Dr. Mark Rekant, MD

Dr. Mark Rekant, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Rekant, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Cherry Hill, NJ. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Rekant is affiliated with Methodist Hospital—Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital—Jefferson Health.

Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center

1888 Marlton Pike E

Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Rekant has been with The Philadelphia Hand Center & The South Jersey Hand Center since 2001. He proudly delivers specialized Orthopaedic care and treatment of both simple and complex ailments of the hands, wrists, elbow and shoulders.
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Dr. Rekant's Experience

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


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain


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  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • New York Univ. Medical Ctr NY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rekant has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rekant's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rekant to family and friends
based on 39 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Rekant'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 (11)
Mount Holly, NJ |
I had elbow surgery to remove extra cartilage and he damaged my radial nerve. 4 years later and I'm still suffering. I shouldn't have had the surgery, being that he basically did the surgery without an MRI or looking at my previous MRI (previous MRI was from an out of state Dr). I would NOT recommend him.
Philadelphia, PA |
His bed side manner is awful and inconsiderate. Very emotional if, someone else beside him, makes a suggestion. He doesn't feel like an "educated physical therapist" can make a decision for a patient that they are working with daily. He may have perform my surgery, but that's it! He doesn't even examine me! He's only a surgeon and acts like he is NOT capable of doing anything other then that, he doesn't help, listen to patients or professional suggestions even from a PT. He feels he's superior!
Medford, NJ |
I had hand surgery in June by Dr. Rekant. It is 3 months later and my hand feels worse than before surgery. At my first post op visit when I tried to tell him how much my hand was bothering me he dismissed me as if it was my fault saying "Your just not stretching it enough." I had done everything he told me to do. My hand remains swollen and painful to this day. I am seeing another Dr. for further treatment. I would never recommend this surgeon, I found him to be arrogant, was awful treatment
in Sicklerville, NJ |
This doctor shouldn't even be allowed to practice! The surgery he did to my shoulder made everything worse! He had no idea what he was getting into and ran into complications because he was unprepared! He should've had an MRI first but his ego get the best of him and when patients have complaints he gets agitated!
in Burlington NJ |
Have been a patient of Dr Rekant for 4 years. Have had multiple treatments and two sussessful surgeries on my hands. Always treated professionally and courteously.
in Philadelphia, PA |
He has the worst bed side manner of any physician I've ever seen. He is terrible. Please do not give this man your business. His ego can fill a football stadium.
in Pottsville, PA |
I went there on a recommendation for a second opinion on my hand injury in May. I would NOT recommend this guy to anyone. My husband and I are both in the health care profession and we understand doctors that can get on their high horse. Well this was the most rude, condescending, arrogant person I have ever met. I was all prepped for surgery when I walked out because of his demeanor. I have never felt so belittled. I went to Geisinger Orthopedics and I'm glad I did.
Willingboro, NJ |
I am 53 years old and an Air Force veteran. I was referred to Dr. Rekant?s office and saw him for the first and last scheduled appointment EVER today. If you are a patient and you like being treated like you are unintelligent, then he is the doctor for you. If you are a patient and you like a doctor who is egotistic, unsympathetic, condescending, uncouth, standoffish and disinterested, then Dr. Rekant is definitely the doctor for you. I left his office today feeling offended & very disrespected.
in Pottsville, PA |
Thank you for reviewing. My name is Jason Wright, I am a Flight Nurse with Geisinger Health System. I took my wife to Dr. Rekant for a second opinion on a hand injury. This was the worst recommendaction I have ever had. 12 years in Healthcare I have never been treated so poorly. If I had any authority at Jefferson, his employment would be terminated. I urge you to not see this physician. Rude, and totally lacking compassion. I could elaborate but it is not worth my time.
in Philadelphia, PA |
Extremely rude and insensitive on multiple visits- it was extremely belittling and I felt like a sucker for spending any time with him (which he kept to 2 minutes tops each time). He was completely indifferent to my situation and offered no suggestions or solutions. Avoid at all costs.
in Elmer, NJ |
Dr. Rekant is condescending and arrogant. If you enjoy being talked down to and being belittled, this is your guy. Personally I wouldn't let him treat my dog after the way he spoke to myself and my wife. We choose Cooper Bone and Joint after our experience with Dr. Rekant and were very glad we did.
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Dr. Rekant accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Rekant has admitting privileges

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Methodist Hospital—Jefferson Health
2301 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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