AMERICAN ORTHOPEDIC PARTNERS (AOP) SIGNS ON TWO NEW PRACTICES IN NEW JERSEY
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida, 20 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, American Orthopedic Partners (AOP) announced that Atlantic Pediatric Orthopedics (APO) and the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, LLC, have partnered with AOP. AOP offers orthopedists an exclusive opportunity to maintain local control, collaborate on national initiatives and access resources to develop their practices. This physician-owned partnership model fuels value creation, clinical innovation and orthopedic excellence.
Atlantic Pediatric Orthopedics has two locations serving the Jersey Shore and the regions of central Jersey. APO was founded by Dr. Laurent Stankovits and then merged with Dr. Evan curatolo, both certified pediatric orthopedic surgeons and fellows. Atlantic Pediatric Orthopedics specializes in the musculoskeletal care of children and adolescents. They provide operative and non-operative treatments for a wide range of conditions including trauma, birth defects, sports-related injuries, infections and growth disorders. Dr Stankovits and Dr Curatolo use best practices learned during their training at the AI duPont Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia cream. They cover five regional hospitals and are associate professors at the Rutgers School of Medicine.
“We look forward to working with the experienced AOP leadership team to create a national model of orthopedic care that promises to deliver the best of clinical practice,” said Dr. Stankovits. “It’s exciting to partner with an organization that is focused on setting national standards of clinical value using evidence-based best practices,” added Dr Curatolo.
The Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, LLC has three locations in New Jersey: Shrewsbury, Edison, and Tom River. The practice treats congenital, chronic and acute spinal conditions under the clinical guidance of Dr. Marc Menkowitz and dr. Steve Paragioudakis. Their expertise ranges from spine infections, tumors, strains and sprains to herniated discs, scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, spinal compression fractures, sciatica, and more. Patients at the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, LLC benefit from state-of-the-art instrumentation devices such as the Globus Medical ExcelsiusGPS robotic surgery system. The center is one of the few practices in United States to use advanced technology for spine surgery. In addition to state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, the team also offers expert revision surgery for patients with back surgery failure syndrome.
“The healthcare sector is constantly evolving. As we manage and expand our practice, we wanted to find a partner to help us do this while retaining ownership so that we can influence how we deliver advanced care in the future, ”a said Dr Menkowitz. . “We looked at many partnership opportunities and found AOP to be the best fit for us. Their model allows us to be part of a national effort that will shape the future of orthopedic care,” added Dr Paragioudakis. .
Dr James Andrews, AOP Board member, said these new partnerships demonstrate the practices’ commitment to clinical value and quality. “Both of these NJ firms are known for solving clinical problems in their sub-specialties. I am delighted with the growth of AOP and the firms they partner with.”
“Partnering with AOP means you join forces with orthopedic surgeons across the country who are dedicated to providing the best in clinical practice and growing together,” said Dr. Jay bronner, CEO of AOP. “We are excited to have these practices join us as we build a new model in orthopedics that will deliver better results while lowering costs. ”
For more information visit: www.aorthopartners.com
SOURCE American Orthopedic Partners