Dr. Douglas Unis, MD

Dr. Douglas Unis, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Douglas Unis, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, joint replacement orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

1 Pierrepont Plz Ste 1

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Replacement
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 95% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Unis'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.

Dr. Unis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Unis "Dr. Unis has extensive experience in muscle sparing, minimally invasive anterior hip replacement, being one of the first in New York City for perform the procedure in 2006. He teaches the technique to surgeons nationally. Dr. Unis also actively participates in clinical research related to hip and knee reconstruction including custom implant design and robotics."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Unis "If you have an orthopaedic condition and wish to be advised on the most appropriate treatment, please call for an appointment."

3  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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18  Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • 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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Rush University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Unis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Unis' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Unis to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Unis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Unis performed ahip replacement that became infected. He refused to take the pain seriously. Thought it might be bursitis. I ended up needing to have two more operations by another surgeon. Dr Unis is a nice guy until there’s a problem. I would strongly recommend against using him.
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Dr. Unis has outstanding expertise. He employs two approaches for hip replacement to meet the needs of all patients. My experience was of the best: his surgical skills are superior, his staff and medical colleagues among the best. For major surgery you want experienced top tier caliber, so I...more
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The moment I saw Dr. Unis I realized he is the right doctor for me. He did such a good job on my hip that I feel totally renewed! Thank you, Dr. Unis! I highly recommend him for anyone who looks for orthopedics services! I trust him and am so happy I did my surgery at his clinic!
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Great surgeon. He did such a good job on my knee replacement, I returned to him when it came time to replace my hip. Would highly recommend him. Good sense of humour as well.
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