Dr. Kenneth Rieger, MD

Dr. Kenneth Rieger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Dr. Kenneth Rieger, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chatham, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

40 Main St

Chatham, NJ 07928

Contact Information

(732) 499-0290

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
1

Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid 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.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rieger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rieger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rieger to family and friends
4.3
based on 34 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rieger'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Rieger is a lifesaver. He performed a flawless laminectomy and has helped make me pain free. I am grateful for both his expertise and friendly bedside manner. He is consistently on NJ’s top docs list with good reason. Yes, you will wait but it is worth it for a top ranking surgeon.
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in Sussex, NJ
Was referred to Dr. Rieger by my Orthopedist for chronic lower back pain. Had MRI prior to the visit. Waited over 1 month for appt. Filled out all forms on line ... had to fill out same forms in office. (?) Then Waited over 1 hour to see the doctor. Proceeded to tell me i didn't need to see...more
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in Clark NJ
Dr. Rieger, the staff is courteous and always makes me feel welcomed, Dr. Rieger is the consummate professional. Dr Rieger listens to me regarding my surgery procedure I had done on 2/2/2016, I would highly recommend Dr. Reiger to anyone. My office visits feel more like time with a friend who is...more
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in Sparta, NJ
I re-injured L5/S1 disc in July 2016 and met with Dr. Rieger as I had seen his colleague Dr. Dorsky for the original injury in 1996. Dr. Rieger clearly communicated the pros-and-cons of surgery and suggested that I first attempt conservative treatment. After a couple months of unsuccessful...more
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in Lake Hopatcong, NJ
I saw Dr. Reiger for a second opinion, we explained to him that I was seeing him for just that reason. Dr. Reiger was professional and compassionate and showed concern for my situation and explained a different procedure that would be better for me because of the problems I'm experiencing. His...more
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