Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(17)
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Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD
Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Wolfe is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

523 E 72nd St

New York, NY 10021

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Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD

Dr. Scott Wolfe, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hand Conditions
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wolfe "We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment for all disorders of the hand and upper extremity in a welcoming and professional environment."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nonunion Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • 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

  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ny Orthop Hospital Columbia Presby Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Yale University Master Of Arts Privatum
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients Choice Award New York Physicians, 2007-2010
  • Best Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2001-2010
  • Best Doctors in America, 2001, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Wolfe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wolfe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wolfe to family and friends
4.4
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Wolfe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in New York, NY |
Dr WOLFE repaired my broken wrist with perfection and humor! An amazing experience. He also fixed a trigger finger in the shortest out- patient operation ever!! Both procedures are perfect !!! Dr. WOLFE is the best!!!
in Milford Ct |
Left arm totally destroyed motorcycle accident. Dr Wolfe performed 3 nerve transplants with 100% success. A brilliant person who actually speaks to you in conversation you can understand. His staff is terrific. Dr Wolfe surrounds himself with talented and compassionate people
in New York, NY |
excellent experience, both during consultation and procedure.
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Dr. Wolfe accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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    Cigna PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Wolfe has admitting privileges

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
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