Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC in Franklin Lakes NJ, Glen Rock NJ, Westwood NJ, Paramus NJ, Paterson NJ, Garfield NJ, North Bergen NJ, Wyckoff NJ, Union City NJ, Stony Point NJ
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  • Offices in
  • Franklin Lakes
  • Glen Rock
  • Westwood
  • Paramus
  • Paterson
  • Garfield
  • North Bergen
  • Wyckoff
  • Union City
  • Stony Point
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
  • Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery - Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Sports Medicine

Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC

About Us

Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC is home to an elite team of surgeons who are fully committed to skillful, restorative patient care. Each physician is a leader in their field, delivering the finest in orthopedic treatment, sports medicine expertise and musculoskeletal disease management.

Year after year, Kayal Orthopaedic Center is singled out as one of the best facilities for orthopaedic surgery in New Jersey. Its elite team of orthopaedic surgeons consistently wins top rated honors from patients and the medical community.

Patients in Franklin Lakes, Glen Rock, Westwood, Paramus, Paterson, Garfield, North Bergen, Union City and Wyckoff, NJ, and Stony Point, NY choose Kayal Orthopaedic Center for its expertise and compassionate care.

Its team specializes in state-of-the-art surgeries, including robotic-assisted custom knee replacement, hip replacement and joint replacement. Dr. Kayal and his team offer surgical and nonsurgical treatments for problems such as a rotator cuff tear, tennis elbow, arthritis, bursitis, broken bones, sports injuries and more.

Our Doctors

Robert A. Kayal, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Dr. Robert A. Kayal is the Founder, President and CEO of Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC. Dr. Kayal considers it an honor, blessing and privilege to help restore an active lifestyle and joyful life to each of his patients.

Specializing in partial and total joint replacements as well as sports medicine and arthroscopy, Dr. Kayal knows the importance of staying abreast of the latest technologies. By keeping his finger on the pulse of innovation, he can provide beneficial treatments to help patients recover quickly.

Education & Training
  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School; Newark, NJ
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Piscataway, NJ
  • Pennsylvania State University; University Park, PA

Residency Training

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center; New Hyde Park, NY
    • Schneider’s Children’s Hospital; New Hyde Park, NY
    • North Shore University Hospital; Manhasset, NY
    • Jamaica Hospital; Queens, NY
    • New York University Medical Center; NY, NY
    • Beth Israel North Medical Center; NY, NY
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Medical Center; NY, NY
  • Department of General Surgery
    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center; New Hyde Park, NY
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
  • Hackensack Meridian Health Main Campus, Hackensack, NJ
  • Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley Campus, Westwood, NJ
  • Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
  • Hudson Regional Hospital, Secaucus, NJ
  • Patient Care Associates, LLC, Englewood, NJ
  • Christian Health Care Center, Wyckoff, NJ
  • JDT Resort, Medical Rehab Center, Lincoln Park, NJ
  • Honors and Awards
    • Horizon’s “Healthcare Heroes” nominee for Physician of the Year, 2012
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctors Award, 2011 to present
    • NJ Top Docs, 2011 to present
    • Regional Top Doctor, 2014 to present
    • Vitals’ Patients’ Choice Award, 2011 to present
    • Vitals’ Compassionate Doctor Award, 2011 to present
    • Inside Jersey Magazine’s Top Doctor 2015 to present
    • Inside Jersey Magazine’s Top Orthopedics, SM & PMR 2015 to present
    • Top Doctor’s New York Metro Area: 2015 to present
    Teaching Appointments
  • Rutgers School of Health Professions – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Primary Care
  • Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
    • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society (NJOS)
    • New Jersey Doctor Patient Alliance (NJDPA)
    • American Medical Association (AMA)
    • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School Alumni Association
    • Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association

    Edward C. Friedland, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

    Dr. Friedland is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who has been active in the medical community throughout the 40+ years he has been in practice.

    Education & Training
    • Academic Degree, A.B. New York University 1957
    • Professional Degree, M.D. SUNY Downstate Medical Center 1961
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Teaching Appointments
    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, 1970 – 2004
    Professional Memberships
    • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Medical Association
    • Bergen County Medical Society
    • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
    • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
    • The Royal Society of Medicine

    E. Jeffrey Pope, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

    Dr. Pope has been involved in team sports medicine and adolescent orthopedic care from very early in his training, and continues this interest into his current practice. He cares for numerous adolescent and high school athletes as well as the “weekend warrior.” Pope is the author of multiple articles in orthopaedic literature, where he focuses on both sports medicine and general orthopaedics.

