John Czajka, M.D.

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John Czajka, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.99 (346 patient reviews and ratings)
Elbow, General Orthopaedics, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Total Joint Replacement & Revision, Trauma

Dr. John Czajka is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose interests are in upper and lower extremity reconstructive surgery, total knee and hip replacement, and arthroscopic surgery.

Dr. Czajka is affiliated with the following hospitals: Albany Medical Center, St. Peter’s Hospital, and Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center. Dr. Czajka is a clinical associate professor in the department of surgery, division of orthopaedics at Albany Medical College.

“Dr. Czajka listens well and his diagnoses seem to be accurate. I have seen Dr. Czajka for about 20 years off and on and consider him to be the best in his field. Every encounter I have had with Support staff who work with Dr. Czajka on a daily basis have, without exception, sung his praises; they say they love to work with him.”

– Gail B.

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“Love Dr. Czajka. Gives you a straight answer all the time. Makes you toe the line before he does anything. Will get in your face when your not doing what he tells you to do. When there is an emergency he will make sure that he fits you into his schedule. Would recommend him and the practice to anyone.”

– Michael M.

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“He's caring and wonderfully straightforward. Provides detailed info about his findings and plan if care. Funny and personable too!”

– Bonnie M.

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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • General Surgery Internship: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Joint Replacement and Reconstruction Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Medical Society of the County of Albany
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgery

Staff Appointments

  • Albany Medical College: Clinical Associate Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • Albany Medical Center
  • Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • St. Peter’s Hospital


(518) 489-2666