Dr. John Callahan, MD

Dr. John Callahan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
(26)
Save
Dr. John Callahan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med University and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

3925 Sheridan Dr

Amherst, NY 14226

Contact Information

(716) 250-9999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Callahan

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Callahan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Trigger Finger Release
very high
more than 96% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Callahan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Callahan ""Excelsior Orthopaedics believes every patient deserves to receive the finest musculoskeletal care in a compassionate and professional atmosphere.  We are dedicated to create individualized treatment plans for all our patients and their families.  We treasure our relationships with patients, families, referral sources and the community."

 All members of our fine staff are guided by these values:

Every patient is somebody's mother, father, sister, brother, grandparent, child, or close friend.  We care for all patients as if they were members of our own family.  We respect people's time and care-giving responsibilities and are poised to assist in any way we can. We are proud of our staff and the years of education  and training they have secured to make Excelsior Orthopaedics a true Center of Excellence. "

Less
Read Less

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

77  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
Less
Read Less

30  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • SUNY Upstate Med University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Boston University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University Med Center University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc San Diego Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Callahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Callahan does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Callahan and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Callahan's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Callahan to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Callahan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Callahan serves as what a dr. Should be an example to all Dr.s His assistant Tiffany who I seen regularly is such an amazing wonderful person/ PA She made my experience so easy and gives a feeling of comfort. i can’ t say enough about Tiffany Card
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Professional and knowledgeable
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Very professional, didn't push surgery on me, tried other routes first, His Assistant Mark is also great, highly recommend this group.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Callahan was professional in every way. Explained the surgery and recovery procedures thoroughly. Results have been great as I am now pain free for the first time in years.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I've had 2 great surgery experiences ....dr Callahan is a great guy, very kind and understanding as well as an excellent doctor...I love him! Almost made my surgery enjoyable.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option3thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Callahan
Are you Dr. Callahan?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Sports Medicine
(27)
Orthopedic Surgery
(76)
Orthopedic Surgery
(57)
Orthopedic Surgery
(49)
Orthopedic Surgery
(104)
Orthopedic Surgery
(52)
Orthopedic Surgery
(51)
Sports Medicine
(45)
Orthopedic Surgery
(41)
Sports Medicine
(33)