Dr. Nelson Botwinick, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery •  Male • Age 64

  16 Reviews

Dr. Nelson Botwinick, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Botwinick's Reviews

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Dr Bot performed 3 surgeries on my hands. 2 were carpal tunnel, one was thumb replacement. All were successful, without pain or complications. He's the best !
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Dr. Botwinick accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Botwinick's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Neuroplasty
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Botwinick performs Neuroplasty more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Botwinick performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Botwinick treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Botwinick treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Ganglion Cyst
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Botwinick treats Ganglion Cyst more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Botwinick treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Botwinick's conditions and procedures:

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neuritis
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

The hand is a unique area of the human body that is made up of bone, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, skin, and blood vessels. These elements must all be in good working order for the hand to function well. The relationship between all th...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1986
Bellevue Hosp Ctr/Nyu Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Bellevue-Nyu
Residency Hospital
1981
New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Undergraduate School

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