Get to know the Orthopedic Surgeons of Mid Atlantic Orthopedic Associates, LLP, who serve patients in New Jersey.
The physicians at Mid Atlantic Orthopedics have extensive training and experience in general orthopedic surgery and its subspecialties, including surgery of the hand and upper extremities, minimally invasive joint replacements, reconstructive surgery, arthroscopic surgery, tendon repair, hip resurfacing, ankle replacements and disorders of the foot and ankle.
All of the surgeons have additional fellowship training in the following areas: spine surgery, hand and upper extremity, orthopedic trauma surgery, orthopedic foot and ankle surgery. They are also a part of the faculty at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and St. Peter’s University Hospital, where they provide emergency on call coverage for the emergency room, trauma center, spine trauma, and hand.
Dr. Kenneth Klein
An experienced orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Klein has expertise in arthroscopy of the knee, ankle, shoulder and wrist, as well as performs knee and hip replacement surgeries. He pioneered in the development of arthroscopic techniques and performed the first operative arthroscopy in New Jersey in 1972. He also performed one of the first knee replacement surgeries at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he now holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery.
His subspecialties include: sports medicine, arthroscopic procedures of the upper and lower extremities, joint replacement of the hips and knees, minimally invasive partial knee joint replacement, ligament reconstruction including the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), and shoulder surgery.
Growing up in Woodbridge, New Jersey, Dr. Klein graduated from Woodbridge High School and majored in Biology at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree. He went on to study medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia where he received his medical degree. He then completed his surgical residency at Temple University Hospital and his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
With almost 50 years of experience in the field, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Klein is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Arthroscopy Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Association, the Middlesex County Medical Society, and the New Jersey Orthopedic Society (past President). He has many publications, including co-authoring an orthopedic textbook about the knee.
Dr. Richard Klein
Well-versed in the field of orthopedic surgery, Dr. Richard Klein specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and the treatment of patients with scoliosis.
Academically, Dr. Klein graduated with his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He began his career in medicine by earning his medical degree at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He then went on to complete his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedic surgery at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, followed by his fellowship in spine surgery at the Scoliosis Spine Center of Maryland.
Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and Maryland, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
Dr. Lewis Levine
A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Levine treats patients with general orthopedic problems, high energy orthopedic trauma, joint replacement and issues involving the hand and upper extremity.
Actively involved in clinical education and training the orthopedic residents at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson, he treats patients with a wide range of conditions including fractures of the upper and lower extremities, arthritis, nerve and tendon disorders, and soft tissue injuries. He operates at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, St. Peter’s University Hospital, and the University Surgery Center.
A New Jersey native, Dr. Levine graduated from Princeton High School, where he grew up. He attended Vanderbilt University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and continued to receive his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He graduated at the top of his class, earning the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha.
With an interest in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Levine completed his residency training at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Part of his training included a pediatric orthopedic rotation at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an orthopedic oncology rotation at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Following that, he completed additional sub-specialty fellowship training at the prestigious NYU – Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute in New York City.
Licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
Throughout his line of work, Dr. Levine has published a paper titled “Neurilemomas in the Upper Extremity” which discusses a benign tumor involving the sheath around nerves.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Through Dr. Kenneth Klein’ findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2896729-Kenneth-Klein-Orthopedist
Through Dr. Richard Klein’s findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8121922-Richard-Klein-Orthopedist
Through Dr. Lewis Levine’s findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2462572-Lewis-Levine-Orthopedist
or through Mid Atlantic Orthopedic Associates, LLP, https://www.midatlanticorthonj.com/doctors
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