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Sivaram Rajan, MD, FAAOS
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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 551-999-6433


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211 Essex Street Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

211 Essex Street
Suite 101
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Acromioclavicular separations
  • Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
  • Anatomic ACL
  • Anterior compartment syndrome
  • Anthrofibrosis capsulitis of shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Articular cartilage restoration
  • Articular cartilage transplant
  • Bone bruise
  • Bone health
  • Bone scan
  • Bruise
  • Cartilage transplant
  • Coordination
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Dislocation
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Fractures
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Image - guided procedures
  • Impingement syndrome of shoulder
  • Increase endurance
  • Increase strength
  • Joint analysis
  • Joint aspiration
  • Joint diseases and injuries
  • Joint problems
  • Joint replacement
  • Joint restoration in adolescents
  • Knee arthroplasty
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee injuries
  • Knee replacements
  • Leg realignment
  • Ligament injuries of the shoulder
  • Little leaguer elbow
  • Meniscal tears
  • Multidirectional instability of the shoulder
  • Musculoskeletal MRI
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • Nerve compression of the arm
  • Nerve compression of the upper extremity
  • Nerve conduction study
  • OSA
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthovisc
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteotomies of the knee
  • Osteotomy
  • PCL injury
  • Paget disease
  • Patella instability
  • Patella tendinopathy
  • Patella tendon rupture
  • Pediatric orthopedic
  • Pinched nerve
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
  • Plyometric
  • Preventative care
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture
  • Rehabilitation plan
  • Shoulder - multidirectional instability
  • Splinting
  • Strains
  • Synvisc
  • Synvisc one
  • Total knee replacements
  • Total shoulder replacements
  • Transplantation of articular cartilage
  • Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
  • Weight training

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine

Medical School

  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH


  • BA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Sports Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY

About Me

Sivaram Rajan, MD is a member of Summit Health’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team. Dr. Rajan is dual board-certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has expertise in advanced arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, ligament reconstruction, shoulder instability surgery, and total joint replacement of the knee, shoulder, and hip.

Dr. Rajan has particular interest in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and ACL reconstruction and uses the most advanced state-of-the-art, minimally invasive techniques to optimize patient outcomes and facilitate an expedient recovery.

Dr. Rajan believes in a personalized, compassionate approach to addressing a patient’s orthopedic issues. His goal is to provide them with a precise diagnosis to help alleviate their pain and restore their function and mobility. “I view my relationship with my patients as a partnership. The goal is to establish trust as we work together to solve your orthopedic problem and get you back to a less painful, more active lifestyle.”

Dr. Rajan is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and New Jersey Orthopaedic Society. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and has written articles and given many lectures in the area of arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement.

Dr. Rajan has done medical mission work in Honduras with One World Surgery, helping train local surgeons in advanced surgical techniques. He is the recipient of multiple physician accolades, including NJ Monthly Top Doctors, NJ TopDocs, Bergen Magazine Top Docs, Patient Choice Award, and Bone and Joint Select Surgeon for Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery.

When he is not caring for patients, Dr. Rajan enjoys golfing, skiing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two children.


Awards and Honors

  • Bergen County's Top Docs 2021