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Meet Dr. Westrich

Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD
Board Certified
Orthopedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
  • Hip & Knee Pain and Injuries
  • Arthritis Management
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Makoplasty Robotic Hip and Knee Surgery
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Partial & Custom Knee Replacement
  • Complex Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Sports Injuries
    Hospital Affiliations:
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
  • New York Hospital

Meet Our Staff

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Denise Palacios
Office Manager & Surgery Coordinator

Denise has been working with Dr. Westrich for the past 12 years. She will try to help you in any way she can. Denise also speaks fluent Spanish.

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Nicole Gonzalez
Medical Secretary

Nicole takes patient phone calls and schedules appointments. She also speaks Spanish.

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Heather Struhl, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Heather assists Dr. Westrich in the office when he sees patients. She is also available to speak with you if you have any medical questions.

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Ahava Muskat
Research Coordinator

Ahava assists Dr. Westrich with research projects, presentations, grant applications and his research database.

Here are some excerpts from letters patients have sent to Denise:

“You have gone beyond the extra mile to help and comfort me in making this oncoming surgery go as smoothly and stress free as possible. Your efficiency and pleasantness is so appreciated.” —O.H.

“I am deeply thankful for all you have done for me over the past two and a half years. I have been given a better life because of what you and the best doctor at HSS have done for me. Words can not express how truly grateful my family and I are. We can never thank you enough; you and Dr.Westrich are bright stars that shine over us lucky patients.” —B.E.