About

Louis Peter Re Jr., MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with expertise in sports medicine and orthopedic trauma at his office in the Midtown West area of Manhattan, New York City. He is a fellowship-trained shoulder surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, repairs and revisions of complex rotator cuff tears, and shoulder replacement surgery.

Dr. Re completed his residency in the Department of Orthopaedics at Yale University School of Medicine and completed the Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. He has published several research projects involving shoulder and knee reconstructions. He has been a Clinical Instructor when he was at Yale, an Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is currently Clinical Instructor, Shoulder Reconstruction and Arthroscopy Lenox Hill Hospital. 

Dr. Re is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Besides surgery, in the office he offers various forms of ultrasound-guided injection treatments including Viscosupplementation and PRP injections. He is an expert using the Ultrasound Machine to diagnose injuries and guide treatment injections. 

He has been voted teacher of the year twice and is currently continuing to investigate the outcome of Graft Reconstruction for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. As a tennis player and skier, Dr. Re has been a patient as well as caregiver, which gives him a unique perspective. (Ask him about his meniscus tear and his rotator cuff injury.)

He looks forward to meeting new patients and helping them achieve their best possible physical health. To learn more about your treatment options, call the office or book an appointment online today.


Insurance Providers

We accept many insurances. If you do not see yours listed, please contact the front office to confirm.

Aetna
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Cigna
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GHI
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Humana
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Medicare
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Oscar Health Insurance Co.
Oxford
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United Healthcare
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Certifications

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr. Re immediately found the spots of tension and diagnosed me with trigger points.He even gave me a plan for an ergonomic work station! Great doctor, great experience."

    Alexandra R.
  • Google

    "Dr Re is the man you should see for your shoulder injuries. I wouldn't trust anyone else."

    Katelyn D.
  • Google

    "He is a personable and very comunicative MD who specializes in shoulder problems. I was referred to him by my primary doctor and was quite impressed with his office."

    KL Reldens
  • Google

    "I am now able to perform my daily activities without any pain or discomfort thanks to him. I highly recommend Dr. Re for anyone who has shoulder problems."

    Stephanie M.
  • Google

    "Dr. Louis Re has been my orthopedic surgeon for several years.I highly recommend him for any orthopedic injury."

    Daysi V.
Location
Louis Peter Re, Jr. MD
5 Columbus Circle, 10th Floor
Midtown West

New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-265-2828
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212-265-2828