Dr. Fred Cushner, MD

Dr. Fred Cushner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Fred Cushner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

210 E 64th St Fl 4

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

(212) 434-4312

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cushner "As a Knee Surgeon, I feel the whole knee should be evaluated and treated. That way, the patient has access to all forms of operative and nonoperative treatment.That is why I treat all aspects of knee surgry.By only treating kneees, I feel I can provide better care to my patients."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

15  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • 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

  • Syracuse University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Sackler School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Insall Scott Kelly Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cushner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Cushner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cushner

3.7

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
64.15094339622641%
(34)
4 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
(1)
3 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
2 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
(1)
1 Star
28.30188679245283%
(15)

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Thank God for Dr Cushner and his medical team! I love all of the attention and medical assistance to date! Im grateful for 2nd opinion best decision! Im 11 wks bilateral patient doing very well. Still healing definitely walker and cane free!
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Old schooled, which I like. Answers all your questions fully and concerns. Good bedside manner. Office is great and helpful, great staff.
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Dr. Cushner is a great doctor. He put me at ease, answered all questions and concerns. He is a really good surgeon and has a great team.
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Fantastic surgeon, fantastic outcome I had a total left knee replacement done by Dr. Cushner on Jan. 19th. He was the second surgeon I met while planning for my surgery, and his confidence in his work and caring demeanor convinced me that he was the one I needed. The surgery took less than an...Read More
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After three months i have good mobility but still a fair amount of pain and welling. I go to PT twice a week. The other day walk about a mile in the city and while I felt ok at the time, my knee swelled considerably within a couple of hours and the pains was quite severe. I guess it still needs...Read More
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