R. Maxwell Alley M.D.
Elbow, General Orthopaedics, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Trauma
1367 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
989 Route 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
1019 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12047
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Alley.
“No wait. Good care.”
– Jacqueline M.
“It was what I expected, within my appointment time, very organized practice and true professionals.”
– Joseph S.
“Dr. Alley was great in the Urgent Care, as was the person who put on my cast. Both provided information I did not receive during my previous experiences with your facility that have made it much easier to deal with my injury and recovery. Dr. Alley was also informative during my subsequent visit. I also appreciate his sense of humor. Your facility itself (both Urgent Care and the clinic itself) both treated me well; they were polite and responsive, I got in to see someone very quickly, and the checkout process was smooth as well.”
– Kenneth W.
“Dr. Alley and his staff were terrific with my son, EJ. They explained all the information in detail and provided explicit instructions. If we had any questions, we were told to call the office anytime.”
– Leslie B.
“Dr. Alley is technically excellent. His bedside manner is easy going with a great sense of humor. I have used him for broken bones, dislocated shoulders and some sports injuries.”
– Cliff E.
“Dr. Maxwell continues to provide excellent service from patient interaction to surgery. I will stick with him until he retires!”
– Cailein M.
“Dr. Alley is friendly easy to speak with and professional. I felt very confident in his diagnosis.”
– Annette H.
“Great experience, was kept well informed, things moved fast once got looked at. Very happy with the no BS, got treated and very happy with the service.”
– Arthur H.
“Dr. Alley was amazing! He was personable, and you could tell that he cared about getting me back to where I wanted to be. He listened and addressed all of my concerns. I was 100% genuinely impressed!”
– Collene S.
“The staff was excellent and caring with my two-year-old son who had a tibia fracture. The doctor used his own phone to let him watch a kids’ YouTube video while he had a cast put on!”
– Nicole N.
“Very professional, very thorough, very compassionate.”
– Walter L.
“Max tells it like it is. He’s straightforward and no-nonsense. I trust him. He’s done three surgeries for me in the past, and the results are all great. Wouldn’t choose anyone else.”
– Amy P.
“Dr. Alley was wonderful. He explained in detail my son's x-ray results, answered my questions and was very accommodating.”
– Leslie B.
– Mike M.
“Dr. Alley was great! He was very thorough and explained everything clearly.”
– Liam G.
“All care was prompt and courteous. Provided diagnosis and a plan of care which met with my expectations and seemed appropriate. Very happy with the encounter.”
– Diane T.
“I love Dr. Alley. He has the expertise with a positive attitude. Dr. Alley and his staff also have great chemistry.”
– Joseph P.
“One of the best in the business. Dr. Maxwell Alley. Nothing but love for you sir. I'm honored to know such a good man and a great doctor.”
– Darrin W.
“The picture from this email scared the heck out of me. Nonetheless, Dr. Alley has taken care of me for years and helped me through many surgeries. I trust his knowledge, experience, communication, manner, and friendliness.”
– Tony U.
“The receptionist was friendly and efficient. It’s been at least four years since I saw Dr. Alley for a similar problem. He’s always very personable. While he’s quick-you don’t feel rushed and he explains what’s going on.”
– Elizabeth G.
“Dr. Alley showed my husband and me my x-rays and MRI and explained in detail my situation. We felt comfortable asking him questions and were confident in our decision to have him do my knee surgery. He was easy to talk to, and we both felt very comfortable with him.”
– Cynthia S.
“Pleasant, informative, and thorough. He didn’t make me feel rushed and offered several options if exercise didn’t help.”
– Candace D.
“Prompt, courteous, knowledgeable.”
– Edwin H.
“All of the staff was very friendly. Dr. Alley was very knowledgeable and great with my 4-year-old daughter. Thanks!”
– Krista P.
“Dr. Alley was very personable and thorough. He explained things in terms I could understand. I felt very comfortable and well taken care of.”
– Colleen S.
“Dr. Alley has been treating me for years. He also is a great and caring physician surgeon.”
– Ronald B.
“Very informative and complete. Answered all my questions. Took time with me and was very kind and professional.”
– Francis P.
“The doctor made me aware of what my issue may be. He gave me some tips on how to help it and required no follow up with him. I was in and out quickly. I am happy with the service that was provided.”
– Michael F.
“Dr. Alley is top - notch don't get any better than Dr. Alley! Dr. Alley staff should write a book on being professional so that other doctor offices can take notes from it; his team is very professional and very good at what they do right from the appointment setter to his nursing staff to his secretary.”
– Marty H.
“I came to Dr. Alley to ask for his opinion; he was genuine and appeared to know what I needed to know! He made his recommendations to me to see a colleague, but also made mention of the other Dr. I had seen concerning his qualifications. I liked him and would recommend him.”
– Cynthia F.
“Dr. Alley was thorough in his assessment and explained the healing process thoroughly.”
– April L.
“It was a very expedient visit, but I don’t mean rushed. There was no waiting; I was seen quickly and sent to x-ray. x-rays were done then, and rapidly Dr. Alley read them to me which was helpful.”
– Kami L.
“Dr. Alley is an excellent doctor. I’ve had him before, and when I developed this latest problem I knew he was the only doctor, I wanted to treat me. The staff at The Bone & Joint Center are lovely.”
– Nancy V.
“Excellent experience! My recovery was amazingly fast thanks to you and your team!”
– Domingo F.
“The staff was accommodating, my daughter was extremely nervous, and they all made her experience a great one.”
– Cheyenne W.
“I have been a patient of Dr. Alley for many years for a variety of injuries. When he enters the examination room, he knows who you are and is genuinely interested in your concerns. Always kind and compassionate he takes the time after examination to adequately explain his findings and discuss available options of treatments. He’s there for you 100%.”
– Altair R.
“It was very pleasant.”
– Tonya M.
“Informative and helpful with options.”
– Joseph M.
“Dr. Alley easily diagnosed the injury to my knee and discussed what I could do for it. He made me feel at ease about choosing surgery. I could see he was very confident about performing the surgery and I felt good about that. At my follow up appointment, Dr. Alley briefly, but thoroughly, reviewed the surgery and explained the next steps for my recovery.”
– Andrea Z.
“Dr. Alley is awesome.”
– Gary O.
“Warm, friendly, engaging and appeared to highly knowledgeable on my condition. Advice was explained in a way I could understand.”
– Angelia S.
“Dr. Alley took the time to explain the actual damage to my shoulder which he found and how he repaired it. He also emphasized the importance of beginning to move my arm properly so that I don't ruin his craftwork.”
– George E.
“Very Happy with Dr. Alley. Complete trust in him.”
– Joseph K.
“Dr. Alley is the consummate professional. He is very concerned for your well being and has a way of making you feel at ease and confident about your recovery. He speaks to you in layman's terms making it all make sense. He is far and away doctor that I would highly recommend to any friends and insure he would be taking care of my family My wife Laura had a terrible accident while under going cancer treatments and Dr. Alley performed brilliantly getting her back to a full recovery. HE IS THE BEST AS FAR AS WE ARE CONCERNED.”
– Raymond I.
“I'm always satisfied with my experience with Dr. Alley including students following him. Today was no exception.”
– Eric M.
“Dr. Alley eludes intelligence and compassion. He is straight forward with information and options. Treatments offered and given are done with explanation and wonderful bedside manner. I will continue to see Dr. Alley as will my sons and I will highly recommend the bone and joint center for all services.”
– Elizabeth C.
“First time experience with Dr. Alley. He was very attentive to my concerns as I explained to him my symptoms. He examined me and then sent me for x-rays which showed him what was causing my problems. He showed me the x-rays and described the issues causing me pain. He gave me some helpful suggestions as to some things I could do to help lessen the symptoms and gave me some options to consider for my treatment. It was a great experience and I felt relieved that it was not more serious than it is. I left my appointment with a very good opinion of the Bone & Joint Center.”
– Thomas R.
“Ever since my injury I have been seeing Dr Alley. He is an amazing doctor and takes the time to explain everything he has to do.”
– Daniel K.
“I had both my shoulders done with Dr. Alley. Each experience was great.”
– Mike A.
“Very thorough. He took the time to explain my shoulder problems and my options. A nice guy overall. Made me comfortable with his manner. It's very important to have trust in your Doctor, and I trust him after only one visit.”
– David P.
“As always Dr. Alley is at his best. He is not only a tremendous surgeon but he is one of the funniest people I've ever met. My visit usually turns into 30 minutes of laughter and humor then discussions about what's going on with my numerous orthopedic issues which he has taken care of for multiple years. As a former law enforcement officer with the United States Marshall Service, injuries were not uncommon and a relationship was formed between myself and Dr. Alley. He is a tremendous surgeon and a great asset to the Bone and Joint Center.”
– Neil D.
“Outstanding experience. Very attentive to my needs. Went above and beyond to ensure my comfort level with my procedure and answered all my many questions and concerns.”
– Ernestina D.
“Doctor Alley was very knowledgeable and impressed me with how quickly he diagnosed me. I will definitely recommend the office and the doctor to anyone I know that needs orthopedics.”
– Tammy J.
“Great from start to finish I felt all my concerns where answered completely and professionally. Back in a few weeks for my surgery. Great experience!”
– Tim C.
“Dr. Alley is the best! He made me laugh the first appointment almost 20 years ago, and he's still making me laugh. He's not like a lot of doctors...his head actually fits through the doorway. I love Dr. Alley and would recommend him to anyone.”
– Caroline C.
“Excellent experience. He clearly explained what the problem could be and options to proceed. He reviewed what I need to do and to contact his office if the problem does not resolve. He made me feel relieved and confident to move forward with my recovery.”
– Kathryn A.
“I have never had a better experience with any medical provider. Dr Alley is clearly a highly educated and knowledgeable physician and at the same time he is down to earth and personable. His bedside manner is second to none. He treats you as a person, better yet as a friend instead of just another patient. I can never repay the outstanding treatment and care he has given me. All I can do is say thank you.”
– Robert P.
“Dr. Alley was a great help and was knowledgeable about my concerns/injury.”
– Audra D.
“Dr. Alley has the best bedside manners of all the doctors I see. He listens, is intelligent, and funny. I always leave feeling as if I have a plan for self- care and have been informed of all of my options. A great and caring doctor!”
– Joann S.
“Very knowledgeable, great doctor.”
– Mark T.
“Explained in laymen terms.”
– William L.
“Explained well, listened well and prescribed well.”
– Jean H.
“Dr. Alley was compassionate and it came across in his tone and demeanor. I did not know Dr. Alley before this interaction but would only see him going forward. All doctors and surgeons should share his agreeable personality.”
– Caren F.