Dr. Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD

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Dr. Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Geoffrey H Westrich MD 535 E 70th St Ste 308, New York, NY 10021 Get Directions
(212) 606-1510

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The goal of my office is to treat all patients with compassion and respect. We strongly believe in patient education and are happy to answer all questions so patients feel at ease and know what to expect.Read more

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I specialize in knee and hip replacement, as well as in revision surgery, treating patients in their 30s and older....Read more

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Dr. Westrich is a caring physician and an outstanding surgeon. He explained exactly what to expect when I was scheduled for knee replacement surgery. Dr. Westrich did an excellent job, my pain is gone and my recovery was great. I also received excellent care from the staff at the Hospital for Special Surgery, where Dr. Westrich is based. I highly recommend Dr. Westrich and the hospital.
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    Specialties

    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Arthritis
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Westrich's Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    Dr. Westrich says..

    I treat hip and knee arthritis and injuries, and other disabling conditions affecting these joints. I also specialize in revision surgery, which may be needed if the original knee or hip replacement had a complication or a poor outcome. I have additional expertise in treating infections.

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    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dry Eyes
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fever
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Limb Pain
    • Limb Swelling
    • Lyme Disease
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Muscle Weakness
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoporosis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    Dr. Westrich says..

    Hip and knee replacement and revision surgery.

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    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance

    Background Check

    • 0
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Tufts University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      North Shore University Hospital

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Hospital For Special Surgery

      Completed in 1996

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Ao/Asif

      Completed in 1995

      Hospital For Special Surgery

      Completed in 1996

    • Undergraduate School
      Tufts University

      Graduated in 1986

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Dr. Westrich's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Westrich's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Westrich

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    Dr. Westrich says...

    I specialize in knee and hip replacement, as well as in revision surgery, treating patients in their 30s and older. I am Director of Research, Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at the highly regarded Hospital for Special Surgery, rated no. 1 in Orthopedics by US News and World Report's Best Hospitals Guide. I specialize in challenging cases and have treated patients from around the country and around the world who come to New York for highly specialized care. With a degree in Engineering, I have also helped design surgical instruments and implants that benefit joint replacement patients.

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    Dr. Westrich's Care Philosophy

    The goal of my office is to treat all patients with compassion and respect. We strongly believe in patient education and are happy to answer all questions so patients feel at ease and know what to expect.

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    Dr. Westrich says...

    I treat hip and knee arthritis and injuries, and other disabling conditions affecting these joints. I also specialize in revision surgery, which may be needed if the original knee or hip replacement had a complication or a poor outcome. I have additional expertise in treating infections.

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    Dr. Westrich says...

    Hip and knee replacement and revision surgery.