Dr. Edward Athanasian, MD
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Dr. Edward Athanasian, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

(212) 639-2000

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Dr. Athanasian specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr Athanasian treated the glomus tumor under my fingernail. He was meticulous, and very honest about the surgery and pain. He was clear about the procedure and expectations post-surgery. He is THE expert for this tumor and I feel very fortunate that he was able to help me. He was calm and measured and very confident in the process. I felt there was no one better. His nurse Ro was warm and provided lots of information and made me feel at ease. She was the comic relief to his straight man.
      Excellent physician & person. Took time to explain everything. Did wonderful surgery & follow up.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Heel Spur
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Sever's Disease
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Still's Disease
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
      • Trigger Finger
      • Vertebral Column Tumors
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Excision of Humerus
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Replacement

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

        Graduated in 1988

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Experience with Dr. Athanasian

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients