Dr. Jon W. Ark, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Ark's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
One Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A.
Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A.
11 Centre Dr
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A.
Princeton Orthopedic Associates and Sports Medicine
325 Princeton Ave
Princeton, NJ 08540
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    Dr. Ark's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery, 1997
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1996
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    • Ankle Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot Surgery
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • 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 Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • 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
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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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

    Media & Publications

    • 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
    • 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
  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. 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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    • University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ark

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ark to family and friends

    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 18 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Ark
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ark accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A.
    11 Centre Dr
    Monroe Township, NJ 08831
    (609) 655-4848 (Office)
    (609) 924-8532 (Fax)
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    Princeton Orthopedic Associates P.A.
    Princeton Orthopedic Associates and Sports Medicine
    325 Princeton Ave
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 924-8131 (Office)
    (609) 924-8532 (Fax)
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