PARAMUS, NJ — Expanding its multispecialty presence in Bergen County, Summit Medical Group announced the opening of a freestanding Orthopedics office in Paramus.
Three highly-trained specialists who have joined SMG to help establish the office in orthopedic surgeons Andrew Beharrie, MD and Chris Inzerillo, MD, and orthopedic spine surgeon Howard Yeon, MD. According to a news release, the new SMG Orthopedics office, located 499 Route 17 South in Paramus, brings comprehensive orthopedic and spine care to residents in New Jersey’s most populous county.
Situated in a modern retail health setting, the office is centered on providing easier access to personalized orthopedic treatment for sports injuries and spine-related conditions from board-certified surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive procedures, according to the release.
“Summit Medical Group’s Orthopedics department is the largest in New Jersey with doctors from the most prestigious residency and fellowship programs,” said Matthew J. Garberina, MD, Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
“With the additions of Dr. Howard Yeon, an accomplished orthopedic spine surgeon, and Drs. Andrew Beharrie and Chris Inzerillo, two highly skilled orthopedic surgeons, Summit Medical Group remains unmatched in its ability to provide patients with the very best in orthopedic care.”
Inzerillo, who lives in Ridgewood, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and followed with a fellowship in Sports Medicine at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York.
Inzerillo has a particular interest in the treatment of knee and shoulder conditions, including repairs, reconstructions and fractures, according to the release.
He has expertise in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, dislocating shoulders, shoulder fractures, arthroscopic knee ligament repair and reconstruction, meniscal repair, tibial osteotomies, cartilage restoration, partial and total knee replacement.
Yeon is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in open and minimally invasive procedures of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. A graduate of Harvard College, Yeon received his A.B. in Biochemical Sciences magna cum laude with a thesis investigating the genetic basis of musculoskeletal deformities.
In over a decade of clinical practice, Yeon has performed well over 2000 spinal surgeries. He is also part of SMG’s Comprehensive Spine Center.
Beharrie is a fellowship-trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and followed with a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
During his fellowship, Dr. Beharrie served as one of the assistant team physicians for the New York Jets.