Dr. Matthew Garfinkel, MD

Dr. Matthew Garfinkel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Matthew Garfinkel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

10 Parsonage Rd Ste 500

Edison, NJ 08837

Contact Information

(732) 494-6226

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 85% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 83% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Garfinkel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


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7  Procedures

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.


  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garfinkel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garfinkel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garfinkel to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Garfinkel'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 (1)

I felt like he rush me out of his office every time a had an appointment. Felt like I was at a fast food drive thru.
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