Dr. John Callaghan, MD

Dr. John Callaghan, MD

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Dr. John Callaghan, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Wayne, NJ. He has been practicing for 9 years.Read his story

504 Valley Rd Ste 200

Wayne, NJ 07470

Contact Information

(973) 694-2690

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Commercial Insurance Company

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Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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more than 94% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
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more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Callaghan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Callaghan "Dr. Callaghan completed his undergraduate education at the United States Air Force Academy and Washington University in Saint Louis, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Callaghan earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Seton Hall-St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Callaghan then completed an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at the renowned Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where he became skilled in the latest techniques in orthopaedic trauma surgery. While at Parkland, Dr. Callaghan also gained expertise in the percutaneous treatment of pelvic and acetabular fractures under the guidance of Adam J. Starr and Charles M. Reinert, two of the most distinguished innovators in the field."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Infection Management
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nonunion Surgery
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • Washington University In Saint Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Seton Hall-Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Seton Hall-Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UT Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Callaghan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Callaghan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Callaghan to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 3
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Dr. Callaghan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in port murray,nj |
Dr. Callaghan was my surgeon after a traumatic accident that injured both my legs. I received high quality care from the skilled hands of Dr. Callaghan. He evaluated my condition carefully and took the necessary steps to eliminate the possibility of infection and did an excellent job with my...more
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in Butler, NJ |
I am forever grateful to Dr. Callaghan for setting my broken wrist after a sudden fall in late March, 2017. The physician on call for Dr. Mc Inerney at Chilton that Sunday, Dr. Callaghan was my God-send. Competent, confident, calm, and kind, he reassured me that my wrist would heal perfectly--and...more
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in Pompton Lakes, NJ |
I suffered with chronic crushing pain for over 20 years because no surgeon would remove some hardware in my leg from an old war injury. I eventually developed complications. Dr. Callaghan met with me and after talking to him for 5 minutes, I knew he was the guy. What other doctors were afraid to do...more
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in Morristown NJ |
I will forever be grateful to Dr. Callaghan. I am so fortunate that I came upon him while at the end of my rope with a broken humerus that would not heal and I had been dealing with for way too long. I truly believe that he is the best surgeon that I could have ever had. I don't think I have ever...more
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in Sparta, NJ |
I would highly recommend Dr. Callaghan not only for his expertise but his warm bedside manner. He takes the time to explain your condition and what to expect in detail. You never feel rushed and he is a good listener. Additionally, he is very positive yet realistic. If you are looking for a...more
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Dr. Callaghan accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
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Hospitals where Dr. Callaghan has admitting privileges

Chilton Medical Center
97 W Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
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Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
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Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital
224 Hamburg Tpke
Wayne, NJ 07470
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