Dr. Jeffrey Schildhorn, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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521 Park Avenue, #1, New York, NY, 10065
110-45 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY, 11375

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Jeffrey C. Schildhorn, MD is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of all sports-related injuries as well as arthroscopic and open treatment of shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, and elbow injuries. He also performs joint replacement for arthritis of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Dr. Schildhorn has presented research and instructional lectures at numerous orthopedic conferences nationally. Additionally he has published articles on advanced procedures in arthroscopic surgery. A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Schildhorn excelled in many sports and was named athlete of the year in high school. He later graduated from Duke University with a degree in chemistry. There he was a member of both the cross country and track teams. He continued his education at Temple University School of Medicine, graduating with honors. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Dr. Schildhorn then completed his fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and shoulder reconstruction at San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine. He focused his specialty training on advanced arthroscopic surgery and shoulder replacement. During this time he participated in the care of athletes from the San Diego Padres and San Diego State University. Dr. Schildhorn enjoys maintaining a high level of physical fitness. His hobbies and sporting interests include surfing, golf, running, cycling, yoga and photography.

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Quick, professional, nice facility.

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Good bedside manner. Thorough exam.

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Very personable and warm. Gorgeous office.

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Dr Schildhorn is very nice and attentive and he defined the issue in seconds. Highly recommend.

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Excellent visit, highly recommended.Took the time to evaluate and didn't rush the appointment.Explained all the options available very clearly.

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Dr. Schildhorn was superb; definitely a 10/10. He explained all of possible causes for the pain I was experiencing in my left knee, ordered a MRI and gave proper next steps to resolve my issue. He even followed up with me which a lot of other doctors fail to do since they’re always “so busy.” I just wish he had more availability for his Queens office. Besides that, I would refer anyone to go see him!

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So far, I'm impressed with Dr. Schildhorn and his staff. I will book a further appointment with this office.

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Quick and to the point! I definitely recommend him.

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Let me start off by saying, we drove all the way from New Jersey to see Dr. Schildhorn. He is the absolute epitome of what an amazing doctor should be. Not only is he courteous, but funny as well. He has a great sense of humor, and is very knowledgeable. I’m so ecstatic that I chose such a wonderful doctor. He was well worth the drive!

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Very informative. Honest. Felt comfortable & in good hands

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Wait time was very short. His professionalism awesome. He was a funny guy too. Definitely recommend this guy. This was my first time using Zocdoc and I’m very impressed with how the reviews were accurate, at least how it applied to this doctor

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Dr. Schildhorn was a pleasure to meet with. The office was clean, spacious and organized. I was seen promptly and the staff was professional. Dr. Schildhorn was friendly, warm, interested in me, and considered all my information when discussing plans for aftercare. I will definitely return to see him when needed and recommend him to others!

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Very good he kept it in layman's terms and made sure I understood what he recommended for treatment

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Dr.Schildhorn was great, he made me feel comfortable and happily answered all of my questions... even when I asked repeat questions for reassurance. I would absolutely recommend him to family and friends!

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He was very professional and thorough with his diagnosis. I was very pleased with his service!

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Very professional, fast, and friendly experience!

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Honestly, he was a babe.

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Extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The real deal!

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Very thorough and excellent communication. Really wants to understand your problem and help.

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I was in excrutiating pain from what I thought was a shoulder injury. Dr. Schildhorn was more than empathetic, went out of his way to secure me the MRI appointment I needed and wrote me the appropriate prescriptions till i see another specialist. He is one in a million.

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Great, visit. Very quick.

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Would use again. Great guy

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Great experience, Professional & thorough. I felt assured I was in good hands. His assessment & treatment plan demonstrated he would do his best to relieve me of my agonizing hip pain

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Very nice polite and funny. Has good recommendations and goes above and beyond the call of duty

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Unlike many doctors, he understand the lifestyles of athletes and displays willingness to help. Recommended

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Excellent doctor - Explains things so you can understand. I would definitely go back if I continue having knee pain.

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Dr. Schildhorn was very informative and took his time explaining everything. Greatly appreciated.

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A Wonderful experience from the waiting room to my visit with Dr Schildhorn. He was kind, attentive, thorough explained everything and answered all of my questions . Super awesome experience

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Great overall experience. Looking forward to the next appointment!

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THE OFFICE OBLY TAKES CASH OR CHECK. I wish I had known that before I arrived. He was great. Very empathetic. Seemed to hear me and not just act like he was listening. Was quick with recommendations for my knee swelling. Ordered radiology right away and scheduled me the next day for follow up. And he's a super snazzy dresser.

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Dr. Schildhorn has excellent beside manner. I didn't feel rushed and he answered all of my questions.

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Very knowledgeable, hit the nail on the head, made me feel comfortable, thoroughly discussed everything did not rush it.

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very organized unlike myself, i will be returning next week

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I don't typically leave reviews for satisfactory service, but I am leaving this positive review as Dr. Schildhorn in my estimation went over and beyond. I was quite happy with the service of his practice. Visited his clinic for a consultation regarding a possible torn left pectoral muscle. Brought my MRI images. Dr. Schildhorn reviewed and quickly noticed the poor quality and location of the images. He disagreed with the initial severe assessment of the radiologist and felt the injury was minor. After discussion, I later called the MRI center to request a refund or re-scan. They initially refused, and asked to speak directly with the practice. Eventually, Dr. Schildhorn's practice personally called to inform me the MRI center would re-scan me and to book an appointment with the center directly. After re-scan, the radiologist downgraded the severity of the injury, agreeing with Dr. Schildhorn's interpretation. I was very grateful for the assistance of Dr. Schildhorn's practice in this. It was a professional, informative and satisfactory experience. Would fully recommend his practice to others.

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Excellent service & professionalism from Dr Schildron & staff.

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He's cool!

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Dr. Schildhorn is AMAZING! I came in after having a sub-par experience with a different physician, so I was a bit hesitant that this might turn out to be the same, but that was not the case at all. His bedside manner is wonderful - he is extremely patient and knowledgeable. He is friendly and supportive. I left feeling very safe and well taken care of, something that is so important when dealing with serious injuries/trauma to the body. I would highly recommend him to anyone!

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It was a quiet office and professional.

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Dr. Schildhorn was helpful and calming, providing detailed info on my injury, treatment options, along with understanding my needs and preferences. Such a high level of professionalism and friendliness, made what would normally be a stale and confusing doctor's visit, an informative and positive ending to my injury treatment.

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I've seen Dr. Schildhorn for a couple of different injuries over several years. He's thorough, patient and kind, and most of all I trust him to make the best decisions for my health and wellbeing. I don't mind waiting a few extra minutes to see him, if there happens to be a wait, because I know he'll also take his time with me. All of this can be hard to find with doctors, so I appreciate this experience all the more for it.

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