Dr. Syngil Yang, MD

Dr. Syngil Yang, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Syngil Yang, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

530 1st Ave # 8U

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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29  Procedures

  • 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, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • Harvard University School Of Public Health
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yang's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yang to family and friends
57 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (54)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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 Comments (23)

Working with him was a fantastic experience. He was friendly, informative and always on time. He accommodated a very tight and difficult schedule for my son’s hand surgery and was helpful in dealing with our finding therapy specialists abroad when we were traveling. I would highly recommend Dr....more
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Dr. Yang and his staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They take the time to listen and explain everything clearly. I highly recommend this office
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Dr Yang's intellectual prowess and mechanical dexterity seem self evident from the results I've experienced with my shoulder surgery, But equally important to this skill set is that he listens with more then his ears. He's a teammate with his patient. Closest experience I've had to this is in...more
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Dr. Yang did as perfect of a job I imagine is possible repairing my broken wrist, and in an amazingly speedy amount of time. Just 3 days after my injury, I was in the operating room. I had both my scaphoid and distal radius repaired, with a screw and a plate. I had a cast on for only a week,...more
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Dr. Yang is a great doctor. Professional and caring, with great bedside manners and patience. He will listen to you and then explain in details what is the issue and what are your treatment options. I needed surgery and dr. Yang explained in detail the whole procedure and answered all my...more
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