Rothman Orthopaedic Institute Welcomes Frank Alberta, M.D.

September 18th, 2018

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is pleased to announce Frank Alberta, M.D., has joined the practice. Prior to joining Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Alberta was at North Jersey Orthopaedic Clinic with a focus on shoulder, elbow and knee surgery. A Sports Medicine surgeon, Dr. Alberta, will continue to see patients at his Glen Rock and Rutherford locations. 

“Dr. Alberta’s addition to Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is key to our practice as we expand into Northern New Jersey,” said Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics, and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. “He was born and raised in the area and has an impeccable reputation in the communities he serves. His knowledge of the marketplace and its patients will prove invaluable to all of us. We anticipate a seamless integration and many years of successful partnership.” 

Previously Dr. Alberta practiced at North Jersey Orthopaedic Clinic. He is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society and participated in the care of many professional athletes during his fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA.

“I am thrilled to be joining such an esteemed group as Rothman Orthopaedic Institute,” said Dr. Alberta. “The practice has an outstanding reputation and will enable me to continue my research and educational pursuits. I am honored that they have entrusted me with being the first physician to join them in the North Jersey market as well. I look forward to sharing what I know about the region and continuing to provide the best orthopaedic care under the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute name.”

“Dr. Alberta is exactly the kind of physician we are looking to add to the Rothman family,” said Mike West, CEO of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. “He has the clinical skills and dedicated patient base that makes our recent expansions so successful. We look forward to supplying him with the added amenities that will take his practice up another level.”

Dr. Alberta is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and orthopedic textbook chapters. He is also a member of several professional orthopedic societies including: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and New England Shoulder and Elbow Society. He is also president-elect for the New Jersey Orthopaedic Society. His term begins in April 2019.

Born and raised in Bergen County, NJ, Dr. Alberta graduated from both Paramus Catholic High School and Seton Hall University. He attended New Jersey Medical School where he received his medical degree in 1997. He still lives in Bergen County with his wife and three daughters.

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