Dr. Louis Digiovanni, MD

Dr. Louis Digiovanni, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(41)
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Dr. Louis Digiovanni, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Catskill, NY. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

159 Jefferson Hts

Catskill, NY 12414

Contact Information

(518) 943-1048

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Digiovanni "Dr. Digiovanni takes a personal interest in each individual patient. He understands that similar orthopaedic problems may require very different treatment from one patient to the next based on the unique needs, expectations, lifestyle, and desires of the individual. In each circumstance he will explain in detail to the patient what the diagnosis in and what treatment options are available. In most cases nonoperative management including physical therapy, exercise, medication, lifestyle and work place modification can be beneficial. He encourages patients to ask questions and enjoys an open dialogue with each person. The more each patient is educated about their particular condition and is an active participant in their chosen course of treatment the better their outcome will be. Dr. DiGiovanni is thankful for the trust patients have placed in him and considers it a privilege to be given the opportunity to care for them."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's 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
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • 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
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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 Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • 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

  • St Michael's College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Montefiore-Einstein
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • www.columbiamemorial.com/carecenters/boneandjoint/,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Digiovanni's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Digiovanni to family and friends
4.5
based on 41 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Digiovanni'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Leeds |
Dr. Digiovani is an excellent surgeon. His entire staff is knowledgeable and personable. I can't imagine going to anyone else for joint replacement. .
Skilled surgeon, friendly, caring. Would recommend. Excellent results.
in Freehold NY |
Had my Right hip replaced in 2012 in DC, had problems ever since. In 2016 Dr. Digiovanni replaced my left hip and in doing so made the necessary adjustment to counter the right hips defect. I had my surgery in July (1 year ago) and I now run 2 miles on the treadmill daily and am able to play basketball with my sons, amazing at 53. Dr. Digiovanni is by far the best, and I would and have recommended others to his office.
Cornwallville, NY |
After fracturing my hip in an ice accident, Dr. replaced my fractured hip with a total hip replacement. Dr. was extremely thorough in explaining all of the available options. He listened attentively and addressed all of my questions and concerns. My surgery went very well and I have returned to work and all of the outdoor activities that I love. Dr. is a very knowledgeable, compassionate, and talented surgeon. (ECF)
Catskill |
Dr. Digiovanni is the best. After numerous moto-cross injuries Dr. Digiovanni kept me working, hiking and sports for 30 years . Last year he gave me a new life. I had a total knee replacement and could not be happier. I was hiking the peaks of the Catskills in 5 months and still going . I cannot say enough good about Dr. Digiovanni and the entire staff at his office and the Columbia Memorial Hospital. KB
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Dr. Digiovanni accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Digiovanni has admitting privileges

Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Spring Brook Ave
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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Columbia Memorial Hospital
71 Prospect Ave
Hudson, NY 12534
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