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Mark S. Butler, MD



About Mark S. Butler

Dr. Butler is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. He obtained his medical degree from UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School after earning his undergraduate degree and master’s degree from Lafayette College and Lehigh University. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Butler completed a fellowship at the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Board specializing in traumatology and foot and ankle surgery.


  • Academic appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America®
  • Voted NJ Top Doctors
  • New Jersey Task Force One volunteer 
  • Named to Castle Connolly Top Doctor’s list
  • Named to Jersey’s Best Top Orthopaedic Doctors by Castle Connolly list

Additional Information:

Assistant: Angela O’Dell

Phone: 732-537-0909, ext. 1104

Email: AngelaO@uognj.com

Accepting New Patients:



Ankle Ligament Reconstruction / Ankle Instability Syndromes

Repair of Osteochondral (Cartilage) Lesions of the Talus

Management of Tendon Injuries / Ruptures

Management of Nonunions / Malunions / Infections

Revision Surgery of Foot / Ankle

Diabetic “Charcot” Reconstruction

Minimally Invasive Management of Achilles Ruptures

Osteochondral Transplantation (OATS)

Reconstruction of Post-Traumatic Deformities / Arthritis

Ankle Fusion

Ankle Arthroscopy

Correction of congenital / Neurologic Deformities


Achilles Tendonitis

Ankle / Foot Arthritis

Deformities of the Foot / Ankle

Ankle Sprain Forefoot Injuries Foot and Ankle Fractures

Achilles Tendon Ruptures (Acute and Chronic)


Diabetic “Charcot” Foot / Ankle



Monica JT, Sagebien C, Butler MS, Seuffert P. Outcomes after hip fractures: secondary analyses from the HEALTH and FAITH trials. J Orthopaedic Trauma 34(11): November 2020.

Sprague S, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski M, Della Rocca GJ, Jeray KJ, Liew S, Slobogean G, Bzovsky S, Heels-Ansdell D, Zhou Q, Bhandari M; FAITH Investigators (Butler, M.S). Factors Associated with Revision Surgery Following Internal Fixation of Hip Fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 May;32(5):223-230.

Sprague S, Bhandari M, Heetveld MJ, Liew S, Scott T, Bzovsky S, Heels-Ansdell D, Zhou Q, Swiontkowski M, Schemitsch EH; FAITH investigators (Butler, M.S.). Factors Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life, Hip Function, and Health Utility after Operative Management of Femoral Neck Fractures. Bone Joint J. 2018;100-B:361-369.

Fried, B and M.S. Butler, “Histochemical and thin layer chromatographic analyses of the neutral lipids in metacercarial and adult Cotylurus (Trematoda: Strigeidae)”. Journal of Parasitology, 63: 831-834, 1977.

Fried, B. and M.S. Butler, “Histochemical and thin layer chromatographic analyses of neutral lipids in Echinostoma revolutum metacercariae cultures in vitro.” Journal of Parasitology, 64: 1041-45, 1977.

Fried, B. and M.S. Butler, “Infectivity, excystation and development on the chick chorioallantois of the metacercariae of Echinostoma revolutum (Trematoda)”. Journal of Parasitology, 64: 175-177, 1978.

Fried, B. L.W. Barber and M.S. Butler, “Growth and development of the tetracotyle of Cotylurus strigeodes (Trematoda) in the chick, on the chorioallantois and in vitro”. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington. 45: 162-166, 1978.

Cheng, T.C., M.S. Butler, V.G. Guida and P.L. Gerhart, “ A Scanning Electron Microscope Study of the Pseudopodia of Biomphalaria glabrata (Mollusca)”. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 33: 118-120, 1979.

Cheng, T.C., M.S. Butler, “Experimentally Induced Elevations in Acid Phosphatase Activity in Hemolymph of Biomphalaria glabrata (Mollusca)”. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 34: 119-124, 1979.

Kung, P.C., M.A. Talle, M. DeMaria, M.S. Butler, J. Lifter and G. Golstein, “Strategies of Generating Monoclonal Antibodies Defining Human T Lymphocyte Differentiation Antigens.” Transplantation Proceedings XXI 21: 141-146, 1980.

Butler, M.S., W.W. Robertson, G.J. D’Angio, W. Rate, D.S. Drummond, “Skeletal Sequelae of Radiation Therapy for Childhood Tumors.” Clinical Orthopaedics 240-251, 1990.

Rate, W.R., M.S. Butler, W.W. Robertson, G.J. D’Angio “Late Effects in Children with Wilms’ Tumor Treated with Abdominal Irradiation.” Medical Pediatric Oncology 19: 265-268, 1991.

Robertson, W.W., M.S. Butler, G.J. D’ Angio, W.R. Rate, “Leg Length Discrepancy Following Irradiation for Childhood Tumors.” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 11: 282-287, 1991.

Butler, M.S., R.J. Brumback, T.S. Ellison, A. Pika, G.H. Bathon, A.R. Burgess, “The Treatment of Ipsilateral Fractures of the Shaft and Distal Femur with Interlocking Nailing.” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 732” 1492-1502, 1991.

Grimes, J.P., Gregory P.S., Noveck, H., Butler, M.S., Carson, J.L., “The Effects of Time-to-Surgery on Mortality and Morbidity in Patients following Hip Fracture” The American Journal of Medicine 702-709, 2002.


Medical Degree, UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School, Newark


Orthopaedic Surgery, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick


Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Board, Traumatology and Foot and Ankle, Baltimore