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Dr. Edmond Cleeman, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist, Surgeon

Professional statement

Edmond Cleeman, M.D., is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with specialty training in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive shoulder and knee surgery. After receiving a Bachelors degree from New York University, he went on to obtain his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic training at Mount Sinai Hospital, and continued with a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at the Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Cleeman is an assistant clinical professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is actively involved in orthopedic research. He performs the newest techniques for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic shoulder instability repair and shoulder replacement. He also has expertise in the treatment of the complex knee disorders and in general fracture care.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Caterpillar

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Doctor of Medicine
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Nirschl Orthopaedic Center for Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Residency in Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1013024801

Office locations

Manhattan Orthopedics

57 West 57th Street, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Manhattan Orthopedics

27-31 Crescent Street

Long Island City, NY 11102

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Visit felt very rushed. He was nice enough and did address the acute issue, but there was no discussion of how I should manage my injury in the days/weeks when I needed scans, etc. I left with questions unanswered.
Less than 1 month ago
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He’s fantastic. He takes the time to listen. Never rushes you. Definitely 5 stars.
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Dr. Cleeman’s manner is calm and reassuring. He takes as much time as needed to explain the presenting medical issues and provide any and all options to remedy them.
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Wonderful as always. I arrived early and was seen early. Dr. Cleeman performed a very thorough exam and everything was explained to me clearly. All of my options were discussed.
Less than 1 month ago
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Dr. Cleeman was extremely professional. He asked the right questions to gain sufficient information to understand the clinical issue and conducted the necessary evaluations to accurately provide a definitive diagnosis. He described several options and made a relevant recommendation.
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Great bedside manner. Friendly. Staff was nice but the office was a bit chaotic. Overall recommended.
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I was having pain in my hips and shins and decided to book an appointment with Dr Cleeman the next day, based on his great reviews. Dr Cleeman took the time to listen and understand the issues that brought me intothe office and then gave clear explanations of what was happening and my options for treatment. I never felt rushed or that I was just another one of Dr Cleemans many patients, which is something you typically experience at other medical offices. On top of that, the office was clean and modern with attentive staff.
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Amazing.
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Everyone at the office was super helpful and professional. I was in and out quickly and all of my questions were answered. I would recommend Dr. Cleeman and his wonderful staff without any hesitation!
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Explained everything, took his time with me, have options
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Didn’t seem very interested in learning about my history as a patient with a chronic issue. Spent tops five minutes with me. I’m sure he really did not have a solution for me but at least show some interest when you’re making hundreds of dollars an appointment.
Less than 6 months ago
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Very professional and well organized. Seems to be focused on younger crowd and sports injuries. Smooth moving office.
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Really great and thorough doctor!
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Good doctor, very friendly and professional.
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He was great! Didn't try to push surgery on me, was friendly, knowledgable, patient, and professional. Wait wasn't too bad, either.
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Great doctor. Have been going to him for years.
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Very punctual appointment. Very good disposition. Highly recommend this doctor
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The most positive experience I have had with a doctor in a long time. He was thorough, thoughtful, educational, and genuinely nice.
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Pretty good doctor, very asertive person. Good stuff.
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Great doctor, nice office, nice staff.
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Dr. Cleeman is a phenomenal doctor- truly best in class. Whenever I have joint or ortho-related issues I come to him and he diagnoses and can work on a path to fixing quickly. He is super knowledgeable and approachable. Best ortho in Manhattan and I know many others who agree!
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Everyone was great and friendly
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Doctor was fine. But he seemed only interested if the problem was surgical which my injury doesn’t require. He recommended PT, but wouldn’t even recommend a place for it. Basically just said go wherever because it wasn’t important to him. I’min pain, and I don’t think he took me seriously or cared. I left his office in tears - both in pain and frustration.
Less than 1 year ago
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Very friendly and Very thoughtful in his decision-making
Less than 1 year ago
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He was great. Explained everything really well and answered my questions. Highly recommend.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Cleeman does not rush and listens to what you have to say. This was my 3rd visit and I highly recommend this medical group.
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Dr. Cleeman spent time listening to my problem, and I left with clear next steps of how to improve my injury. Definitely would recommend him.
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Smart, listens and thorough. Funny too.
