Dr. Stephen Korson is a Pediatric Dentist serving the Summit area for more than 30 years. Dr. Korson is experienced in Orthodontic Care, Invisalign and Pediatric Dental Emergencies. He is also a professional member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association and the New Jersey Association of Pediatric Dentists. Dr. Korson was awarded the America's Top Dentists award by the Consumers Research Council of America consecutively from 2008 to 2011, the New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs award by the New Jersey Family Magazine from 2009 to 2015 and the New Jersey's Top Dentists award by Dentists com from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Korson was also awarded the Outstanding Pediatric Student by Case Western Reserve University in 1975. Professional Associations American Dental Association New Jersey Dental Association New Jersey Association of Pediatric Dentists Union County Dental Association Awards & Accolades America's Top Dentists, Consumers Research Council of America, 2008-2011 New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs, New Jersey Family Magazine, 2009-2015 Outstanding Pediatric Student – Case Western Reserve University - 1975 New Jersey's Top Dentists, Dentists com, 2011 - 2015 Office Hours Mondays: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays: 9:00AM to 5:00PM Forms of Payment Our practice accepts cash, checks, and most major credit cards....See Less
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Excessive Tooth Wear
Grinding of Teeth
Dental Hygiene Services
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
Gum Disease Treatment
Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
Oral Cancer Screening
Pediatric Dental Exam
Scaling and Root Planing
Simple Tooth Extractions
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
State University Of New York At Albany-Bachelor Of Arts In Biology
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
Case Western Reserve University-Doctorate Of Dental Surgery
Medical School | Graduated 1975
Cme-Pediatric Dental Specialty-University Of Rochester Eastman Institute For Oral Health
Other Education | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Dr. Korson has no awards or honors listed.
Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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