Dr. Steven Sheskier, MD

Dr. Steven Sheskier, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Steven Sheskier, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

95 University Pl Fl 8

New York, NY 10003

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Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Arthroscopy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sheskier "I started out as a nurse working mostly in intensive care and emergency rooms and was asked to become a doctor. I thought long and hard about this , to be a doctor is a great privilege and responsibility. I try to see the person behind the complaint as well as try my hardest to diagnosis and treat the condition presented whether it require conservative or surgical treatment."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

113  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amputated Toe
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Claw Toe
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Toe Sprain
  • Toe Syndactyly, Telecanthus - Anogenital and Renal Malformations
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54  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
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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

  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Other Education | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sheskier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sheskier's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sheskier to family and friends
41 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Sheskier's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Sheskier is an excellent doctor. He is professional, knowledgeable, intelligent, competent and skilled surgeon. He took time to address all of my questions and concerns. I had complicated foot fracture, and from the point of initial consultation to his post op visits, I found Dr. Sheskier to...more
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Dr. Sheskier literally ruined my life, in that he decided on an ankle fusion which either didn't heal properly or broke apart an one point. It has caused my on-going considerable pain. To combat the pain I took so many pain killers I developed a bleeding ulcer and passed out what at another...more
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Dr. Sheskier is extremely knowledgeable. I went to him with a foot problem that I have had for several years. After examining me he had a preliminary diagnosis but ordered a test to confirm. After he obtained the results he called me at 6pm, after his office hours, and explained the diagnosis and...more
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After insisting I get an unessicary MRI in the foot that didn't have a problem, he told me what I already knew about my "bad" foot and recommended surgery. Fine. So I start asking questions on the surgery itself, recovery time etc... After maybe 4 questions he ROLLED HIS EYES, gave an irritated...more
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In the past year, Dr. Sheskier has performed 3 surgeries on me for ankle reconstruction, toe deformities and a bunion. I couldn't be more pleased. He is communicative, competent (extremely) and thorough. The office staff and medical staff are responsive, professional and patient. Occasionally...more
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