Dr. Aita is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in treatment of disorders of the hand and upper extremity.  He is a graduate of the Hahnemann College of Medicine of Drexel University and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. He returned to Philadelphia for fellowship training in hand surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center and has been in practice in the Mercer County, New Jersey and Bucks County, Pennsylvania area for over 20 years.  Dr. Aita treats all conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder with special interest in fracture care, carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist arthritis.

 

Professional Profile

Education
Titles & Certifications
Professional Associations

Education

  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, The Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Doctor of Medicine, Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Diplomate
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Mercer County Medical Society

Education

  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, The Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Doctor of Medicine, Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Diplomate
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Mercer County Medical Society

More Information

Key Contact Information

Surgical Scheduler (Pennington):  609-303-3794

Surgical Scheduler (Princeton):  732-230-1516

Clinical Questions:  609-528-3767

 

 
Publications

Publications:
Splinting versus Percutaneous Pinning for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Mallet Finger: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis.                                                            Toci GR, Tecce ER, Katt BM, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol .2022 Dec; 27 (6): 952-956. doi: 10.1142/S2424835522500886. Epub 2022 Dec 1. PMID; 36476089

A Propsective Evaluation of the Prevalence of Persistent Median Artery in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.                                                      Townsend CB, Seigerman D, Aita D, Fletcher D, Gallant G, Jones C, Kwok M, Takei R, Wang M, Beredjiklian P, Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2022 Sep; 10 (9) : 756-759. Doi: 10.22038/ABJS.2022.62358.3042.PMID:36246018

Masquelet Technique and Arthrodesis for Digit Salvage of the Finger in Traumatic Bone Loss and Osteomyelitis: A Case report.                                   Brush PL, Toci GR, Semenza NC, Fletcher D, Aita D, Cureus 2022Jul12:14(7): e26773. Doi: 10.7759/cureus.26773. eCollection 2022 Jul PMID: 35967169

The Efficacy of Intra-Articular Versus Extra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint.
Katt BM, Tawflk AM, Aryee J, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D.
J Hand surg Glob Online. 2022 Feb 11   dot 10.1016/jhsg.2022.01.002. eCollection 2022 May. PMID 35601521

The Planning Fallacy in the Orthopedic Operating Room.
Katt BM, Tawfik A, Lau V, Padua F, Fletcher D, Stamos B, Ata D, Conte E, Saxena A, Hornstein
J.Cureus. 2021 Jan   doi: 10.7759/cureus.12433.PMlD 33552753

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Kienböck's Disease Information on the Internet.
Katt BM, Lucenti L, Mubin NF, Nakashian M, Fletcher D, Ata D, Beredjiklian PK. J Hand Microsurg. 2021 Apr:   doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1701150. Epub 2020 Apr 7. PMID 33867763

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Dupuytren's Disease Information Available on the Internet.
Plusch K, Carfagno J, Givner D, Fletcher D, Ata D, Gallant GG, Abboudi J, Beredjiklian P.
Cureus. 2021 Nov 8;   dot 10.7759/cureus.19356. Collection 2021 Nov. PMID 34909317

A Prospective Evaluation of Postoperative Readmissions After Outpatient Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.
Sandrowski K, Kwok M, Gallant G, Abboudi J, Takei R, Sodha S, Ata D, Wang M, Jones C, Berediiklian PK.
        Cureus. 2021 May     e15247. dot 10.7759/cureus.15247. PMID 34178551

Telehealth for Upper Extremity Conditions: Perceptions of the Patient and Provider.
Katt BMI Imbergamo C, Fletcher D, Aita D, Nakashian M, Kwok M, Beredjiklian PK.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2020 Sep;4(9):e20.00127-13. doi:
10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-20-00127. PMID 33939394

Patient Adherence with At-Home Hand and Wrist Exercises: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Video Versus Handout Format.
Toci GR. Green A, Mubin N, Imbergamo C, Sirch F, Varghese B, Ata D, Fletcher D, Katt BM.
Hand (N Y). 2021 Oct 26:15589447211052750. doi: 10.1177/15589447211052750. PMID 34697956

Treatment Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Surgical Treatment for Arthritis of the Distal Radioulnar Joint.
Yayac M, Padua FG, Banner L, Seigerman DA, Beredjiklian PK, Aita DJ, Fletcher D.
J Wrist surg. 2020   doi: 10.1055/¥0040-1702200. Epub 2020 Mar 16. PMID 32509428

Outcomes of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Bilateral Fractures of the Distal Radius.
Graham JG, Penna S, Fletcher DB Kwok M, Ata DJs Takei TR, Beredjiklian PK   J Hand Microsurg. 2019 Aug;   doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1688512. Epub 2019 May 26. PMID 31413497

The Load Applied to the Foot in a Patellar Ligament - Bearing Cast
Aita D.J., Bhave A, Herzenberg J. E, Paley D., Cannada L., JBJS, 1998; 80 (A) 1597-1602
PMID 9840627

