Dr. Henry Tischler, MD

Dr. Henry Tischler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(21)
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Dr. Henry Tischler, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Read his story

263 7th Ave Ste 2B

Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Tischler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tischler "Dr. Henry Tischler is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 29 doctors at New York Methodist Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 11/10/2015
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings County, NY
    State: New York
  • Settlement : 12/3/2015
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings County, NY
    State: 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

  • SUNY Downstate College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Kings County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Kings County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tischler has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tischler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tischler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tischler to family and friends
3.5
based on 21 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Tischler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr. Tischler doesn't use surgical procedures as an answer to all situations. He tries to do less invasive procedures first, he will try antiinflammatory medication, ice packs, physical therapy and compassion towards his patient's. One hundred percent of the time it works.
Brooklyn, NY |
I visited Dr Tischler the wait was over 3 hrs. and he never touched my leg just told me I needed physical therapy for at least 12 visits. His 'bed side' was something to be desired. The visit took all of 5 minutes, would never go back to him ever again.
in Brooklyn, NY |
DR. TISCHLER DID BOTH MY HIPS IN 1996 THE LEFT HIP IS STILL WORKING PERFECT WITH NO PROBLEM MY RIGHT HIP HAD TO BE REDONE IN 2015 ONLY BECAUSE I FELL ON IT 3 TIMES AND I AM FAR FROM A LIGHT WEIGHT. EVERY ONE FROM DR. TISCHLER DOWN TO THE CLEANING STAFF WERE COURTEOUS AND HELPFUL IN EVERY WAY NO ONE WANTS TO GO TO A HOSPITAL BUT METHODIST IS A PLACE TO GET GREAT MEDICAL CARE JOEY CIRACO
Brooklyn, NY |
Surgery was fine. Only complaint is horrendous waits at followup appointments. Doctor doesn't even arrive at office until an hour or more after the scheduled appointment time!!!
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr. Tischler operated on me on June 9, 2016. He did some hip surgery and a knee replacement revision. On June 17, 2016 I began walking without a cane or walker, I haven't done that since January 17, 1987. Dr. Tischler also did a knee replacement revision on my other knee on January 21, 2016. I don't know how to thank a surgeon for giving me my life and freedom to do what I want to now. Dr. Tischler is the best.
in Brooklyn,New York |
I was terrified to have total right hip replacement. However, when Dr. T soke to my family and myself, I gained the confidence needed. Surgery went well and therapy just as well. I can honestly say that I will recommend Dr. Tischler to others needing services.
in New York, NY |
few years ago dr. Tischler did bad surgery on my knee and after i ask him about new surgery hi told me i have to pay again ! very bad doctor and dont responsobility!
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Dr. Tischler accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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