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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
22 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(20)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Edward Athanasian is Excellent. Dr. Athanasian has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4117647058824 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.5882352941176 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.9411764705882 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
  • Currently 3.8823529411765 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.9
  • Currently 3.8823529411765 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Edward Athanasian, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Clinical Research
  • Femoral Cancer (Thigh Bone Neoplasm)
  • Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Peripheral Nervous System Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Athanasian graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 11 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Cancer (Bone Neoplasm)
Soft Tissue Cancer (Soft Tissue Neoplasm)
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2000, 2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Upper East Side
Orthopedic Surgery

Affiliations

Dr. Athanasian has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Edward A Athanasian MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Edward A. Athanasian practice?
Dr. Edward Athanasian has 1 office location.
Dr. Edward Athanasian practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand near New York, NY.
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