Dr. Franco Cerabona, MD

Dr. Franco Cerabona, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Franco Cerabona, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

NYP/Lower Manhattan Hospital

170 William St Fl 8

New York, NY 10038
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 72% of peers
Back Pain
normal
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Cerabona'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. Cerabona "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

66  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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13  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.

Education

  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • St Vincents Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cerabona has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Cerabona's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cerabona to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Cerabona's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Cerabona never looked at the MRI film or examine me. He said I don't need surgery. Keep in mind didn't touch my back or look at the films! I saw him at Kings Highway Orthopedic Associates, whereas they all don't know what their doing! I didn't know GOD came in a white coat! THANKS GOD!!!
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This Doctor is very nice and understandable. He explains every detail of the procedure. Unfortunately my surgery wasn't successful and I fell as if I was thrown to pain management as well. After the surgery and the time allotment for healing and there is still pain it becomes unbelievable to the...more
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He is an amazing Doctor. If it wasn't for him my back would be still a wreck. I am so happy that I trusted him with my back surgery. He gave me my life and happiness back.
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he completely butchered my daughter starting at age 11 and then pawned her off to pain care. he's a monster. she is 28 years old still suffering from what he did to her. I am so angry that he was allowed to get away with it. she loved and trusted him and now is so devastated by his lack of...more
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