Dr. Robert Boretz, MD

Dr. Robert Boretz, MD

Non-Surgical Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(35)
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Dr. Robert Boretz, MD is a non-surgical orthopedics doctor who practices in Bridgewater, NJ. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

215 Union Ave Ste B

Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Contact Information

(908) 685-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • University at Albany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Jackson Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • New England Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boretz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boretz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boretz to family and friends
4.0
based on 35 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Boretz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in Somerville, NJ |
The doctor has no time for his patients. I had a Friday surgery, he wasn't there when I woke up from anesthesia, and I was not able to contact him for 3 days. 2 minutes of his weekend I didn't think was too much to ask so I knew what was done in surgery
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in Warren, NJ |
A poorly run practice – tiny waiting room, crowded, and already running an hour late at 10:30 in the morning. The doctor was acting rushed when he came in and I felt like he couldn't get rid of me fast enough. He prescribed medicine that he knew would not be covered by insurance – and a seven-day...more
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I had gone to Dr. Boretz after injuring my hand at work. I liked that his first instinct wasn't to perform surgery or send me for expensive diagnostic tests. He was conservative in his approach but knowledgeable. He seemed genuinely concerned for my well being and wanted to make sure whatever we...more
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Belle Mead, NJ |
I was recently treated by Dr. Boretz for a broken wrist. From the first visit he put me at ease and mapped out our plan for treatment. I was scheduled quickly for surgery. The surgery went well and he was very helpful in managing my pain. The recovery went well and he gave me exercises to do to...more
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in Somerset, NJ |
Dr. Boretz was very professional and knowledgeable. He explained what he needed to do to repair my smashed wrist. He was patient in answering all my questions. I never felt rushed. He guided me through surgery and recovery. Worked on my wrist until he was satisfied it was as perfect as he...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Boretz accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Boretz has admitting privileges

RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
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