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Dr. Firas Chamas, MD, PhD

Spine Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Firas Chamas MD PhD is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who studied under experts in the treatment of complex spine disorders. After completing his fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital, he served as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. There he gained extensive experience in complex as well as minimally invasive techniques of spine surgery. He also pioneered minimally invasive approaches to lumbo-pelvic fixation in the treatment of complex sacral fractures and tumors. Dr. Chamas lived most of his life in New York. He received his MD/PhD from New York Medical College in Valhalla and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He spent a few years away to train and embellish his skills in Baltimore and Birmingham and then decided to come home to New York. Dr. Chamas is a strong believer in listening to the patient, examining the patient and working together with the patient to decide on the best treatment option for each individual. His wide array of invasive and non-invasive techniques enables him to tailor an optimal treatment plan for each individual patient.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Specialist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - New York Medical College, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York Medical College, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Johns Hopkins University, Fellowship in Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • North American Spine Society

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1205077229

Office locations

NY Orthopedics

Scarsdale Orthopedics

2 Overhill Road, Suite 310

Scarsdale, NY 10583

NY Orthopedics

77th Street 5th Floor

130 East 77th Street, Blackhall 5th Floor

New York, NY 10075

NY Orthopedics

Westbury

1600 Stewart Ave, Suite 100

Westbury, NY 11590

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Only reason for longer wait time was I was a new patient and needed to fill out new patient paperwork. Very friendly staff and even helped to schedule my additional appointments for testing and imaging.
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DR. Chamas and his office staff are wonderful people , Pleasant , friendly and Professional .
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This Dr. seems to have figured out the missing cause of my chronic thoracic back pain. This has been overlooked by many others.
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Dr. Chamas is incredibly kind and genuine. Eased my mind immediately and gave me multiple recommendations for repairing my injured back. Would recommend him in a heartbeat.
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Very Thorough and understanding
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He was informative and professional. Id go back for sure (hopefully wont have to ha)
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Dr. Chamas took excellent care of me and my visits were incredibly prompt. He's a great surgeon and has excellent bedside manner.
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nice guy efficient!
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Dr Chamas spent all the time necessary to explain my condition. He didn't try to sell surgical options. He prescribed non invasive techniques to provide symptomatic relief. I recommend him without hesitation.
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The doctor spent only a couple of minutes with me, and did not even listen to the trouble I've had, or the medications I've already taken. Seemed like he just wanted the $$$, zero patient interest shown. Very disappointed, would notgo back. The doctor's communications skills are quite poor anyway, he doesn't really listen and seemed drugged in his manner....
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One of the most understanding, down to earth and respectful doctors I've ever seen
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I went to Dr. Chamas after reading many reviews about him. I previously saw another doctor for an injury who told me there was nothing to be done. Dr. Chamas was absolutely wonderful. Very thorough, took time to explain everything tome, and created a regimen of physical therapy and medicine for my problem. I wish I would have found him first, so happy.
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Dr. Firas Chamas is very patient, and his bed side manners are professional. I would recommend him to my friends and family.
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He was so professional, caring. Highly recommend!!!!!
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A surgeon that did not recommend surgery...how about that
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Dr. Chamas had previously treated someone in my family for a cervical spine issue, and he really impressed me then. So when it came time for a consultation on my own issue, he was the first person I called. He listenedattentively to everything I had to say, offered some insights on previously existing conditions, and treated me as a partner in my own care. Highly recommended.
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I received great news and Dr Chamas was pleased at the news also
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Despite the fact that he wasn't the specialist I was looking for, he assisted me in finding someone that worked with shoulder injuries. Didn't even charge me for his time. What a nice attentive orthopedic.
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very good, would definitely see this doctor again. very calm and reassuring
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Office staff was very friendly and helpful. Dr. Chamas has great bedside manner, listened patiently to a lengthy list of concerns I voiced, and didn't treat me like the paranoid patient I probably sounded like. I left feeling reassured and will be returning with confidence.
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Doctor Chamas was awesome. Very personable and knowledgeable. He took the time to evaluate my current condition, including going over my MRI in detail to see where the pain was coming from and why. He made me feel so at easeand comfortable with the treatment that needs to be followed.
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Great doctor, he knows what he's doing and he listens to your needs.
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