A Message From the Chair


Welcome to Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School Department of Orthopaedics!

Patient-centered care has always been the focus of the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedics. I am proud of the members of our team who display a deep respect for our patients as they meet the obligations of caring for them. We are a group of dedicated faculty, care-givers, academicians and researchers who are committed to affectedly improving patient health and science. Our department structure provides the full complement of subspecialty expertise. With every condition we treat, we emphasize compassion and comfort in the provision of our care, customizing our treatments to meet the unique needs of each individual patient. Having subspecialists within the department enables us to address any complex condition in the most effective ways because we work together to solve problems.

Whether your condition requires nonoperative management or surgical intervention, we will get you back on the playing field of life as quickly and safely as possible. So, thank you for coming to our website, and please let us know if there is anything we can do to better serve your orthopaedic needs.

Joseph Benevenia, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Orthopaedics
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School


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