Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 5 (2 patient reviews and ratings)
Orthopaedic Trauma, Problem Fractures, Total Hip Reconstruction (Primary and Revision), General Orthopaedics

Fellowship-trained trauma surgeon Dr. Ernest Chisena specializes in total hip reconstruction and revision as well as trauma and general orthopaedic care. Dedicated to providing patients with exceptional care, he works with each of his patients, discussing their injuries and conditions as well as the available treatment options, and together they form individualized treatment plans that meet their needs and goals.

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Dr. Chisena attended Wake Forest University for his Bachelor of Arts degree, where he was also distinguished with the Speas Award for being a top student. Afterward, he moved to New York to attend medical school in Brooklyn at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Albany Medical Center in Albany. After his residency, he elected to undergo additional training through an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at the University of Louisville and Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Chisena is available to see patients at our Albany location.

“Very professional, each step was explained precisely, willing to listen. I feel very comfortable under Dr. Chisena’s care. The staff has been very supportive.”
– Louis P.
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“Dr. Chisena did an excellent job of explaining my injury, and the service was excellent.”
– Andre W.
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“My provider was very clear and concise on why I was feeling pain on my left shoulder. It sounded like he knew what was going on.”
– Eric M.
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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Physics With a Minor in Chemistry: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Doctor of Medicine: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship: University of Louisville and Norton Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY


(518) 489-2666
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