Dr. Walter Pedowitz, MD

Dr. Walter Pedowitz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Walter Pedowitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Linden, NJ. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

210 W Saint Georges Ave Fl 2

Linden, NJ 07036

Contact Information

(908) 486-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pedowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
more than 89% of peers
Foot Sprain
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Pedowitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Pedowitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pedowitz "Dr. Pedowitz is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a sub-specialty focus on Foot and Ankle Problems. He was listed in the BestDoctors database from 1994 - 2011. Medical School: State University of NY Downstate Medical CenterGraduated summa cum laude Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Residency: Montefiore Hospital New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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14  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

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.


  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefiore Hosp & Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • NY Orthoped Hosp-Columbia Presby
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pedowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pedowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pedowitz to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pedowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Outstanding doctor. He has helped me immensely !
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Dr. Pedowitz was very professional and caring!!! I had seen Dr. Pedowitz a few years ago for another problem and have used his advise since.!!
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Excellent and experienced physician. Very thorough. Offered several options and clear path forward for my care.
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Dr. Pedowitz is a great doctor! He can help your feet and make you smile! I need to visit his office soon.... I travel an hour to keep an appointment as I feel his treatment and staff are superior.
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Dr. Pedowitz has a delightful bed side manner. I was anxious and he set my mind at ease with his skill and kind demeanor. His experience makes him an ideal orthopedist for anyones' needs.
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