Keeping Your Lifestyle Active at Every Age

Live the life you love, free from pain, doing what you enjoy, from work to your favorite pastimes. At Premier Orthopaedic Associates, we deliver compassionate, personalized care, restoring comfort and function for a rewarding, pain-free future. 

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Your Pain Points

At Premier Orthopaedic Associates, the journey to restored comfort and function is achieved with the latest advances in orthopedics, physical medicine, and rehabilitation. The first step is a comprehensive diagnosis to pinpoint the precise source of pain or reduced function. Our board-certified specialists are at the leading edge in next-generation, less-invasive treatments. We focus on helping our patients live the life they love,  free from pain and back to exploring life’s wonderful adventures. Our treatments restore function and comfort, allowing you to work, care, and live! 

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Hand orthopaedic treatments encompass surgical and non-surgical interventions for conditions like fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis, enhancing hand function and relieving pain.

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Head & Neck

Head and neck orthopaedic treatments address issues like spinal disorders, fractures, and deformities through surgery, therapy, and advanced medical technology.

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Shoulder orthopaedic treatments include surgeries for rotator cuff injuries, joint instability, and therapy for pain relief and mobility restoration, promoting shoulder health.

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Back pain, a common ailment, results from various causes like muscle strain, injury, herniated discs, and poor posture, can be addressed both surgically and non-surgically.

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Hip pain, stemming from arthritis, injuries, or overuse, hampers mobility and comfort. Treatments may include physical therapy, medication, or surgical intervention.

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Knee pain, often due to arthritis or injuries, limits mobility and comfort. Treatment options range from physical therapy to surgery, restoring functionality.

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Ankle & Foot

Ankle and foot pain, caused by conditions like plantar fasciitis or sprains, affect mobility. Treatments include rest, orthotics, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery.

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Elbow & Wrist

Elbow pain, commonly caused by conditions like tennis elbow or overuse, can be managed with rest, physical therapy, and occasionally surgery.

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Elbow & Wrist

Wrist pain, arising from conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome or sprains, impacts hand function. Treatments involve rest, splints, therapy, and, at times, surgery.

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Our Services

Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

Our clinics offer a range of advanced recovery care, including physical and occupational therapy, delivered by board-certified specialists who are highly skilled in the latest techniques.

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Spine Treatments

For advanced spinal care, our spine specialists at Premier Orthopaedic Associates are highly trained and experienced in the latest, less invasive techniques to restore comfort, health, and function.

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Sports Medicine

Our sports medicine specialists use advanced techniques to assist athletes to return to the court or field as quickly as possible, with the least invasive techniques.

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Hand, Wrist & Microvascular Care

Hand, wrist, and microvascular care specialize in treating injuries, diseases, and nerve disorders of the hand and wrist, often involving intricate surgical procedures and advanced microsurgical techniques.

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Joint Replacement & Reconstruction

Joint replacement and reconstruction surgeries aim to alleviate pain and restore function in damaged or degenerated joints, such as knees and hips, using prosthetic components for improved mobility and comfort.

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Motor Vehicle Injuries

Motor vehicle injuries often result in orthopaedic issues, including fractures and soft tissue damage. Orthopaedic care involves surgeries, rehabilitation, and therapy to restore function and alleviate pain.

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Occupational Medicine & Work Injuries

Occupational medicine focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating work-related injuries and illnesses. It includes evaluating providing medical care and facilitating a return to work for injured employees.

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Pain Management

Pain management aims to alleviate chronic or acute pain through medication, physical therapy, and alternative treatments. It helps improve the quality of life for individuals dealing with pain.

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From discovery to recovery, we've got you covered!

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How We Change Lives Every DayBrook's Shoulder Surgery

"Before surgery, I thought I wouldn’t be able to play softball in college. I didn’t know how I was going to recover, or if my arm would be the same. Thanks to Dr. McAplin, I feel great now after having my shoulder surgery."

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How We Change Lives Every DayChris' Shoulder Surgery

"After an injury, I had problems. I couldn’t reach my arm above my head. Dr. Dwyer and his team were very patient with me. After successful shoulder surgery, I was able to get back to baseball in the same season."

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How We Change Lives Every DayTerri's Knee Surgery

"I am a mother of four and a grandmother of six children. I wanted to dance at my kid's weddings, be able to carry my grandchildren, and travel. Now I can do all of this after knee surgery without any pain thanks to Premier Orthopaedics."

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How We Change Lives Every DayGeorge's Hip Surgery

"I couldn’t sit right, I couldn’t lay right, and I couldn’t walk right. I was in constant pain. I used to go kayaking every year and do different activities outside with my kids and grandkids. Before surgery I wasn’t be able to do these things and enjoy them. The confidence and comfortable feeling Dr. Wu gave to me, helped me to make my decision for hip surgery that changed my life."

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How We Change Lives Every DayChris's ACL Replacement

"Dr. Dwyer cared for me and my family as of his own and saved my life."

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How We Change Lives Every DayBarbara's Knee Surgery

"Dr. Catalano saved my husband’s leg 17 years ago. So when I started to have knee pain I knew where to go. Getting a knee replacement is the best thing I could have done. Now, I can do the things I want to do hiking with my husband or walking on the beach. I don’t have the swelling and pain that I had before the procedure."

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Conditions TreatedReclaim Your Active Lifestyle

Are you living life in pain and unable to do the things you love? At Premier Orthopaedic Associates, our specialists deliver real-world relief from pain. We offer the most advanced, least invasive techniques to successfully treat a wide range of conditions and injuries. We are honored to have been named “Best of the Best” in South Jersey. Our success reflects our dedication to ensuring our patients achieve a pain-free life and are able to return to an energetic, active lifestyle.

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Premier Providers: Our Curated Team
of Premier Specialists

Our specialists are among the most accomplished orthopedic doctors in New Jersey and the nation. We invite you to meet with us and discover New Jersey’s top orthopedic clinics for personalized, advanced treatments and world-class care.

Thomas A. Dwyer

Thomas A. Dwyer, MD

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David A. Bundens

David A. Bundens, MD

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John B. Catalano

John B. Catalano, MD

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Niti D. Cooper

Niti D. Cooper, DO

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Vincent N. Disabella

Vincent N. Disabella, DO

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Richard C. DiVerniero

Richard C. DiVerniero, MD

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Robert P. Falconiero

Robert P. Falconiero, DO

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Laurence N. Fitzhenry, IV

Laurence N. Fitzhenry, IV, MD

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Mark K. Levitsky

Mark K. Levitsky, MD

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Trina Lisko

Trina M. Lisko, DO

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Chiara Mariani

Chiara Mariani, MD

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Fred McAlpin III

Fred McAlpin III, DO

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Bruce A. Monaghan

Bruce A. Monaghan, MD

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Andrew Mostello

Andrew J. Mostello, DO

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Peter Sarkos

Peter A. Sarkos, DO

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Rahul V. Shah

Rahul V. Shah, MD

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Kimberley Y. Smith

Kimberley Y. Smith, MD

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Eddie S. Wu

Eddie S. Wu, DO

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Adam J. Zucconi

Adam J. Zucconi, DO

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