Dr. Sunil Thacker, MD

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Dr. Sunil Thacker, MD
Dr. Sunil Thacker is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, training at the level 1 Trauma Center, which included an appearance on TLC's "Truama Life in the ER." He went on to earn his fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, in Philadelphia, PA, during which he took care of numerous professional NFL, MLB, PGA, NBA as well as collegiate athletes including members of the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, and Philadelphia Phillies, University of Delaware and Rowan University. His practice also focuses on joint preservation arthroplasty in active adults. In addition, Dr. Thacker is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, where he helps to decide which articles are eligible for publication.

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Dr. Thacker's Care Philosophy

The mission of Seaview Orthopaedics is to be the preferred provider of orthopaedic care amongst our community, case managers and primary care physicians. We believe in earning the trust of our patients, not only by providing the highest quality and leading edge medical care, but also by treating each patient and their family with sincere compassion. The ultimate goal of our entire organization is to aid and support each patient as they navigate the healthcare process.

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Dr. Thacker's Reviews

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based on 122 total reviews (22 with comments)
Dr. Thacker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (22)
Woodbridge NJ |
Dr. Thacker replaced both of my knees. He has a wonderful bedside manor, always taking the time to answer all of my questions. He stays on top of his field of medicine, using the latest technology and medical advances to improve his patient outcomes. I would highly recommend Dr. Thacker to anyone requiring joint replacement surgery!
in Ocean, NJ |
Happy with my doctor. Very good doctor. Good staff as well.
in Ocean, NJ |
Excellent experience. Knee issues resolved. Dr.Thacker was spot on with my treatment.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very pleased with md. Great bed side manner. Took his time did not rush. .
in Ocean, NJ |
Great doctor! Very helpful!!
in Ocean, NJ |
His staff is great. They remember me when I come in.
in Ocean, NJ |
Great office, office manager is very friendly.
in Ocean, NJ |
The staff very friendly and the doctor amazing.
in Ocean, NJ |
My whole family has been coming to dr Thacker. He is great.
in Ocean, NJ |
He is funny and chats about other stuff other than my knee.
in Ocean, NJ |
Great staff. Short wait.
in Manalapan New Jersey |
I had a knee replacement done with Dr.Thacker! I am very happy how things turned out . Dr Thacker always took his time to answer all my questions I felt very safe and confident he was going to do the best job. I would highly recommend Dr. Thacker. My knee is feeling great and it's only been 4 weeks,
in Ocean, NJ |
Wonderful Doctor! Will definitely be referring him to everyone I know!
in Ocean, NJ |
Wonderful Doctor! Knows what he is doing!
in Ocean, NJ |
Great Doctor, great office.
in Ocean, NJ |
Dr. Thacker treated me with respect and dignity at every visit.
in Manalapan, NJ |
I have never met a more compassionate or knowledgeable doctor as Dr. Thacker. His bedside manner is unbelievable. He gave me back the use of my shoulder without rushing into surgery. There are not enough words to describe how I feel about him as a person.
in Ocean, NJ |
Thorough and considerate while professional.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very happy with my experience.
in Ocean, NJ |
Great staff and physician.
in Ocean, NJ |
excellent care from Dr and Staff.
in Hightstown, NJ |
Dr. Thacker takes the time to explain and answer all questions and concerns. Great bedside manner.
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Dr. Sunil Thacker is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine.  He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, training at the level 1 Trauma Center, which included an appearance on TLC's "Truama Life in the ER."  He went on to earn his fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, in Philadelphia, PA, during which he took care of  numerous professional NFL, MLB, PGA, NBA as well as collegiate athletes including members of the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, and Philadelphia Phillies, University of Delaware and Rowan University.  His practice also focuses on joint preservation arthroplasty in active adults.  In addition, Dr. Thacker is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, where he helps to decide which articles are eligible for publication.

Dr. Thacker's Care Philosophy

The mission of Seaview Orthopaedics is to be the preferred provider of orthopaedic care amongst our community, case managers and primary care physicians. We believe in earning the trust of our patients, not only by providing the highest quality and leading edge medical care, but also by treating each patient and their family with sincere compassion. The ultimate goal of our entire organization is to aid and support each patient as they navigate the healthcare process.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • 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
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate