Dr. Stephen Rycyna Jr, MD

Dr. Stephen Rycyna Jr, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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69 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Rycyna Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Amherst, NY. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Rycyna Jr is affiliated with Sisters of Charity Hospital, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

Excelsior Orthopaedics

3925 Sheridan Dr Ste 100

Amherst, NY 14226
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rycyna Jr ""Excelsior Orthopaedics believes every patient deserves to receive the finest musculoskeletal care in a compassionate and professional atmosphere.  We are dedicated to create individualized treatment plans for all our patients and their families.  We treasure our relationships with patients, families, referral sources and the community."

 All members of our fine staff are guided by these values:

Every patient is somebody's mother, father, sister, brother, grandparent, child, or close friend.  We care for all patients as if they were members of our own family.  We respect people's time and care-giving responsibilities and are poised to assist in any way we can. We are proud of our staff and the years of education  and training they have secured to make Excelsior Orthopaedics a true Center of Excellence. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • University Of Notre Dame, Bachelor Of Science Preprofessional Studies, Graduated In Top 10% Of Class
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Presbyterian Hospital Of Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, Ca, January 1974-December 1974
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopedic Residency, State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Surgical House Staff Resident At Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rycyna Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Sisters of Charity Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Rycyna Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rycyna Jr to family and friends
1.9
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Rycyna Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in East Amherst, ny |
Dr. And all personnel are very professional and friendly. A great experience for a treatment . My experience was pleasant, and would recommend the whole thing a 5+
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rycyna Jr accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rycyna Jr has admitting privileges

Sisters of Charity Hospital
2157 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
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Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
565 Abbott Rd
Buffalo, NY 14220
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Kenmore Mercy Hospital
2950 Elmwood Ave
Kenmore, NY 14217
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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
621 10th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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