Physicians Join Forces to Form NJ’s Largest Orthopaedic Group

More than 100 physicians from seven established, highly-respected orthopaedic medical practices have joined forces to form Orthopaedics New Jersey, LLC dba ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ, now the largest orthopaedic group practice in New Jersey. ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ will have more than 25 office locations statewide.  The seven practices, which will now operate as divisions of ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ, include:

  • Brielle Orthopedics,
  • Orthopedic Institute of Central Jersey,
  • Princeton Orthopaedic Associates,
  • Ridgewood Orthopedic Group
  • Shore Orthopaedic University Associates,
  • Union County Orthopaedic Group, and
  • University Orthopaedic Associates

“As part of the largest orthopaedic group in the state, ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ’s physicians and staff will provide the same personalized, high-quality care that patients had come to expect from these established practices, but now with greater resources at our disposal,” said ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ President Dr. Stephen Zabinski. “For example, ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ’s world-class physicians are board-certified, board-qualified or fellowship-trained — some are even double-fellowship-trained. Patients will now have access to the top physicians in every orthopaedic subspecialty in New Jersey under the ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ umbrella.”

ORTHO ALLIANCE NJ’s specialties include:

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Adolescent & Pediatric
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip & Knee
  • Pain Management
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Spine, Back & Neck
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trauma & Fracture Care

100+ New Jersey orthopedic surgeons form supergroup: 5 details

Seven orthopedic practices in New Jersey are merging to form Ortho Alliance NJ.

https://www.oanj.com/divisions/

Five details:

1. The seven individual groups, listed below, will operate as divisions of Ortho Alliance NJ:

  • Brielle Orthopedics in Brick
  • Orthopedic Institute of Central Jersey in Manasquan
  • Princeton Orthopaedic Associates in Princeton
  • Ridgewood Orthopedic Group in Ridgewood
  • Shore Orthopaedic University Associates in Somers Point
  • Union County Orthopaedic Group in Clark
  • University Orthopaedic Associates in Somerset

2. The partnership joins more than 100 physicians from the practices, which have more than 25 New Jersey locations. The physicians focus on general orthopedics, knee and hip surgery, pain management, total joint replacement and spine care, among other subspecialties.

3. Jeffrey Bechler, MD, chair of Ortho Alliance NJ, said the new entity is different from other large practices because it has a local community model. Physicians will maintain their existing office locations and contact information.

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Congratulations Dr. Lai for being named to Becker’s distinguished List of Foot & Ankle Surgeons!

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38 foot and ankle surgeons to know | 2020
November 17, 2020
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Becker’s is thrilled to feature 38 foot and ankle surgeons to know in 2020
The surgeons and specialists featured on this list have led accomplished careers and hold leadership positions at some of the top institutions across the U.S. The list was developed through nominations and internal research. Individuals do not pay and cannot pay for inclusion on this list.

Dr. Lai began his practice in 2017 after completing a fellowship at The Orthopedic Group of Pittsburgh. He focuses his practice on minimally invasive procedures and diabetic limb reconstruction. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Lai engages in research and has authored multiple chapters on foot and ankle surgery.

Congratulations Dr. Fox on being selected as a Top Podiatrist in NJ!

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Best in New Jersey 

Announcing an elite grouping of the state’s top Orthopedic Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Plastic Surgeons and Podiatrists across 13 procedure categories. This distinction is based on a number of criteria, including experience, qualifications, surgical volume, results and reputation. Only the top doctors in each category are named to the Select Surgeons Bone & Joint list. Many of the surgeons on this list perform other procedures in addition to those for which they have been recognized.

Ira M. Fox, DPM
Podiatric Surgeon
Shore Orthopaedic University Associates


Specializing in:
Reconstructive and Traumatic Foot and Ankle Surgery, Ankle Joint Replacement

Selection Methodology—Bone & Joint Surgeons
By New Jersey Monthly | August 8, 2019

Select Surgeons takes a 360-degree look at New Jersey’s bone and joint surgeons, reviewing 9 criteria across 13 procedure categories to arrive at the most comprehensive evaluation of leading bone and joint surgeons in the state. Leflein Associates (add link), a locally owned research firm in Ringwood, NJ, was commissioned to conduct the survey. Research was conducted between November 2019 and April 2020.

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