Dr. Kenneth Chekofsky, MD

Dr. Kenneth Chekofsky, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(41)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenneth Chekofsky, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6475 S Yale Ave Ste 401

Tulsa, OK 74136

Contact Information

(918) 494-4460

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Hospital Spec Sur Cornell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chekofsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chekofsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chekofsky to family and friends
2.1
based on 41 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (27)

Dr. Chekofsky's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I took my father to see this Dr. Chekofsky this morning with a hand issue. We had to wait an hour to be seen by him. He was extremely rude, very little eye contact, we received very little information or answers to help out the situation. Would never recommend him or ever go back. Pathetic!!
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If I could leave ZERO start, I would! After having a plate & screws put in my hand, scar tissue wrapped around the tendons in 3 of my fingers.. Dr. Chekovsky avoided me like the plague for a month. The PA spent 5 min with me saying "just keep trying to get it to move" & told me come back in a...more
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Dr. Chekofsky was in the room for at most 47 seconds, Very rude, Gruff, and full of himself, not supportive of patient at all. Would not recommend this doctor for my dog
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I'm not sure what these reviews are about. Dr. Chekofsky has been perfectly kind with each visit I have had and I feel fully confident in his expertise to perform surgery. He has many, many patients so it doesn't seem fair two unhappy reviewers should be all that rate him.
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I have been extremely disappointed with the service of Dr. Chekofsky. His office treated me like a number, casted me for way too long and left me with severe soft tissue damage leaving me out of work for months. I have actually never even seen him, just aides and then given large bills. It is...more
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