Dr. Douglas G. Avella, MD

Dr. Douglas G. Avella, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 65 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Dr. Avella accepts 9 insurance carriers

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

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      Experience with Dr. Avella
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (7)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Avella's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hernia
      • Hip Dysplasia
      • Hip Fracture
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Osgood Schlatter Disease
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Torticollis

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Knee Surgery
      • Scoliosis Surgery
      • Trigger Finger Release

      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

      • Medical School
        Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

        Graduated in 1979

      • Internship Hospital
        Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

        Completed in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

        Completed in 1985

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital

        Completed in 1986

      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

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      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
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      Dr. Avella's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Avella

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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.