Dr. Alexis Colvin, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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5 East 98th Street, 9th Fl, New York, NY, 10029
168 Centre Street, Suite 3M, New York, NY, 10013

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***Please note the office will contact you to confirm your insurance information to ensure you don’t incur additional charges. Dr. Alexis Chiang Colvin is an Associate Professor of Sports Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Colvin is a graduate of Princeton University and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. During her residency, Dr. Colvin was selected for one of the most prestigious Sports Medicine Fellowships in the country at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Colvin cared for professional athletes, including the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins, collegiate athletes at the University of Pittsburgh, and numerous other collegiate and high school athletes. After her fellowship, Dr. Colvin pursued additional training in the field of hip arthroscopy. Dr. Colvin serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the United States Tennis Association and is a physician for the U.S. Open, providing orthopaedic care to elite professional tennis players. She is also the team physician for the U.S. Fed Cup team and has served as a physician at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Colvin specializes in the surgical treatment of knee, shoulder, and hip disorders. She has authored numerous scientific publications and has presented both at national and international meetings on sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery. She is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.

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Dr. Colvin was amazing! She asked so many questions and took her time evaluating me. I never felt rushed at any moment. The office is state of the art and the staff were very friendly.

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The whole practice is very efficient and everyone was cery friendly. I had my condition explained to me and i was given several treatment choices. I feel very well taken care of.

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Terrific doc, could not advise surgery for my particular condition, but was very helpful with full explanations and suggestions.

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This is my third visit She is always very direct and a very intelligent communicator. I recommend her without reservation for problems in her specialty areas..

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Dr. Colvin is nice, professional and very patient. She explained clearly and gave proper suggestions. I would recommend others to see her. However it was a long wait tho.

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Overall very pleasant experience. She is professional and considerate. Delivered bad news in a way that made sure you understood what was happening and why she gave the recommendation she gave.

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I booked for first appointment of the day, and was in and out with one one hour. Dr. Colvin explained my options in detail and allowed me to ask questions if needed. She came highly recommended, and I feel the same. I definitely recommend Dr. Colvin.i

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Very professional, thorough and friendly.

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Dr. Colvin is great about giving you all the information and options so that you are informed and can base your decision off of the knowledge she's handed you.

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Dr. Colvin is a profesional that takes her time in explaining the issues at hand.

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She was very professional & her assistant was soo helpful.Dr Colvin explained everything to me & helped me make the best decision concerning my situation.she made me very comfortable & she was very easy to talk to about my situation.i would definitely recommend her..Thanks Dr Colvin!!..

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Dr Colvin was very knowledgeable and took her time to talk me through all my options. The lady who did the x-ray was equally knowledgable and put me at ease as soon as we met. The wait times and operations of the practice however were very poor. I arrived and waited over half hour for my x-ray. I then waited at least another half hour to see the doctor and finally when the appointment was finished i was asked to wait for my follow on referral details. I waited for a while before asking for help. I was told that i would be attended to momentarily. I waited a while longer and eventually had to leave without my follow up details. Very good medical staff. A lot of improvement needed on the patient care and operations.

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She was great, really knows what she's talking about. My only issue was with the lead up to the consult. I was 10 minutes late and then waited for a full hour before I was told to take an X-Ray (didn't know I'd be getting one before I walked in), then waited another 10 minutes to be seen.

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Great doctor. Very nice, explains well, and doesn't do unnecessary tests.

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While I didn't get the news I hoped for, everyone at the office was great. I was seen early and Dr Colvin was thoughtful and answered all my questions.

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Everyone in the office was great - pleasant and efficient. Dr. Colvin was very thorough and took her time in explaining my condition.

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I chose her because she has experience with tennis injuries, but am so pleased with her bedside manner and ability to think outside of he norm. So happy that she's in my arsenal of specialists!

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Very well streamlined practice. Dr. Colvin is personable and knowledgeable!

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Patient, intelligent caring professional!!

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I like Dr. Colvin a lot, but having to wait > 1 hour for any physician is just unacceptable!

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Dr. Colvin is very nice but besides telling me my knee looks fine after the x ray. She couldn't explain to me why my knee still hurts. I left confused and the pain in my knee gets worse in the next few days. I am not sure if she is knowledgeable or experienced enough.

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Great doctor, pleasure to speak with her as always

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She was quick to isolate potential issues and make quality decisions. She was not even specialized in my injury and still managed to prescribe me valuable help. A+++

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Its my second time seeing Dr. Colvin. Dr. Colvin is very knowledgeable in her specialty and gave me recommendations and options. However, in my first visit I waited 30mins to see her and this visit I waited almost an hour.

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Amazing. Diagnosed me with great accuracy. I followed her advice and she sent me away with many PT resources. My knee is 90% better no surgery. She was very encouraging and a fantastic listner.

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I had a great experience with Dr. Colvin.

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Dr. Colvin is wonderful she listens to you and explains everything. She is a very caring doctor.

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Great staff and Dr. Colvin allowed the time to explain my diagnosis and treatment options in great detail and made sure to answer any and all questions I had. I left feeling sure I was in great hands.

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The doctor didn't bother to see me before she sent me to an x-ray room through her technician. Exposed me to rays for no good reason. She should have seen me first and then sent me for x-rays. I have an advice for her that she needs to work on her patient-centered skills. It is very important!!!

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As often happens with ZocDoc bookings, I didn't actually get the time I signed up for.

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Great experience all around. The receptionists are so pleasant, clear, knowledgeable and patient. A treat! Upon giving my consent, I was first examined by a resident and then by Dr. Colvin. I found Dr. Colvin to be personable and reassuring. My issue was explained clearly, a range of options and recommendations were given, as well as time for questions. All in such a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

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I was in expert hands with Dr. Colvin! I loved how she explained what she thought was going on with my shoulder and her recommendations for further assessment and care.

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Dr Colvin was easy to talk to and knowledgeable. it was a great visit

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This was my second appointment with Dr. Colvin and the second time I had to wait almost 1.5 hours before I was seen. In the 1st appointment it was recommended that I get a X-ray which I did. The 2nd appointment was a follow up to both read the X-ray results and make recommendations. Dr. Colvin suggested I get an MRI to confirm the diagnosis. Had she recommended the MRI initially, I would have wasted so much time, in pain. I like Dr. Colvin professionally and would like to continue to see her however the wait time and diagnostic process should be more efficient.

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Long wait is to be expected for such a great doctor.

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Dr Colvin was great.

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Excellent visit -- X-rays were fast, efficient and time with Dr. Colvin was immediately thereafter.

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She was on time and tentative. The thing that impressed me the most was her calm demeanour and attention to detail. She made me feel welcomed & safe.

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She was informative and very polite.

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She listens to you patiently and answers all your questions and clarifies everything.