Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Administrative titles

    • Chief of Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Southside Hospital

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • Medical University of South Carolina

  • Residencies

    • Medical University of S Carolina Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Medical University of S Carolina Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Insall Scott Kelly Institute

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Most recent comments

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09/01/2018
"Could not have asked for a better physician. Very happy with Dr. Cushner is the best."
08/28/2018
"I have already recommended this fine doctor!"
08/16/2018
"I never felt that there was a problem with any of the care personal. They were all very attentive and kind."
08/13/2018
"After hearing so many concerns about TKR i was weary about having it done, when i did it was such a positive experience that I would do it again if needed. I have already referred others to the practice and to the out patient therapy."
08/13/2018
"Very thorough and clear. And concerned."
06/23/2018
"I already recommended 2 patients. I was recommended to Dr Cushner by a friend."
06/22/2018
"Two other patients recommended Dr. Cushner. He changed my life, surgery was very uneventful. Force therapeutics was helpful."
06/19/2018
"The best here and Manhattan - No other can compare -"
06/03/2018
"All good!"
05/24/2018
"Very professional, friendly."
05/17/2018
"dr cushner was knowledgeable and clear."
04/30/2018
"Dr Cushner is a caring, kind, and loving doctor always with a beautiful smile in his face. Thank you"
04/30/2018
"Dr. Cushner is the consummate professional"
04/30/2018
"Dr. Cushner, what i really liked was his ability to ensure that you understood what the problem was and the corrective action needed to get you back to a better quality of life. His approach was very upfront not sugar coating it and very simplistic which left very little room for misinterpretation. I believe this brings you to a better state of mind before surgery and leads to a better faster recovery. Before surgery I heard so many bad things in regards the knee surgery but yet experienced a very positive recovery to date. Since Surgery I have spoken so highly and even recommended his practice to a person having problems with his knee replacement. through my experience i think it is a partnership of doctor/patient that makes a successful recovery. The one idea that i would add is that in my attendance of the education class it was very informative medically but to better out reach to the patient my only suggestion would be maybe asking a patient that has gone through the Total KNEE Replacement surgery to volunteer an hour to explain there experience from surgery to recovery, hearing from your own peer tends to add to more assurance with the surgery."
03/27/2018
"Dr. Fred Cushner excellent and professional"
02/12/2018
"Already have recommended the provider on 3 occasions."
12/30/2017
"I was referred by a family member to the dr. I in turn referred to a friend & family member."
12/02/2017
"Given the severity of my arthritis and wear and tear due to 55 years of sports, Dr. Cushner has provided excellent results. "
11/28/2017
"I have known Dr. Cushner for the past 14 years and have always thought he is an excellent Dr. He has operated on me twice for both TKRs and I wouldn't think of going to someone else."
11/13/2017
"I couldn't be happier with the results of my bilateral knee replacement surgery performed by Dr. Fred Cushner his staff and the staff at Northwell Hospital in Bayshore, my surgery was performed on a Monday and I was home on Wednesday , although it wasn't easy having both knees replaced at the same time, I am very happy that at 5 months post op the worst seem to be behind me, for the first time in 10 years I am free of debilitating arthritis pain in my knees. I would definitely recommend Dr. Cushner for this procedure."
10/13/2017
"Great dr. He was very confident in what he was going to do. Turned out just like he said."
10/10/2017
"he is an extraordinary doctor and I have recommended him many times!"
09/19/2017
"Again ASSETT to your group."
09/19/2017
"He is the best. I could not have gotten a better doctor than Dr. Cushner! Excellent care. 7. Extremely clear. "
08/28/2017
"After reading up on Dr. Cushner, I am very confident in his abilities as a surgeon. When it comes to the actual surgery, he really knew what he was doing and I am recovering extremely well. I just wish he was more friendly and slowed down a little more when he would come into the room to talk to me. I did appreciate that I was able to get photos of inside my knee and the procedure that he did on my knee."
07/17/2017
"Would have appreciated doctor explaining additional med, instead of hearing about it from the PA"
06/23/2017
"Everything seemed very quick."
05/15/2017
"Dr. Cushner is a "genius" my left knee is now perfect....."
04/27/2017
"Very happy that I chose Dr. Cushner as my doctor."
04/24/2017
"feels like I was rushed with the visit"
04/19/2017
"The Doctor explain everthing I already knew concerning my knees. What he said was not a total suprise, its just something you really don't want to hear. But he told me the truth."
03/28/2017
"Dr. Cushner took a conservative approach to my injury that worked perfectly. I was very pleased."
02/15/2017
"#1. Love him. He is great. #9-10. I would recommend him to everyone! #10. 100% confident in my care provider."
02/10/2017
"Dr. Fred D. Cushner is an excellent doctor, I would recommend him to others."
02/01/2017
"Would recommend Dr. Cushner without reservation."
01/27/2017
"Nothing bad to say."
01/24/2017
"I am saying very good because I recommend to my other friends."
12/23/2016
"I have always received excellent care ! Still going strong, God Willing at 75 years old!"
10/08/2016
"Highly recommend Dr. Cushner to anyone with knee issues! I even took a STACK of cards when I left this visit."
09/30/2016
"I have years of experience being treated by Dr. Cushner - & each time is even more professional than the last - & my level of respect for him & what he does increases even more - he is the only doctor I have ever had in my life - I would be writing his praises."
07/06/2016
"Very satisfied. Will return to him for surgery that is needed on L. knee."
06/25/2016
"Very professional office. Good communication. I am very grateful to be having my knee operated on by Dr. Cushner."
05/24/2016
"I have already sent him patients."
05/23/2016
"Excellent surgeon but seems in a rush to get you "done - out" during a visit."
05/09/2016
"Great Place, wouldn't go no other place."
04/19/2016
"My experience w/Dr. Fred D. Cushner this office personal' was a, very excellent experience."
04/10/2016
"great"

In the news

In the news

In the news
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