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.
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Dr. David Altchek has 2 office locations.
Upper East Side
Hospital For Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(35)
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Altchek is Excellent. Dr. Altchek has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5416666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.52 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.76 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.56 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.6818181818182 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 16 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
Named one of the top 250 Alumni, Columbia University
Charles S. Neer Award, American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011
T. Campbell Thompson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Surgery
John Jay Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
New York, NY
Family Practitioner

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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Where does Dr. David W. Altchek practice?
Dr. David Altchek practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine near New York, NY.
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