Dr. Raphael S.F. Longobardi has been featured as the “Top Doctor” in Orthopaedic Surgery in 201 Magazine’s May 2012 Edition.
Dr. Raphael Longobardi, renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist at University Orthopaedic Center, NJ has been voted Bergen County, New Jersey’s “Top Doctor” in the May 2012 Edition of (201) Magazine. Fellow doctors throughout Bergen County, NJ were asked to nominate colleagues whom they would choose when seeking care by specialty. Candidates were evaluated on indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Highly respected for his clinical skills, expertise in shoulder, knee and elbow reconstruction and repair, Dr. Longobardi has devoted his professional career in orthopaedics to educating, rehabilitating and advocating proper techniques and strategies to treat, as well as, prevent athletic injuries. “On a daily basis, my staff and I strive to fulfill our mission, “…to continue to tailor treatment to each patient’s individual needs and to provide them with the highest quality possible,” noted Dr. Longobardi. “Earning such an accolade is a great honor and testament to fulfilling my goals professionally.
With an increase in more active lifestyles across the gamut - from the Little Leaguers to mid-life runners and older Americans understanding the benefits of physical exercise for longevity - Dr. Longobardi’s innovative techniques, commitment to the best and his passion for his field, put him in a league above the rest.
About Dr. Longobardi
In addition to his private orthopaedic surgery practice, Dr. Longobardi is Chairman of Orthopedics at Holy Name Medical Center, and team physician/consultant for Bergen Catholic High School and Berkeley College. He earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and completed both his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Longobardi completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic at the University of Tennessee. He has since been a team physician and consultant for numerous professional sports teams, including the 2003 World Series Champions Florida Marlins, US Tennis Association, NY/NJ Metro Stars Soccer and NY Islanders Hockey Team. In addition, he is currently a team physician for Bergen Catholic H.S. and Berkeley College, as well as consults on various collegiate and professional athletes. Dr. Longobardi is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, member and New Jersey Delegate for the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine. To make an appointment to see Dr. Longobardi, please contact 201-343-1717 or visit him on line at www.universityorthopaedic.com.