Dr. Howard M. Pecker, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

867 Saint Georges Ave Ste 2
Rahway, NJ 07065
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Hospital Quality

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
Trinitas Regional Medical Center
225 Williamson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Rahway Edison Orthopedic Group
Rahway Edison Orthopedic Group
867 Saint Georges Ave Ste 2
Rahway, NJ 07065
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    Dr. Pecker's Experience

    Dr. Pecker's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
    • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Sports Medicine Surgery
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    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • 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) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
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    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Pecker

    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

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York Medical College
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    New York Med College
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Lincoln Hospital
    Complete in 1990
    New York Med College
    Complete in 1989
    Westchester Co Mc
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    Lehigh University
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pecker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Pecker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Pecker has admitting privileges:

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    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway

    • Trinitas Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pecker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pecker to family and friends

    29 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Pecker's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    28 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    28 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 27 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Pecker
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    28 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    29 responses
    below
    national average

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    Rahway Edison Orthopedic Group
    867 Saint Georges Ave Ste 2
    Rahway, NJ 07065
    (732) 381-8844 (Office)
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