Dr. Christopher Ropiak, MD

Dr. Christopher Ropiak, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Christopher Ropiak, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Linden, NJ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

210 W Saint Georges Ave Fl 2

Linden, NJ 07036

Contact Information

(908) 486-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ropiak performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Ropiak's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ropiak "Dr. Christopher Ropiak graduated magna cum laude from Boston College and then went on to attend New York University School of Medicine where he received his Doctorate of Medicine degree. He completed his internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. While at the Hospital for Joint Diseases he earned the distinction of being selected by the faculty and administration to serve as an Executive Chief Resident. During that time, he received a wide range of orthopaedic training from nationally and internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons considered leaders in their fields. During his fourth year of residency he also completed further specialized training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Ropiak also performed work with the Harkness Dance Center Injuries during his residency training in New York City, providing care to injured New York City dancers, including professional dancers for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Dr. Ropiak took an interest in the treatment of sports-related injuries and completed a fellowship in sports orthopaedic surgery at the distinguished Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. While there, he assisted in the game, office, and surgical care of many professional athletic teams including the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Mighty Ducks, and Los Angeles Sparks. Working among pioneers and leaders in the field of sports medicine, Dr. Ropiak has been trained in cutting-edge arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. Dr. Ropiak is excited to be back in the New York metropolitan area and he is proud to provide comprehensive and compassionate care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ropiak "Proud to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for a wide range of orthopaedic injuries and ailments. The goal is to use a team approach with each patient to tailor a treatment plan that best suits the needs of each one—whether that treatment plan includes surgery or non-operative interventions. "

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

90  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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34  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tampa Gen Hosp
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ropiak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ropiak's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ropiak to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ropiak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

As always Dr.Ropiak is a consummate professional whose expertise is matched only by his kindness and empathy. I am grateful for the wonderful care I am always provided by Dr.Ropiak. The staff at both the Linden and Clark office are wonderful. Thank you to Dr.Ropiak, Colleen Wherrity and the staff. ...more
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This is my second visit to see on this visit I get to choose between him and another Doctor at another place and i chosen him that should tell you a lot
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It has been THREE MONTHS FOUR days since the surgery to repair my Labrum, bicep and Rotator cuff tear. I would like to thank Doctor Ropiak for the great surgeon that he simply is. I'm finally, without restriction able to raise my left arm. It all comes with great therapy from Kessler...more
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Very professional, knowledgeable, respectful with his patients. I had a second surgery with him (bicep tenodesis surgery) it went well recovery time was three months of physical therapy. He allowed me time for physical therapy prior to the surgery as a precautionary measure, and a 2nd opinion prior...more
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Unfortunately, Dr. Ropiak and his staff are fleecing patients by providing them incorrect information. I had categorically asked while making the appointment if Dr. Ropiak was a pediatric orthopedic, I was taking the appointment for a 3 year old. The Dr spent less than 1 minute with us, referred us...more
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