Dr. David Zaret, MD

Dr. David Zaret, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. David Zaret, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lynbrook, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

444 Merrick Rd

Lynbrook, NY 11563

Contact Information

(516) 536-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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23  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Union Memorial Hospital/Institute For Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zaret has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zaret's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zaret to family and friends
25 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Zaret'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 (6)

One of the most caring, real human feeling doctors with golden surgical hands and a platinum heart.
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Hi Wendy, We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!

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Dr. Zaret never looked long enough at my MRI films. He just kept blaming my pain on other things like my back. I got a second opinion and he saw a tear in my tendon that even the MRI report didn't find. Don't use him for major things.
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At Orlin & Cohen, we are committed to providing superior orthopedic care to every patient, every day. We, therefore, immediately alerted Dr. Zaret to your concerns about your experience. Should you wish to speak further, please call Ashley, our Patient Relations Manager, at 516-536-2800.

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I have had three foot and ankle surgeries with dr zaret. He is very knowledgable and explains exactly what he is going to do. I have had no problems with anything he has done. Would highly recommend to anyone who needs foot care or surgery. The staff at the Lynn rook office could not have been...more
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Hi Elaine. Dr. Zaret thanks you very much for your kind words and we are so happy to be able to meet your expectations every time you've come to us. Have a wonderful day!

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I have numerous foot problems and have had two surgeries both with Dr. Zaret. He is very nice and explains everything in terms you can understand. Office staff is very nice and where I see him at the Lynbrook location it is very clean. Can't say enough would highly recommend.
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Dr.Zaret is a brilliant physician with incredible knowledge. He was correct about everything he said. His bedside manner was so empathetic. I could not recommend any other doctor. This doctor is phenomenal. He answered all my repetitive questions with the patience of a saint. He responded to every...more
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