Summit Medical Group is proud to announce that eight surgeons from our orthopedics department were selected for New Jersey Monthly’s 2020 Select Surgeons Bone & Joint Surgeon list. This award is reserved for the top surgeons in 13 procedure categories. This is the second year that the publication has honored people in the field. Four of our SMG surgeons are being honored for the second year in a row.
Expanding our multispecialty presence in Bergen County, SMG has opened a freestanding Orthopedics office at 499 Route 17 South in Paramus. Established with three highly-trained specialists who have joined SMG – orthopedic surgeons Andrew Beharrie, MD and Chris Inzerillo, MD; and orthopedic spine surgeon Howard Yeon, MD – the new SMG Orthopedics office brings comprehensive orthopedic and spine care from board-certified surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive procedures. Read More
Matthew J. Garberina, MD has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, a position previously held by Dr. Eric Mirsky. Dr. Garberina is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow reconstruction. He has extensive experience performing over 500 surgeries each year. Dr. Garberina has been with Summit Medical Group since finishing his fellowship training in 2007. Dr. Garberina is also a member of the Clinical Governance Board at Summit CityMD. He is a member
Dr. David Abrutyn chats with Certified Athletic Trainer, and host of The cATalyzing Podcast for Athletic Trainers, Ryan Stevens, on this ever important topic. Hear Dr. Abrutyn’s tips for turning obstacles into opportunities and his personal story about how perseverance and passion has played an integral role in his career as an orthopedic surgeon.
By David A. Abrutyn, MD and Diana Stavrou, ATC It is well documented that performing mobility and flexibility movements can prevent injury, relieve pain and lower stress. With most of us spending more time at home these days, this is the perfect time to develop this beneficial habit. These exercises are important every day, not just prior to or after sports or exercise. These movements shouldn't take more than 10 to 15 minutes of your time. Some may be familiar to you and some may be brand
Summit Medical Group Orthopedics providers are trusted experts in their subspecialties. They’re often tapped to speak to clinical and lay audiences, teach medical students and comment in the media about orthopedic issues. The latest SMG Ortho provider for the spotlight is foot and ankle expert Dr. Marco Ucciferri. Dr. Ucciferri talked to MyCentralJersey.com about everyday choices that can lead to heel pain. They include: Wearing the wrong size shoes Wearing shoes—especially high