Dr. Scott Schoifet, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Schoifet's team approach to total joint surgery has developed into one of the largest and most successful joint replacement programs in the tri-state area. Dr. Schoifet has been appointed Medical Director for Joint Replacement Services throughout the Virtua Health Systems. He is an instructor for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Partial and Total Knee Replacements, both nationally and internationally. He is one of the leading proponents of outpatient Total Knee Replacement in the United States. He currently teaches and trains orthopedic surgeons throughout the country and abroad. In 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013, Philadelphia Magazine named Dr. Schoifet one of the "Top Doctors" in the Philadelphia area

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    based on 42 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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    Patient Reviews (6)
    in Voorhees, NJ |
    As far as I am concerned Schoifet and his practice are a bunch of quacks. By the end of a year I was still having significant pain and when I made the appointment I wanted to see Schoifet himself, not a PA. After much hemming and hawing, his office told me it was impossible to see him. Let me be clear that “impossible” was their word, not mine. I finally saw a PA who told me there was nothing more they could do for me. My primary finally found another surgeon who has been treating my problem
    in Whiting New Jersey |
    My first visit with dr. sure if it was last July 2016 he was such a professional human being and spent much time with me and I was very happy and I would send anyone to him
    Cherry hill |
    Horrible , nasty , not caring .
    in Lakewood,NJ |
    Dr.Schoifet and his entire staff made my total knee replacement, a very pleasant experience for a 77 year old male. I was up and walking in three hours, climbed mock stairs in 5 hours. Returnrd home the next day. My return follow up in 2 weeks , I was using a cane for support. Iwas so pleased I recommend Dr. Schoifet to others in my community, 5 in number and they all had the same excellent results. Vincent Perito
    in Monmouth Beach, NJ |
    successful minimally invasive total knee replacement, no complications, excellent surgeon!
    in Vincentown, NJ |
    I recently had a total right knee replacement performed by Dr. Schoifet. I am 81 years old and somewhat overweight so I felt I had to be realistic about recovery time. I have been amazed by my quick recovery. I was home in two days, walking with a walker. By two weeks and one day I was walking with a cane and was able to drive -- right knee replacement. It is now four was post-surgery and I use my cane only occasionally to insure stability when walking outdoors. Amazing result.
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    Dr. Schoifet's team approach to total joint surgery has developed into one of the largest and most successful joint replacement programs in the tri-state area. Dr. Schoifet has been appointed Medical Director for Joint Replacement Services throughout the Virtua Health Systems. He is an instructor for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Partial and Total Knee Replacements, both nationally and internationally. He is one of the leading proponents of outpatient Total Knee Replacement in the United States. He currently teaches and trains orthopedic surgeons throughout the country and abroad. In 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013, Philadelphia Magazine named Dr. Schoifet one of the "Top Doctors" in the Philadelphia area

    Dr. Schoifet'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 Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Philadelphia top doc, 2011
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Limb Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Runner's Knee
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Trochanteric Bursitis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Saint Vincent's Hospital

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Saint Vincent's Hospital

      Completed in 1985

      University Rochester Strong Meml Hospital

      Completed in 1988

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mayo Medical School

      Completed in 1989

    • Undergraduate School
      Weill Cornell Medical College

      Graduated in 1979

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate