Dr. Yair Kissin, MD

Dr. Yair Kissin, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o
(46)

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Dr. Yair Kissin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

Hackensack University Medical Center

360 Essex St Ste 303

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kissin'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. Kissin "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Tel Aviv University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Montefiore Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Montefiore Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kissin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Kissin's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kissin to family and friends
46 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kissin'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 (14)

Best decision I ever made to get a total knee replacement. Dr Kissin is respectful and considerate to his patients needs. His office staff is excellent when it comes to any documents that need to be filed for disability. I have always recommended Dr Kissin to anyone with issues of the knee.
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I waited a long time to see this doctor and was glad to finally get an appointment. I have a lot of orthopedic issues and wanted to talk about them. He was very rude and gave me a speech about how I didn't let him talk and he was just focusing on the knee, right now. . He did not give me the chance...more
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I had severe pain in my right knee. After one dr's office coldly told me to come back when I lost a bunch of weight, I left them and found Dr. Kissin, got examined, set a surgery date, and he replaced my right knee. I had such great success with Dr. Kissin that 2 yrs. later I had him replace my...more
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The absolute most inconsiderate doctor and office staff I have ever seen!!! I came on time to get my xrays done that he requires but couldn't bc there might be pregnant. Went to the office for my appt on time and she said I had to reschedule and couldn't be seen! told her I'm in extreme pain I...more
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I was in alot of pain & using a cane for most of last year until I found Dr. Kissin . After an informative consultation, I decided to have arthroscopic knee surgery done for my arthritis & meniscus tear in Oct. That was the best decision I've made as that was the key to finally getting off of my...more
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