Advanced Orthopaedic Associates Of North Jersey, LLC in Wayne
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Advanced Orthopaedic Associates Of North Jersey, LLC

About Us

Advanced Orthopaedic Associates is dedicated to providing our patients with excellent compassionate care. We are committed to treating our patients as whole individuals who require orthopedic intervention to return to the highest possible quality of life. We believe that consideration of lifestyle as well as medical condition is extremely important to helping our patients recover and attain their goals. We therefore strive to give you the best possible orthopedic care while being sensitive to your individual needs.

Our Doctor

Dr. Cherise M. Dyal

Dr. Cherise Dyal has extensive experience in treating patients with orthopedic issues and has been recognized in her field. In addition to her practice at Advanced Orthopaedic Associates, she holds staff appointments at Chilton Medical Center.  She was an Attending of Orthopedic Surgery and Chief of the Foot and Ankle Division in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center until 2000 when she joined Advanced Orthopaedic Assoiciates.

Dr. Dyal is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and is also Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Dyal’s unique dual practices of Orthopedics and Obesity Medicine.


Education & Training
  • Dr. Cherise M. Dyal earned her B.A. degree with honors from Harvard University in 1985.
  • She then attended Yale University School of Medicine where she graduated and was commissioned into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in 1989.
  • Dr. Dyal completed her Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian’s New York Orthopedic Hospital in 1994 and her Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in 1995.
  • Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Chilton Medical Center
  • Honors and Awards
  • She has been named one of “America’s Top Orthopedists” and recognized in Castle Connolly Guide to “How to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area” in the Field of Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Professional Memberships
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Our Services

    We understand that pain and injuries can keep you from enjoying the quality of life and lifestyle that you want. We offer evaluation and treatment of problems related to:

    • Fracture Care
    • Sports or Other Injuries
    • Arthroscopy
    • Foot and Ankle
    • Shoulder and Elbow
    • Hip
    • Knee
    • Wrist and Hand
    • Neck and Back
    • Euflexxa, Synvisc and Cortisone Injections
    • Sprains and Strains
    • Arthritis Care
    • Worker’s Comp. Injuries
    • Auto Accident Injuries
    • Radiographs – X ray facilities are available to evaluate your orthopedic issues

    Dr. Dyal’s Unique Two-Phase Approach

    Immediate Treatment & Recovery:

    • State-of-the-art treatment
    • Evidence-based medicine
    • Excellence and compassion

    Prevention and Long-Term Wellness:

    • Prevention of recurrence
    • Living well with chronic conditions
    • Lifestyle modifications to maximize quality of life including stress reduction, weight management, nutrition, and safe physical activity

    Lifestyle treatments

    We take a 2-phase approach to orthopedic treatment: immediate treatment with state-of-the art methods and evidence-based medical procedures followed by plans designed to prevent recurrence and maximize long-term wellness. Our lifestyle treatments include comprehensive plans for weight loss, physical activity and exercise, wellness and nutrition programs.

    Weight Loss
    Dr. Dyal is Board certified in Obesity Medicine to provide state-of-the-art treatment through medically supervised weight management programs. Our programs are customized to your preferences and conditions to maximize long-term weight loss.

    • Very low-calorie and low-calorie diet plans available utilize meal replacements and/or self-prepared foods
    • Metabolic testing to design customized weight loss and weight maintenance meal plans
    • Pre-operative weight loss programs available to help reduce your surgical risks and optimize the outcomes of your joint replacement or bariatric procedures
    • Lifestyle modification counseling in diet, physical activity and behavior change for lasting results
    • Mobile and cloud based program
    • 1-on-1 support

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    Customized Exercise and Physical Activity Programs
    As part of comprehensive treatment plans for arthritis, back pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high cholesterol and cancer, our programs are:

    • Personalized to your fitness level and medical conditions, our programs are designed to fit your lifestyle and exercise preferences
    • Planned in coordination with your medical doctors if needed
    • Post-operative programs available to help maximize your outcome
    • Arthritis, Back Pain, Functional & Balance training, and Cancer Survivor programs also available

