Dr. George Ackerman, MD

Dr. George Ackerman, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
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Dr. George Ackerman, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from New York Medical College and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.

159 W 74th St Apt 2

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

Dr. Ackerman does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Meniscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia P&S
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia P&S
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ackerman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ackerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ackerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ackerman to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ackerman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Malverne |
I met Dr Ackerman once before as Dr Ackerman operated on my wife's knee which was a perfect success and painless after surgery. He is a pleasure and breath of fresh air to speak with and is quite thorough. I was told 2-1/2 years ago I needed meniscus surgery by another dr and I held off as pain...more
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New York, NY |
After going to several orthopedists, I found Dr. Ackerman and he spoke to me like a normal person, which apparently isn't a given. He explained my issue, and gave me options to heal. It wasn't a major problem, but I was constantly either dismissed or given the wrong treatment, which made it worse....more
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in New York, NY |
I saw Dr. Ackerman for knee pain. He was very kind, warm and compassionate. After x-rays he diagnosed moderate arthritis. He explained all my options clearly and answered my "million" questions! He spent all the time needed to make sure I was happy. I had some questions a day later and he...more
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Dr. Ackerman accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
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