Dr. Dov Kolker, MD

Dr. Dov Kolker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Dov Kolker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

73 E 71st St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
more than 76% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 66% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Kolker'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kolker "As a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Kolker knows that many orthopaedic injuries can be treated non-surgically. He believes that surgery is useful, yet it should often be considered as a last resort. Dr. Kolker draws upon a broad spectrum of innovative techniques, formulates a customized treatment plan for each patient, and balances traditional and alternative therapies to help his patients attain desired outcomes without surgery as much as possible. When surgery is necessary, Dr. Kolke"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

89  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neuromas
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Turf Toe
  • Ulcer


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23  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • 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 and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • 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 Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

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.


  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Essential Sports Medicine, 2008
  • Core Knowledge in Orthopedic: Foot and Ankle, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kolker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolker to family and friends
25 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kolker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

First, Dr Kolker showed up late. I had a xray and he diagnosed my foot pain: bone spurs and arthritis. He asked that I wear firm soled shoes and come back in three months. While I appreciate the conservative treatment, there was no discussion beyond that. My feet have a deformity, and many more...more
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I would recremend dr kolker to my family and friends.he helped me so much that I didn't have to get an amputation on my foot. The bone healed now that I can walk on it.I'm so glad that my foot healed.
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Dr. Kolker is a highly-gifted physician. I visited Dr. Kolker after having had a severe ankle sprain. He was extremely thorough in his diagnosis. I value his very conservative approach to surgical intervention. Dr. Kolker's holistic approach, smarts, and decency has resulted in my recommending him...more
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