Dr. Michael Baskies, MD

Dr. Michael Baskies, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(35)
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Dr. Michael Baskies, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

111 Madison Ave Ste 400

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

(908) 340-4800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baskies ""I am dedicated to applying my training and experience to help patients make well-informed decisions. The operative and non-operative management of hand and upper extremity problems requires attention to the aspirations and goals of each individual patient. Every interaction with a patient is an opportunity to discuss therapeutic options to help patients achieve their objectives and goals.""
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baskies has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baskies' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baskies to family and friends
2.9
based on 35 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Baskies' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

in Morris Towsnhip, NJ
I was diagnosed with carpel tunnel in my left hand. I saw Dr. Baskies for a consultation. I had surgery last Monday-2/12/18. . Dr. Baskies was extremely knowledgeable & explained every detail of the procedure. His warm, friendly, sincere & caring manner helped to make the surgery easy with little...more
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in Hackettstown, NJ
Dr. Baskies just did surgery on my hand yesterday. He is the kindest person/Doctor I've ever met and a brilliant surgeon. There were unforeseen issues that arose due to my sleep apnea and he handled everything in an amazing, professional and frankly, Heroic way. Succinctly, he is just a great guy &...more
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in Lincol park NJ
Had been suffering with hand & forearm pain for months & waited over 2hrs to see dr.baskies & when he came in he was rude & didn't help me one bit! Didn't even look at my hand & just wanted to get out of there so he actually said I CANT HELP YOU... and left the room! Would NEVER recommend anyone to...more
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in Madison, NJ
When Dr. Baskies looks at you, he sees dollar signs. He will have you scheduled for unnecessary procedures to keep milking the cow. Stay away.
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I feel truly blessed that Dr Baskies was on my case. I read some harsh reviews and was concerned but I could have not been more pleased. Dr. Baskies is very gifted surgeon and will do his best to return you to full and optimal function. I will say he will be honest and will not sugar coat things...more
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