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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (57)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Fred Cushner, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Cushner has been reviewed by 101 patients who have provided 57 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Fred Cushner, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections

Education & Awards

Dr. Cushner graduated from Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Upper East Side
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Cushner has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Southside Hospital 


  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Fred DR Cushner MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Fred D. Cushner practice?
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Dr. Fred Cushner practices Orthopaedic Surgery near New York, NY.
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