Dr. Steven Puopolo, MD

Dr. Steven Puopolo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(20)
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Dr. Steven Puopolo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in East Setauket, NY. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Read his story

6 Technology Dr Ste 100

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 689-6698

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Locals (any local)
  • 7 More

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Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Puopolo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Puopolo "Dr. Puopolo earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1997 after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Duke University. He completed his internship in general surgery at New York University Medical Center and his orthopedic surgery residency at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. He then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has published and presented on numerous topics in orthopedics and hand surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Puopolo specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow problems. He offers extensive experience in both traumatic and degenerative conditions. Special areas of interest include: fractures and other traumatic injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid hand reconstruction, Dupuytren's disease and tendon and ligament injuries. Dr. Puopolo offers minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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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
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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 Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • 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

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puopolo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puopolo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puopolo to family and friends
4.6
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Puopolo'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 (2)
in bayshore ny. |
had tendon surgery done in forearm with great results this was done about 5 years ago and arm is still in working order! many thanks to the dr. and his staff .
in Riverhead, NY |
I had the pleasure of being treated by Dr. Puopolo for carpal tunnel syndrome. The results were truly extraordinary with little pain. The hospital surgery was one week ago. Office staff excellent. Hospital experience at St Charles excellent, thorough and on schedule. I highly recommend Dr. Puopolo a truly talented surgeon.
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Dr. Puopolo accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Basic HMO
    Choice
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Open Access Aetna Select
    Open Access Elect Choice
    Open Access HMO
    Open Choice
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    Open Choice PPO
    Select
    Select Choice HMO
    Signature Administrators PPO
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Medicare HMO
    State Employees Program
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI
    GHI EPO
    GHI Health Plan New York City Plus Most New York Counties HMO-Standard
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare HMO
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network
    PHCS Network EPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Oscar Insurance Corporation
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Commercial HMO
    Freedom Plan HMO
    Liberty Plan HMO
    Oxford Health Plans HMO
    Oxford Health Plans POS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Basic PPO
    Choice
    Choice EPO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus POS
    Empire Plan
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Puopolo has admitting privileges

Saint Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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