Dr. Jack Choueka, MD

Orthopedic Hand SurgeryMaleAge 55

Dr. Choueka
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Maimonides Bone & Joint Center

6010 Bay Pkwy Fl 7 Brooklyn, NY 11204

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(718) 283-7400

Dr. Jack Choueka, MD is a Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Choueka has more experience with Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery and Hand & Wrist Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Choueka to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Choueka

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Choueka treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Choueka treats other conditions, please contact the office at (718) 283-7400.

Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery specialists.

Dr. Choueka is experienced in the area of Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
Dr. Choueka
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Broken Arm
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Rotator Cuff Tear
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Hand & Wrist Surgery

Hand and wrist conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, and fractures or sprains, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Hand & Wrist Surgery specialists.

Dr. Choueka is experienced in the area of Hand & Wrist Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
Dr. Choueka
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ganglion Cyst
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand Fracture
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Choueka's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Casting
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Myositis Ossificans
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement Revision
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Replacement

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Dr. Choueka accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Select
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Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Open Access
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EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

Dr. Choueka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Choueka

4.8

Based on 54 ratings

5 Stars
90.74074074074075%
(49)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1.8518518518518519%
(1)
1 Star
3.7037037037037037%
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Dr. Choueka is the best doctor I have ever been to. He is compassionate, gentle, very thorough in his explanation, and made sure to be extra careful. I didn’t feel any pain and he talked me through the entire process.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Aug 29, 2021
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Dr Jack Choueka is a top notch Orthopedist. He is a very compassionate and caring doctor who is truly takes the time to explain medical conditions. He was very patient and thorough with my examination and injury. I highly reccommed Dr Jack Choueka as a true expert.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Limor D. – May 11, 2021
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Dr. Choueka is amazing. His office staff was wonderful. Dr. Choueka saw me right away and immediately identified a serious injury to my finger that I had not believed was so severe. He quickly tended to the injury and kept me calm throughout the entire procedure. I would would wholeheartedly recommend anyone with a hand injury to see Dr. Choueka.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Shari Kaufman – Nov 08, 2019
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Dr. Choueka is who you hope your doctor could be. Professional, caring, kind, and thoughtful are just some of the ways Dr. Choueka approaches medicine. I wish he could be my doctor for everything!
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May 29, 2019
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I was referred to Dr Choueka and had to travel to see him. Well worth the trip! He gave me a very complete examination of my shoulder pain and then suggested a great course of action. He treated the problem aggressively and was very thoughtful about my options. He even called my radiologist to discuss the problem. Don’t see anyone else for shoulder pain!
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May 26, 2019
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Dr. Choueka was thorough and compassionate when my kid was injured. The center is friendly and very comfortable. His staff was extremely helpful and Dr. Choueka was knowledgeable, and very gently with my child. He did an awesome job taking care of my family. I would highly recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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RB in NY – Feb 15, 2019
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I had both my shoulders and hands operated on with Dr. Choueka. I am highly satisfied with him and his staff. I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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E. Katz in Staten Island, NY – Feb 08, 2019
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Fixed my shoulder can’t thank him enough
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Feb 03, 2019
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Dr choueka went above and beyond in his care of my mom this past week . My family and I have been his patients for over 15 years and no matter what we went to him for for - (shoulder wrist elbow) he was kind and sensitive and right on point with the care we needed. Recently my mom needed emergency spinal surgery and dr choueka was right there with us - helping us, directing and working alongside dr saleh and Razi from his team at Maimonides hospital when had to perform emergency surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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gm in Brooklyn – Dec 16, 2018
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Throughout the years Dr choueka has been there for me. Expert in his care and the most compassionate doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Lawrence, NY – Nov 06, 2018
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Dr Choueka is simply the best Doctor I have ever seen. He takes his time to make you comfortable and explain the problems. I walked in scared and nervous and when I left I knew that in his care I would get back to my life. The staff and facilities are incredible
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 03, 2018
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How do you thank a doctor for his surgical talents, his expertise, his intuitiveness and his tremendously capable skills of decision making that are so impressive and so unique that he truly stands above all others? Dr. Jack Choueka will never realize the depth that my heartfelt thank you has reached. One may think that these accolades are too good to be true, but these thoughts don’t come close to the actual depth of my appreciation. Dr. Choueka, I value every moment that you are my Doctor!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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JRG in Brooklyn , NY – Sep 20, 2018
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Dr. Choueka, and his entire staff, are professional, courteous, and efficient. I've had three surgeries with Dr. Choueka and in each case he, and his staff, made a stressful situation an easy, comfortable experience. They are thorough in their explanations and extremely patient and caring about your concerns. The care and concern they exhibit before and during surgery continues with follow-up treatment. Dr. Choueka is a model for what healthcare should be.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marianne Teta – Aug 21, 2018
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Dr. CHOUEKA has been my orthopedic surgeon for many years. He is by far the most competent, professional, compassionate physician in this specialty . His surgical techniques , his post op care, and physical therapy referrals are superior. I am a health care professional for over 40 years. I'm quite savvy to a physician's excellent practice. Dr. CHOUEKA is the only physician I trust and would recommend to my colleagues. They too share my opinion. Respectfully, Lou Ellen Kalb RN , BS
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Lou Ellen Kalb RN in New York – Apr 25, 2018
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Simply the best. Cares about his patients courteous caring follows up loves his patients
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 15, 2018
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The best caring, accommodating and compassionate Dr. I have ever had the pleasure of going to !! Dr. Choueka is brilliant and his bedside manner along with his professionalism has eased a very painful condition for me. He is so caring and wouldn't let me leave his office with so much pain and hooked me up with a nerve block- he fit me in his busy schedule over night, and I am so grateful ! The best there ever is!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Liz Sutton in Brooklyn, NY – Dec 18, 2017
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I took my husband for his shoulder. He took the time to discuss the options and we were very happy with the decision not to have surgery. The doctor explains things in plain English and the staff is all wonderful. We appreciated the free parking
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Elmont, NY – Dec 17, 2017
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Simply the best!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Brooklyn, NY – Dec 11, 2017
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Dr. Choueka has consistently been super approachable for great medical advice. By far one of the most compassionate, well educated and experienced doctors I have come across. He has helped my family countless times, Always with a smile always with a big heart. I highly recommend him
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 09, 2017
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Dr Choueka was a tremendous help! He diagnosed the injury quickly and was very nice and courteous. I highly recommend him!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Ralph Sasson in Brooklyn, NY – Nov 28, 2017
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Care Philosophy

Dr. Choueka treats all disorders of the upper extremity in adults and children. He has published numerous articles on topics including rotator cuff repair,...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

University Of Chicago Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
Residency Hospital
State University Of New York Downstate, College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Jack Choueka, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Jack Choueka, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Choueka frequently treats Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery and Hand & Wrist Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Choueka specializes.

Where is Dr. Jack Choueka, MD's office located?

Dr. Choueka's office is located at 6010 Bay Pkwy Fl 7, Brooklyn, NY 11204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Maimonides Bone & Joint Center

Maimonides Bone & Joint Center6010 Bay Pkwy Fl 7 Brooklyn, NY 11204
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Maimonides Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY

50% Patient Experience Rating, 19% lower than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)