Benjamin Byrd Bedford, MD Sports Medicine and General Orthopedics

Benjamin Byrd Bedford, MD

Sports Medicine and General Orthopedics
New York, NY 10021 (4 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Benjamin Byrd Bedford MD

Benjamin Byrd Bedford, MD is a health care provider primarily located in New York, NY, with other offices in Scarsdale, NY and Westbury, NY. Their specialties include Sports Medicine and General Orthopedics.

Benjamin Bedford has received the following awards:


Dr. Benjamin Byrd Bedford has 5 locations

NY Orthopedics 159 E 74th St Fl 2 New York, NY 10021
NY Orthopedics 2 Overhill Rd Ste 310 Scarsdale, NY 10583
NY Orthopedics 1600 Stewart Ave Ste 100 Westbury, NY 11590
NY Orthopedics 200 West 13th Street 6th Floor New York, NY 10011
Dr. Benjamin Byrd Bedford 159 East 74th Street Mezzanine & 2nd Floor New York, NY 10021


Dr. Benjamin Byrd Bedford has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Benjamin Byrd Bedford has the following 13 areas of expertise

  • Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Bone Fracture
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Laminectomy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Replacement


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2016, 2015, 2013)

    Patients' Choice Award 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2016, 2015, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2015)

    On-Time Doctor Award 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.


University of Rochester

Medical School

Lenox Hill Hospital


Dr. Benjamin Byrd Bedford Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
  • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire PPO
  • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Healthfirst NY Silver Leaf
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • NSLIJ Careconnect

More about Dr. Benjamin Byrd Bedford

Benjamin B. Bedford MD is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of all sports-related injuries as well as arthroscopic and open treatment of knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow injuries. He also performs joint replacement for arthritis of the hip, knee and shoulder. Dr Bedford has presented research and instructional lectures at numerous orthopedic conferences. Additionally he has authored research articles in topics related to orthopedics and sports medicine. He currently performs clinical research at the Nicholas Institute for Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma and maintains a special interest in the treatment of throwing athletes, including ligament injuries and cartilage defects. A native of Bedford, New York, Dr Bedford attended Fox Lane High School. He graduated cum laude from Middlebury College in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in biology and was a four year member of the varsity baseball team. He continued his education at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, graduating in 2004. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where he was chief resident from 2008- 2009. Dr Bedford then completed a sports medicine fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama under the direction of James R. Andrews MD. There he received specialty training in advanced techniques in arthroscopic surgery. During this time he also participated in the care of athletes from the Alabama Ballet, Auburn University, Birmingham Barons (AA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox), Tuskegee University, University of Alabama and the Washington Redskins. Specialty / Clinical Interests: Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle Cartilage injuries - repair / transplantation Injuries in throwing athletes Tommy John" elbow surgery Shoulder dislocations, labral and rotator cuff tears Knee ligament injuries Sports Medicine - all aspects Arthroplasty of the hip, knee and shoulder Fractures around the ankle, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and wrist

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