Dr. Robert Buly, MD

Dr. Robert Buly, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Robert Buly, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

535 E 70th St

New York, NY 10021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buly "Chief, Hip Preservation Service- Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dysplasia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Limb Pain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis


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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.


  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • The Maurice E. Muller Foundation and Lindenhof Hospital The Lindenhof Spital The Maurice E. Muller Foundation and The Lindenhof Spital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Other Education | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • New York Magazine’s Top Doctors, 2002-2004
  • New York Magazine’s Top Doctors, 2005
  • Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors, 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Buly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Buly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buly to family and friends
36 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Buly's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Buly performed my daughter's PAO and it went flawlessly. He and his entire "team" were very attentive and always responded quickly to all my concerns. Even the scar looks amazing. I wonder if Dr. Buly is a trained plastic surgeon too! We're currently making plans for the PAO on the 2nd hip....more
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After years of not knowing why my hips hurt, kept popping out and made snapping, popping, and clicking noises, Dr. Buly was able to diagnose me as having bilateral hip dysplasia and a left and possible right torn labrum. This past May he performed my first Peri-acetabular Osteotomy . It has been...more
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Dr. Buly did my periacetabular osteotomy in 2002 and my hip and quality of life were changed forever *for the worse.* When my other hip needed the same surgery, I went elsewhere and had a 200% better experience with everything including the surgeon, the hospital and staff and my hip and recovery....more
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Dr. Buly is very caring and thorough. He explains things in great detail and makes you feel very comfortable. He did my hip replacement and he has given me my life back!
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At 36 I developed avascular necrosis of my hips from coarse of prednisone a few years ago. After seeing my local orthopedic surgeon I was referred to HSS. I had a total hip replacement of my one hip and now that I'm 6 weeks post op, I couldn't be more pleased with my results. In fact, I often...more
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