    Supervised Exercise Classes
    An exercise physiologist and certified personal trainers supervise your customized cardio-aerobic, strength and flexibility training in small group or personal training sessions, including:

    • Guided exercise programs for safety and efficiency
    • Medical oversight for all programs
    • All exercises modified for your level and conditions

    Nutrition and Meal Plans
    Prepared by a Registered Dietitian, our nutrition and meal plans are dietary strategies customized to your caloric needs and lifestyle, including self-prepared foods with recipes to accommodate your eating preferences and specific to your goals, health status and medical conditions:

    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Osteoporosis
    • Weight loss
    • Hypertension prevention
    • Stable blood sugar
    • Heart healthy
    • Low carbohydrate
    • Stroke prevention
    • Cholesterol control
    • 21-Day Jumpstart
    • Mobile and cloud based program
    Our Office
    Phone: (973) 839-5700
    Fax: 973.616.4343
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Please Note:


    We have early morning and evening appointments for your convenience. We will attempt to accommodate your urgent orthopedic needs, please call to schedule an available time. If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment please contact us as soon as possible so we can use that time to see another patient in need of care. Please note our cancellation and No Show policies.

    Fees & Payments

    In an effort to decrease the cost of your medical care, we request payment be made for services at the time of your visit unless prior arrangements have been made. We accept cash, checks and most major credit cards. We will bill your insurance company if we are a participating provider. Please call if you have any questions concerning our billing or payment policies.

    Prescriptions & Refills

    For your safety, all prescriptions and refills are handled during our regular business hours when full access to your medical records are available.

    Additional Contact Information

    Before Your First Visit

    Please remember to get any referrals you need for your first visit prior to arriving.  For your convenience you can print some of our forms prior to your visit and bring them with you.

    Please bring any radiographs, CT scans, MRIs on either film or disc and their reports that you have had prior to your visit.  You may also want to bring any laboratory reports, operative reports or prior physician reports you feel are important.  Remember to bring your insurance cards and a photo ID.

    Patient Forms

    To save time when you arrive for your visit please download and fill out the following forms:

    Please print, fill out and bring the completed intake forms with you to your appointment.


    We accept most major insurance carriers and are happy to work with Workers Compensation cases.

    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • BeechStreet
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield National Plans
    • Bollinger/People CCN/CHN
    • ChampVA
    • Cigna PPO and POS
    • Clover
    • Empire Plan
    • First Health
    • GHI
    • Great West
    • Horizon
    • Humana
    • IDA
    • Local 825
    • Magnacare
    • Magnacomp
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • One Health Plan
    • Oxford
    • PHCS
    • PIP (Motor Vehicular Accident Insurances)
    • Preferred Health
    • Qualcare PPO, HMO
    • Railroad MC
    • Secure Horizons
    • Tricare
    • UMR
    • United Health Care
    • Worker’s Compensation

    If you do not see your plan listed call us to check.

    I am writing you this letter to express my gratitude for the awesome repair surgery on my left arm, distal bicep tendon. I knew once I met you for my first visit that you were very smart, I knew I was in good hands surgery wise. I feel I was very lucky to have you as my surgeon. I would recommend you as a doctor to everyone I know that would need your field of expertise and surgery. Every day I think how lucky I am that I still have a normal functioning left arm. I don’t want you to think I take for granted the outstanding work you did on my arm. Besides intelligence a good surgeon has to be artistic and at times innovative. I told my wife that I feel you are probably able to invent things to do with muscle and bone repair. To sum up the whole point of writing this letter, lam very pleased to have been your and continue to be your patient.


    Dr. Dyal – I can’t thank you enough for doing such a great job on my ankle! You are a wonderful doctor and I am grateful for all you have done for me. Thank you!!!


    I cannot thank you enough. My recovery again is a testament to your skills as a surgeon. You are also one of the nicest ladies I have had the privilege of meeting. I will never forget the time you took the time to listen to me when my sister died of cancer. God bless you and your family.