Dr. Frances Cuomo, MD

Dr. Frances Cuomo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Frances Cuomo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

10 Union Sq E Frnt 3M

New York, NY 10003

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
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cuomo "Frances Cuomo, M.D. is the Chief of Shoulder Service and Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Cuomo previously served as Chief of the Shoulder Service at New York University (NYU)/Hospital for Joint Diseases, where she also was Director of the Shoulder Research Group and Shoulder Fellowship. Her academic appointments include Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center. She has taught numerous continuing medical education courses and has editorial responsibilities at such professional publications as Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Dr. Cuomo s area of expertise is Shoulder and Elbow Surgery including rotator cuff injuries, instability, fractures and replacement surgery for arthritis. Both arthroscopic and open procedures are performed. Specific areas of interest and research include fracture fixation, outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff and glenohumeral instability repairs as well as prosthetic replacement for arthritis of the shoulder."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • 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.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cuomo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cuomo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cuomo to family and friends
4.0
based on 19 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cuomo's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in South Carolina
Dr. Cuomo and her team replaced my shoulder in 2013 and the results were amazing. It’s been 5 years now and I’m still working out (lighter weights) and pain free. Her office staff especially Adrianna coordinated all appointments perfectly and provide reassurance. In summary Dr Cuomo is the best and...more
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in Ridgewood, NY
Found Dr France Cuomo in 1997 . She did my left shoulder . 2010 I fell on a snowy day she did surgery again on my right shoulder . Injuried my right shoulder four weeks ago , RN helped me find her and she will repair my shoulder again . I trust this woman with my life . She has been nothing other...more
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in Nyack new york
Dr Cuomo is very caring and wonderful Doctor. Highly skilled and very knowledgable regarding my arthritic shoulder condition. I had total shoulder replacement and my quality of life has improved immensely post op.
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