Dr. Daniel Polatsch, Doctor
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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery · Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Daniel Polatsch

4.4

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: Male

  • Age: 46

Specialties

Specialties

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Arthritis

Arthritis of the Wrist

Autoimmune Diseases

Avulsion Fracture

Back Pain

Bennett's Fracture

Bone Disorders

Bursitis

Cancer

Carpal Fractures

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cervical Spine Myelopathy

Chondrocalcinosis

Colles' Fracture

Complex Fractures

Congenital Diseases

Contracture

De Quervain's Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease

Distal Radius Fracture

Dupuytren's Contracture

Elbow Bursitis

Elbow Disorders

Elbow Fracture

Elbow Injuries

Elbow Sprain

Extra-Articular Fracture

Fracture

Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)

Gait Abnormality

Ganglion Cyst

Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Gout

Hand Conditions

Hand Fracture

Hand Injury

Hand Ligament Rupture

Hand Pain

Joint Fracture

Joint Pain

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)

Limb Pain

Lupus

Malunion of Fracture

Myelopathy

Nerve Conduction Disorders

Nerve Injury

Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

Neurological Injuries

Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures

Numbness

Orthopedic Trauma

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of Elbow

Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist

Osteoarthritis of Hands

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder

Osteoarthritis of Spine

Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Osteopenia

Pathologic Fracture

Pediatric Fractures

Pseudoarthrosis

Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Scaphoid Fractures

Spinal Stenosis

Sports Injuries

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Systemic Sclerosis

Tendon Injuries

Tendonitis

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Torn Cartilage

Trigger Finger

Tumor

Upper Extremity Fracture

Wrist Disorders

Wrist Fracture

Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

Arthritic Hand Reconstruction

Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Release

Congenital Hand Surgery

De Quervain's Release

Elbow Tenotomy

Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal

Excision of Radius or Ulna

Fracture Care

Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)

Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment

Hand Reconstruction

Hand Surgery

Hand Tendon Repair

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open

Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Hand and Wrist Fusion

Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer

Joint Drainage

Microsurgical Procedure

Neuroplasty

Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Simple Fracture Care and Casting

Steroid Injection

Trigger Finger Release

Wrist Fusion

Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

Wrist Reconstruction

Wrist Surgery

About Dr. Daniel Polatsch

  • No Sanctions

  • No Board Actions

  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

English, Spanish

Biography

Unspecified

Treatment Approach

Unspecified

Education

New York University School of Medicine

Medical School

1997

New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital

Internship Hospital

1998

Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute

Residency Hospital

2002

Brigham and Womens Hospital

Fellowship Hospital

2003

University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

Undergraduate School

1993

Board Certifications

Hand Surgery

American Board of Medical Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery

American Board of Medical Specialties

Publications & Research

Capitellar Fractures: A BiomechanicalEvaluation of Three Fixation Methods., 2002

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome:diagnosis and management., 2005

Severe Ulnar Neuropathy Following Anterior Subcutaneous Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve in a Collegiate Tennis Player, 2003

An Unusual Rupture of the Flexor CarpiRadialis Tendon: A Case Report., 2006

Ulnar Nerve Anatomy, 8/2007

Comparison of two headless screwdesigns for fixation of capitellum fractures., 2003

Posterior capsulorrhaphy for treatment of recurrent posterior glenohumeral instability., 2005

Basal Joint Arthritis: Evaluation and Treatment., 2006

Awards & Recognition

New York Times Best Doctors, 2011

New York Top Doctors (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd), 2012

New York Times Best Doctors, 2012

New York Times Best Doctors, 2010

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

New York Hand and Wrist Center

Medical Practice

New York Hand and Wrist Center

Medical Practice

Insurance

Aetna

Choice Plus POS II

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Card PPO

Cigna

Cigna PPO

EmblemHealth

GHI PPO

Oxford Health Plans

Freedom Plan

UnitedHealthCare

Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

4.4

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

5.0

Explains Conditions

5.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Daniel Polatsch

4.4