About

About

Dr. Richard Bochner has been in orthopaedic practice in Nassau County for 30 years. He has served in the past as Chief of Sports Medicine and Total Joint Replacement in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Queens Hospital Center.

He is currently a member of the faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at North Shore LIJ and at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

His clinical interests include general orthopaedic surgery with focus on sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, arthritis care, basic fracture care, total knee replacement and total hip replacement.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Hospital for Special Surgery

  • Internships

    • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division

  • Fellowships

    • Hospital for Special Surgery

  • Affiliations

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Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/04/2018
"Explained everything to my teenage daughter. Wrote her a note for volleyball."
07/30/2018
"Dr. Bochner is incredible and Keri his PA is wonderful as is the entire staff"
07/02/2018
"both the MD and PA were so good with my daughter made her feel at ease at a scary time"
06/30/2018
"The provider and his staff are very friendly and courteous that's why I put my life into their hands."
06/04/2018
"Dr Bochner, his PA and his Northwell support staff provided terrific service overall"
05/03/2018
"Dr.Richard Bochner and his team were excellent in there care and very compassionate."
04/29/2018
"Dr. Bochner is very knowledgeable and very confident of his skills."
04/27/2018
"Richard Bochner MD is a great physician."
04/20/2018
"Knowledgeable & caring."
03/19/2018
"I have recommended Dr. Bochner many times"
12/13/2017
"The Doctor in conjunction with the PA did a complete review of my MRI's , EMG's followed up exam to give me an understanding of my issues.. He recommended I be referred to Dr. Kate Nellis to focus on my issues. I received a prompt appointment and I was amazed at the interaction of all doctors associated with my upcoming surgeries. This is a cohesive approach to my well being.. Couldn't be happier."
12/13/2017
"Dr Bochner is knowledgeable caring professional MD"
11/08/2017
"I have been with Dr. Bochner for over 15 years."
10/27/2017
"Dr. Bochner & staff were and are amazing."
10/18/2017
"And I have Dr. Bochner likes what he does. It shows in his work and on his face. He likes to answer your questions."
08/27/2017
"Doctor Bochner is my Hero! He is a great surgeon and a fabulous human being."
07/25/2017
"I have already recommended him to my sisters friend."
06/28/2017
"Good."
05/31/2017
"good"
05/17/2017
"The provider was excellent. The staff was also excellent."
04/21/2017
"I had a very good experiences with the doctor and will coem bqck to him."
02/27/2017
"always excellent"
12/31/2016
"a true gentleman & scholar."
12/13/2016
"My doctor was very nice soft spoken and explained everything I asked about and more. So can't complain."
11/03/2016
"good experience"
10/30/2016
"I have never had a problem. Getting an appointment."
10/19/2016
"Dr. Bochner is very caring and sweet. He's always very patient with my questions and answered them thoroughly."
10/06/2016
"Very good."
07/02/2016
"I did not need to discuss any medications and my visit was a very good experience."
05/09/2016
"Dr. Bochner was excellent!!! I feel lucky to have access to such good doctors. I am also impressed with the quick results of the digital x rays!"
04/23/2016
"Doctor indicated that I had osteoarthritis in my knees, but didn't really explain what it meant in terms of changes to the knees. a model or a diagram (or showing it to me on my x-Rays) would have been helpful to my understanding my particular case."
04/18/2016
"Since the provider was filling in for my doctor, he was polite and fair."
04/17/2016
"I was very impressed by Dr Bochner's bedside manner and by his professionalism."
03/18/2016
"I always have such a good experience when I visit this office."
12/17/2015
"Polite, respect, etc."
11/11/2015
"Dr. Bochner & his PA were amazing. They explained everything to my son & I (parent)."
10/13/2015
"Dr.Richard Buchner he is such a nice guy nice smile & courtesy I like him. He takes his time to explain the problem."
09/18/2015
"Great experience."
08/06/2015
"As this was my first visit I can't say anything bad about the treatment I received."
07/31/2015
"EXCELLENT."
02/13/2015
"Good."
11/17/2014
"Good experience."
07/18/2014
"I like this provider very much, he is mild mannered and very professional."
07/17/2014
"Good."
04/24/2014
"Already recommended Dr. Bochner to two people."