Dr. Zair Fishkin, MDPHD

Dr. Zair Fishkin, MDPHD

Orthopedic Surgeon

15 Years of Experience


Accepting patients


    Dr. Zair Fishkin is a Board Certified orthopedic spine surgeon. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. After completing a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Dr. Fishkin attended the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. He further trained as a spinal surgery fellow at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Fishkin has authored more than 25 scientific publications, including peer reviewed articles and book chapters on orthopedic and spinal conditions including total disc replacement and computer aided surgery. He has won multiple awards for his research, including international conferences. Following his training, Dr. Fishkin returned to his hometown of Buffalo, New York, where he is happy to be reunited with his friends and family. He joined Pinnacle Orthopedic and Spine Specialists in the downtown Buffalo medical corridor. Dr. Fishkin treats both pediatric and adult conditions of the spine. His interests include minimally invasive adult and pediatric spinal surgery, scoliosis, and kyphoplasty for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures in the elderly. He treats deformity and degenerative conditions of the spine and sees patients with whiplash injuries, fractures, work-related injuries, and disc herniations. In addition, Dr. Fishkin is fluent in Russian.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Erie County Medical Center (Residency)

    SUNY, University at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals (Residency)

    Hospital for Joint Diseases (Fellowship)

    NYU SCH OF MED, 2009, ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY OF THE SPINE (Continuing Medical Education (CME))

    UNIV AT BUFFALO, 2008, ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Continuing Medical Education (CME))

    Medical Degree - UB School of Medicine

    Medical Degree - University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences



    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Zair Fishkin, 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

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    Top Insurances

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

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    Practice At 700 Michigan Ave

    700 Michigan Ave

    Buffalo, NY 14203

    (716) 854-5700

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Zair Fishkin accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Zair Fishkin is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Zair Fishkin offer online booking?

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    Which language(s) does Dr. Zair Fishkin speak?

    Dr. Zair Fishkin speaks English and Russian.

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