Dr. Firas Chamas, MD

Dr. Firas Chamas, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(38)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Firas Chamas, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

159 W 74th St Apt 2

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chamas "Dr. Chamas is a strong believer in listening to the patient, examining the patient and working together with the patient to decide on the best treatment option for each individual. His wide array of invasive and non- invasive techniques enables him to tailor an optimal treatment plan for each individual patient."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Spine Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Decompression
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • PHD
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chamas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chamas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chamas to family and friends
4.4
based on 38 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Chamas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Elmhurst, NY |
Dr Chamas is an excellent doctor who is compassionate and responsive to patient needs
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in New York, NY |
Everything Dr. Chamas told me to expect with my Fusion surgery was correct. He answered all my questions in a way I could understand. He tried other ways to stop my back pain keeping surgery as the last option. He would call after I left the hospital to see how I was doing and his staff in the...more
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in New York, NY |
Dr. Firas Chamas is an extraordinary surgeon. He operated successfully on my fractured hip ? and my recovery has been incredible, with minimal pain and no complications. I am extremely fortunate to have found such a talented doctor and wonderful human being. Aside from his technical skills, he is...more
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in Nanuet, NY |
He is the best Doctor I have ever went to. Highly skilled, knowledgeable and the best bedside manners I ever experienced from a doctor. He truly cares about his patients and wants the best for them which he delivers.
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Dr. Chamas accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chamas has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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White Plains Hospital
41 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
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