Freehold, NJ, March 24, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Alan S. Nasar, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institutes (AOSMI), Freehold and Monroe townships, New Jersey, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently during ceremonies at the Academy’s 2010 annual meeting in New Orleans.
Dr. Nasar, who is fellowship-trained in joint replacement surgery, received his M.D. from the medical school of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed surgical internships in general surgery and orthopaedic surgery at the State University of New York - Stony Brook Hospital, and adult reconstructive surgery at Desert Orthopaedic Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Nasar holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science, New York City, where he received specialized training in biomechanics and biometrics.
Dr. Nasar is a senior staff member at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, which provides a range of services, including sports medicine, joint replacement, fracture care, spine care, work injury care, hand and wrist care, physiatry, foot and ankle care, and osteoporosis care to the residents of Freehold and Monroe Townships and surrounding towns in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties. He is also a Director of Orthopedics of The Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center, Freehold, New Jersey.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1933, is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists in the world. An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician with extensive training in the diagnosis and non-surgical as well as surgical treatment of the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
Its Fellows have completed medical school and have at least five years of specialty study in orthopedics in an accredited residency program, have passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and have been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
An advocate for improved patient care, the Academy is participating in the Bone and Joint Decade (www.usbjd.org), the global initiative to raise awareness of musculoskeletal health, stimulate research and improve people’s quality of life. The years 2002-2011 have been declared National Bone and Joint Decade in support of these objectives.
Dr. Nasar is a member of the American Medical Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has completed surgical internships in general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, and adult reconstructive surgery. He recently helped develop the PSI, a device used for “custom knee” for replacement surgery. As part of AOSMI’s Patient-Centered, Patient-Focused Care™ philosophy, Dr. Nasar keeps up to date on the latest technological advances in orthopedic surgery and joint replacements, including alternatives to joint replacement surgery, such as hip arthroscopy, resurfacing, core decompression, injections, and other treatments. At AOSMI he serves residents of Monmouth and Middlesex counties, including the communities of Colts Neck, Englishtown, Freehold, Howell, Jackson, Manalapan, Marlboro, Monroe, Morganville, and other towns in New Jersey.
Today, the surgeons at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) provide the Monmouth and Middlesex County communities with specialists for every orthopedic need. Located in the Pond View Professional Park at 301 Professional View Drive in Freehold, and Renaissance Crossing Medical Arts Building at 312 Applegarth Road, Suite 101, Monroe Township, New Jersey, Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute provides advanced medical care with leading doctors and surgeons, state-of-the-art technology, and exceptional Patient-Centered, Patient-Focused Care ™. The seven practicing physicians at AOSMI have a combined 100 years of experience providing exceptional orthopedic care to the New Jersey communities of Monmouth and Middlesex County. For more information, call 732-720-2555 or visit http://www.AdvancedOrthoSports.com.