Dr. Gary Savatsky, MD

Dr. Gary Savatsky, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Gary Savatsky, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1975 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine.

2 Forest Ave

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 79% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Savatsky does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis


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23  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Savatsky has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Savatsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Savatsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Savatsky to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Savatsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I recently saw Dr. Savatsky for a knee injury. I found his demeanor to be arrogant and condescending as he dismissed my questions and ignored my concerns. Sadly, I feel this doctor has no time or respect for any one else's opinion and felt berated and insulted because I dared to question the path...more
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Doctor operated on me in 1985. Said a knee replacement would one day be likely. Thirty one years later stilling doing great. Thanks Gary.
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I've had two surgeries with Dr. Savatsky, one for shoulder reconstruction and another for an ankle dislocation/fracture. Both injuries were football related. Both surgeries were very successful and the shoulder and ankle have remained strong after many years. Dr. Savatsky is one of the best...more
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I've seen Dr. Savatsky for my knees on and off over last several years going back to 2009 and as recently as February 2016. I see him when pain and discomfort flares up and persists. He is genial and informative. At my most recent visit, after the exam, he showed me an informative video that...more
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