David Abrutyn, MD Named 2022 NJ Top Doc

David Abrutyn, MD

David Abrutyn, MD Named 2022 NJ Top Doc

Reviewed and approved NJ Top Doc, David Abrutyn, MD is the Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Summit Health and is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. His specialty is the nonoperative and operative treatment of shoulder and knee injuries. 

Dr. Abrutyn treats children over the age of 10, athletes and adults. His passion and focus are on tissue preservation, anatomic restoration and healing and minimally invasive surgery. 

His surgical practice focuses on the treatment of the shoulder and knee with a primary emphasis on advanced arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures. 

Former captain of his high school varsity basketball, baseball and soccer teams, Dr. Abrutyn understands the importance of prevention. He notes, “As long as I can remember, I wanted to be a doctor. My interest in orthopedics sparked when I tore my ACL in high school, and I benefited from outstanding treatment that made it possible for me to eventually run the New York Marathon and continue playing basketball. My passion for athletics, fitness and medicine made orthopedic surgery a natural and gratifying career choice.” 

Dr. Abrutyn adds, “In addition to helping establish realistic expectations, educating my patients about their conditions and treatment options allows them to partner with me to achieve the best possible outcomes.”

Dr. Abrutyn is the team orthopedic surgeon for Innaculata High school in Somerville, NJ. He is also actively involved in the treatment of athletes from the Skyland High School Athletic Conference. He is the former team physician for the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club and the Sky Blue Football Club (FC), New Jersey’s women’s professional soccer team.

Dr. Abrutyn championed and implemented the Joint Surgery Center at RWJ Somerset Hospital in Somerville, NJ. This is a comprehensive, patient centric total joint replacement program that is nationally recognized with the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. 

He is currently the medical director of the Athletic Trainer and Sports Performance service line at JAGone Physical Therapy.

He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and New Jersey Orthopaedic Society. 

To learn more about Dr. Abrutyn, please click here.


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