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Dr. Cleeman was patient and informative. I was also in and out of the office (did xrays and an ultrasound) in a half an hour.
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Dr. Cleeman was great - the whole office operated super efficiently. The Dr. ran his tests efficiently as well and with a kind and easy bedside manner. His advice was great and considered various kinds of intervention to avoid surgery. Would absolutely recommend him to anyone!
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Dr. Cleeman and his staff were great. Very clean and orderly office as well.
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Great staff from start to finish. Friendly, professional and efficient.
Less than 1 year ago
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He was professional, great bedside manner, so knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable. Great doctor!!
More than 1 year ago
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Outstanding experience in every way. Front office was courteous and prompt. Dr. Gleeman was unrushed, attentive, concerned, thorough, and knowledge. Tremendous bedside manner, which really matter when you’re concerned about an injury being serious.
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My first visit was very good, but then it was downhill from there. The staff is an extension of the surgeon. They are capable but as with anything, no one is perfect. So that one or two times that they makea mistake, I was it. But the problem is they make the error worse by trying to hide or lie their way thru it. At the end of the day, this is a business. The surgeon and staff are not your friends and they are not doing you any favors. My experience here was very unpleasant. Do your research before choosing any surgeon.
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Great no-nonsense doctor.
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I loved him in 2005 when he performed knee surgery and I loved him today when he evaluated my other knee.
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The staff members are courteous and professional. The facilities are clean and comfortable. More importantly, the doctor was kind, receptive and took the time to listen as I explained my injury. He was clear as to what the next steps were. I highly recommend this doctor and his staff.
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Staff, Dr Cleeman's assiatant, Michelle, and Dr Cleeman excellent in every way. Professional.
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From the time getting off the elevator to leaving the office 35 minutes later, the quality and professionalism unmatched--could not have been any better. From the assistant at reception, the Doctor's assistant, to the X-ray technician toDr. Cleeman courteous and very professional in appearance and manner. Dr. Cleeman took the time to explain the problem, various solutions and then recommendations.
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I really liked Dr. Cleeman. He took his time to ask me questions and give me a comprehensive exam. I've been having major knee trouble that nobody seems to have been able to figure out, including two other orthopedic surgeons. Dr.Cleeman seemed to understand my issues and gave me a course of action that made sense to me. I recommend!
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Dr. Cleeman is great. Wonderful bedside manner. Wonderful demeanor and great explanation. The office is run like a top. Great professional staff.
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It was friendly and efficient
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The staff in the clinic is not very nice. Everything is like a factory.
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I found this doctor to be pleasant, warm and friendly. Very professional and very engaging with my medical needs. I highly recommend his services.
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Dr Cleeman was nice. My arm was in pain and he told me I had tennis elbow. He said I should wear a splint to help make it better and that there's also a drug to help with the inflammation. WhatREALLY turned me off was after I left the room to head back to reception, a woman called my name and said the doctor said I need a wrist splint and that they'll give me one right there. I figured that will save me a trip to Duane Reade so I didn't think anything of it. Then she put it on me and had me sign on a pad to confirm I have it. As I was signing, I asked her how much it cost and she told me what it was (not allowed to specify here for some reason) and it was almost 7x the amount of what they would charge at Duane Reade and Amazon. She said they'll charge insurance and if they don't cover it, I'm responsible. And oh by the way it's non refundable and I've already signed for it. The nerve! There was no time to even process what was happening! To add insult to injury, I received a receipt later that afternoon to show that I was charged a lot more than what she quoted!! For what should cost a small amount ended up costing me a whole lot more at this place. They copied my signature from my acknowledgement on the first page and put it on the following pages with the actual price! Which I never saw at the office! I hate places like this that take advantage of its patients! The people who go there are in pain and this place takes advantage of the state people are in for the bottom dollar. I felt so cheated and ripped off. I don't recommend this practice at all.
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A little cold but seemed to be a smart doctor.
More than 1 year ago
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I've seen Dr Cleveland twice now. Once for my knee and once for my elbow. I really like how attentive he is and the options he offers you as a patient. All the staff is great all around.
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The visit to Dr. Cleeman's office was, without a doubt, the most efficient, friendly, professional visit that I have experienced in years. The office is well appointed, the staff very helpful and friendly, and Dr. Cleeman was the consummatemedical professional. Without and hesitation whatsoever, I would recommend him to anyone needing orthopedic services. The visit to his office reaffirmed my belief that there are top-notch medical providers out there, despite the pressures of HMOs and ACA. Well done Dr. Cleeman and staff.
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This was my first appointment with Dr.Cleeman, or any Orthopedic doctor in Astoria for that matter. Everyone was very kind and professional from the receptionists, to the x-ray technician, and of course the Doctor was a pleasure. They mademe feel comfortable and did a great job diagnosing and making me feel better by the time I left the practice. They are a group I recommend to anyone needing any type of orthopedic medical advice.
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