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Recent News

Dr. David Gentile, orthopaedic surgeon at Professional Orthopaedic Associates in Tinton Falls, was a guest lecturer at his alma mater, Drew University, in Madison, New Jersey. Dr. Gentile was invited to speak to upper-level anatomy and physiology students by Professor A.J. Russo, Ph.D. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Saleh!

Based on his patient ratings and reviews, he has received the 2016 Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award. This award recognizes Dr. Saleh as a doctor who always goes above and beyond to treat his patients with the utmost of kindness.

Dr. Mark Gesell and his patient Mary Lee Bass were recently featured in Monmouth Health & Life Magazine!

Back in 2006, Mary Lee Bass first injured her knee while tap dancing. Physical therapy worked for a while, but over time, the pain returned. Mary Lee who is a retired professor from Monmouth University’s School of Education, had seen Dr. Mark Gesell once before for hip pain and was thrilled with her results. Recently, when her knee pain returned she turned to Professional Orthopaedic Associates to see Dr. Gesell.

Gary Schaefer’s fingers were, as his coworkers said, falling off the bone. After experiencing pain, deformity and loss of function from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis for 13 years and seeing specialist after specialist, the long-time Brick resident said he believed there was no treatment.

We are the official team orthopaedic doctors for the Cedar Stars Academy (Monmouth)!

We are proud to announce that our doctors have been named Top Doctors of 2016 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine for the fourth consecutive year!

This honor is awarded each year to New Jersey doctors across all medical specialties who have been nominated by other area physicians for outstanding performance and patient care.


Dr. David R. Gentile congratulates gymnast Laurie Hernandez for her outstanding accomplishments in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Hernandez won a gold medal as part of the U.S. Women’s gymnastics team in the all-around team competition, and she won a silver medal on the balance beam.

Hernandez has been a patient of Professional Orthopaedic Associates for over two years.

Dr. Jason D. Cohen, board-certified and fellowship-trained spinal surgeon, recently received the 2016 Golden Apple Award for surgical excellence from Monmouth Medical Center, where he also serves as the Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery!

Dr. Cohen directs the Professional Spine and Scoliosis Center's team here at POA, and he specializes in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar problems including spinal surgery, sciatica, herniated discs, scoliosis, and degenerative disorders.  

We are excited to be a Pink Partner with Paint the Town Pink, a Meridian Health event, during the month of May!

Paint the Town Pink is a community-wide effort to raise awareness for the importance of annual mammography. The goal is to encourage women in our community, aged 40 and older, to have their annual mammogram, to raise money to provide mammography to uninsured or under-insured women in our community, and to make a difference in the lives of women in our community.