Michael A. Cushner

Michael A. Cushner, MD

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
4.6 rating based on 457 ratings
(4.6/5 stars) 457 Reviews | 20 Comments
  • Yonkers – Ridge Hill Ridge Hill 73 Market Street, For accurate GPS instructions, use 1 Ridge Hill Blvd, Yonkers, NY 10710
  • (914) 831-4160
  • (914) 831-4161

About the Provider

Dr. Cushner is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who treats conditions of the musculoskeletal system, including traumatic injuries to the upper and lower extremities, as well as sports injuries and arthritic conditions.  He has completed specialty training in sports medicine and trained with advanced surgical procedures for the knee and shoulder.

He received a bachelor of arts degree from Duke University and a medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.  After his residency, Dr. Cushner completed a fellowship in sports medicine/ sports trauma at the South Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute in Northern California.

Dr. Cushner has been practicing in New York since 2001. He is a physician member of the United States Amateur Boxing Association and has served as a team physician for U.S. Snowboard Team.  He works with many local sports organizations, including the Gaelic Football Association.  Dr. Cushner has published articles and book chapters involving orthopedic injuries and surgical techniques.

He treats a variety of orthopedic conditions for adults and children, including:

  • Shoulder injuries: rotator cuff, labrum and instability
  • Knee injuries, ligament, cartilage, tendon and meniscus injury
  • Arthritic conditions of the upper and lower extremities
  • Spine, neck and back pain
  • Conditions of the foot and ankle, cartilage and tendon injuries
  • Elbow injuries and traumatic tendon injuries
  • Fractures of the upper and lower extremities
  • Hand conditions, carpal tunnel, trigger finger, fractures
  • Workers Comp injuries



Dr. Cushner’s interview on “Deep Vein Thrombosis: The Silent Killer” on News 12 Westchester can be viewed at:





Medical School
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina
Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute
Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center
St. John's Riverside Hospital

Office Location (1)

  • Yonkers – Ridge Hill
    Ridge Hill 73 Market Street
    For accurate GPS instructions, use 1 Ridge Hill Blvd
    Yonkers, NY 10710
    Ph: (914) 831-4160
    Fax: (914) 831-4161


very professional
January 22, 2018
very good experience
January 19, 2018
December 22, 2017
December 4, 2017
I have recommended Dr Cushner's practice to other people.
October 18, 2017
very caring, pleasant and helpful
October 7, 2017
will definitely recommend.
September 21, 2017
Definitely Recommend This Provider
August 31, 2017
Dr. Cushner is a very understanding and professional care provider. Will follow up in a couple of weeks.
August 21, 2017
I trust his diagnostic skills.
August 13, 2017
everything was ok
August 9, 2017
care provider was exceptional, caring and wonderful
August 6, 2017
I am very happy with this doctor, Dr. Cushner.
July 27, 2017
July 20, 2017
PA spent most of the time with me. doctor spent less than two minutes, but it was a pretty easy diagnosis.
July 7, 2017
Very professional, caring, people person as and listener.
July 4, 2017
they care
June 30, 2017
*Dr. Cushner's office is always very busy with patients, I have NEVER felt like he rushed me.
June 26, 2017
March 30, 2017
March 29, 2017