Dr. Nelson Botwinick, MD

Dr. Nelson Botwinick, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
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62 y/o
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Dr. Nelson Botwinick, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

New York Downtown Hand Center

170 William St # 8

New York, NY 10038
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Botwinick "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 these structures is delicate and refined. An injury or disease can affect any or all of these structures and impair the use of the hand. As an experienced hand surgeon, with more than twenty five years in practice, I have been treating and diagnosing a"
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Neuritis
  • 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 Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Botwinick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Botwinick does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Botwinick and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Botwinick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Botwinick to family and friends
4.3
based on 16 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Botwinick'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 (1)
Sea Cliff, NY |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Botwinick accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Botwinick has admitting privileges

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William St
New York, NY 10038
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