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Robert Boretz, MD
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  • Hand Surgery
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 908-769-2535


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215 Union Avenue Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

215 Union Avenue
Suite B
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
United States

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34 Mountain Boulevard Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

34 Mountain Boulevard
Building B
Warren, NJ 07059
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Arthrofibrosis and adhesive capsulitis of shoulder
  • Arthroplasty
  • Avascular necrosis (AVN)
  • Biceps rupture
  • Boutonniere deformity
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Difficulty straightening fingers
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Elbow dislocation
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • Extra fingers
  • Fasciectomy
  • Finger fractures
  • Forearm fracture
  • Forearm injury
  • Fractures
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glomus tumor
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Gout
  • Hand deformity
  • Hand pain
  • Hand tumors
  • Impingement syndrome of shoulder
  • Joint problems
  • Joint replacement
  • Ligament injuries of the shoulder
  • Little leaguer elbow
  • Loss of feeling
  • Loss of pinch strength
  • Lump beneath palm skin
  • Mallet finger
  • Microsurgery
  • Nail deformities
  • Nailbed injury
  • Nerve compression of the arm
  • Nerve compression of the upper extremity
  • Nerve injuries
  • Nerve repair
  • Nerve transfers
  • Numbness
  • Olecranon bursitis
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Pinched nerve
  • Radial head fractures
  • Raynaud's disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Scapholunate ligament reconstruction
  • Severe cuts on fingers
  • Severe cuts on hands
  • Skier's thumb
  • Strains
  • Swan neck deformity
  • Synovectomy
  • TFCC repair
  • Tendon release
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thumb arthritis
  • Trapeziectomy
  • Trigger finger
  • Ulnar neuropathy
  • Xiaflex injections for Dupuytren's disease

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Medical School

  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY


  • SUNY University at Albany, Albany, NY


  • Orthopedic Surgery Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park NY
  • Diagnostic Radiology Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL


  • General Surgery Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park NY


  • Hand Surgery Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston MA

About Me

Robert S. Boretz, MD, specializes in treating disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder in all age groups. He is board-certified in hand surgery. Dr. Boretz’s treats common as well as complex disorders of the upper extremity. Before he joined Summit Health, Dr. Boretz practiced privately with the Center for Orthopedic Care in Bridgewater, New Jersey. He was the Chief of Orthopedics at Robert Wood Johnson Somerset for 6 years.

Dr. Boretz is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. He has been featured in Castle Connolly Top Doctors listings. Dr. Boretz was a faculty member of the exam committee for the American Society For Surgery of the Hand.

“I believe it’s important to listen to and educate my patients. Education empowers people to make shared decisions regarding their treatment.”

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Boretz enjoys spending time with his family, snowboarding, mountain biking, and golfing


Hospital Affiliations

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center (at Somerset)
  • Somerset Ambulatory Surgery Center

Awards and Honors

  • Caste Connolly 2022
  • Select Surgeons Bone & Joint 2020
  • Top Doctor 2019
  • Top Doctors 2018
  • Inside Jersey Top Docs 2017
  • Top Doctors 2017
  • NJ Top docs

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