Dr. Amit Merchant, DO

Dr. Amit Merchant, DO

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Dr. Amit Merchant, DO is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Touro University in 2009 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery.

360 Essex St Ste 303

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merchant's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merchant treats Spine Deformities more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Merchant treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merchant treats Scoliosis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Merchant treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merchant treats Fracture more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Merchant treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Merchant's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tenotomy
ACL Surgery
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Clubfoot
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myelopathy
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Fractures
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sports Medicine Surgery
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

“We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.”

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2015
    Johns Hopkins Children's Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2014
    Plainview Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2014
  • 2010
    Peninsula Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2010
  • 2009
    Touro University
    Medical School
    2009
  • American University
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Merchant's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Merchant

3.7

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my daughter fractured her finger at the base of her hand and needed to see a specialist immediately. I spent hours trying to fnd someone and her PCP recommened Dr Marchant. we went to UHMC & DR Marchant came right away and took care of everything
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My 7 year old fracture his wrist and Dr. Merchant made him feel very comfortable.He was very friendly and attentive. He asked questions to try and get an understanding of our needs.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO