Dr. Robert Meislin, MD

Dr. Robert Meislin, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 57 years old

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Dr. Meislin specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Patient Reviews (9)
in Hillsborough, NJ |
Excellent dr , he did orthoscopy procedure for my v bad shoulder dislocation, some ligament tear back in 2005 after 12 years no complaints . He is very confident what he does. His staff member Iana was very helpful, not sure if she is still there
in Brooklyn, NY |
After Dr. Meislin repaired my torn rotator cuff and my recovery was 100% (like it never happened) I referred my wife for her knee and my uncle for his knee (both thrilled with their own results). Four years later, when I tore my other rotator cuff (lucky me), of course I returned to Dr. Meislin. Again, a 100% recovery (like it never happened). What else is there to say? You just can't argue with results like these.
in Morganville, NJ |
Simply the best. I've had a knee issue for over a year. Multiple MRI's multiple doctors including the Philadelphia Eagles team doctor, Hospital for Special Surgery, etc. Dr. Meislin and his staff (including David) are professional, communicative and competent. I have faith that the Dr. will find a solution. I am also very pleased with the Hospital, its staff, and the processes as everything runs very smoothly. The hospital as a 3 Tesla MRI which was instrumental in finding the root problem.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Dr. Meislin is the best doctor I have ever seen. As a former professional football player in the NFL & CFL I wanted to ensure that I saw a doctor who understood the difference between injuries and injury recovery. I needed to be functional, as an athlete, after recovery not just able to walk and jog. Dr. Meislin was the absolute best that I have ever seen and his experience with NFL players and professional athletes makes him the absolute best no matter what your level of sport. Flash R.
in New York |
Dr. Meislin definitely has the patient's best interests in mind. It's impressive how quickly Dr. Meislin is able to make a highly accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan; i.e., with the essential information and/or test results. Dr. Meislin is pleasant,yet, direct and very focused on fixing the patient's medical issue(s). I'm certain that he's very busy but he's never made me feel rushed; ask him questions and he'll answer every one. You won't regret choosing Dr. Meislin.
in New York, NY |
Dr Meislin was an excellent physician on many levels: knowledgable, personable, bedside manner and ability to name a few. Before the operation I had a number of questions that I forgot to ask in the pre-op interview. He got back to me very quickly on two occasions with all the information that I needed. Before the operation in the hospital he was also excellent at allaying my fears and explaining the fine points of the operation.
in New York, NY |
My shoulder was a mess before surgery as a result of many dislocations over the years. After Dr. Meislin's work, my shoulder has been better and stronger than at any time since the first dislocation. I have been very pleased with the result.
in New York, NY |
My orthopedic surgeon strongly referred me to Dr. Meislin to repair a severe shoulder break, which involved two surgeries prior to my case being considered by Dr. Meislin. I am more than delighted with a successful outcome. Dr. Meislin is highly attentive and care for his patients. I highly recommend Dr. Meislin not only to my friends and professional colleagues should they ever need an experienced & excellent sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. It's rare for a surgeon to be so approachable!
in Sleepy Hollow, NY |
Dr. Meislin has done 2 surgeries for me. He repaired my right shoulder rotator cuff 4 months ago. My shoulder is feeling great and I couldn't ask for a better doctor. Dr. Meislin also repaired my left lateral meniscus with a meniscus transplant. This surgery is not very common and I feel truly blessed that I was in the hands of Dr. Meislin. He is the best orthopedic doctor out there. I've had 5 surgeries total and my last 2 have been with Dr. Meislin. I will only go back to Dr. Meislin.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture


  • Medical School
    New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt. Sinai

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Joint Dis Orth Institute

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Columbia College

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Scapulothoracic Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate