Dr. Wakenda K. Tyler, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Accepting new patients 13 years of experience Offers telehealth

Overview

Wakenda K. Tyler, MD, MPH specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the bones and soft tissues in patients of all ages. As a musculoskeletal oncologist, Dr. Tyler’s practice is focused on the non-operative and operative management of primary soft tissue and bone cancers, sarcomas, and metastatic bone cancer. Dr. Tyler’s goal is to provide compassionate surgical care that achieves cure of cancer whenever possible by leveraging the latest advances in non-operative management,...

About Dr. Wakenda K. Tyler, MD

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Tumor
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Musculoskeletal Sarcomas
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor
  • Myeloma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Services

  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome

Years of Experience

13 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English

Gender

Female

NPI Number

1427217496

Education & Certifications

Medical Education

  • Millersville University Of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Hospital for Special Surgery

Fellowship

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • ABMS
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

Ratings & Reviews

Average provider rating

4.2
Group 24

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Locations

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Primary Location

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue,

New York, NY 10032

212-305-0114
CUMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway,

New York, NY 10032

201-599-0026
Manhattan - 590 5th Avenue Office

590 5th Avenue, 5th Floor,

New York, NY 10036

212-305-4565

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