Dr. Jon Ark, MD

Dr. Jon Ark, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Jon Ark, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Princeton, NJ and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

325 Princeton Ave

Princeton, NJ 08540

Contact Information

(609) 924-8131

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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33  Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's 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, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • Duke University School Of Engineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Jefferson Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Voted Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly magazine, 2001, 1998
  • Robert E. Carroll Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992
  • Award for Design Excellence from the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, 1982
  • Helmholtz Award as Outstanding Student of Biomedical Engineering from Duke University, 1983
  • President, Engineering Student Government, Duke University, 1982-1983
  • Frank E. Stinchfield Research Fellow, 1989-1990
Media & Publications
  • Arthroscopic Treatment of Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder,
  • The Rationale for Precise Management of Distal Radius Fractures,
  • Cellular Survival and Proliferation in Autogenous Flexor Tendon Grafts,
  • Excursion of the Rotator Cuff Under the Acromion: Patterns of Subacromial Contact,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ark's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ark to family and friends
38 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ark'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Found dr ark to be personable, thorough and efficient. I
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Dr. Ark and his staff are excellent. His PA is also wonderful! I recommend them both without any reservation and would not hesitate to come back if I ever needed their specialty again. It was a pleasure.
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I love everybody. The best treatment that I’ve gotten.
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What a knowledgeable professional in his field with great personable bedside manner. Skillful & adept surgeon with alternatives for invasive procedures as last resort. Excellent diagnostician. Would recommend him to anyone with upper extremity ortho issues.
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Glad we chose the right guy to do my surgery.
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