Dr. Friedrich Boettner, MD

Dr. Friedrich Boettner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Friedrich Boettner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.

523 E 72nd St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hip Resurfacing
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

21  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • 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.


  • Medical University Of Rostock
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Rostock University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Stellenbosch, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Muenster University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Muenster University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Greenville Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Training Course
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boettner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boettner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boettner to family and friends
106 total reviews (42 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (106)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Boettner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (42)

I had an anterior THR on December 1, 2017, and I was home the next day. Dr. Boettner’s recommendation was “walk, walk, walk,” and although I was sceptical about not having physical therapy, I followed his instructions and within 2 weeks I was driving and back at the gym. He is an excellent surgeon;...more
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I had malaligned kneecaps and bone deterioration in both knees that various orthopedists told me could not or should not be dealt with. Dr. Boettner was not deterred. He did total knee replacement on each of my knees within the last 6 months and I am recovering very well. I highly recommend a visit...more
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Dr. Boettner did my knee replacement at HSS in August 2017 and it was a total success!!! Iam very happy with the entire experience and am enjoying being able to walk and swim for exercise again.
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I am 53yrs old and I have a complicated knee history back from when I was young and needed a tibial tuberosity relocation, a lateral release and other procedures to help deal with a regularly dislocating patella. Dr B was the only one of the 3 drs that that I consulted w that physically examined...more
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Dr Boettner is a wonderful surgeon. He did bilateral hip replacements 3 months apart and I have my life back. I am very grateful and I highly recommend him.
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