Dr. James Gladstone, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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5 East 98th Street, 9th Fl, New York, NY, 10029
780 8th Avenue, Suite 303, New York, NY, 10036

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Dr. Gladstone is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Gladstone is a specialist in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and knee and shoulder reconstructive surgery. He attended Dartmouth College and Tufts University School of Medicine. He performed his orthopaedic residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center's New York Orthopaedic Hospital.

Following his residency he sub-specialized with a fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama under the tutelage of Dr. James Andrews and Dr. William Clancy. In 1996, he joined the Department of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai as an assistant professor and specialist in sports medicine.

Dr. Gladstone's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, ligament reconstruction of the knee, shoulder stabilization procedures for instability and dislocation, rotator cuff problems from bursitis to rotator cuff tears and knee and shoulder total joint replacement. As a result of intense exposure during fellowship, Dr. Gladstone is highly skilled and up-to-date in the latest techniques of arthroscopic surgery. This type of surgery, which uses fiberoptic pencil-thin camera, can reduce skin and muscle incisions and facilitate rehabilitation and a faster return to activities.

Dr. Gladstone has extensive experience in management of sports injuries from muscle strains, tendinitis and other overuse injuries to acute ligament tears and joint dislocations.

Dr. Gladstone's interest in sports medicine extends to acting as team physician for a number of area high schools, event coverage such as the New York City marathon and conducting seminars on sports injury prevention and treatment.

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This was a terrible experience for my 16year old son and myself. We had a 3:30pm appointment and after waiting 1hour we were told that he was running late. We waited another 30 min and asked for an update. The rudest person ever - his assistant Carol - came out and told us we needed to wait another hour! She had the nerve to say that doctor appointments are always late... 2.5hours late?!?! You would think she would do her job and notify patients of the delay. Not going back there for sure.

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Thorough, professional, easy to talk to. He provided good advise and I did not feel rushed or confused with any of the conversation.

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Everyone in the office was extremely polite and friendly....staff, tech, resident and Dr Gladstone. Highly recommend!

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Dr. Gladstone is a knowledgeable, caring, fantastic doctor. I immediately felt I was in good hands and I really was!! My meniscus surgery was a great success and I can compare it with another done six years ago on the other knee by another doctor. He is a very busy professional but he has always a very human, kind touch. The best!

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Dr. Gladstone was pleasant, patient with my questions, and my only complaint was my wait time (didn't get called from the waiting room until 45 minutes from my scheduled time).

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The co-pay for gel shots in my knees was astronomical.

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He was very calm, clear, focused, smart and gentle. He had a great solution for my issue . . . and that surprised and delighted me.

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I limped into Dr. Gladstone's office a broken down man with excrutiating knee pain and walked out two hours later, so relieved that I could walk again, that I wept when I got out the door to 98th st. The most exquisite care from Yvette at the desk to the young lady who took my x-rays to Magdalena and Diana in the room. These four ladies and Dr. Gladstone are the people that not only make Mt. Sinai my hospital of choice but raise the bar of healing immensely! Thank you sooooo much for fixing my legs and giving me my quality of life back!

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Dr Gladstone was very knowledgeable and direct. He was also very nice.

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Very satisfied with the Doctor's evaluation of my problem.

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Excellent Thoroughly Professional

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Not a quick process by any means but if you have the time, Dr. Gladstone was very attentive and pleasant and the staff was friendly.

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Very impressed with the staff and the doctor. I have had both knees replaced by the doctor and I am very satisfied with the care from all concerned.

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Excellent doctor! Dr. Gladstone was friendly, professional and extremely thorough.

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Awesome Doc! Instead of rushing me to an MRI, therapy, or surgery - he said, "Let's wait. Give it some time". Guess what? Got better on my own! Thanks Doc!

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Dr. Gladstone was thorough, personable and knowledgeable; check-in desk was totally disorganized. The wait was at least 1-½ hrs. after forms had been completed.

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Exceptional physician who possesses the rare combination of outstanding clinical diagnostic and surgical skills coupled with a genuine concern for his patients' well being.

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Excellent doctor takes the time to discuss everything but the wait is a little extensive so if not patient search elsewhere.

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Very informative, patient and responsive. Only negative was I stepped away to use the ladies room and they called my name. The person at the desk knew because I asked where it was. After hearing people being called after I came in, I went up to the desk and she said, "Oh they called you already, it must have been when you were in the ladies room." It would have been nice if she instructed the doctors assistant that I was indisposed for a few minutes rather than leaving me sit there unattended.

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He is the best! Professional, courteous and takes the time to explain everything to you. Will definitely recommend him.

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Very nice doctor! Knowledgeable, efficient and corteous. Will certainly recommend him.

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Bedside manner was excellent. Explained in detail what was wrong and made me feel well within a matter of minutes. Staff was very friendly & out going. But the wait time was excessive, over an hour & a half to be seen.

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He was extremely thorough. Unlike other orthopeadic surgeons, he actually took the time to verify what the source of my pain was. The appointment lasted about 10 minutes, which I feel was much better than the previous doctor I saw for the same issue (2 mins).

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I was early to my appointment. Long wait to get past the waiting room. Once I got back there I was xrayed and tested and processed quickly and extremely professionally. Dr. Gladstone is professional and does not mess around. Very Happy. Cannot recommend enough.

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Good bedside manner however very long wait time and unnecessary amount of paperwork that is duplicative and patient questionnaires that I doubt were even looked at by the physician or staff.

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Very professional wonderful bedside manner

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Very professional but enjoyable to talk to. I feel like I am in good hands with this doctor and trust him to make the best decisions possible come operation day. The waiting experience could be better but it was fairly typical and once you get out of the waiting room everything is clear and quick.

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He is great!

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He was competent and that's all I ask for. Someone who knows there business and answers questions without pushing you out the door.

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Top quality attention and care.

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Very good and very professional consultation.

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Dr. Gladstone is an excellent physician and provided effective care for my condition. He was always informative and extremely knowledgeable when speaking with me about my condition and the possible treatments. I recommend him highly.

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Dr. Gladstone is great! Highly recommended!

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He is an incredible doctor--one of the best in NYC. I felt like he spent all the time that I needed with me. Discussed a course of action that I works with my lifestyle and goals.

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He was very easy to talk to and thorough

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Very professional with strong bedside manners. Took time to understand my issues and thoroughly evaluate. Only drawback was that my wait time was a bit long. Although the staff apologized for it.

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Exellent and professional.

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Dr. Gladstone is the best. I highly recommend seeing him, he takes the time to answer all of your questions and is a phenomenal surgeon. As a point of reference, Dr. Gladstone performed an ACL reconstruction and HTO simultaneously on me last year.

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Great meeting Dr. Gladstone -- thought he had a very professional approach, did a good job explaining to me my injury, discussing treatment options, and answering questions.

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Once I saw him I had his complete attention and he explained my diagnosis and treatment very clearly and patiently.

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