Dr. Sylvia Hesse, MD

Dr. Sylvia Hesse, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Sylvia Hesse, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Creighton University in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, and more.

251 5th Ave Fl 3

New York, NY 10016

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Elbow Bursitis
high
more than 90% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 84% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Hesse'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hesse "Dr. Hesse strongly believes in a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to providing medical care to her patients. She provides comprehensive evaluations and treatments for acute and chronic spinal conditions, sports injuries in juveniles and adults, degenerative and inflammatory joint conditions, in addition to general musculoskeletal disorders for adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hesse does not have any board certifications listed.

104  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
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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

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Education

  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hesse's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hesse

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

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Dr. Hesse is one of the most caring doctors I've encountered in my entire life. Often with physicians I feel that they are rushing but dr. Hesse takes all the time in the world to visit and see you, asks all the questions, and listens to every concern you have carefully. She follows up and...Read More
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Brooklyn, NY – Oct 04, 2017
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Dr. Hesse has helped me with several serious injuries and severe pain. I have been a patient of hers over multiple years and with multiple conditions (until I moved abroad). She is a helpful doctor who takes true interest in her patient's issues, examines her patients very thoroughly and gives...Read More
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Philipp Preuss in New York, NY – Apr 06, 2016
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she always says she uses multi-disciplinary approach, but that's another way to way to make money. After 7 visits in 4 months I realized that she does not know what she is doing.
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Edwin in Clifton, NJ – Mar 31, 2016
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