Dr. Matusz greeted me as if I were a family friend. He seemed very confident and assured me that he could fix my back which after 2 previous surgeries was still causing me extreme pain and...more
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For the past two years, I suffered from severe spinal stenosis and decompression unable to walk 50 meters before I had to bend to get relief. I tried epidurals and chiros and consulted with 8 surgeons within the metro NY area. All recommended fusion with a metal cage and screws! I was recommended...more
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Dr Matusz performed a Lumbar Discoscopic Discectomy on me about 4 years ago. L3/L4. In a nutshell he’s an amazing surgeon and has a great bedside manner. I was off narcotic pain medication 2 days after surgery (to Alieve) after being on them for months. That’s how amazing the results were! We...more
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Spinal fusion surgery March 2016. Flawless execution. A terrific surgeon. A great person. Highest possible recommendation.
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Giving just 5 stars or a 10/10 as a review still falls so short in rating how amazing this man is. Dr Matusz is like an angel walking the earth. My family and I are so thankful and appreciative for everything he's done for me. It goes beyond just his ability as a surgeon, in which he is the...more
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