Venous Insufficiency : A Late Sequelae of Four Compartment Fasciotomy in the Lower Extremity?
Ata D.J., Kvamme P. Rice, Kerstein M., The American Surgeon, 1993; 59 (9) 574 - 77 PMID 8368663

Book Chapter:
Hand Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. "Felons" Katt B, Aita D, Fletcher D, 2020

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Publications

Publications:
Splinting versus Percutaneous Pinning for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Mallet Finger: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis.                                                            Toci GR, Tecce ER, Katt BM, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol .2022 Dec; 27 (6): 952-956. doi: 10.1142/S2424835522500886. Epub 2022 Dec 1. PMID; 36476089

A Propsective Evaluation of the Prevalence of Persistent Median Artery in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.                                                      Townsend CB, Seigerman D, Aita D, Fletcher D, Gallant G, Jones C, Kwok M, Takei R, Wang M, Beredjiklian P, Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2022 Sep; 10 (9) : 756-759. Doi: 10.22038/ABJS.2022.62358.3042.PMID:36246018

Masquelet Technique and Arthrodesis for Digit Salvage of the Finger in Traumatic Bone Loss and Osteomyelitis: A Case report.                                   Brush PL, Toci GR, Semenza NC, Fletcher D, Aita D, Cureus 2022Jul12:14(7): e26773. Doi: 10.7759/cureus.26773. eCollection 2022 Jul PMID: 35967169

The Efficacy of Intra-Articular Versus Extra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint.
Katt BM, Tawflk AM, Aryee J, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D.
J Hand surg Glob Online. 2022 Feb 11   dot 10.1016/jhsg.2022.01.002. eCollection 2022 May. PMID 35601521

The Planning Fallacy in the Orthopedic Operating Room.
Katt BM, Tawfik A, Lau V, Padua F, Fletcher D, Stamos B, Ata D, Conte E, Saxena A, Hornstein
J.Cureus. 2021 Jan   doi: 10.7759/cureus.12433.PMlD 33552753

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Kienböck's Disease Information on the Internet.
Katt BM, Lucenti L, Mubin NF, Nakashian M, Fletcher D, Ata D, Beredjiklian PK. J Hand Microsurg. 2021 Apr:   doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1701150. Epub 2020 Apr 7. PMID 33867763

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Dupuytren's Disease Information Available on the Internet.
Plusch K, Carfagno J, Givner D, Fletcher D, Ata D, Gallant GG, Abboudi J, Beredjiklian P.
Cureus. 2021 Nov 8;   dot 10.7759/cureus.19356. Collection 2021 Nov. PMID 34909317

A Prospective Evaluation of Postoperative Readmissions After Outpatient Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.
Sandrowski K, Kwok M, Gallant G, Abboudi J, Takei R, Sodha S, Ata D, Wang M, Jones C, Berediiklian PK.
        Cureus. 2021 May     e15247. dot 10.7759/cureus.15247. PMID 34178551

Telehealth for Upper Extremity Conditions: Perceptions of the Patient and Provider.
Katt BMI Imbergamo C, Fletcher D, Aita D, Nakashian M, Kwok M, Beredjiklian PK.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2020 Sep;4(9):e20.00127-13. doi:
10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-20-00127. PMID 33939394

Patient Adherence with At-Home Hand and Wrist Exercises: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Video Versus Handout Format.
Toci GR. Green A, Mubin N, Imbergamo C, Sirch F, Varghese B, Ata D, Fletcher D, Katt BM.
Hand (N Y). 2021 Oct 26:15589447211052750. doi: 10.1177/15589447211052750. PMID 34697956

Treatment Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Surgical Treatment for Arthritis of the Distal Radioulnar Joint.
Yayac M, Padua FG, Banner L, Seigerman DA, Beredjiklian PK, Aita DJ, Fletcher D.
J Wrist surg. 2020   doi: 10.1055/¥0040-1702200. Epub 2020 Mar 16. PMID 32509428

Outcomes of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Bilateral Fractures of the Distal Radius.
Graham JG, Penna S, Fletcher DB Kwok M, Ata DJs Takei TR, Beredjiklian PK   J Hand Microsurg. 2019 Aug;   doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1688512. Epub 2019 May 26. PMID 31413497

The Load Applied to the Foot in a Patellar Ligament - Bearing Cast
Aita D.J., Bhave A, Herzenberg J. E, Paley D., Cannada L., JBJS, 1998; 80 (A) 1597-1602
PMID 9840627

Venous Insufficiency : A Late Sequelae of Four Compartment Fasciotomy in the Lower Extremity?
Ata D.J., Kvamme P. Rice, Kerstein M., The American Surgeon, 1993; 59 (9) 574 - 77 PMID 8368663

Book Chapter:
Hand Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. "Felons" Katt B, Aita D, Fletcher D, 2020

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