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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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaback to family and friends
4.6
based on 20 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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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 (13)

in Latham, NY
In August 2017, unfortunately I fractured my elbow and needed total elbow replacement surgery. Lucky for me I was assigned to Dr. Kaback for care. He performed the surgery and all is well. He is a real professional and very timely with scheduled appointments.
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in CLIFTON PARK
ABSOLUTELY, Holy Moly, Where do I start?!.., I walked myself into Ortho NY Urgent care with an arm that wouldn't work when I needed it to...? Well the process led me to have rotator cuff surgery ,It was 3/4 of the way torn. Two weeks later surgery was scheduled with Dr Kaback. He was absolutely...more
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in Clifton Park, NY
Dr. Kaback did a rotator cuff repair on me 12 weeks ago and I am extremely pleased with the results. I have had little discomfort for weeks and was discharged from PT yesterday. Looking forward to full function in another month, just in time for spring. Hope I don't tear something else but if I...more
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in Hudson Falls, NY
On July 13, 2017 I had a total elbow replacement performed by Dr. Kaback....it was a complete sucess, I have 100% mobility....it is most definitely the best thing that happened to me in 2017. I cannot praise Dr. Kaback enough, he is a kind, considerate, compassionate man. I had lots of arthritis...more
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Dr. Kaback was on emergency call on 12/26/2017. His staff scheduled me for an appointment that very same day. When he entered the room, I felt a peaceful calm and was prepared to accept the diagnosis. He shook my hand, introduced himself, and his P.A. His smile was warm-hearted and that reassured...more
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