Richard Stephen
Gilbert, MD

Specialty:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

Phone:
(516) 622-7975

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
Gender:
Male
Languages spoken:
English

Bio:

I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. I received a bachelor's degree from The Johns Hopkins University, and a medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. I completed my residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine.

My specialty interest is in the treatment and reconstruction of fractures, soft tissue injuries, and neuropathies involving the hand and upper extremity. I employ both traditional and the most advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive techniques, such as endoscopic carpal tunnel release, minimally invasive fracture repair, and small joint arthroscopy.

I am a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and The New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. I have published medical articles and presented at regional and national orthopedic conferences on conditions related to the hand and upper extremity. I have performed funded research related to the hand and upper extremity. I have received numerous awards and honors, including New York Magazine's Best Doctor, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York Times Super Doctors, Best Doctors in America, Patients' Choice Award, and Most Compassionate Doctor.

Credentials:

Board certifications:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery/Hand Surgery

Academic titles

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

Medical school

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residencies

  • Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Hand Surgery/Orthopaedics-Yale University School of Medicine

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Locations & insurance

New York Orthopaedic and Spine Center

  • 833 Northern Boulevard
    Suite 220
    Great Neck, NY 11021

    Fax: (516) 498-9385
  • 496 Country Road 111
    Suite Building D
    Manorville, NY 11949

    Fax: (631) 281-1420
  • 64 Commerce Drive
    Riverhead, NY 11901

    Fax: (631) 574-8773

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Patient ratings & comments

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Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider

4.8

Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

4.8

Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

4.8

Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment

4.8

Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)

4.8

Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)

4.8

Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

4.8

Amount of time the care provider spent with you

4.7

Your confidence in this care provider

4.8

Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others

4.8

Most recent comments:

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"great experience"

"Dr. Gilberts was Excelent at his duty of informing our family in detail from beginning to end. I also want to thank personably the after care Nusre who took such good care of our boy. She didn't leave his side and treated him as her own."

"I have already recommended Dr. Gilbert to a friend"

"Excellent experience."

"Good."

"Great experience with Dr. Gilbert and his staff in the office as well as the hospital nurse, medical assistant and lady who registered my nerve block. All three ladies were super kind, smiled and put me at ease. Thank you"

"I went to Dr. Gilbert for a second opinion on my wrist fracture. If I lived closer to him I may have switched to him altogether."

"excellent surgeon and care"