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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Tabershaw is Excellent. Dr. Tabershaw has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Tabershaw, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Tabershaw graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1998 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013, 2015)


Dr. Tabershaw has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Brookhaven Memorial Hospital 
  • New Island Hospital 
  • St Joseph's Hospital-Nassau 


  • Greek

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard J Tabershaw MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard J. Tabershaw practice?
Dr. Richard Tabershaw has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Tabershaw practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Bay Shore, NY.
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