Dr. Oscar Vazquez, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine •  Male • Age 43
  
Dr. Vazquez
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Telehealth services available

Active Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, LLC

25 Prospect Ave Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Dr. Oscar Vazquez, MD is a Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery Specialist in Hackensack, NJ. Dr. Vazquez has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm, Knee/Lower Limbs, and Elbow than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Vazquez to book an appointment.


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This review must be read in light of the COVID-19 situation. I was scheduled with a different surgeon to consult about shoulder numbness and pain, and I was given Dr. Vasquez instead, perhaps due to scheduling problems in the new Glen Ridge office. While he was not unpleasant, Dr. Vasquez also seemed to be distant and neither that interested nor, frankly, that experienced in shoulder disorders that do not present themselves that easily. His answer to me was a cortisone injection and medrol pack, and we left it that I would return to see my originally-scheduled surgeon in six weeks to discuss any improvement (none to date about two weeks later) and next steps. I am sure that other patients may have had a different experience, but I have met similar orthopedic surgeons to Dr. Vasquez, and I am simply not that impressed with his care. I hope my followup visit is more fruitful!
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Jun 04, 2020
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Informative.
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Anonymous – Mar 14, 2020
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Had two ACL surgeries with Dr. Vasquez, both failed. Safe to say I would not recommend
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Mar 02, 2020
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As wonderful of an experience as one can have with a shoulder surgery. Dr V was terrific with the surgery and setting my expectations. Highly recommended!
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David V. – Feb 25, 2020
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awesome
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Mary P. – Feb 06, 2020
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I had an ACL and meniscus tear. Oscar did a great job both repairing it, and ensuring that the post-operation recovery went as smoothly as possible.
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S. E. – Jan 31, 2020
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I had two ACL surgeries with Dr Vasquez, both failed. Goes without saying I would not recommend
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Jan 19, 2020
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very happy with entire experience
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Patricia S. – Jan 18, 2020
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I trust him, this is my second surgery he knows what he is doing
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Anonymous – Jan 07, 2020
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My experience is always a great one at Active!
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Cindy G. – Dec 31, 2019
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I suffered a tibial plateau fracture this past summer and was highly recommended by Dr. Kissin who sits on the board at Hackensack medical. Highly satisfied.
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maria a alonso – Dec 31, 2019
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better, much better. tgreat listener to the patient, very prepared
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G. G. – Dec 10, 2019
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I would gladly recommend Dr Vasquez to anyone (including my only family) who are looking for the best in Orthopedic Doctors & Surgeons that are available anywhere in the Tri State area. His skill as a Surgeon is only matched by compassion as a Physician. All his staff are top notch.
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Steven S. – Dec 10, 2019
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Dr. V was very nice and took time explaining all of my questions. He gave clear explanations and helped a lot.
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J. S. – Dec 07, 2019
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Dr. Vazquez took the time and knew exactly what was wrong and knew exactly how to treat me. He suggested PRP and it worked like a miracle.
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Valerie H. – Dec 06, 2019
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The experience with Dr Vazquez was great, the wait was short and he saw my quickly and helped my issue with great care. I feel very confident in his review of everything and his experience. I will continue to see his practice and have referred friends and family to Dr Vazquez as well.
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C. C. – Dec 04, 2019
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Exceptional
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Ira A. – Nov 26, 2019
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Great doctor, great place.
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Anonymous – Nov 12, 2019
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I have seen this Doctor for two issues - my knees and my shoulder. For both conditions he has been outstanding! He clearly knows his stuff and communicates very clearly. He is empathetic and listens. I have seen other doctors for these problems this office and doctor provided much better service. The whole office is quick and works well together. I felt like a car in a pit crew, they moved me so efficiently through x-ray, payment, and bracing. Outstanding care.
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Catherine F. – Nov 08, 2019
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Great!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Oscar Vazquez is a native of northern New Jersey where he attended Queen of Peace High School and was the captain of the varsity tennis team. He completed...Read more

Biography

Dr. Oscar Vazquez, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon Specialist in New Jersey.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
New York University
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

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1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (11/9/2017)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Vazquez

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Vazquez treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Vazquez treats other conditions, please contact the office at (201) 343-2277.

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Dr. Vazquez typically treats 94% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Dr. Vazquez typically treats 92% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Knee Disorders
Internal Derangement of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Knee Dislocation
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Elbow

Elbow surgeons perform proceduras including arthroscopy, replacement, resurfacing, or tendon repair to treat conditions affecting the elbow, such as arthritis, dislocations, and hyperextension.Compare with other Elbow specialists.

Dr. Vazquez typically treats 96% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Elbow Injuries
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Tenotomy
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Dr. Vazquez typically treats 84% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Hip Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
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Check Dr. Vazquez's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Vazquez's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger Release

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Dr. Vazquez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
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QualCare PPO

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