Dr. Michael Bronson, MD
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Dr. Michael Bronson, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

My practice focuses on hip and knee replacement with cutting edge techniques such as partial knee replacement and anterior total hip replacement

Biography

I specialize in problems of the hip and knee with special expertise in total hip and knee replacement

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    Dr. Bronson's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bronson to family and friends
    4
    based on 33 total surveys (15 with reviews)
    Dr. Bronson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (15)
    in Brooklyn, NY |
    Dr Bronson performed a total hip replacement last year. I walk now perfectly. He explains everything to you in layman' language so you get a very good understanding of the procedure. I am finally walking perfectly again. He shows such great interest and is definitely a very good doctor.
    in Stamford, CT |
    You don't want to use this doctor. Typical "cut and run" surgeon. Wife and I bath had hip replacements done by him, or his "asisstants"- not sure) We have now had 3 (right- three) follow up appointments, which we made thru his office, cancelled within 1-2 days of appointments. These were made sometimes 3-4 weeks in advance. Seems like he doesn't want to know or care about his work or patients once his operating room work is done.
    in New Yorkmm NY |
    Dr. Bronson replaced both knees and did a wonderful job. I was unable to even walk to his office and thanks to him I'm walking again. I highly recommend this wonderful surgeon.
    New York, NY |
    Dr. Bronson did my hip replacement and my wife's total knee replacement and we both couldn't be happier. We were both home the next day and quickly back on our feet. His entire staff was professional and kind and made what could been a stressful experience very manageable.
    Arverne, NY |
    I saw him for my arthritic knee....had been having problems for a while so I went to see dr Bronson. He's extremely professional and staff was great.
    Arverne, NY |
    Got a total hip replacement by dr Bronson and was extremely happy with the results. Back up and walking again
    Arverne, NY |
    Great outcome. I was up and walking the next day. All pain in hip is gone. I would highly recommend Dr. Bronson for any type of joint replacement
    in Greeley, PA |
    My Uncle was suffering with a terribly arthritic knee that was preventing him from enjoying his outdoor activities. Walking on his favorite golf course or down the bank to his favorite fishing hole was torture. He went from being a vibrant man to a miserable depressed guy. After he saw Dr Bronson and had a total knee replacement, he is back to loving life. Not only is he making a full 18 rounds, but my Aunt is thrilled because now they have booked a cruise. Thanks Dr Bronson
    brooklyn, NY |
    my knee had deteriorated to the point where I couldn't walk more than one block. Dr Bronson did a partial replacement and I have my life back
    New York, NY |
    Had the opportunity to see Dr. Bronson and his a amazing staff. I saw him for my arthritic knee, I have been having problems with my knee for some time now and was able to get a visit with Dr. Bronson's office quickly, He was very detailed very professional and made me feel confident that if I ever decided on surgery I would choose him. He also came highly recommended.
    New York, NY |
    was at the point where i couldn't walk a block, now im back to working out in gym after Dr Bronson replaced my knee
    Scarsdale, NY |
    I do not recommend Dr. Michael Bronson. Both of my total knee surgeries performed by Dr. Bronson, had to be revised. The right knee was inserted improperly, led to bone damage, collapsed and required another total replacement. Another surgeon had to remove the prosthesis and replace it in a much more complicated surgery. The left knee had two spontaneous fractures of the patella. One required a revision by Dr. Bronson, the second fracture was missed.
    Port Chester, NY |
    Replaced my hip. Back working out without pain
    in Brooklyn, NY |
    Dr Bronson gave me a professional assessment , recommendation, and I was confident in his surgical skills.I went home the same day as the partial knee operation July 7 ,2016. Dr. Bronson arranged for a therapist to be at my home the morning right after the operation. Now I am pain free when I walk. The home rehab helped me achieve a wonderful range of motion. I suffered osteoarthritis needlessly! Don't wait! Do it!
    in New York, NY |
    Dr. Bronson set my very badly broken hand perfectly in 1982 after I was told by many others I would never play guitar again. I was playing guitar again very soon after the cast came off. He's a big part of my healing and I think of him often as a godsend. Alan Merrill - composer I Love Rock N Roll - Guitarist with Rick Derringer and Meat Loaf.
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    I specialize in problems of the hip and knee with special expertise in total hip and knee replacement

    Dr. Bronson's Care Philosophy

    My practice focuses on hip and knee replacement with cutting edge techniques such as partial knee replacement and anterior total hip replacement

    Dr. Bronson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Top Doctors in America, 2012
      • Best Doctors - Castle Connolly, 2006, 2011
      • New York Super Doctors, 2012
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    • Media & Publications

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    Background Check

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle Fracture
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

    Education

    • Medical School
      New York Medical College

      Graduated in 1976

    • Internship Hospital
      Lenox Hill Hospital

      Completed in 1977

    • Residency Hospital
      Lenox Hill Hospital

      Completed in 1980

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Presbyterian Hospital

      Completed in 1981

    • Undergraduate School
      New York University

      Graduated in 1973

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate