Bone & Joint – Select Surgeons Methodology

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 2018 and April 2019.

Specific criteria include:

  1. Fellowship and specialty training

  2. Board Certification

  3. Sub-Specialty Certification

  4. NJ state board license and disciplinary actions
  5. Years in practice
  6. Malpractice actions

  7. Number of specific procedures performed
  8. History of Top Doctor awards

  9. Online patient reviews

The procedure categories are:

  1. Elbow
  2. Foot – Fore and Mid (Open Repair & Reconstruction Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  3. Foot – Rear (Open Repair & Reconstruction Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  4. Hand (Open Repair & Reconstruction Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  5. Hip (Open Reconstruction & Replacement Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  6. Knee (Open Reconstruction & Replacement Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  7. Oncologic Surgery
  8. Pediatric Surgery
  9. Shoulder (Open Reconstruction & Replacement Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  10. Spine (Open Repair & Reconstruction Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)
  11. Sports Medicine Surgery
  12. Trauma Surgery
  13. Wrist (Open Repair & Reconstruction Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery)

Our honorees include those with MD, DO, and DPM degrees and formal training in multiple specialties including Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Podiatry.
Select Surgeons, LLC is located in Scotch Plains, NJ, and has developed a proprietary system of identifying and recognizing top-performing surgeons. Select Surgeons, LLC is an independent company and not affiliated with New Jersey Monthly. Copyright © 2019 by Select Surgeons, LLC.

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