Northeast Orthopedics Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, PLLC (“Northeast Orthopedics”) regarding its recent data breach. The Northeast Orthopedics data breach involved personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 170,000 individuals.


Northeast Orthopedics is a premier orthopedic practice serving New York and northern New Jersey. Providing quality, comprehensive, advanced musculoskeletal and related care, Northeast Orthopedics engages in various diagnostic tests, like EMG and ultrasound, to determine the right diagnosis and treat a variety of conditions including ACL tears, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica and fractures – just to name a few.4 Today, Northeast Orthopedics’ areas of expertise include general orthopedics, sports medicine, joint replacement, hand and upper extremity, foot and ankle, spinal care, rheumatology, pain management, and diagnostic testing.4 Northeast Orthopedics has nine locations in southeastern New York and is affiliated with five additional hospitals and surgical centers in the surrounding area.


Recently, Northeast Orthopedics discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Northeast Orthopedics determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information on November 22, 2023. On February 9, 2024, Northeast Orthopedics began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license information
  • Payment information
  • Date of birth
  • Medical record information
  • Health insurance information
  • Treatment and diagnosis information

If you received a breach notification letter from Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, PLLC:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Northeast Orthopedics data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, PLLC:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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