UOA Doctors Awarded 2020 Select Surgeons Bone & Joint
The University Orthopaedic Associates family congratulates our dedicated physicians for being named to the 2020 Select Surgeons Bone & Joint list. The 2020 winners from UOA are:
Gino Chiappetta, MD – Spine Surgery
Timothy P. Leddy, MD – Hand Surgery
Dr. Chiappetta is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon and a native of New Jersey. He performs a wide variety of surgical procedures and utilizes the latest minimally invasive and robotic techniques to achieve the most successful outcome. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and was also selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Dr. Chiappetta is especially concerned with treating patients with chronic neck and back conditions and pain who have lost hope of finding relief. He treats each patient with an individualized approach with the goal of returning them to a healthy and happy quality of life.
Dr. Leddy is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery, and subspecialty certified in hand and upper extremity surgery. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Dr. Leddy is an accomplished author of many articles in peer-reviewed journals. He volunteered for several years as an orthopaedics site director in Peru for Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), a non-profit organization that works to improve the availability and quality of healthcare through the education, training and professional development of the health workforce in healthcare resource-scarce countries. He served in Lima, Cuzco and Arequipa as well as spending time in Thimpu Bhutan.
The Select Surgeons Bone & Joint Award is given to surgeons who pass a rigorous screening process. Candidates are evaluated on the following:
- Fellowship and specialty training
- Board certification
- Subspecialty certification
- Years in practice
- Number of procedures performed per year
- History of NJ Monthly Top Doctor awards
- Online reviews
UOA is, as always, very proud of our winners. Like all of our surgeons, Drs. Chiappetta and Leddy serve as models of the service and excellence UOA is known for. Our specialists cover all aspects of orthopaedic care, including foot and ankle conditions, sports injuries, joint replacements, trauma and fracture care and more. We have advanced diagnostic tools and rehabilitation facilities at our offices for maximum convenience for our patients. If you have experienced a musculoskeletal injury or condition or are experiencing orthopaedic pain, request an appointment today.