Dr. Wakenda Tyler, MD

Dr. Wakenda Tyler, MD

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Musculoskeletal Oncology  ·  
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Dr. Wakenda Tyler, MD is a musculoskeletal oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in musculoskeletal oncology, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Ave

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Bone Cancer
high
more than 82% of peers
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
normal
more than 62% of peers
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Tyler'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

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3  Specialties

  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

22  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Tumor
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Musculoskeletal Sarcomas
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

35  Procedures

  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • 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
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
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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

  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tyler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tyler's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tyler to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Tyler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Highly recommend. Very thorough. Compassionate. I had a tumor removed and she was meticulous in her work. I am very happy I selected her for my operation. She is an incredible woman and Doctor.
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Dr.Tyler is a phenomenal dr! she ia very personable. She talks in a manner that tells you exactly what's going on without frightening you. She explains everything step by step and will clarify anything as many times as you need, until you completely understand. Dr.Tyler provided exceptional...more
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Dr Tyler is an extrodanary and empathic Doctor. Her expertise and comforting manurizuims help her patients and families feel confident in her skills and ability. My husband was diagnosed recently with an aggressive and large sercoma. Dr Tyler saved his life ! We would strongly recommend her as a...more
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Dr. Tyler is amazing! She take great care of her patients! She listens carefully and tries to find a solution to concerns you have. She and her fantastic secretary, Lauren keep you on track for your 6 month scans/appts. If something doesn't seem quite right, she acts upon it and check it out...she...more
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