The Bone & Joint Center

Thank you for choosing The Bone & Joint Center of the Capital District.

Delivering trusted and compassionate bone, joint, and muscle care to the residents and communities in the Capital District region of upstate New York, western Massachusetts, and southern Vermont since 1963, our doctors offer a comprehensive array of services and treatments for the spine, hand, upper and lower extremities, and hips as well as treatment for sports-related injuries and conditions. Each of our doctors is dedicated to developing a treatment plan that is as unique as you are, and all are focused on returning you to your active lifestyle.

First and foremost, The Bone & Joint Center is committed to providing each patient with individualized care in a compassionate and competent manner. We are committed to the missions of teaching the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons and in performing community-based research. Supporting our doctors is a dedicated network of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, technical staff, medical secretaries, and clerical support staff ready to provide prompt attention to our patients’ needs.

Our surgeons at The Bone & Joint Center are all specialty-trained in orthopaedic care. Our practice has an academic affiliation with Albany Medical Center’s orthopaedic residency program, and our surgeons provide orthopaedic care and coverage at both Albany Medical Center and St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. Our primary office is at 1367 Washington Avenue in Albany, with six other office locations conveniently located throughout the Capital Region. These include offices in Catskill, Clifton ParkLatham, MaltaSaratoga, and Schenectady.

We provide our patients with convenient access to digital medical imagingMRI imaging, ultrasound, and durable medical equipment (DME). In the spring of 2016, our practice began providing walk-in Orthopaedic Urgent Care services at our Albany office location, seven days per week, allowing for expanded access, diagnosis, and treatment for acute orthopaedic needs. The Bone & Joint Center, located at 1367 Washington Avenue in Albany, also provides ambulatory surgical services at the Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center (CRASC) and the Center for Advanced Ambulatory Surgery. Both of our surgery centers and our urgent care center represent our commitment to improving access and delivery of specialized bone, joint, and muscle care in a nonhospital setting.

Hospital Affiliations

To learn more about these affiliations, please use the links provided to be directed to their individual websites.

Albany Medical Center

St. Peter’s Hospital

Saratoga Hospital


    Dr. John A. DiPreta, Dr. Jeffrey Lozman, and Dr. Richard L. Uhl were named “Best Doctors” in Capital Region Living Magazine’s 2016 listing. They were rated based on the survey information from Best Doctors, Inc., located here.

    Four of our doctors were named "Top Doctors" in Hudson Valley Magazine's 2016 listing, based on a survey by Castle Connolly. Dr. David E. Quinn was named a “Top Hand Surgeon,” and Dr. Richard H. Alfred, Dr. R. Maxwell Alley, and Dr. Jordan M. Lisella were all named a “Top Doctor” under the “Orthopaedic Surgery” category.

    The Bone & Joint Center was acknowledged in Becker's ASC Review of 153 Orthopaedic & Spine-Driven Ambulatory Surgery Centers for their advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center, providing patients with the latest technology and exceptional methods of care. 

    Doctors of The Bone & Joint Center awarded "Active Teacher in Family Medicine" by Albany Medical College – Department of Family & Community Medicine. Certificate.

    Medical Group Management Association recognizes The Bone & Joint Center as  "Superior Performance – Better Performer in the MGMA Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data." Certificate.

    Our commitment to helping you get stronger at The Bone & Joint Center extends to our whole Capital District. We always strive to do our part, from providing medical coverage and support for local schools, colleges, and competitions to sponsoring local walks, races, and other events for charity, health awareness, and community enrichment. 

    Our doctors and staff enjoy being active in our community while also helping our community stay active by serving as dedicated bone, joint, and muscle care experts in the clinic and out in our neighborhoods.

    To learn more about our extensive history of community support and advocacy, visit our Community Involvement page.

    Community Involvement

    In addition, our doctors proudly serve as the official team doctors for many regional universities, colleges, and high schools, along with several semipro athletic teams:

    Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    Albany Dutchmen Baseball Team
    Hudson Valley Community College Vikings
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers
    Siena College Saints
    Skidmore College Thoroughbreds
    The College of Saint Rose Golden Knights
    The Sage Colleges Gators
    Tri-City ValleyCats Baseball Team
    UAlbany Great Danes
    USA Rugby Team
    Albany High School
    Bethlehem High School
    Christian Brothers Academy
    Colonie Central High School
    Columbia High School
    Guilderland High School
    Rensselaer Jr./Sr. High School
    Shaker High School
    Shenendehowa High School
    Troy High School

    Logos: Team Affiliations