Steven C. Sheskier, MD, is an established orthopedic surgeon and foot and ankle specialist who maintains a private practice, University Place orthopedics, in New York. Dr. Sheskier is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in lower extremity problems, their diagnosis and treatment. He is a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery New York University Medical center, operating at NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases and the Jersey City Medical Center. He has been performing surgery on the lower extremities for over 20 years in the New York City Tri-state area with offices in Manhattan and New Jersey and has expertise in surgery of complex foot, ankle and leg ailments, including tibia fractures, ankle fractures, foot fractures, Achilles tendon injuries, torn ankle ligaments, knee arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy and revision surgery. Dr. Sheskier has been performing total ankle replacements for over a decade. He is active in the developing field of the biological treatment of joint arthritis and tendon problems including PRP and stem cell therapy. He received his medical degree in 1982 at Baylor College of Medicine, interned at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, served his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and completed his foot and ankle surgery fellowship at The University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Sheskier is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a professional member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society.
Education and Training
Baylor College of Medicine 1982
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- Osteochondral lesions of the talar dome.
- Arthroscopic irrigation burn. A case report.
- Foot and shoe size mismatch in three different New York City populations.
- Fractures of the proximal fifth metatarsal: keeping up with the Joneses.
- Tuberculosis of the foot as the initial manifestation of acquired immune deficiency syndrome: a report of two cases.
- Arthroscopic removal of an osteoid osteoma of the talus: a case report.
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Broken Ankle
- Abnormal Gait
- Dallas Co Hp-Parkland Mem, Other Specialty; Univ Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery; St Luke'S-Roosevelt-St Lukes D, General Surgery
- Methodist Health System Dallas Program
- University of Pittsburgh (Orthopedic Surgery)
- St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center (General Surgery)
- The University of Texas at Dallas (Foot and Ankle)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Currently the Team Doctor for New York Riveters (National Women's Ice Hockey Team), Former Team Doctor for the NY Rangers, American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Articles and Publications
What do you attribute your success to?
- He started as a nurse and his continued education, drive and interest in orthopedics led him to be a successful specialist in foot an ankle surgery.
Hobbies / Sports
- Reading, Traveling
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Patient Experience with Dr. Sheskier
Dr. Sheskier, Excellent...Excellent...Excellent...Excellent...Excellent!!!!!! I can't THANK YOU enough for extending my life with quality and dignity. You are simply WONDROUS. Again, THANK YOU. Joan M. Carrara
A good man and a great doctor - he gave me my life back
Dr. Sheskier has taken phenomenal care of me during the past year - through four surgeries - and he is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He takes the time to get to know each patient - and more importantly he listens and thoroughly answers every question to ensure that patients are informed and comfortable with the recommended course of action. In my instance, I was facing a difficult and unexpected diagnosis and he worked tirelessly with me to make sure I healed properly. I now have the green light to run again and couldn't be happier! The staff here is fantastic- Daniel, Denia and Maggie are truly some of the best medical professionals I have ever worked with - their attention to detail and level of care is unparalleled! I highly recommend Dr. Sheskier!
He is great! Attentive, caring, good at explaining. He did foot surgery on me a year ago. Fine result. I highly recommend him.
Dr Sheskier was AMAZING! He was very patient with me and discussed multiple options for my recovery. He also took the time to explain what was wrong with my ankle and how to prevent injuries in the future (not every doctor does this). I HIGHLY recommend Dr Sheskier to anyone and everyone!
- John d
Excellent overall experience. Two knee surgeries for meniscus tears of 2015 and 2017. Professional, pragmatic, and easy to work with.
Absolutely wonderful experience with Dr. Sheskier and the office. Going through the ESWT was the best that improved my quality of life. Thank you Dr. Sheskier your compassion and understanding helped me through a difficult process.
Innovative,compassionate, surgery not the only answer to issues of the foot..he has provided me with a great deal of relief with simple redesigns of orthotics to adapt to a patient,s unique needs. Thinking outside the box, taking time to truly listen to his patient is a blessing for which I am truly grateful.
I've had two surgeries performed by Dr. Sheskier and I feel like the most fortunate person in the world. The procedures were successful and exceeded my expectations. The care I received was phenomenal. Dr. Sheskier's surgical skills are fantastic. Additionally, he is kind, patient, thorough and modest. I am blessed to be his patient. Dr. Sheskier's staff was terrific as well. They are skillful, helpful and available. Again, I am so fortunate that I was referred to this office.
I am a returning patient & cannot say enough good things about Dr. Sheskier and his staff. Dr. Sheskier worked with me to avoid surgery on my foot and ankle a couple of years ago- it was successful. He extensively reviewed my options with me...he's extremely knowledgeable, pleasant & caring; I highly recommend him.
Dr sheskier has been my doctor for over twenty years after being born with club feet , and having difficulty walking dr sheskier has keep me mobile. I walked down the isle and danced at my wedding thanks to dr sheskier. He has never given up on me and is one of the kindest and compassionate doctors I have known. He has made me laugh and given me hope . Thank you dr sheskier for being a real doctor.
Smart doc A little quirky but in a good way Staff pleasant and helpful May have to wait at times but always apologizes (worth the wait)
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