Dr. Jeffrey Charen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Charen, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Jeffrey Charen, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Old Bridge, NJ and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 1978 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic sports medicine.

3 Hospital Plz Ste 411

Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Contact Information

(732) 360-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Charen

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Charen's Experience

Dr. Charen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


Read Less

18  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/20/2013
    Amount or Range: $220,000.00
    State: 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.


  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Stong Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Tufts-Nemc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Charen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Charen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Charen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Charen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Charen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Charen to family and friends
73 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Charen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Charen did an AMAZING job on my knee! The scar is even barely visible and it feels as if I never had gotten surgery. He made me feel comfortable before and after the procedure and also makes sure his patients get the best results!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Great doctor and surgeon. Very helpful staff. Had 2 knee surgeries with great results.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Charen had done Meniscus surgery on both my knees, most recently last month, I have only good things to say about him, and the staff at Orthopedic Assoc of Central Jersey.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
TERRIBLE! I was referred here by my workers compensation case manager. Needless to say I waited 2 and 1/2 hours only to be told that I could not be seen because I had prior surgery to the same area recently, really? So the appt. was made, the records were sent, I filled up additional paperwork in...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Charen essentially told me that at age 45 that I was too old to have surgery for an abdominal injury and the chance of his success at the surgery was slim. He had me get a 45 minute long MRI, reviewed the disk I brought him for about 90 seconds and then told me to find a general surgeon...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Charen?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery