Dr. Nakul Karkare, MD

Dr. Nakul Karkare, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Nakul Karkare, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Centereach, NY. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1787 Middle Country Rd

Centereach, NY 11720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
more than 76% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 76% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Karkare's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Karkare's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karkare "I am Dr Nakul V. Karkare and I am an orthopedic surgeon highly specialized in limb reconstruction and joint replacement surgery, and you can make an appointment to see me at multiple Complete Orthopedics clinics throughout Long Island New York. I think critically, and understand about each and every patient's unique needs when it comes to joint replacements. Not all joints are made the same."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karkare "I think critically, and understand about each and every patients unique needs when it comes to joint replacements."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Karkare does not have any board certifications listed.

86  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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38  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • 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.


  • A.O. Fellow, Orthopedic trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma center, University of Maryland, MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Arthroplasty and Metabolic Bone Disease Fellow, Hospital For Special Surgery NY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Joint Replacement Fellow, HSS Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellow, Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Trauma Fellow, York Hospital, PA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Karkare has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Karkare has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karkare's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karkare to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 4
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  • 2
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Dr. Karkare's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I was practically semiparalyzed with hips pain when luckily I read about Dr Karkare and sought his help....Thru bilateral hip surgery hes solved my problem with try skill,concern and fine followup care.A true master of his surgical art.Thanks Dr K from Carl Savoca
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Thank you Dr.Karkare for giving me my life back. This doctors experience and knowledge of his work can be seen in my new replacement knee. For the first time in many years (thirteen)to be exact I'm able to walk pain free. Dr.Karkare the only doctor that after seen three other orthopedic surgeons...more
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I would like to add onto this review over a month later.... still in Dr. Karkare's care and now almost pain free in my knee joint. He recommended the HYALGAN shots, and thanks to the tenacity of his staff with my insurance company, they were approved and i am now into my second shot out of...more
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Dr Karkare takes the time to know his patients personally, which is refreshing & rare in medical practices these days. He explains everything my 16 year old daughter needs to know in regards to her ACL injury and never makes us feel rushed. He is truly a fine man & I would highly recommend him to...more
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Dr Karkure was the doctor on call when I went to the emergency room, my femur was broken in half ! He performed the surgery but it was after the surgery that I learned what a caring and concerned physician he is. Each an every problem or concern was met with compassion as well as expertise. ...more
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