Dr. Joshua D. Pletka, MD

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Dr. Joshua D. Pletka, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Nikhil Thakur, MD 6620 Fly Rd Ste 200, East Syracuse, NY 13057 Get Directions
(315) 464-4472

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Dr. Pletka specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in East Syracuse, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Microsurgery
      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Avulsion Fracture
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Coccygeal Pain
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Colles' Fracture
      • Complex Fractures
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Disorders
      • Elbow Fracture
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Extra-Articular Fracture
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Intra-Articular Fracture
      • Joint Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pediatric Fractures
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Still's Disease
      • Stress Fracture of Foot
      • Tendonitis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Upper Extremity Fracture
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
      • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
      • Debridement
      • 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 Ligament Reconstruction
      • Elbow Reconstruction
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
      • Glenoid Labrum Repair
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Resurfacing
      • Shoulder Stabilizations
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Steroid Injection
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Replacement

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Georgetown University

        Graduated in 2005

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Rochester

        Completed in 2006

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Rochester

        Completed in 2010

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Curtis National Hand Center

        Completed in 2011

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Rochester

        Graduated in 1998

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
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      Dr. Pletka's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Pletka's Office & Staff

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      Experience with Dr. Pletka

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients