Dr. Ohannes Nercessian, MD

Dr. Ohannes Nercessian, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Ohannes Nercessian, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.Read his story

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Nercessian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nercessian "Ohannes A. Nercessian, MD, specializes in treating patients with hip and knee problems including trauma. His particular areas of research interest are hip and knee surgery, including the use of allograft in complex revision operations and in failed hip and knee surgery with significant bone loss. Other areas of research include identifying factors that contribute to post operative complications following total hip arthroplasty. He is the author of more than 60 scientific articles and has been a visiting professor at many national and international medical institutions. He is also a member of many national scientific organizations including the American College of Surgeons."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nercessian "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Dysplasia, Beukes Type
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Socket Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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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

  • City University of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Barnes Hospital-Washingtion University Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Barnes Hospital-Washingtion University Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • The New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • The New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nercessian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nercessian's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nercessian to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Nercessian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

dr. nercessian is a genius...he replaced my right hip prosthesis which had broken ,and had to dig it out of my femur....that was in 2003....it's still perfect....he also replaced my left hip in 1999....it is perfect as well......in addition,he has spent much time with me in the days after the...more
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Just want to say that we just met with him and he was extremely rude and gave us a prognosis without any knowledge of what he was saying. He made two days of our lives so unbearable we couldn't even speak. This "doctor" should stick to putting casts on broken wrists instead of anything else for the...more
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Unforgettable emergency situation, Dr. Nercessian was at the right place at the right time. At least from my POV, I could have said it the other way around. In brief, his team and students at Columbia brought me peace of mind during a time when I could have lost my mind. Dealing with a traumatic...more
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I went to see Dr. Nercessian after a fall while I was on vacation. I was seen in his office after I had an Xray done in the same building. My visit with this doctor lasted approximately 5 minutes at which time he did not examine my leg or perform an type of assessment. He missed the fracture of...more
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If you are an individual that prefers to intelligently discuss your injury and ways of managing it; then this is not the Doctor for you. He is the type that lays down the diagnosis and does not want to discuss it with you so that you can manage the injury in a way that works for your lifestyle. ...more
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