Dr. Frank P. Cammisa Jr., MD

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Dr. Frank P. Cammisa Jr., MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Hospital For Special Sgy Ortho 523 E 72nd St Fl 3, New York, NY 10021 Get Directions
(212) 606-1946

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Dr. Cammisa Jr. specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Cammisa Jr.'s Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (36)
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in Greenwich, CT |
Upon learning of my original diagnosis from another doctor: spinal stenosis, partially herniated disc and foot drop, in late May 2015, Dr. Cammisa cleared his calendar, examined me, put me through pre-op processing and operated on June 19th. I went home two days later (Fathers Day). Before I went in I could barely walk, let alone stand up. In 60 days I was back racing my sailboat and now, a year later, I'm still doing great!
in Key West, Florida |
DR. Cammisa has performed two major spinal surgeries, one in lumbar area and other in cervical. I walk without pain now, and endlessly. Tingling and pain in arm and shoulder gone and am confident can continue to turn my head enough to keep driving. He is an outstanding orthopedic surgeon, cautious and able and has to be very sure a procedure will help a patient before he proceeds. He also listens closely to the patient. I am immensely grateful to him for keeping me moving as a senior citizen!
in Miami, FL |
Was very receptive thoughtful and appeared highly competent.
in New York, NY |
Absolute disaster. I would never go back to him. He is out of network and charges cash for a consultation. He literally said what he had to say and pushed us out of the office for his next appointment. the office is filled with resident doctors. I would never go back. He is not thorough on any level. I should have trusted the comments from health grades and never went back to see him.
in Astoria, NY |
Wonderful exam with Dr. Commisa he explained everything in detail. His PA Loretta was very thorough taking all the information & history.
in New York, NY |
He's very concerning and very thorough
in New York, NY |
He's very concerning
in Manhasset,NY |
Excellent in every regard
in New York, NY |
Dr. Cammisa was very professional and informative and an excellent surgeon.
in Cliffside Park, NJ |
Very effective. I am happy with result
in New York, NY |
Waited 3 hours for consultation
in East Norwich, NY |
in Stamford, CT |
Outstanding - the very best!
Huntington Station, NY |
My problem was not resolved after my surgery with Dr. Cammisa's. There is no follow up with this doctor! He will never call you back or see you! You will only see his physician assistants who don't know very much & try to diagnose you! He is arrogant! Stay away!
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Colum Presby Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Special Surgery

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Miami Jackson Meml Med Ct

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Tufts University

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Cammisa Jr. has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cammisa Jr.'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
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


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Dr. Cammisa Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cammisa Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients