Dr. John L'Insalata, MD

Dr. John L'Insalata, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(18)
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Dr. John L'Insalata, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Read his story

9921 4th Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Contact Information

(718) 238-5565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • 7 More

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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. L'Insalata's bio

This content was provided by Dr. L'Insalata "Dr. John C. L'Insalata graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College in 1986, receiving the General Excellence Award. He received his medical degree in 1990 from Cornell University Medical College, where he received several academic honors, including the General Excellence Award. He completed his internship in General Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Continuing his training, Dr. L'Insalata completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. L'Insalata is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and has separate subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA where he served as team physician for the University of Pittsburgh athletic teams and the Robert Morris College football team and worked professionally with the Pittsburgh Ballet. Dr. L'Insalata is the author of numerous orthopaedic articles and book chapters and has presented nationally and internationally on the treatment of athletic injuries, arthroscopic surgery, and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee. He is a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Weil Medical College of Cornell University."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. L'Insalata "Dr. L'Insalata applies the principles of sports medicine developed via the treatment of collegiate and professional athletes to the treatment of each of his patients. This emphasizes the use of non-operative modalities including proper rehabilitation and injury prevention, as well as minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery to allow patients to return to full, pain-free activity as quickly and safely as possible."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • 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

  • Manhattan College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Sports Medicine Dept.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. L'Insalata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. L'Insalata's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. L'Insalata to family and friends
4.3
based on 18 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. L'Insalata'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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Dr Linsalata and his staff were great. I had seen another doctor who recommended surgery right away. Dr Linsalata gave me an injection and therapy exercises and I am almost 100% without surgery. A doctor who cares more about his patients than his wallet!
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Dr. L'Insalata accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Commercial HMO
    Freedom Plan
    Freedom Plan HMO
    Liberty Plan HMO
  • Tricare
    Family Health Plan PPO
    Standard
    Tricare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Oxford Liberty
    UMR
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. L'Insalata has admitting privileges

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
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Richmond University Medical Center
355 Bard Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
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Lutheran Medical Center
150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220
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Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305
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