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RETIRED: Walter J. Pedowitz, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Pedowitz

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Medical School

  • State University of NY Downstate Medical Center
    • Graduated summa cum laude


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Montefiore Hospital
  • New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Trinitas Hospital (formerly St. Elizabeth’s Hospital): Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Rahway: Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital: Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • NY Presbyterian Hospital: Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professional Associations

  • NJ Orthopaedic Society: President, Board of Directors
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board of Directors, 1996–1998
  • Chairman of the Managerial Board of Foot and Ankle International, the world’s premiere foot and ankle orthopedic journal
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Member, Coding Committee
  • Israeli Orthopaedic Society: Member
  • Foot and Ankle Society: Coding Committee, AOFAS
  • The Foot Club: Member
  • Union County Medical Society: Member
  • Medical Society of NJ: Member
  • American Medical Association: Member
  • American Medical Association: Coding Advisor
  • Medical Society of NJ: Member
  • US Air Force

Faculty Rank

  • Department of Surgery at Columbia University: Clinical Professor
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Seton Hall Medical School: Associate Professor

Presentations & Awards

  • Keynote Speaker for many courses given both nationally and internationally.
  • Authored many papers.
  • Listed in database from 1994-2011.
  • Voted one of the best orthopaedic surgeon in the US, 1994, 1996, and 1998.
  • Voted the best orthopaedic surgeon in NJ by NJ Monthly Magazine 1998.

Special Interests

  • Foot and Ankle