Drew Stein, MD- Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Sports Medicine Reviews
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- on YouTube
Listen to a 12 time marathon runner speak about her experience with Dr. Drew Stein when he treated her for a serious knee injury.
5 Star Review for Dr. Drew Stein! "Every patient sent to me from Dr. Stein had a smooth and seamless recovery."
- on Yelp
Dr. Stein is quite an impressive physician. I have had the honor, as an Athletic Trainer, to rehabilitate many of his patients. The rehabilitating process can be long and grueling, especially depending on the surgeon's finesse. I have rehabilitated patients that have undergone orthopedic surgeries from well known surgeons in well known hospitals within NYC. The patients' outcomes were always variable. Every patient sent to me from Dr. Stein had a smooth and seamless recovery. It is rare, unique, and commendable to maintain such consistent outcomes with such a variety of patients.
Dr. Stein's office is opulent without being pretentious and the staff is warm, inviting, and genuine. He is a quick thinker and won't waste your time if you're a busy New Yorker; however, he has been known to take time with patients during their appointment to ensure the patient has proper understanding of procedures and is comfortable with their options. Dr. Stein answers questions thoroughly and clearly in an unassuming manner.
I have had to call upon Dr. Stein many times over the past 3 years for friends and even myself. Whenever a friend sustains an orthopedic injury, they tend to call me to ask what to do next and I immediately tell them to call Dr. Stein because I know he is the most reliable, accommodating, and honest physician in NYC. I sustained a leg fracture in which I was told I needed surgery by an emergency room doctor. Before agreeing, I insisted on seeing Dr. Stein. Despite being a surgeon, I had been advised by Dr. Stein to NOT undergo surgery! Since then, my leg has healed to perfection, thanks to his guidance.
It is with the utmost honor and respect that I highly recommend Dr. Stein to anyone with a questionable orthopedic injury.
- on Yelp
The Bee's Knees! Literally! (He saved mine!)
As a young 30-something year old female athlete who runs, teaches yoga & spin classes, plays tennis, mountain bikes, hikes, horse bike rides, weight trains, ballet, swims and my above all favorite fervor, surfing, you can only imagine the devastation of sustaining a serious injury and the sinking feeling of knowing that surgery is the only option for repair.
I met Dr. Stein at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases on an even more (personally speaking) dreary winter day. I had torn my ACL in the midst of one of my athletic activities. Going to the hospital when your expecting bad news is like walking off to the gallows. In my case, I gimped over to an all too familiar scene. However on this day, I find myself on the other end.
As a recent grad myself from NYU in my own medical program, I felt more at home going to a hospital I was familiar with despite all the recommendations I was getting, including the hospital that I work for now. As a New Yorker, options here in general are limitless and that includes where you decide to go for health care. Stars that be, Dr. Stein happened to be on the hospital floor that day, and I consider that fortuitous, as who knows whom I would have ended up with as my surgeon if it were another doctor who came in to see me. After receiving my MRI results and being told to make an in-office appointment to discuss surgical options with Dr. Stein, I did what most do: started to ask around for recommendations and second opinions. I feel inclined to preference this, but during my medical rotations while still in school at NYU and interning at many other reputable NYC hospitals including Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Presbyterian Cornell and Columbia, Mt. Sinai, Beth Israel, Roosevelt, etc... I came to find out through inquiry of other medical professionals and consumers alike, that I was indeed with one of the best. So as you can see, I knew the inside ring to be inquisitive enough with, even after knowing and seeing the work of many other surgeons in NYC hospitals, I stayed with Dr. Stein. In retrospect, I couldn't be happier with my decision still. He explained my options and gave his honest professional opinion on each while giving me the freedom to choose what was best for me, not pushing one method over another. He was also patient in answering all concerns and any concoction of a question I could come up with. (The thousand and three things that run through your head!)
So it is with the up-most pleasure and humor, complete professionalism, honesty and Dr. Stein's gifted hand in his craft that I had such a successful surgery and positive recovery. As a girl, I was also very concerned about scarring and while admitting to my vanity, I must say EVERYONE that has looked at my leg since is in disbelief that I even had surgery! My scar looks like a scratch! I can still show my legs without feeling insecure about train-tracks running up & down my leg! He was thorough, followed-up, checked in regularly & was always receiving when I dropped in to say hello and challenge him with my next question of "Can I do this yet?" (Including Trapeze school just for sheer shock value. The look on a surgeons face after surgery with such questions is priceless! But trust me, the event is still pending on my life's to-do list). But Dr. Stein was always honest and realistic with what to expect with my recovery and when I would be able to return to certain activities. His in-office staff is very accommodating and patient; and this I mentally noted as I called more than a few times two weeks prior to my surgery changing my mind on allo vs auto-graph for my knee (FYI, I went with allo-graft, and very happy I chose it for myself). If I were one of his secretaries on the other end of the phone, I would have strangled my indecisive self with the cord! But also not to forget to mention his staff at NYU Out-Patient Surgery Center on E38th and 1st, they too were awesome and had me relaxed, laughing and in good humor before going under and after. The facility I found to be very mod and cutting edge.
I am now 7mths post-op and pretty much back to normal. I'm back to running, yoga, cycling, etc, and best of all, my beloved SURFING! As I continue on to play hard and train hard, Dr. Stein has now inherited a lifer! Although I pray I never need major surgery again on any other joint in my body, should I need to, I know exactly who to see! Rockstar!
... Dr. Stein, a thousand times, thank-you for everything!
- on Yelp
I am a current patient of Dr. Stein's and consider myself to be very lucky! Approximately a month ago I had a compound arm fracture and dislocated my elbow. It required emergency surgery which Dr. Stein and his team at NYU performed on a Sunday. They were all incredible, and my arm is healing perfectly.
Let me add that I am a pharmaceutical sales rep and have been for 8 years. Needless to say, I have met and worked with just about every MD in the area, specifically orthopedic surgeons. I do not exaggerate when I say that Dr. Stein is the best. Everyone who has seen my arm is shocked that the scar is healing so well and that I can use my arm as much as I can. AND, Dr. Stein is a pleasure to be around and extremely caring for his patients. Trust me, that is rare to find nowadays.
I'd like to end with this, his staff is also the best staff I have had the pleasure to be around. When I needed a disability form sent to my company, his staff had it faxed in 15 minutes....that NEVER happens! They are welcoming, timely with all appointments and necessary paperwork, and just lovely to be around. I ENJOY going to this office!
So, I'm not recommending that anyone go break their arm to see Dr. Stein and his office staff, BUT if you find yourself in need of an orthopedic surgeon call Dr. Stein's office ASAP. You will not find anyone better!!!