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Matthew L. Buchalter, MD


Internal Medicine
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Photo of Dr. Buchalter

Matthew L. Buchalter, MD

Internal Medicine
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Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1620
Fax: 212.606.1605

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1620
Fax: 212.606.1605

Dr. Buchalter was born in New York, NY and raised in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, graduating with distinction in 1999 from Cornell University. He received his MD degree from New York University in 2003. He then went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in 2006. Following residency, he joined The Miriam Hospital in Providence as an Attending Physician for a year before coming to Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Buchalter has been involved in the medical care of surgical patients at HSS being named an Assistant Attending Physician in 2007. He has a particular interest in quality and patient outcomes and serves on several hospital peer review committees. He also is the Medical Director for the Physician Assistant Department. As a practitioner of perioperative medicine, he provides medical care for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, commencing with the preoperative visit and continuing throughout the patient’s stay.

In addition to his role as Assistant Attending Physician at HSS, he holds the title of Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Internal Medicine

Languages

English, Spanish (some)

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth GHI
EmblemHealth HIP
EmblemHealth Medicare
EmblemHealth Select Care
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth GHI
EmblemHealth HIP
EmblemHealth Medicare
EmblemHealth Select Care
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

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Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies if payments were received during the prior year, or if the HSS physician currently receives payment. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of August 08, 2018, Dr. Buchalter reported no financial interest relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Education

New York University School of Medicine

Internship

Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital

Residency

Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital

Certification

Internal Medicine, 2006

State Licensure

New York

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.