Dr. Robert Strauch, MD

Dr. Robert Strauch, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Strauch, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

ColumbiaDoctors Orthopedics

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Strauch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Strauch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Strauch "I specialize in treating hand, wrist, and elbow problems in adults and hand problems in children. Whether you want to recover the dexterity needed to play the violin or the strength to wield a jackhammer, I can help you return to these activities and a life without pain."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Strauch "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. "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bowler's Finger Syndrome
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Brachial Plexopathy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brachydactyly - Elbow, Wrist Dysplasia
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Clubbing
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain


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37  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • 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)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • 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.


  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strauch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Strauch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strauch to family and friends
39 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Strauch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Strauch was terrific. He took his time, explained everything in detail, patiently answered all my questions. His staff are friendly, caring and professional. He personally calls each patient the day before surgery, which is very comforting. If you need to call with questions or concerns you...more
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Dr. Strauch did a fantastic job on my bilateral carpal tunnel release surgery. His entire team is supportive & friendly. Dr. Strauch explained the entire procedure to me, made me feel comfortable and not just like another patient - he has excellent bedside manner and is a true professional.
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when no other doctor wanted to take my case because it was too difficult, DR Robert Strauch came to my rescue . I injured my hand on a construction site fall of one story. I went to 4 different hand specialist and they all said it was beyond their expertise. Dr Robert Strauch was the one who took...more
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I had carpal tunnel syndrome requiring surgery. I would routinely get awakened at night with severe pain in my hand. Dr Strauch explained everything about the Carpal Tunnel and the surgery. He was very pleasant and caring. He personally called me on Sunday the day before the operation to reassure...more
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Dr Strauch did a thorough exam on me and suggested a non surgical treatment which cured my trigger finger. I am delighted!
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