Dr. Samuel Snyder, MD

Dr. Samuel Snyder, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Samuel Snyder was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He graduated Summa Cum Laud from C.W. Post...Read more

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in Fair Lawn |
Very thorough. Explains everything to you. Takes the time with his patients!
in New York, NY |
Dr. Snyder is truly a wonderful doctor and human being. He is friendly, cheerful, thoughtful concerned, thorough, and considerate. His evaluations and suggestions are clearly explained. I feel that Dr. Snyder is a good and patient listener. He always refers back to previous visits and relevant medical tests. By his manner and pleasant approach I come away from an office visit feeling confident and certainly satisfied.
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Dr. Samuel Snyder was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He graduated Summa Cum Laud from C.W. Post College of Long Island University and achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in both Chemistry and Biology. From childhood, Dr. Snyder knew that he wanted to become a surgeon so; of course, in college he was "pre-med". While attending college he was president of the Chemical Society, founder and president of the Coalition of Science Societies, a senator in the student government, and Editor in Chief of the college literary magazine. During his collegiate summers he lead bicycle and backpack tours throughout North America.

After graduating college Dr. Snyder attended Cornell University Medical College in New York City to become a surgeon. He received the Dean's Research Prize for his work on the blood supply to the meniscal cartilage of the knee. In his senior year he was awarded an International Scholarship to study orthopaedic surgery at Oxford University. At his graduation he was awarded the Charles Horn Prize for Outstanding Leadership and Service to the Medical Community. Thereafter, Dr. Snyder completed a one-year internship in General Surgery at the New York's St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital.

Dr. Snyder completed a four-year orthopaedic residency at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. U.S. News and World Report has rated the Hospital for Special Surgery as the finest orthopaedic hospital in the United States. He then pursued a one-year fellowship in fracture management at the New York Hospital. Dr. Snyder completed his surgical training with a second fellowship in hand and microsurgery in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to learning hand surgery Dr. Snyder also became fluent in Japanese.

In addition to orthopaedic surgery one of his other achievements is being an accomplished artist. During High school and college he worked as a graphic artist in his father's studio. In medical school he supported himself performing medical illustrations. Dr. Snyder has practiced scrimshaw since he was 13 years old and has many commissioned pieces in private collections. He has had his scrimshaw auctioned at Sotheby's in Manhattan. Dr. Snyder holds three patents for medical inventions. In conjunction with his wife, they perform Japanese – English medical translations.

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Dr. Snyder entered clinical practice in 1990. He initially worked for 12 years at the Westwood Orthopaedic Group in Westwood, New Jersey. In 2002 he was recruited by Dr. Robert Schultz to join Garden State Orthopaedic Associates. Dr. Snyder is a skillful orthopaedic surgeon experienced in every aspect of orthopaedic surgery, able to treat virtually all orthopaedic abnormalities. He has a particularly strong interest in upper extremity and shoulder surgery and specifically the treatment of the rotator cuff. Dr. Snyder is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He maintains surgical privileges at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

Dr. Snyder's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger


  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital For Special Surgery

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital For Special Surgery

    Completed in 1990

    Juntendo University

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Long Island University

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate