Dr. Mark Drzala, MD

Dr. Mark Drzala, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(24)
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Dr. Mark Drzala, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Summit, NJ. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

33 Overlook Rd Ste 305

Summit, NJ 07901

Contact Information

(908) 608-9620

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 80% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
high
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Drzala "Thorough patient evaluation and education are the hallmarks of Dr. Drzala's practice. While certain conditions have absolute surgical indications, Dr. Drzala is conservative by nature and will typically exhaust non-operative treatment options whenever possible prior to considering surgical intervention. Patients participate fully in the decision making process with regard to their care, and treatment regimens are tailored to meet each patient's individual needs."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
53

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

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

  • Rutgers University-Rutgers College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Umdnj-Nj Medical School Dept Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Umdnj-Nj Medical School Dept Of Orthopedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazines Top Doctors, 2006-2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Drzala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Drzala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drzala to family and friends
4.9
based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Drzala'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 (6)
in Cedar Grove |
I am a registered nurse, and I have very high standards for any doctors I see. Dr. Drzala's easy manner, professionalism, knowledge of his field and ability to communicate complicated points in my diagnosis in laymen speak exceeded all expectations. Lily and Brooke are exceptional staff members and valet parking a plus. Dr. Drzala prescribed a helpful, positive plan of recovery and I left his office feeling hopeful and informed, with all my concerns addressed. 5 stars is not enough!
in Montclair, NJ. 07042 |
Dr Drzala is the most outstanding Doctor I've ever been to. He diagnosed my spinal condition immediately and performed a 121/2 hour surgery. Since then he has performed several surgeries on me and was successful. He enabled me to return to work. He's brilliant, thoughtful, understanding and his kindness shines ever so bright. I was blessed when I was referred to him. Dr Drzala is a wise choice for those with spinal problems.
in Est Orange, NJ |
AWESOME DOCTOR!!!! I highly recommend Dr. Drzala, he's professional, caring, knowledgeable, and thorough. I was very pleased with the service, professionalism and courteousness of the Dr. and his Staff. Nurse Brooke is awesome as well. I just recommended a friend and he just booked an appointment.
in Bellmawr, NJ |
He is the best spine doctor I have ever seen. And I have seen many. Had problems after having a spinal fusion wine rods cage nut bolts. For 2 1/2 years its been bad. All they wanted to do was cut my neck open and told me I needed a nerve stimulater. From my own research and pain mgmt doctor told me it wouldn't work. Dr. Drzala has given me hope again. He tells you everything he she's in MRI and cat scan. I traveled 2 hrs to see him. Am I glad I did. I would recommend him to anyone. Nanette
in High Bridge, NJ |
My life has totally changed after having surgery with Dr. Drzala. I was in constant pain and required very complicated surgery. I am now pain free and before I was discharged by my physical therapist, he said that he was going to recommend Dr. Drzala and his office to his patients with back pain. He said he has never seen anyone improve so much so quickly. I recommended him to a friend of mine and she also raves about him.
in Millburn, NJ |
The absolute best. If you want to go to a doctor who is going to treat you respectfully and compassionately, and if you want a surgeon who's skills match that excellence, you've found him. Dr Drzala treated me after I am a firefighter that had a fall and a disc collapse. He has helped me beyond every expectation witH every facet of what I was dealing with at the time I needed it most. His friendly and expert devoted team reflects his excellence, always available and happy to help. A true GIFT.
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