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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

631 Grand St Ste 2-400
Jersey City, NJ 07304
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  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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North Eastern Orthopedics, LLC
North Eastern Orthopedics
631 Grand St Ste 2-400
Jersey City, NJ 07304
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550 Newark Ave Fl 2
Jersey City, NJ 07306
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    Dr. El-Gazzar's Experience

    Dr. El-Gazzar's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Emergency Sports Medicine
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Men's Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Fusion
    • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cartilage Implantation
    • Cartilage Regeneration
    • Cartilage Repair
    • Cartilage Transplant
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Elbow Reconstruction
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
    • Foot and Ankle Surgery
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    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Labrum Repair
    • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement, Cemented
    • Hip Replacement, Cementless
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Fluid Test
    • Joint Fluid Therapy
    • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Joint Resurfacing
    • Joint Surgery
    • Joint X-Ray
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Implantation
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Cartilage Treatment
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Osteotomy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Resurfacing
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee Tendon Repair
    • Lateral Meniscus Repair
    • Ligament Reconstruction
    • Ligament Repair
    • Medial Meniscus Repair
    • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
    • Meniscectomy
    • Meniscus Transplantation
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Resurfacing
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
    • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
    • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Sports Medicine Surgery
    • Sports Physical Examination
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Surgery
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Ligament Rupture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Avulsion Fracture
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cartilage Damage
    • Cartilage Degeneration
    • Cartilage Disorders
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complex Fractures
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Compound Fracture
    • Compression Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Distal Radius Fracture
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    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Extra-Articular Fracture
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Fractured Lower Leg
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Insufficiency Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Intra-Articular Fracture
    • Joint Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Rupture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Ligament Disorders
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Ligament Tears
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Injuries
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathologic Fracture
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Sports Injuries
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Simple Fractures
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sports Injuries of the Knee
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia Fracture
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Torn Cartilage
    • Traumatic Arthropathy
    • Trigger Finger
    • Upper Extremity Fracture
    • Wrist Fracture
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    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Languages Spoken by Dr. El-Gazzar & Staff

    • English
    • Arabic
    • Spanish
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    Dr. El-Gazzar's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Hackensackumc Mountainside

    • Libertyhealth - Jersey City Medical Center

    • Hoboken University Medical Center

    • Bayonne Medical Center

    • Christ Hospital

    • Palisades Medical Center

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    Dr. El-Gazzar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    19 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    20 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    19 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. El-Gazzar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

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    Appointment Availability

    Same Day Next Day Evenings Saturdays

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    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    North Eastern Orthopedics, LLC
    North Eastern Orthopedics
    631 Grand St Ste 2-400
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 985-8967 (Office)
    (201) 830-2023 (Fax)
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    North Eastern Orthopedics, LLC
    Journal Square Satellite Office
    550 Newark Ave Fl 2
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 985-8967 (Office)
    (201) 830-2023 (Fax)
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    North Eastern Orthopedics, LLC
    Carlstadt Office
    630 Broad St Fl 2
    Carlstadt, NJ 07072
    (201) 985-8967 (Office)
    (201) 830-2023 (Fax)
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