Dr. Christopher Ropiak, MD

Dr. Christopher Ropiak, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(13)
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Dr. Christopher Ropiak, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Linden, NJ. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.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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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. "
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Specialties

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

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • 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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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 Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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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)

in Garwood, NJ |
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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Rahway, NJ |
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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in Linden, NJ |
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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in Avenel, NJ |
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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in Jersey City, NJ |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ropiak accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
    Aetna Better Health of New Jersey
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth POS
    Amerihealth PPO
    Local Value Network EPO
    Local Value Network HMO
    Local Value Network HMO+
    Local Value Network POS+
    Local Value Network PPO
    Medicare Advantage - AmeriHealth 65 Preferred Medical Only HMO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Regional Pref Netowrk POS
    Regional Pref Network EPO
    Regional Pref Network HMO
    Regional Pref Network HMO+
    Regional Pref Network POS+
    Regional Pref Network PPO
    Value Network HMO
    Value Network PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Network Open Access
    Network POS
    Open Access
    Open Access HMO
    Open Access Plus PPO
    Open Access POS
    Select Network HMO
    Select Network POS
    Select Network PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey PPO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Managed Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
    Freedom Plan HMO
    Liberty Plan HMO
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice HMO
    Core
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • WellCare
    Medicaid HMO
    Medicare Advantage
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Ropiak has admitting privileges

Trinitas Regional Medical Center
225 Williamson St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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