Dr. Eric Price, MD

Dr. Eric Price, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Eric Price, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Merrick, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

1728 Sunrise Hwy

Merrick, NY 11566

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Price "Dr. Price is a Board Certified, Fellowship trained Sports Medicine specialist. He takes care of all types of athletes, from pee-wee league players to pros and from weekend warriors to Ironman triathletes. As an athlete himself, he understands the need to get people back in their game. HIs expertise includes shoulder arthroscopy for repair of rotator cuff tears, dislocations, and knee arthroscopy, including ACL and meniscus surgery. Credentials include: Board Certification, Orthopedic Surgery Subspecialty Board Certification, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Associate Master Instructor, Arthroscopy Association of North America Orthopedic Surgeon, Long Island Rough Riders Soccer Team Team Doctor, Long Beach High School Surf Club Orthopedic Surgeon, Quiksilver New York Pro Surfing Contest Orthopedic Surgeon, Robbie Wagner Tennis Tournament Center Orthopedic Surgeon, Long Island Tigers Baseball Academy Author of The Health and Fitness Column for East Surf Magazine"


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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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29  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid 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.


  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • The Sports Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Price's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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Dr. Price's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

One of the worst experiences with a dr I've ever had. He sends these people in 1st. I don't know if they're pa's out what. They always got the story wrong & i had to explain my issues again. He told me i had bone where there should be bone. Saud it would scar over. I said surgery was over a year...more
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I visited Dr. Price to repair my torn labrum. From start to finish I give this group 5 stars. During the actual surgery the staff was A++. My physical therapist even made a comment that he never saw such a clean scar. It is now 4 months post surgery and I feel great. I have total range of...more
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I would not recommend this Dr to anyone. Horrible bedside manner, and quite egotistical. Also, misdiagnosed my condition, as if he didn't look at the MRI which was taken @ Orlin and Cohen. Have heard quite a few bad things about Orlin and Cohen, but figured I would try them out, since they are...more
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