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CHOUEKA, JACK, MD

Chair, Orthopedic Surgery
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7400
6010 BAY PARKWAY, 7TH FLOOR BROOKLYN, NY 11204

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Languages

  • English
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Biography

Dr. Jack Choueka is the Chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Services at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Choueka completed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, and his fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospital. Dr. Jack Choueka is President of the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand and former President of the Brooklyn Orthopedic Society. He has received numerous research grants and continually presents his work at national and international meetings. He has published numerous articles on a variety of topics, including rotator cuff repair, flexor tendon repair, and new devices and techniques in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Choueka's extensive knowledge of engineering allows him to provide his patients with the most advanced care and treatments available. His philosophy is to utilize any methods possible to avoid surgery for his patients. If surgery is necessary, minimally-invasive procedures can be performed which allow patients to get their function back quicker. Dr. Choueka has received many honors throughout his career, and is a recent recipient of the Joseph H. Boyes Award for Excellence in Hand Research.

Areas of Expertise

Orthopedic Surgery
Hand Surgery
Upper Extremity Surgery
Shoulder Surgery

Conditions Treated

Arthritis
Bone & Joint Conditions
Broken Bones
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Congenital Hand Problems
Nerve Injuries
Pain in the Hands/Wrists/Elbows
Rotator Cuff Disease
Sports-Related Shoulder/Elbow/Wrist Problems
Tendon Injuries
Trauma

Treatments

Arthroscopy
Carpal Tunnel Release
Elbow Replacement
Flexor Tendon Repair
Fracture Care
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Rotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Replacement
Wrist Replacement

Education

Medical Degree

State University of New York Downstate

Internship

New York University Medical Center

Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Fellowship

University of Chicago Hospital

Board

Surgery of the Hand (Orthopedic Surgery)- subspecialty
Orthopedic Surgery - general

Locations

6010 BAY PARKWAY, 7TH FLOOR
BROOKLYN, NY 11204
Telephone: 718-283-7400
Insurance
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Local 1199
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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