Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

535 E 70th St Ste 308

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Westrich's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Westrich "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Westrich "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."

7  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthoptics

1  Board Certifications

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

20  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Spondylitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

27  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.


  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Ao/Asif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westrich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westrich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westrich to family and friends
38 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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Dr. Westrich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

My experience with Dr. Westrich is based on a left THR in July 2016 and a left TKR in May 2017. Both are forgotten events, as I am unaware they are not my original parts. Now my aches and pains are from my original right hip and knee! Oh well, if I decide to do one or both right joints, there is...more
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Dr Westrich exudes competence, and his work on my hip attests to it. Now months after my surgery my total hip replacement is so solid that I forget that it once was troublesome at all. As a reflection of the high level of professionalism of his practice, I found his staff to be congenial,...more
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I had a total knee replacement with Dr. Westrich at HSS on Feb 25, 2016. I was extremely pleased with the entire experience from the hospital staff to the room that I was given. I saw the sunrise from my window every morning which was good for my mind. The Dr was very patient and informative and...more
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My arthritic hips not only caused hip pain, but bad back pain as well, for many years. I was referred to Dr. Westrich, and although it took a few weeks to get an appointment, it was worth the wait. He made the correct diagnosis, patiently explained my options and what to expect, and inspired total...more
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I waited 2 months for an appointment and drove 3 hours one way. The place suggested online to stay the NEw York Presbyterian Guest house was hard to find and not particularly clean. It was also very expensive for one night. Date given for surgery was 2 months later. So having been diagnosed in...more
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