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“I completely recovered.”
Broken Shoulder David Helfet MD

“I completely recovered.”

“They were able to piece me back together where others were not.” ~ J. D. Pelaez

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“Dr. Helfet is the best.”
Broken Femur David Helfet MD

“Dr. Helfet is the best.”

“Dr. Helfet saved my leg. I was told I could never walk again. He is the best in the whole world.” ~ Patricia Valero

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“The best care for such a traumatic injury”
Broken Arm David Helfet MD

“The best care for such a traumatic injury”

“The entire hospital staff were just amazing from the instant we rolled through the doors throughout the entire stay.” ~ Victor Katz

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“We can’t thank them enough for their efforts.”
Broken Leg David Helfet MD

“We can’t thank them enough for their efforts.”

“We could not have wished for a better outcome given a very severe and untimely injury.” ~ James DeSousa

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“I can only recommend HSS with the highest regard.”
Broken Kneecap David Helfet MD

“I can only recommend HSS with the highest regard.”

“I was comforted and reassured that I was in good hands now and on the road to recovery.” ~ Lana

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“They performed a miracle.”
Broken Leg David Helfet MD

“They performed a miracle.”

“I thank the doctors at NYP/HSS for giving me my life back.” ~ Caitlyn Kearns

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“Heal Well; Heal Fast!”
Broken Ankle Broken Kneecap David Helfet MD

“Heal Well; Heal Fast!”

“They are a huge part of the progress I have made.” ~ Larry Nipon

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“I received excellent care.”
David Helfet MD Hip Dysplasia

“I received excellent care.”

“Most definitely worth traveling across the country!” ~ H. Hope Hamill

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“I received excellent care through Dr. Helfet’s team.”
Broken Hip Broken Pelvis David Helfet MD

“I received excellent care through Dr. Helfet’s team.”

“It is thanks to them that my pain is kept under control and that I am walking again today.” ~ Anika Vorndamme-Cajigal

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“My leg is finally fixed!”
Broken Hip Broken Leg David Helfet MD

“My leg is finally fixed!”

“I got back up on my snowboard a month ago!” ~ Patricia Sykes

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“Incredibly knowledgeable about his specialty.”
David Helfet MD Malunion Fracture Ruptured Tendon

“Incredibly knowledgeable about his specialty.”

“I will be forever grateful to these amazing doctors.” ~ Olivia D’Angelo

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“I am happy to be back in the game.”
David Helfet MD Hip Impingement

“I am happy to be back in the game.”

“We never would have gotten through this without HSS.” ~ Robert Casale

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“Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”
David Helfet MD Hip Dysplasia Hip Impingement

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

“There was the possibility for the first time to live a full and adventurous life that I had always dreamed of.” ~ Devon Reynolds

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“He saved my only leg!”
Compartment Syndrome David Helfet MD

“He saved my only leg!”

“Dr. David Helfet had looked at my leg, immediately rushed me to the OR and did a 4 compartment release saving my only leg!” ~ Dawn Bray

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“Dr. Helfet and his team put me back together.”
Broken Leg David Helfet MD

“Dr. Helfet and his team put me back together.”

“I was able to return to my passion, which was skiing big mountains.” ~ Tim DiPietro

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“I sincerely have only good memories.”
Broken Femur David Helfet MD

“I sincerely have only good memories.”

“Being an international patient, the welcome in that department was like home!” ~ Cecilia Chlimper de Batievsky

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“Everyone was phenomenal.”
Broken Pelvis David Helfet MD

“Everyone was phenomenal.”

“I told Dr. Helfet that he’s my hero. Without him, I would never have had the life I am living.” ~ Maxime Heinsbroek

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“Expertise and care beyond imagination.”
Compartment Syndrome David Helfet MD

“Expertise and care beyond imagination.”

“The level of expertise and care is beyond imagination. Dr. Helfet is an artist.” ~ Herve Duteil

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“I am so grateful.”
Broken Ankle David Helfet MD

“I am so grateful.”

“I immediately felt taken care of and safe after a traumatic time.” ~ Kathleen Wells

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“You changed my life.”
Broken Femur Broken Kneecap Broken Leg David Helfet MD

“You changed my life.”

“I can live a normal life and enjoy life once again.” ~ Ron Pollicino

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Our Patients

  • “There was the possibility for the first time to live a full and adventurous life that I had always dreamed of.”

    ~ Devon Reynolds

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  • “It is thanks to them that my pain is kept under control and that I am walking again today.”

    ~ Anika Vorndamme-Cajigal

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  • “The entire hospital staff were just amazing from the instant we rolled through the doors throughout the entire stay.”

    ~ Victor Katz

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  • “They were able to piece me back together where others were not.”

    ~ J. D. Pelaez

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  • “Dr. David Helfet had looked at my leg, immediately rushed me to the OR and did a 4 compartment release saving my only leg!”

    ~ Dawn Bray

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  • “I got back up on my snowboard a month ago!”

    ~ Patricia Sykes

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  • “We never would have gotten through this without HSS.”

    ~ Robert Casale

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David L. Helfet, MD

535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

212-606-1888 phone
212-628-4473 fax

New York Fracture Care

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David L. Helfet, MD 
212-606-1888

Dean G. Lorich, MD
212-746-4509

David S. Wellman, MD
212-606-1504

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