    Education & Training
    • BS Premedicine, BS Nutrition Science, Pennsylvania State University 2000
    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 2004
    • Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2009
    • Fellowship; Sports Medicine – Arthroscopic and Open Procedures, University of Chicago, 2010
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS)

    • Board Certification in Orthopaedic Surgery
    Honors and Awards
    • Medical School
      • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society
      • NJMS Dean’s Letter of Commendation for Outstanding Academic Performance
      • Merck Manual Award for Academic Excellence (2004)
      • Van Houten Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance (2003)
      • Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ritter ’63 Scholarship for Academic Excellence (2003)
      • Class of 1977 Academic Scholarship (2002)
      • Class of 1966 Academic Scholarship (2001)
    • Undergraduate
      • Golden Key National Honor Society (1999)
      • Undergraduate Dean’s List: Six semesters – Fall 1997 thru Spring 2000
    Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
    • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) – Medical Honor Society

    Amit Sood, MD, FAAOS

    Dr. Amit Sood specializes in the comprehensive management of all disorders involving the shoulder utilizing shoulder arthroscopy, reconstruction and replacement.

    In addition to comprehensive management of the shoulder, Dr. Sood also treats conditions involving the hand, wrist, hip, knee, foot and ankle. Treatments include trauma/fracture care, sports treatment/arthroscopy and joint replacement surgery.

    Education & Training
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program
  • Boston Shoulder Institute
  • European Visiting Fellowship
  • UMDNJ/Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley Campus, Westwood, NJ
  • Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
  • Hudson Regional Hospital, Secaucus, NJ
  • Patient Care Associates, LLC, Englewood, NJ
  • Honors and Awards
  • NJ Top Docs, 2017-Present
  • Our Services

    At Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC, we treat and provide a full range of services for, neck and back pain, herniated discs, pinched nerves, sciatica, spinal stenosis, shoulder and elbow pains, rotator cuff injuries, SLAP lesions, biceps tendon injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, hip labral tears, hip cam and pincer lesions, FAI, knee meniscal tears, ACL tears, fractures, bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, sprains and strains, sports injuries, knee, hip, and ankle pains, and complicated foot disorders.

    Some services we offer by not limited to:

    • Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy of Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee & Ankle
    • Treatment of All Spinal Disorders of the Neck, Upper & Lower Back
    • Partial Knee Replacement/Total Knee Replacement Surgery
    • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Hip Preservation Techniques
    • Bone Density Testing & Osteoporosis
    • Digital X-Ray Imaging
    • Kyphoplasty & Vertebroplasty
    • Trauma & Fracture Care
    • Customized, Patient-Specific Total Shoulder, Knee & Ankle Replacement Surgery
    • Shoulder & Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery
    • High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    • Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement/Total Hip Replacement Surgery
    • Interventional Pain Management
    • Ultrasound-Guided Injection Therapies
    • Vascular Doppler Ultrasound Studies
    • Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery
    • EMG & Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Chiropractics
    • Bracing & Orthotics

    Additional Services:

    Franklin Lakes Location
    Phone: 844-281-1783
    Fax: 201-560-0712
    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:
    • Suite 250: Orthopaedic office
    • Suite 210: Pain & Spine office
    • Suite 220: Rheumatology office
    • Suite 120: MRI office
      • Monday – Friday (7:30AM – 9:00PM)
      • Saturday (7:30AM – 8:00PM)
    Glen Rock Location
    Phone: 844-281-1783
    Fax: 201-560-0712
    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
    Westwood Location
    Phone: 844-281-1783
    Fax: 201-560-0712
    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
    Paramus Location
    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: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed
    Please Note:
    • Suite 101: Orthopaedic / Rheumatology / Pain & Spine office
    • Suite 102: Kayal MRI office
    • Suite 101: Kayal Physical Therapy office
      • Monday – Friday (8:00AM – 6:00PM)
      • Saturday (8:00AM – 1:00PM)
    Paterson Location
    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
    Garfield Location
    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
    North Bergen Location
    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:
    • Orthopaedic Office hours
      • Monday-Friday (9:00AM – 5:00PM)
    • Physical Therapy hours
      • Monday – Friday (8:00AM – 7:00PM)
      • Saturday (8:00AM – 1:00PM)
    Wyckoff Location
    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
    Union City Location
    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
    Stony Point Location
    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:
    • Orthopaedic Hours
      • Monday – Friday (9:00AM – 5:00PM)
    • Physical Therapy Hours
      • Monday – Friday (9:00AM – 5:00PM)
      • Saturday (9:00AM – 1:00PM)
    Insurance
    • All Major Medical Insurance Plans with Out-of-Network Benefits
    • Cigna
    • United Healthcare
    • Oxford
    • Medicare
    • QualCare
    • Horizon Blue Cross Shield
    • Motor Vehicle/Personal Injury Cases
    • Worker’s Compensation Injuries
    • Second Opinions
    • Independent Medical Examinations

    If you have any questions regarding insurance or your ability to be seen at Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC, please contact our offices conveniently located in Ridgewood, NJ and Franklin Lakes, NJ. We will do whatever we can to assist you, and ensure that your orthopaedic needs are cared for.

    Dr. Kayal has done two arthroscopic surgeries for me and, as a result, my quality of life has improved dramatically. What makes Dr. Kayal special is his willingness to spend time with his patients, & make sure they understand what the procedure will and will not do.

    Peter Morrow