NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Teddy Atik!

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NJ Top Doc, Teddy Atik, M.D., is a physician at Central Jersey Hand Surgery. This group is comprised of five dedicated specialists who are experts in the field of Hand Surgery. All physicians are Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and have Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. The practice is limited to problems of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and microsurgery. They specialize in minimally invasive procedures such as Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Percutaneous Trigger Finger Release, Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture, Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery and Small Incision Fixation of hand and wrist fractures. Dr. Teddy Atik is one of seven surgeons in the U.S. that received the training in France from the doctor who invented the Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture procedure.

The practice also offers many other specialty procedures, including wrist and small joint reconstruction and arthroplasty for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. They work in 5 hospitals and 3 new state-of-the-art surgery centers conveniently located throughout Central New Jersey. One of their physicians is always on call 24 hours a day for emergencies. A Hand Rehabilitation Unit is in each office, offering complete rehabilitation and therapy services. The Eatontown office has an Open Extremity MRI. They participate in over 100 insurance plans, motor vehicle and workers’ compensation. Demand/You deserve an expert from Central Jersey Hand Surgery.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Teddy Atik, received his medical degree at New York University Medical School. Dr. Atik’s residency was in Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU / Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Atik’s fellowship was in Hand and Microsurgery at Allegheny General Hospital. He also attained a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. Associated with many hospitals and medical centers, Dr. Atik holds many memberships to highly regarded medical societies.

“My ultimate goal is to put the patients at ease the moment they step into my office. Most of them are suffering from a career threatening injury and are feeling anxiety and fear. I try to treat them all like family and aspire to earn their confidence in a short period of time so that they can make an informed decision on the treatment they are about to choose and they can participate and be motivated about getting back to pre-injury status quickly.”

According to the American Society for Surgery of the hand, “Our hands serve many purposes. Hands help us eat, dress, write, earn a living, create art and do many other activities. To accomplish these tasks and activities, our hands require sensation and movement, such as joint motion, tendon gliding and muscle contraction. When a problem takes place in the hand, care must be given to all the different types of tissues that make function of the hand possible. Hand surgeons are specifically trained to give that care:
Hand surgery is the field of medicine that deals with problems of the hand, wrist and forearm.
Hand surgeons care for these problems without surgery, and they are specially trained to operate when necessary.
Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder and elbow problems.
Hand surgeons are orthopedic, plastic or general surgeons who have additional training in surgery of the hand.
To become a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, a hand surgeon must complete a full year of additional training and must pass a rigorous certifying examination.”

Dr. Atik offers many treatments & procedures, including:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Trigger Finger (Locking Finger)
Dupuytren’s Contracture (Finger Contractures)
Xiaflex for Dupuytren’s Contracture
Ganglion Cysts and Tumors
deQuervain Tenosynovitis (Wrist Tendinitis)
Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist
Wrist Arthroscopy
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Distal Radius Fractures
Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand
Ligament Injuries
Hand Infections
Crush Injuries and Amputations
Congenital Deformities
Scaphoid Fractures

Dr. Atik is conveniently located in Eatontown, NJ. For more information and locations you can visit Dr. Atik’s full profile at http://www.njtopdocs.com/DrTeddyAtik.

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