Dr. Firas Chamas, MD

Dr. Firas Chamas, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
(38)
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Dr. Firas Chamas, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

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

See how frequently Dr. Chamas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Chamas'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. 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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

66  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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36  Procedures

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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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 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)

Dr Chamas is an excellent doctor who is compassionate and responsive to patient needs
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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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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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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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