Dr. Syngil S. Yang, MD

Dr. Syngil S. Yang, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 55 years old

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Dr. Yang specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 44 total surveys (15 with reviews)
Dr. Yang'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 Reviews (15)
in New York, NY |
I have had to trigger finger surgery is performed by Dr. Yang. He is truly a nice guy, listens carefully, answers all questions and is an excellent surgeon. I have up coming rotator cuff surgery which he will perform, and I have the upmost confidence that he will do an excellent job. I have recommended him to a number of friends. Top surgeon!
in New York, NY |
Love this Doctor. Great bedside manner and a great surgeon. Had 3 hand surgeries with Dr Yang and they were all so easy! Actually went back to work the same day. No pain and no stiffness after. Amazingly happy how well everything went.
in New York, NY |
Four years ago, Dr. Yang, an orthopaedic surgeon, performed surgery on my right hand’s pinky finger and recently on my left hand’s middle, ring, and pinky fingers for dupuytren’s contractures, both operations were successful. Dr. Yang listens to your concerns, analyzes the condition and takes a corrective conservative approach. He performs surgery, only when it's absolutely necessary. In New York City, where you have the largest selection of physicians and surgeons in the world, it speaks volum
in New York, NY |
Dr. Yang performed open carpal tunnel surgery on both hands along with trigger finger release on both thumbs and one finger in separate surgeries.I couldn't be happier with my choice of surgeon. He made a a very stressful situation the best it could be. I felt confident and assured that the procedure was quick and effective and I would be recover with no issues. I have full use of both hands with no pain or numbness shortly after surgery. I highly recommend... he is tops in his profession!
in New York, NY |
I saw Dr. Yang after another doctor recommended surgery for my fracture because of his amazing credentials and reputation and more than 25 years of experience. He was director at Lennox Hill Hospital and now head of the hand and arm center at NYU. He participates in my insurance too. He actually told me I didn't need surgery! I'm writing because my arm is 100% after casting and physical therapy! Thanks Dr. Yang for saving me from an operation.
New York, NY |
Incredibly thorough, kind, and competent! Explained everything in detail. He removed a painful tumor from my forearm and I was back to work in two weeks. No pain, no scar and full function. His team was awesome! I would trust him with any of my friends or family.
in New York, NY |
The medical care was great. However.... I AM HAVING A BILLING NIGHTMARE WITH THESE PEOPLE. BEEN TRYING FOR 3 MONTHS TO FIND OUT WHY I'M BEING CHARGED SO MUCH MONEY FOR A ROUTINE OFFICE VISIT, AND NOBODY CAN EXPLAIN IT.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Yang was extremely professional, thorough, competent and seems to sincerely care about his patients. Excellent staff. His initial exam was the right combo of listening to my symptoms and performing diagnostics (unlike a six minute exam I had with another doctor that barely looked at me). Dr. Yang did not rush me into surgery - we tried other avenues first. I was in incredible chronic pain before the surgery. The surgery restored my quality of life, and recovery was better than expected.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Yang's professionalism, attentiveness, kindness, and follow-up were over the top. His staff were excellent as well. If a surgical experience can be fantastic than this was it. I have recommended him to many people and will continue to do so in the future.
in New York, NY |
Not only was his work so good that you can't even find a scar, but I healed quickly and without any complications. He is the nicest man, caring and kind and he answers all questions with patience and clarity.
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Terrific bedside manner, professional, and overall a caring Doctor. Would highly recommend him to anyone seeking the best hand and wrist orthopedic surgeon.
in Bronx, NY |
My experience with Dr. Yang was very delighful. His explanations of my laceration and the procedure for surgery were greatly soothing. I want to thank Dr. Yang for his work, he was able to repair my tendons and nerves in my dominant hand; therefore, returning back to work after only 3 months recovery. His work is unbelievable amazing, i could barely notice the scar. Thank you so much Dr. Yang.
in Matawan, NJ |
A true caring professional. After meeting with Dr. Yang you wouldn't want anyone else doing your surgery. Very helpful in explaining your whole procedure and making sure you understand it. When you leave his office you will be confident you are under the best care.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Thank you Dr. Yang. The trigger finger that I had is totally recovered after the surgery. You are one of the best doctor I have encountered so far in my life.
in New York, NY |
Dr Yang rebuilt my wrist after malunion. Extremely knowledgeable, patient friendly, and competent. As a long time surgical nurse, I say outcome was as good as could be hoped for. Five stars, excellent surgeon, excellent human being. Thank you Doctor Yang
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Dr. Yang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital For Special Surgery

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard University School Of Public Health

    Graduated in 1989

    Yale University

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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 Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement