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  • Alexander Mittelmann, MD 120 Points

    Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
    1136 Clifton Ave
    Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Om Gandhi, MD 100 Points

    Allwood Orthopedic Assoc
    1033 Clifton Ave Ste 2, Allwood Orthopaedic Ass
    Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Avrill Berkman, MD 100 Points

    1011 Clifton Ave
    Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Lawrence Kraut, MD 100 Points

    Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
    1136 Clifton Ave
    Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Aiman Rifai, DO 90 Points

    North Jersey Hip & Knee Ctr
    1033 Route 46 Ste A206
    Clifton, NJ 07013
  • Jeffrey F Lakin, MD

    642 BROAD ST
    CLIFTON, NJ 07013
  • Chris Mattheou, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 1.85 mi
    208 PASSAIC AVE
    PASSAIC, NJ 07055
  • Howard M Baruch, MD

    Distance: 1.85 mi
    350 BOULEVARD
    PASSAIC, NJ 07055
  • Iris A Drey, MD

    Distance: 1.85 mi
    350 BOULEVARD
    PASSAIC, NJ 07055
  • Peter DiPaolo, M.D.
    260 Points

    Distance: 2.43 mi
    1225 McBride Ave.
    Ste. 111
    Little Falls, NJ 07424
  • Mark Drzala, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 3.26 mi
    33 N Fullerton Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07042
  • Cornelius Nicoll, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 3.26 mi
    33 N Fullerton Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07042
  • Barry Dibernardo, MD 100 Points

    New Jersey Plastic Surgery
    Distance: 3.26 mi
    PO Box 43270
    Montclair, NJ 07043
  • Gary Rombough, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 3.26 mi
    141 Central Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07042
  • William Vonroth Jr, MD 60 Points

    Distance: 3.26 mi
    316 CLAREMONT AVE
    MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042
  • Wayne Altman, MD 90 Points

    Distance: 3.7 mi
    85 Orient Way Ste 1
    Rutherford, NJ 07070
  • Wayne J Altman, MD

    Distance: 3.7 mi
    85 ORIENT WAY STE 3
    RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070
  • John Ambrose, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 4.02 mi
    426 Union Blvd
    Totowa, NJ 07512
  • Ramin Ghobadi, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 4.05 mi
    703 Main St
    Paterson, NJ 07503
  • David Myers, MD 100 Points

    2nd Home
    Distance: 4.05 mi
    100 Hamilton Plz # 317
    Paterson, NJ 07505
  • Mark Chase, MD 130 Points

    Montclair Orthopedic Group
    Distance: 4.22 mi
    200 Highland Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Martin Sorger, MD 100 Points

    Montclair Orthopedic Group
    Distance: 4.22 mi
    200 Highland Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Mark Chase

    Distance: 4.22 mi
    200 Highland Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • David Greifinger, MD 130 Points

    Essex Orthopaedic Group
    Distance: 4.53 mi
    36 Newark Ave Ste 220
    Belleville, NJ 07109
  • Carl Mercurio, MD 100 Points

    Essex Orthopaedic Group
    Distance: 4.53 mi
    36 Newark Ave Ste 200
    Belleville, NJ 07109
  • Jerald Vizzone, DO 40 Points

    Distance: 4.53 mi
    5 Franklin Ave Ste 109
    Belleville, NJ 07109
  • David J Greifinger, MD

    Distance: 4.53 mi
    36 NEWARK AVE STE 220
    BELLEVILLE, NJ 07109
  • Kent Lerner, MD
    330 Points

    Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    Distance: 5.09 mi
    17 Jauncey Avenue
    North Arlington, NJ 07031
  • Ronald Gennace, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 5.09 mi
    312 Belleville Tpke Ste 2A
    North Arlington, NJ 07031
  • Richard Boiardo, MD 130 Points

    Distance: 5.7 mi
    769 Northfield Ave Ste Ll20
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Andrew Hutter, MD 110 Points

    Center For Orthopaedics
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    1500 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Kevin Egan, MD 110 Points

    South Mountain Orthopaedic
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Michael Seidenstein, MD 100 Points

    Advanced Orthopaedics Of NJ
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    81 Northfield Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Edward Decter, MD 100 Points

    Center For Orthopaedics
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Steven Heller, MD 100 Points

    Center For Orthopaedics
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Steven Robbins, MD 100 Points

    Center For Orthopaedics
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    1500 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Marvin Chirls, MD 100 Points

    West Orange Orthopedic Assoc
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    769 Northfield Ave Ste 240
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Richard Rosa, M.D 40 Points

    Advanced Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement
    Distance: 5.7 mi
    741 Northfield Avenue suite 200
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Edward M Decter, MD

    Distance: 5.7 mi
    1500 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY
    WEST ORANGE, NJ 07052
  • Zafer Termanini

    Distance: 5.7 mi
    81 Northfield Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Kenneth Levitsky, MD
    220 Points

    Garden State Orthopaedic Assoc
    Distance: 5.9 mi
    28-04 Broadway
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
  • Douglas Holden, MD 170 Points

    Garden State Orthopaedic Assoc
    Distance: 5.9 mi
    28-04 Broadway
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
  • Robert Schultz, MD 110 Points

    Garden State Surgical Ctr
    Distance: 5.9 mi
    28-04 Broadway
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
  • Robert Greenblum, MD 110 Points

    Orthopedic Associates
    Distance: 5.9 mi
    15-01 BROADWAY STE 20
    FAIR LAWN, NJ 07410
  • Ziauddin Ahmed, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 5.9 mi
    20-01 Maple Ave
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
  • Ram Dass Setia, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 5.9 mi
    PO Box 338
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
  • Kenneth A Levitsky, MD
    100 Points

    Garden State Orthopaedic Assoc
    Distance: 5.9 mi
    28-04 Broadway
    Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Orthopedic Surgeon Info

Orthopedic Surgeon Summary:
An orthopedic surgeon works with patients before, during, and after surgical procedures that involve problems with the musculoskeletal system, such as hips and knees. An orthopedic surgeon is a surgical specialist. These surgeons diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and congenital defects that may affect not only the bones and joints, but nerves, muscles, and connective tissues as well. An orthopedic surgeon can help with arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery and can also help with intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET). While an orthopedic surgeon does perform surgical procedures, these doctors also use nonsurgical interventions when possible to treat patients.

Category Conditions Treated:


A few of the conditions treated by orthopedic surgeons include:


Category Specialties:


While doctors may choose general orthopedic surgery, there are at least a dozen different specialties, a few of which include specialization in specific areas of the body, physical and occupational therapy, trauma, sports medicine, pediatrics, rehabilitation, pain management, and more.

Category Procedures and Treatments:


Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical procedures to treat patients. Just a few of these include:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone grafting
  • Bone healing
  • Chondroplasty
  • Fusion
  • Internal fixation
  • Joint replacement
  • Laminectomy
  • Osteotomy
  • Pain management
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Soft tissue repair

Category Profession Details:


Orthopedic surgeons must complete a minimum of a Bachelor Degree, followed by 4 years of medical school and 5 years of orthopedic residency. An additional year of education is required for specialties within the field. The orthopedic surgeon needs to pass licensing requirements for the state in which he or she will practice medicine. In order to be certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery orthopedic surgeons must complete all education and training requirement, practice their field for 2 years, then pass the written and oral exams.

Category Associations:


The American Orthopaedic Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


Orthopedic Surgeon FAQs:

What is an Orthopedic Surgeon?
An Orthopedic Surgeon is a physician who performs surgery on the musculoskeletal system. An Orthopedic Surgeon does surgery on the hand, hip, elbow, shoulder, joint, foot, ankle and spine.

What types of surgery does an Orthopedic Surgeon do?
An Orthopedic Surgeon can do many surgeries. The surgeries performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon include: repair fractures, hip and knee replacement, carpal tunnel release, rotator cuff repair, etc. An Orthopedic Surgeon can also help with lumbar stabilization and lumbar instrumentation.

Where does an Orthopedic Surgeon work?
An Orthopedic Surgeon can work in a hospital or clinic.

How do I find an Orthopedic Surgeon in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate an Orthopedic Surgeon in your state. Select Orthopedic Surgeon from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate an Orthopedic Surgeon in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need an Orthopedic Surgeon in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Orthopedic Surgeons in your city and state.

Do orthopedic surgeons only treat bones?
While orthopedic surgeons do treat injuries and diseases that affect bones, they also treat other parts of the musculoskeletal system, including muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.

Do orthopedic surgeons only use surgery as treatment?
While qualified to perform various surgical procedures, orthopedic surgeons also use nonsurgical and minimally invasive methods to treat patients as well. The least invasive method is typically the first choice in treating patients.

Why would orthopedic surgeons need to specialize in one part of the body if they only treat certain issues?
The musculoskeletal system is complex, requiring extensive focus to properly heal these areas. Also, with 206 bones in the human body, each bone has a specific function and different connective tissue issues. For example, there are 27 bones in the hand, and 26 bones in the foot. That is a lot for an orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in one of these areas to focus on.

How many orthopedic surgeons are there in the United States?
Wikipedia states that there are 25,464 orthopedic surgeons in the United States as of 2008.


Orthopedic Surgeon Related Terms:
orthopedics, orthopaedics, orthopedic surgery, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, menisectomy, chondroplasty, carpal tunnel release, thoracic discectomy, anterior and posterior thoracic instrumentation, intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET), nucleoplasty, discography, anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), anterior and posterior lumbar instrumentation, dynesys lumbar stabilization, orthopedic surgeon, scoliosis surgery