New physicians enhance specialized services for local community; now accepting new patients.
November 14, 2019 (North Bergen, NJ) – Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center has expanded its orthopedic program with the addition of two new surgical experts. Siddhant K. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., and Stephen R. Rossman, D.O. bring enhanced expertise to the region, offering convenient access for musculoskeletal and joint pain, injuries and conditions.
“The expansion of the orthopedic program at Palisades Medical Center is the latest example of Hackensack Meridian Health’s ongoing commitment to our community, providing local residents with convenient access to the highest quality specialty care,” said Anthony J. Passannante Jr., M.D., FACC, president and chief hospital executive of Palisades Medical Center. “Dr. Mehta and Dr. Rossman offer the best, individualized treatment plan for every patient, caring for a variety of orthopedic conditions such as accidents and injuries, ongoing pain and ailments, and serious conditions.”
Dr. Mehta and Dr. Rossman are also affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center and now extend their expertise to Hudson County and southern Bergen County. Both surgeons have trained in all orthopedic services, with additional expertise in several areas; Dr. Mehta has advanced training in conditions of the shoulder and elbow, and Dr. Rossman specializes in conditions of the hip and knee.
Born and raised in Bergen County, Dr. Mehta is excited to return to New Jersey and treat the community which he grew up in. He is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who has advanced skills in the areas of degenerative, sports-related and traumatic problems. Dr. Mehta also has extensive training in conducting orthopedic research and obtained a Ph.D. degree and post-doctoral training.
Dr. Mehta aims to provide the highest quality, evidence-based care to his patients, educates and engages them about their musculoskeletal conditions and treatment options, and approaches treatment focused on the least invasive treatment strategy. Dr. Mehta is well-trained in minimally invasive, arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to help restore function, improve quality-of-life and return his patients to the activities that they love.
Dr. Rossman is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in treating arthritic conditions of the hip and knee joints. He too is focused on educating his patients as part of his approach when caring for his patients. Exploring non-operative treatment for arthritis is of the utmost importance to him. If surgery is warranted, Dr. Rossman has the surgical expertise to perform partial and total joint replacements of the knee and total joint replacement of the hip. In order to achieve the best possible outcomes, he takes a multidisciplinary approach to complex issues cases, with expertise in revision surgery to treat joint infection, fracture, implant loosening and joint instability.
Both Dr. Mehta and Dr. Rossman are accepting patients in their new Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group practice in the Medical Office Building on the campus of Palisades Medical Center at 7650 River Road, Suite 300, North Bergen, New Jersey. To make an appointment, please call 201-520-1955 or learn more at HMHMedicalGroup.org.
ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center is located at 7600 River Road in North Bergen, NJ, and it serves a population of 450,000 in Hudson and southern Bergen counties. The not-for-profit medical center is a part of the Hackensack Meridian Health System, and it features a 206-bed hospital and The Harborage, a 245-bed nursing home and rehabilitation center. Palisades Medical Center is ranked as one of the top hospitals of its size in New Jersey by Inside Jersey magazine and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) has honored Palisades Medical Center with its prestigiousCommunity Outreach Award for its year-round commitment to educate residents, improve access to care, and reduce health disparities. Palisades Medical Center is the largest employer in its service area with more than 1,300 employees. It has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, please call 201-854-5000 or visit palisadesmedical.org.
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