Dr. Kenneth Austin, MD

Dr. Kenneth Austin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(19)
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Dr. Kenneth Austin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Airmont, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

327 Route 59

Airmont, NY 10952

Contact Information

(845) 356-2900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Austin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "In addition to his position at NEOSM, Dr. Austin is also Chairman of the Board of the Ramapo Valley Surgical Center. Prior to his position at NEOSM, he served as Medical Director of the Total Joint Replacement Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Regional Medical Center. Dr. Austin completed a fellowship in reconstructive surgery of the knee at Harvard University's Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at New York University School of Medicine, where he also received his medical degree. He completed his bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania as a Benjamin Franklin General Scholar. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the New York State Medical Society and the Rockland County medical Society. Dr. Austin has been listed in Becker's ASC Review as Physician Leaders to Know and named a Top Doc in the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly. He is an avid sports fan, and spends his free time following his teams, golfing and traveling."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • 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

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Bellvue Hospital Nyu School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Bellvue Hospital Nyu School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Austin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Austin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
1.8
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Austin's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I wish i had read the reviews for Doctor Austin prior to having him treat me. i agree with the previous reviews that accurately indicate he is arrogant and an as*hole. He appears to be actually annoyed that he has to treat a patient. I had an MRI done which did disclose a problem with my spine and...more
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This doctor was an idiot.had no kind of patient relationship.he was unable to diagnosis an injury and explain nicely how to treat injury. He was very unprofessional. Would never see him or recommend him at all.
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Worst patient service I have EVER experience at a Doctors office. Doctor was rude and horrible and if you'd asked him 5 minutes after I left why I had been in to see him I doubt he would have been able to tell you! He was totally disengaged! My favorite part of the whole experience is when I called...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Kenneth Austin to anyone. He is obnoxious, rude, and has no interpersonal skills. The medical knowledge applied to me can be found anywhere and he has not shown himself to be an expert.
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