Fred Cushner, MD
Fred D. Cushner, M.D. completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute. Dr. Cushner remained on staff and is currently Director of this prestigious Institute.
Dr. Cushner's practice is dedicated to the treatment of knee disorders. He has a special interest in cartilage injuries of the knee and actively performs a variety of cartilage resurfacing techniques. When Total Knee Arthroplasty is required, modern, state of the art techniques are utilized including Gender Specific, High Flexion, and Minimally Invasive designs.
Dr. Cushner is a recognized expert in the area of bloodless surgery. He is an active member in numerous Orthopaedic organizations including Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, The Knee Society, and the Association of Professional Team Physicians. Dr. Cushner served as a team physician with the New York Knicks, XFL Hitmen as well as arena football City Hawks.
Dr. Cushner was recently named Chairman of the Division of Orthopaedics at Southside Hospital in Bayshore. Dr. Cushner sees and operates on patients.