Dr. Lee Kaback, MD

Dr. Lee Kaback, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Lee Kaback, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery and orthopedic surgery.

121 Everett Rd Ste 100

Albany, NY 12205

Contact Information

(518) 453-9088

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaback "Each one of my patients is an individual case to me. I have extensive fellowship training in shoulder and elbow reconstruction with a goal of returning my patients to their preinjury level. I pride myself with a very strong working relationship with many of the physical therapists in the area that can assist in your full recovery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine 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 Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
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43  Procedures

  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • 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 Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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
  • 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
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow 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
  • Steroid Injection
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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

  • University Of Vermont
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Strong Memorial Hospital. University Of Rochester School Of Medicine. Dept Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Strong Memorial Hospital. University Of Rochester School Of Medicine. Dept Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Brown University. Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Rochester. Dept Of Orthopaedic Surgery. Musculoskeletal Research.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Charles Neer Award Finalist. American Shoulder and Elbow Society, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaback has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaback's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaback to family and friends
35 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kaback'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

Top notch from first visit to surgery , and follow ups.
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Dr. Kaback was a very good physician who followed my after care. Fortunately, I did not have to have surgery and was able to complete my care with his expertise and x-rays. His doctor/patient relationship with me was outstanding
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Top notch doctor with an impeccable surgical team. He kept me informed as to how he would proceed.
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I would certainly recommend Dr. Kaback to anyone needing shoulder surgery. He has done both of my shoulders with excellent results. I trust his skill and appreciate his thoughtfulness .
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I just saw Dr. Kaback for the three year follow up to my shoulder replacement surgery. Dr. Kaback is not only a knowledgeable and outstanding surgeon - he’s got a heart of gold. He genuinely cares about me and my welfare. My surgery had gone more smoothly than I had ever expected - since then my...more
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