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Wayne Berberian, MD

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Educator & Researcher

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Wayne S. Berberian, MD is an orthopaedic foot and ankle  surgeon, educator, and researcher with over twenty years of  experience in treating hereditary motor and sensory  neuropathies. In his practice, Dr. Berberian evaluates and treats  patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease using both non surgical and surgical methods. During his 17 year tenure on the  faculty at Rutgers University, he had the opportunity to perform  reconstructive surgery on a multitude of patients with this  challenging condition. Dr. Berberian is well versed in treating  severe deformities and arthritis associated with CMT, and works  with a multidisciplinary team of physicians and health care  extenders.

Dr. Berberian began his training in the Six Year Combined BA MD Program that was conducted jointly by Lehigh University and  The Medical College of Pennsylvania. Following a research  fellowship in bone regeneration at The Hospital For Special  Surgery- Cornell University Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he began his orthopaedic residency in  1994 at New Jersey Medical School. After four more years of  training, he returned to Philadelphia to engage in another  fellowship offering additional experience in Reconstructive  Surgery of the Foot and Ankle. Dr. Berberian completed his  formal education with an MBA in Healthcare Administration awarded by the University of Tennessee.

In 1999, Dr. Berberian was invited back to New Jersey Medical  School, where he served as a faculty member in the Department  of Orthopaedic Surgery and Co-Chief of the Orthopaedic Foot  and Ankle Service. He was subsequently asked to assume the mantle of Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, a position  that he held for the next 17 years. In this capacity, he was the  primary individual responsible for the training of over 100 orthopaedic surgeons currently practicing throughout the  continental United States and Hawaii.

In addition to his contributions toward clinical care and  education, Dr. Berberian is a researcher who has authored over  80 published articles, grants, book chapters, monographs, and  abstracts. He has taught several courses for the American  Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic  Foot and Ankle Society, the Council of Orthopaedic Residency  Directors, and other entities.

Dr. Berberian is recognized annually as a Castle Connolly Top  Doctor. He has been invited by the American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery to assist in accreditation of other surgeons  by serving as an Oral Board Examiner. He is a Fellow of both the  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American  Orthopaedic Association, having served for three years on the  AOA Academic Leadership Committee. He also served for three  years as a Member of the House of Delegates of the American  Medical Association.

He served as Chair of the Graduate Medical Education  Committee at New Jersey Medical School. He is a long-time  editorial reviewer for the journals Clinical Orthopaedics and  Related Research and Foot and Ankle International, and has  been designated as a Top CORR Reviewer. He has served on a  number of scientific advisory boards for orthopaedic  biotechnology corporations.

Dr. Berberian is currently Professor and Vice Chair of the  Department of Orthopaedics at Hackensack Meridian School of  Medicine. He is Section Chief of the Foot and Ankle Service at  Hackensack University Medical School. His practice is located  in Maywood, NJ.