Dr. Douglas G. Avella, MD

Dr. Douglas G. Avella, MD

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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
65 y/o
10 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Locals (any local)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

I treat the children in my practice as I would like my own children treated, with respect, compassion, throughness, equality.Read more

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Dr. Avella's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avella to family and friends
3.8
based on 10 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Avella's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Clifton, NJ |
Chilton misdiagnosed my daughter and missed her radial head fracture.. After s week she as still in pain. Took her to Dr. Avella and he found it right away. Don't go to Chilton for broken bones and heart related illness .
in Rivervale, NJ |
My daughter injured her elbow at 8:30 pm on a Thursday. The ER took x-rays,diagnosed it as a bone chip, wrapped her arm and sent us home. She was up all night with UNBEARABLE PAIN. Dr. Avella saw us immediately the next morning and he saw what was really happening looking at the same x-rays. She had bone and nerve damage from a dislocated elbow that popped back in wrong! Thank you Dr. Avella! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SPECIALIST!
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    Dr. Avella's Care Philosophy

    I treat the children in my practice as I would like my own children treated, with respect, compassion, throughness, equality.

    Dr. Avella's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications
      • Author: Raising a Healthy Athlete
      • Family Mag Favorite Doctors
      • Who's Who Doctor
      • NJ Best Doctors
      • Author: Several Pediatric Orthopedic Journal articles

    Background Check

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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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      Board Actions

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    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Avella's Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

    Education

    • Medical School
      Autonomous University Of Guadalajara

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      St. Joseph S Regional Medical Center

      Completed in 1981

    • Residency Hospital
      St. Joseph S Regional Medical Center

      Completed in 1985

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 1986

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Arm Surgery
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee Surgery
    • Scoliosis Surgery