Dr. William Lackey, MD

Dr. William Lackey, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

26 Years of Experience


Accepting patients
Online booking


    Dr. William Lackey is committed to providing state of the art treatment options for all forms of musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions. He treats conditions involving sports injuries, trauma, fractures, hand conditions, foot and ankle problems, arthritis, spine conditions, overuse conditions, and work-related injuries. His goal is to exhaust all conservative treatment options prior to recommending surgical intervention to his patients. As part of his commitment to natural and conservative treatment, he offers in house physical therapy at all of his facilities. His primary goal is a quick return to symptom-free normal function with minimal interruption of a patient’s normal daily or athletic routine. Dr. Lackey specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques and joint preservation procedures. His areas of surgical expertise include sports-related shoulder and knee injuries, traumatic conditions, hand, foot and ankle injuries, hip conditions, and joint preservation and reconstruction procedures. Dr. Lackey is a recipient of the John Lachman Award for Excellence in Orthopaedics. He is active in treating everything from the active or arthritic patient to the competitive athelete. Dr. Lackey is a member of the National Ski Patrol and is certified in Outdoor Emergency Medical Management. He currently has active medical priviledges at several Manhattan and Brooklyn Hospitals.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Temple University Hospital (Internship)

    Temple University Hospital (Residency)

    Ranawat Orthopaedic Research Center Lenox Hill Hospital (Fellowship)

    Bachelors Degree - Carnegie Mellon University

    Masters Degree - Lehigh University

    Bachelors Degree - University of Pittsburgh

    Medical Degree - Temple University School Of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. William Lackey, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. William Lackey, may include:

    Orthopedic Consultation, Spinal Cord Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Follow Up, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Specialist Consultation, Spine Specialist Follow Up, Vertebroplasty, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Brace, Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Cord Second Opinion, Laminectomy, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Hand Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip and Knee Surgery Consultation, Hip and Knee Surgery Follow Up, Orthopedic Reconstruction Consultation, Hand and Wrist Reconstruction, Orthopedic Reconstruction Follow Up, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation, Elbow Replacement Surgery, Osteotomy, Ligament Reconstruction, Orthopedic Trauma Follow Up, Deformity Correction (Post Trauma), Joint Contracture Release, Limb Reconstruction, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Surgery, Spine Immobilization, Allograft Reconstruction, Nail Cement Spacer Reconstruction, Prosthetics, Osteotomy, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Fingers Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Spinal Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Casting and Splinting, Revisional Hip Replacement Surgery, Revisional Knee Replacement Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Realignment, Spinal Cord Surgery Consultation, Orthopedic Second Opinion, Independent Medical Exam (Orthopedic), Orthopedic Consultation (Spine), Orthopedic Follow Up (Spine), Diskectomy / Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation Consultation, Arthrodesis, Arthropathy, Orthopedic Consultation (Ankle), Orthopedic Follow Up (Ankle), Ankle Second Opinion, Knee arthroscopy, Hip arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Consultation, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Follow up and Viscosupplementation

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Lackey's office.


    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Breakthrough Orthopedics

    153 West 27th St

    Ste 1101

    New York, NY 10001

    (917) 383-2978

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Overall rating

    Based on 36 reviews

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    Office Experience

    98% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    98% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    74% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    98% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. William Lackey an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lackey has been rated and reviewed by 36 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Lackey, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Memberships & Associations

    American Board of Orthopedic

    Professional Member

    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

    Professional Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is William Lackey accepting new patients?

    Yes, William Lackey is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does William Lackey offer online booking?

    Yes, you can use online booking to schedule an appointment with Dr. Lackey, or call (917) 383-2978 for more information.

    Does William Lackey offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Lackey's office at (917) 383-2978 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does William Lackey speak?

    William Lackey speaks English.

    Which board certifications does William Lackey have?

    William Lackey is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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