Dr. George Zambetti Jr., Doctor
  • Doctor
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. George Zambetti Jr.

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  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: …

  • Age: 66

  • Accepting New Patients

Contact

Contact Numbers

Offices

Medical Facility

343 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019-1108

Email

Unspecified

Fees & Payments

Unspecified

Specialties

Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Achilles Tendinitis

Adhesive Capsulitis

Ankle Fracture

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture

Ankle Sprains and Strains

Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear

Autoimmune Diseases

Back Pain

Baker’s Cyst

Bone Disorders

Broken Arm

Broken Neck

Bunion

Bursitis

Cancer

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cervical Spine Myelopathy

Chondrocalcinosis

Chronic Neck Pain

Chronic Pelvic Pain

Clavicle Fracture

Coccygeal Pain

Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture

Complications of Joint Prosthesis

De Quervain's Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease

Dupuytren's Contracture

Elbow Bursitis

Elbow Injuries

Elbow Sprain

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)

Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)

Femur Fracture

Foot Conditions

Foot Fracture

Foot Sprain

Fracture

Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)

Gait Abnormality

Ganglion Cyst

Glenoid Labrum Tear

Gout

Hammer Toe

Hand Conditions

Hand Fracture

Herniated Disc

Hip Fracture

Hip Sprain

Internal Derangement of Knee

Intervertebral Disc Disease

Joint Pain

Knee Dislocation

Knee Disorders

Knee Fracture

Knee Sprain

Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)

Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)

Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)

Limb Pain

Low Back Pain

Lumbar Spine Fracture

Lupus

Marfan Syndrome

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain

Myelopathy

Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)

Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures

Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist

Osteoarthritis of Hands

Osteoarthritis of Hip

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh

Osteoarthritis of Knee

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder

Osteoarthritis of Spine

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteopenia

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain

Pelvic Fracture

Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Plantar Fasciitis

Pseudoarthrosis

Pyogenic Arthritis

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rib Fracture

Rotator Cuff Tear

Runner's Knee

Scapular Fracture

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)

Scoliosis

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Disorders

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

Sjögren's Syndrome

Spina Bifida

Spinal Stenosis

Spine Deformities

Spine Disorders

Spine Fractures, Traumatic

Spondylitis

Spondylolisthesis

Sports Injuries

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Systemic Chondromalacia

Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

Torticollis

Trigger Finger

Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

ACL Surgery

Ankle Replacement

Arm Surgery

Arthroscopic Knee Shaving

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)

Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open

Excision of Femur or Knee

Excision of Radius or Ulna

Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed

Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open

Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair

Fracture Care

Glenoid Labrum Repair

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open

Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed

Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open

Hip Replacement

Hip Resurfacing

Joint Drainage

Knee Arthroscopy

Knee Cartilage Repair

Knee Debridement

Knee Ligament Reconstruction

Knee Osteotomy

Knee Surgery

Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed

Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open

Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

Nerve Block, Somatic

Peripheral Nerve Block

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

Rotator Cuff Surgery

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment

Shoulder Fracture Treatment

Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Shoulder Stabilizations

Shoulder Surgery

Steroid Injection

Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Dr. George Zambetti Jr.

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Languages

English, Spanish

Biography

Dr. George J. Zambetti is a leader in the field of sports medicine and a seasoned orthopedic surgeon with more than 33 years of experience treating adult and adolescent patients. He specializes in sports related injuries, arthroscopic surgery, arthritis, and trauma/fractures – with a special interest in knee and shoulder surgery, particularly ACL reconstruction, meniscus surgery, rotator cuff repair, and shoulder instability. Born, raised and educated in the Bronx, Dr. Zambetti attended Fordham Preparatory School followedy by Fordham University where he was an integral member of the 1970-71 Sweet Sixteen basketball team and two-time Academic All-American. In his recent book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell describes Dr. Zambetti as the "indefatigable Italian kid from the Brox" based on is on-court exploints. After graduating from Fordham with a BS in biology, Dr. Zambetti received his MD from Albany Medical College in 1976. Following a two year residency in general surgery at Roosevelt Hospital, he completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in 1981, where he was Chief Resident in his final year. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is a member of the American Medical Association, State Orthopaedic Society, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Zambetti has been the head team physician for Fordham University Athletics since 1981. He has also served as team physician for Fordham Prep, Cardinal Hayes, Xavier, and Mount St. Michael high schools during this same time period. In 1994, he was awarded the Sports Medicine Team Physician of the Year Award presented by The Medical Society of the State of New York. In addition, he was awarded the Albany Medical College Humanitarian Award for his volunteer work in St. Lucia (Virgin Islands) and two tours in Bhutan under the auspices of Orthopedics Oversees.

Treatment Approach

My principal area of interest is the conservative and operative treatment of sports-related and arthritic conditions of the knee and shoulder I do not perform joint replacement surgeries..

Education

Albany Medical College

Medical School

1975

Roosevelt Hospital

Internship Hospital

1976

Roosevelt Hospital

Residency Hospital

1978

New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

Fellowship Hospital

1981

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

CHSAA Hall of Fame, 1999

MSSNY Sports Physician of the Year, 1999

Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame, 1999

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

COLUMBUS CIRCLE ORTHOPAEDICS

Medical Practice

Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medicare Blue PPO

MVP Health Care

MVP Health Care PPO
MVP Preferred EPO

Oxford Health Plans

Freedom Plan

PHCS

PHCS PPO

UnitedHealthCare

Oxford Liberty
UMR

Worker's Compensation

Worker's Compensation WC

Aetna

Cigna

Health Net

HealthFirst

MultiPlan

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

4.1

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

4.0

Trustworthiness

4.0

Answers Questions

4.0

Explains Conditions

4.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

4.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. George Zambetti Jr.

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