Dr. Santosh Mathen, MD

Dr. Santosh Mathen, MD

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Dr. Santosh Mathen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plainview, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

651 Old Country Rd Ste 200

Plainview, NY 11803

Contact Information

(516) 681-8822

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Mathen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mathen does not have any board certifications listed.

73  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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38  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement
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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

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mathen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Mathen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mathen's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mathen to family and friends
25 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Mathen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (22)

Dr Mattan attended to me for approx 5 min for my foot pain. Gave me a script for NSAIDS, PT - confirmed no broken bones. The main problem is that he did NOT listen. I asked for an MRI because I could NOT even walk! He stated that was "overkill" Never saw him again and ended up going to Dr Phillips...more
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Dr Mathen gave me my life back. I had surgery on my wrist a year prior to him being recommended to me. After the 1st surgery I was in so much pain it was debilitating. 2 years later Dr Mathen performed the 2nd surgery..i am virtually pain free. He is patient, professional and kind. Quick to...more
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EXCELLENT ,OFFICE VERY CLEAN AND EVERYONE IS NICE AND FRIENDLY.HAND SURGERY WENT WELL AND I'M DOING FINE.
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I saw Dr. Mathen for a broken finger initially as a consultation for surgery options after an urgent care MD said I needed surgery for tendon reattachment. Dr. Mathen had me get another X-ray and identified that I did not need surgery and put my finger in a cast which was a huge save for me due to...more
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I was happy to be booked in the same day which was also a Jewish holiday but that is pretty much where the happiness ends. From barely looking at my sons thumb initially or in follow up visits to stating I have never seen this before and I'm a hand specialist while looking at his x Ray . He had my...more
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