Dr. Douglas Matthew Petraco, MD

Dr. Douglas Matthew Petraco, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Douglas Matthew Petraco, MD is a reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in reconstructive orthopedic surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

St. Charles Orthopedics

6 Technology Dr Ste 100

East Setauket, NY 11733
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vytra Health Plans
  • Worker's Compensation

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (11/20/2017)View details
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Dr. Petraco's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petraco treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Petraco treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petraco treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Petraco treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petraco treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Petraco treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Petraco's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Femur Fracture
  • 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
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Petraco graduated cum laude from Yale University in 1988, after which he received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College graduating with academic honors. His post-graduate training included an internship at NYU Medical Center ...

Specialties

  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

The Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Institute
Residency Hospital
1992
Cornell University Medical College
Medical School
1988
Yale University
Undergraduate School
1992
1988

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Petraco's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petraco

4.8

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Dr Petraco did a fantastic job! Never even needed Pain Meds! Pain FREE!! Thank You!!
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Fantastic.
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excellent
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great experince
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Dr. Petraco was patient, explained things to me well and did not rush me. Willing to answer any Q's I had...which is a pleasure as not to feel rushed or pressed to hurry out of Operatory.
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extreme confidence in this doctor
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very pleasant, informative, professional. Dr. Petraco is an excellent surgeon.
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i had bi lateral knee replacement done six weeks apart in the spring of 2016. Dr Petraco and his staff provided me with the best of care both pre op and post op.My procedure and rehab were done at St. Charles where the care was also outstanding.
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my experience with doctor was through, pleasant, professional.
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l am very happy with Dr Petraco
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I walk in and everything is done before I even really sit down, Amazingly efficient!
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could not be more pleased at my out come dr petraco very compassionate and knowledgable
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relaxed and hoping for good results.
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the nurse, danielle stalh was wonderful. i was so nervous about the removal of stitches and she came in with confidence and her extremely gentle approach that it was over before i knew it. she is a great asset to this team
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Dr. Petraco was amazing from start to finish. His staff is incredible with accomodating patients. I'm so glad I made this decision to come see him.
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I had my knee replaced one year ago and can’t say enough about Dr Petraco and his staff. The best decision I have ever made my right knee is as good as new. If you are looking, go today you will be happy you did.
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I had two knee replacements done by Dr Petraco and I can't say enough about the surgery that was done on me. I feel like a new women. I would recommend Dr. Petraco to anyone that needs knee replacement for he is the best surgeon.
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the experience was wonderful
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very nice dr. was easy to speak to
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We were most pleased with the speediest of the entire procedure from the time we first walked in until we left. The staff were wonderful and Dr. Petraco was the best. All doctors and Doctor's offices should run as efficiently as this office is. Kudos to all. Thank you
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Saint Charles Hospital

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