Dr. Ettore Vulcano, MD

Dr. Ettore Vulcano, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Ettore Vulcano, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, and more.Read his story

425 W 59th St Fl 5

New York, NY 10019

Contact Information

(877) 636-7846

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Dr. Vulcano's Experience

Dr. Vulcano's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Vulcano's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vulcano "Dr. Vulcano is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle as well as deformities of the extremities. In 2017 he became the first surgeon in the Northeast to perform percutaneous foot surgery. He completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction (Baltimore, MD). He then completed a second fellowship in limb lengthening, limb realignment, and complex reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Recipient of national and international awards for excellence in clinical research, Dr. Vulcano has a strong research background in orthopedic surgery. He has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and delivered presentations at national and international conferences. He is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Vulcano has a unique combination of training. This allows for a comprehensive clinical evaluation to tailor treatments around each individual patient. Percutaneous, arthroscopic, and minimally invasive surgery are employed whenever possible to shorten recovery time and decrease postoperative pain."


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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Vulcano does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bowed Legs
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Complex Deformities of the Limbs
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dropfoot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • High Arch
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knock Knees
  • Limb Deformity
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Short Stature


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22  Procedures

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.


  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vulcano has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vulcano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vulcano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vulcano to family and friends
90 total reviews (47 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (90)

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Dr. Vulcano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (47)

You are in front of a gentleman and a genius. He did not criticize the obscene work done by my previous "doctor", rather he focused on understanding where the problem was and how to fix it. He is very down to earth and explains things simply yet comprehensively. His empathy is beyond normal. A true...more
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As a patient with Charcot Marie Tooth I have always had much trouble finding competent physicians who understand the condition. I was referred to Dr Vulcano by my neurologist. My encounter with him was illuminating. He is terribly smart, thorough, and pragmatic. Surgery went extremely well: I was...more
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One of a kind, pleasant, caring, very knowledgeable, takes his time to discuss everything with you regarding your condition, treatment, aftercare. Always there when you need him, incredibly patient and always wiling to go the extra mile to help. You will hardly ever find someone as compassionate...more
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Excellent surgeon and a very pleasant person, really makes sure that you understand the procedure before it needs to be done and checks on you throughout the recovery process.
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Outstanding surgeon, one of a kind personality. He fixed my foot after 2 failed surgeries that had led to complete distortion of my foot and arthritis. I could only walk using a walker and would have to stop after a couple of blocks. Fast forward 6 months, I can walk without any support and zero...more
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