Dr. Edward M. Decter, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 68

1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Center For Orthopaedics
Center For Orthopaedics
1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101
West Orange, NJ 07052
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    Dr. Decter's Experience

    Dr. Decter's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
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    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Inside NJ Top Doctor, 2010
    • American Top Surgeons, 2002-2003
    • Top Doctor inside New Jersey, 2012
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctor for the Past 10 years, Past 10 ye
    • Top Doctor NY Metro area 14th Edition, 2011
    • New Yorker Top Doc in the NY Area, 1999
    • Castle Connolly Top Doc tor, 2012
    • Top Doctor New York Metro Area 15th Edition, 2012

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Temple University Hospital
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
    Complete in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Decter & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    3.3
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    3.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Decter to family and friends

    3.3 out of 5

    24 responses

    Dr. Decter's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    24 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    24 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.3 out of 5

    22 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    22 responses

    Experience with Dr. Decter

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    23 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.3 out of 5

    24 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

    24 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Center For Orthopaedics
    1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5600 (Office)
    (973) 669-0269 (Fax)
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