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Recent News

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.

Our very own Dr. Jason Saleh provides insight on reverse shoulder replacement in the following article: 

Check out these tips from our very own Dr. Jason Saleh!

With repeated use, our body can get a little rusty.  In studying orthopaedic surgery I have noticed a few parts of the human body that tend to wear out more quickly than the rest.  Here are the exercises that I think everyone should do several times a week to maximize the chance for functional, pain-free (and surgery-free) aging.

We are proud to announce that our doctors have been named Top Doctors of 2015 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine for the third 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.

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The Tinton Falls Awards Program has selected our doctors for the 2015 Best of Tinton Falls Awards for Physicians & Surgeons for the eighth year in a row! This award is given to exceptional businesses that contribute to making Tinton Falls a great place to live, work, play, and most of all focus on the quality of service the business provides to the community. A big thank you to our doctors for always striving to provide excellent care to individuals in and around our great community!

Our very own Dr. Christopher D. Johnson served on Dr. Angelo Chinnicis’ medical staff for the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Race Track on Sunday, August 2nd.  Dr. Johnson was there to provide emergent orthopaedic medical care, as necessary, for the jockey’s and staff.  Professional Orthopaedics salutes Monmouth Park Raceway for providing a great race for New Jersey’s native horse, American Pharoah.  Monmouth Park Raceway continues to provide a unique experience for families and friends in the jersey shore and tri-state areas.

One of Dr. Mark Gesell's MAKOplasty patients shares her joint replacement success story.

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Christopher Johnson, MD, FACS, knee, upper extremity and sports medicine specialist at Professional Orthopaedic Associates, spearheaded the establishment of the Adult Burn Center in the Escuela Hospital of Honduras after his 2013 medical mission trip made him aware of the dire need for a dedicated burn facility.

Professional Orthopaedic Associates, with locations in Tinton Falls, Toms River and Freehold, has been providing specialized orthopaedic care to area residents for 30 years.