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Family Practitioner, Sports Medicine Specialist, Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Neurologist (brain, nervous system)
28 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(37)
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Altchek is Excellent. Dr. Altchek has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
  • Currently 3.56 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5384615384615 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.8076923076923 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.7692307692308 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.5769230769231 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4230769230769 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.695652173913 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Altchek, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Clinical Research
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Diseases
  • Joint Surgery (Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow

Education & Awards

Dr. Altchek graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 18 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Arthroplasty
Arthroscopy
Endoscopy
Joint Diseases
Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
Eastern Orthopaedic Association Fellowship Award
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011
Charles S. Neer Award, American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons
T. Campbell Thompson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Surgery
John Jay Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement
Named one of the top 250 Alumni, Columbia University
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
New York, NY
Family Practitioner
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Altchek has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York Weill Cornell Center 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David Wilson Altchek MD is a male Sports Medicine, has 28 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. David W. Altchek practice?
Dr. David Altchek has 2 office locations.
Dr. David Altchek practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine near New York, NY.
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