Dr. Donald Kastenbaum, MD

Dr. Donald Kastenbaum, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Kastenbaum, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

10 Union Sq E Frnt 3M

New York, NY 10003

Contact Information

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Runner's Knee
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kastenbaum does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Hospital Joint Dis Orth Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Unconfirmed Foreign Training
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kastenbaum has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kastenbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kastenbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kastenbaum to family and friends
3.1
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Kastenbaum's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Had hips replaced 6 years ago. Still in pain unable to walk, sit or stand for any length of time. Would not recommend Dr. Kastenbaum. He was not truthful with outcome. Waited average 2 half hours to see doctor. He had hand on door handle entire time. Did not give me any time.
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New York, NY |
Worst doctor I've ever gone to. Thinks nothing of lying. Has no concern for his patients. He sets the trend for his staff which copies his poor habits. I would never allow anyone in my family go to him.
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New York, NY |
Horrible demeanor, rude, always at least 3 hours late with his appointments and he could care less. Does not listen and disregards any pain you may describe and will tell you "it's impossible" to have pain if you have a metal hip. HORRIBLE human being.
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in New York, NY |
You don;t go to a knee replacement specialist for warm, fuzzy handholding. Dr. K. and his PA Peter Wolny are world class. I'm very glad they did my TKR.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kastenbaum accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Kastenbaum has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Beth Israel
1st Avenue at 16th street
New York, NY 10003
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