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Dr. John J Sharkey has the following 2 specialties
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
Dr. John J Sharkey has the following 3 expertise
- Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
- Knee Injuries
- Sports Medicine
Dr. John J Sharkey has 0 board certified specialties
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I have mixed reviews. My shoulder surgery was 1/2 successful. I had a subpec tendonesis, debridement and RC repair ( all in the same shoulder) One of the problems I had is a very loose joint capsule from chronic instability. Obviously and visually it was clear my shoulder was hanging out of joint. I asked him at my first appointment if he would be able to tighten the joint back and he said no problem. When it became time to check in with me before the surgery he forgot. My shoulder isn't subluxing anymore but I'm still left with chronic anterior shoulder pain, pain where my anchor is, and still have instability. His staff is great - after they got rid of "Kim" I went through 20 other doctors before I found Sharkey, he is a really cool guy. But you've really got to keep hammering at your chief complaints and make sure before you have work done. He understands. A word of warning with OSU appointments they are usually less than 5 mintues long. So if you need to ask him a lot of questions. Bullet point them on a piece of paper. BIGGEST drawback I had a left RC surgery which was botched I needed to have it redone. After I had it redone I'm left with instability again and chronic anterior pain, which an RFA HELPED with immensely. I'm a welder and need my shoulders so naturally I was scared out of my mind before getting my right done. I pleaded with his office for something for the anxiety and all I got was "no" or "you'll have to talk to your GP" Which I don't/didn't have. I will go back to have him look at my knee within the coming years though. He does explain things very well and takes a ton of pictures. I wish he would: Take more time with his patients. Give them something for anxiety if they need it. Listen a little bit better when they say they have instability.
On-Time Doctor Award (2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
24 Years Experience
State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994
Suny Health Science Center
Dr. John J Sharkey accepts the following insurance providers.
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CDPHP PPO
- Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
- Humana Choice POS
- Oxford Metro
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsNyc Health Metropolitan Hospital, 1901 1st Ave, New York, NY
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