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Dr. Frederick Buechel Sr, MD

Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Buechel Sr

South Mountain Orthopaedic Associates, LLC

61 1st St South Orange, NJ 07079

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Dr. Frederick Buechel Sr, MD is a reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in South Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1972 and specializes in reconstructive orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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(973) 762-8344

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Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
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Worker's Compensation WC
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UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Buechel Sr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Sprain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buechel Sr treats Knee Sprain more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Buechel Sr treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buechel Sr treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Buechel Sr treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buechel Sr treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Buechel Sr treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Buechel Sr's conditions and procedures:

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Ozone Therapy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

I spend time with my patients by listening and addressing their concerns.  Although I am very well-known for Total Joint Replacement (primary & revision), I treat all orthopaedic conditions.   In many instances, my approach is Two Fold....

Specialties

  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
American College Of Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
1977
UMDNJ-NJ Medical School
Residency Hospital
1972
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1972
UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
1967
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Undergraduate School
1982
1977
1972
1972
1967

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Always leave this office completely satisfied with my treatment, the doctor's recommendations and the cooperative staff. I have been a patient here for several years and highly recommend Dr. Buechel and his partner Dr. Helbig to all my friends and family. I have seen Dr. Buechel for hip and knee problems, finally had a total knee and soon will have my knee done by him. I trust him and he is the best.
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Really nice doctor, very intelligent, well spoken with great bedside manners. He spent a lot of time explaining things to me, even if I didn't hear what I knew.. I need a joint replacement of my knee. The staff is super friendly and efficient. Highly recommend this doctor.
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Being a patient of this office for several years, the doctors are both wonderful! Dr. Buechel and Dr. Helbig. They are very attentive to your needs and very thorough in their strategy for your treatment. The entire staff is always friendly and quite helpful
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Simply the best!. Did a total right shoulder replacement 30 years ago when no one knew shoulder replacements were possible.. Dr Buechel is a pioneer with new & innovative procedures and is recognized in the medical profession as one of the best in the world. Recently started providing ozone injections, which is cutting edge medicine, which has provided great relief to my non-surgical shoulder. Doctor spends as much time as necessary to explain your conditions and options & you never feel rushed.
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Over 20 years ago Dr Buechel did my first knee replacement ..... Living too far away from his office has been upsetting for me since I was in too much pain with my hips to ride that far. I am happy to say I have moved back to New Jersey and intend to see him again soon! I recommend him very highly. He is the best. Evelyn McGoldrick
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I really like Dr. Buechel. He is very understanding, took time to explain my condition to me, he recommended some anti-inflammatory supplements since I have adverse reactions to many prescriptions. His staff was very friendly and well managed - they work very well together, lots of smiles which is very reassuring. Overall, I was very pleased with my consultation and trust in Dr. Buechel.
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Best surgeon around, hands down. If you don't need surgery, he is honest and tells you. If you do need surgery - he explains everything in layman terms and his confidence is such that you want to have your surgery immediately. Very professional but friendly office. The person who scheduled my surgery was wonderful and went over everything with me literally - STEP BY STEP. She always took my calls even when I think I was a pest... Top Rated Doctor
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Excellent doctor and surprised he was right here in NJ. He has limited hours, so be aware of that and he is worth every dime. He pinpointed my problem after I had so many other opinions. He also discussed my weight with me and recommended that I lose about 20 pounds. He did so in a very nice manner and I know he is right.
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South Mountain Orthopaedic Associates, LLC

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    • Mon: 8:45am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:45am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:45am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:45am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:45am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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