Dr. Nelson G. Botwinick, MD

Dr. Nelson G. Botwinick, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 60 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      4.3 based on 16 responses
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      Experience with Dr. Botwinick
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Botwinick's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (15)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (16)
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      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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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Botwinick's Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Arthritis
      • Arthritis of the Elbow
      • Arthritis of the Finger
      • Arthritis of the Hand
      • Arthritis of the Wrist
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Avulsion Fracture
      • Bennett's Fracture
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Neck
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Fractures
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Colles' Fracture
      • Complex Fractures
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Compound Fracture
      • Crystalline Arthritis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Fracture
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Extra-Articular Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Intra-Articular Fracture
      • Joint Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Pain
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Neuritis
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
      • Pathologic Fracture
      • Pediatric Fractures
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • 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
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Trigger Finger
      • Upper Extremity Fracture
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • 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 Ligament Reconstruction
      • Elbow Reconstruction
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Humerus
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Hand Reconstruction
      • Hand Surgery
      • Hand Tendon Repair
      • 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

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital

        Completed in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        Bellevue-Nyu

        Completed in 1985

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Bellevue Hosp Ctr/Nyu Med Ctr

        Completed in 1986

      • Undergraduate School
        Brown University / Alpert Medical School

        Graduated in 1976

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Botwinick'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 Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Botwinick's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Botwinick's 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 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