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266 Harristown Road, Suite 107

Franklin Lakes

784 Franklin Avenue, Suite 250

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260 Old Hook Road, Suite 401

Stony Point NY

11 Holt Drive

Paramus

185 Route 17 South, Suite 101

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680 Broadway

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96 Manner Ave.

North Bergen

9226 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Paul Kovatis, MD

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Dr. Paul Kovatis is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Upsilon College and UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School. He completed his general surgery and orthopaedic residency at the UMDNJ-Affiliated Hospitals and then completed a foot and ankle orthopaedic fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where he was a member of the orthopaedic staff caring for various New York professional sports teams and Broadway companies as well as the City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

Dr. Kovatis has been in private practice for 23 years, establishing himself in various orthopaedic physician leadership positions. He has been awarded top surgeon awards as well as other accolades for nearly two decades for his work within orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery, a very underserved sub-specialty within orthopaedics. Dr. Kovatis treats all aspects of lower extremity orthopaedics. Through his training at Level 1 trauma centers, he often receives referrals for complex and routine fractures and second opinions. He has full privileges at HUMC-Meridian since completing his training at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

He remains an active philanthropist for various sports and military organizations and continues as a public speaker for various orthopaedic and sporting venues. Many of his articles have been published and referenced in peer-reviewed academic orthopaedic journals and newspapers. He has served as an instructor for residents rotating through Hackensack University Medical Center.

SPECIALTY:

  • Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

EDUCATION & TRAINING:

  • Upsilon College: Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa
  • UMDNJ-Rutgers
  • UMDNJ-Rutgers Affiliated Hospitals: General surgery and orthopaedic residencies
  • Hospital of Special Surgery in New York City: Orthopaedic fellowship

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Hackensack Meridian Health Main Campus, Hackensack, NJ
  • Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley Campus, Westwood, NJ
  • Hudson Regional Hospital, Secaucus, NJ
  • Patient Care Associates, LLC, Englewood, NJ

LICENSES:

  • Licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York

HONORS & AWARDS:

  • Top Surgeon Awards
  • Hackensack University Medical Center: Past Chairman of the Medical Board and Medical Staff
  • Past Chairman of the Quality and Patient Safety Committee to the Board of Governors
  • Past Orthopaedic Executive Member of the Board of Governors
  • Hackensack University Medical Center: Orthopaedic representative to Credentials Committee
  • Bergen County Medical Society: Past president, two years
  • Hasbrouck Heights: Town orthopaedist
  • Palisades Park-Leonia Football Team: Team orthopaedist
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City: Class representative, speaker and educator in the field of foot and ankle orthopaedics

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