Dr. Walter Rho, MD

Dr. Walter Rho, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Walter Rho, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rockville Centre, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

36 Lincoln Ave

Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Contact Information

(516) 536-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Rho'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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19  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/6/2015
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    State: 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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York Orthopedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of California-San Francisco Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rho has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rho has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rho's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rho to family and friends
48 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Rho's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

As other patients wrote he is impersonal and borderline rude
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We are sorry to hear you were unhappy with your recent experience at Orlin & Cohen. Our commitment to providing the utmost in advanced, compassionate orthopedic care is very important to us. We have shared your disappointment with Dr. Rho and our Patient Relations Manager, Ashley. Please call Ashley at 516-536-2800 if you would like to further discuss your concerns.

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Came to doctor rho for a broken hand and torn ligament in wrist. I saw him a total of 3 times. The amount of time he spent couldn't have totaled more than 4 mins. he didn't even examine my wrist on any of the follow ups. Just kept telling me to come back in a few weeks never telling me a...more
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At Orlin & Cohen, we are committed to providing superior orthopedic care to every patient, every day. We, therefore, immediately alerted Dr. Rho to your concerns. Should you wish to speak further, please call Ashley, our Patient Relations Manager, at 516-536-2800.

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Horrible experience, very impersonal. Saw me for less than 3 minutes. Did not advise anything, just did xray and ordered mri. after MRI report came, failed to call me after 3 messages. Not even, if I need to take anti-inflammatory meds or ice the injury. He is in the wrong business. He should...more
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