Dr. Jon W. Ark, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 54

325 Princeton Ave
Princeton, NJ 08540
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Dr. Ark's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
1 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Princeton Orthopedic Associates
Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, Main Office
325 Princeton Ave
Princeton, NJ 08540
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    Dr. Ark's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot Surgery
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
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    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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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
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
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    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Ark

    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
    • Voted Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly magazine, 2001, 1998
    • Robert E. Carroll Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992
    • Award for Design Excellence from the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, 1982
    • Helmholtz Award as Outstanding Student of Biomedical Engineering from Duke University, 1983
    • President, Engineering Student Government, Duke University, 1982-1983
    • Frank E. Stinchfield Research Fellow, 1989-1990

    Media & Publications

    • Arthroscopic Treatment of Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder
    • The Rationale for Precise Management of Distal Radius Fractures
    • Cellular Survival and Proliferation in Autogenous Flexor Tendon Grafts
    • Excursion of the Rotator Cuff Under the Acromion: Patterns of Subacromial Contact
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Jefferson Medical School
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University School Of Engineering
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ark & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Ark's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro where Dr. Ark has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
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    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ark to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Ark's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ark

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Princeton Orthopedic Associates
    Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, Main Office
    325 Princeton Ave
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 924-8131 (Office)
    (609) 924-8532 (Fax)
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