OrthopaediCare, one of the Philadelphia region's largest orthopaedic practices is merging with Rothman Institute under the Rothman Institute name. The move brings four new offices and 17 physicians to Rothman Institute. The partnership begins January 1, 2016 and follows the merger of Jefferson and Abington Health Systems.
"We're honored and excited to bring the outstanding physicians of OrthopaediCare to Rothman Institute," said Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President of Rothman Institute, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics, and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. "They have a sterling reputation and are firmly entrenched in the Montgomery and Bucks County communities they serve. We anticipate a seamless transition for patients and are eager to expand on their full line of orthopaedic services."
"The decision to partner with Rothman Institute was a natural one with the merger of our respective health systems," said Andrew M. Star, MD, CEO of OrthopaediCare, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Joint Replacement Surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital. "It's an excellent fit for both organizations and will only benefit our patients. Rothman Institute and OrthopaediCare share the same commitment to excellence in patient care. I am looking forward to a successful relationship now and in the future."
OrthopaediCare has four office locations, which will now fall under Rothman Institute:
1327 Old York Road 1200 Manor Drive
Abington, PA 19001 Chalfont, PA 18914
Doylestown Willow Grove
599 West State Street 2400 Maryland Road
Suite 205 Willow Grove, PA 19090
Doylestown, PA 18901
The physicians of OrthopaediCare offer musculoskeletal care across all subspecialties, including:
? Joint Replacement
? Spine, Back & Neck
? Sports Medicine
? Hip & Knee
? Foot & Ankle
? Shoulder & Elbow
? Hand & Wrist
? Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
? Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Care
The physicians joining Rothman Institute are:
Andrew M. Star, MD Shyam Brahmabhatt, MD
Benjamin I. Chu, MD David V. Craft, MD
Matthew R. Craig, MD Gregory G. Gallant, MD
Richard A. Goldberg, DO Michael J. Gratch, MD
Thomas E. Greene, MD Victor Hsu, MD
Moody Kwok, MD Guy A. Lee, MD
Edward Rosero, DO Jeffry F. Rubin, MD
T. Robert Takei, MD Jeffrey J. Vakil, MD
Peter Wang, Jr., MD
"We are extremely excited to partner with OrthopaediCare," said Rothman Institute CEO Mike West. "They have an outstanding reputation and market presence in Abington and the surrounding areas. The addition of this exemplary group of physicians cements our commitment to the patients of Philadelphia's northern suburbs. We look forward to building on OrthopaediCare's long-standing tradition of high-quality care in these communities and for continued growth in the future."