Latest News and Events

November 2019

Please join us in welcoming the newest member of our team at NJOS, Rehan S. Shamim, M.D.

 

Dr. Shamim brings with him specialized training in the most advanced techniques in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

 

Dr. Shamim graduated from Princeton University and earned his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey).  He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and then went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

We are pleased to have Dr. Shamim join our team and look forward to you meeting him as well.

March 2018

Dr. Steve Kwak recently returned from an orthopedic medical mission to Ethiopia where he worked for 2 weeks with long term missionaries specifically to perform arthroscopic ACL reconstructions and to teach Ethiopian surgical residents knee arthroscopy.  In addition he helped treat traumatic injuries, fix fractures, and provide much needed relief for the staff there.

February 2018

Congratulations to our doctors for once again being selected as Bergen County's Top Doctors for 2018!  Our surgeons pride themselves in the exceptional and compassionate care they give to their patients.  

November 2017

November 2017

November 2017

Dr. Bevilacqua was recently part of an esteemed faculty at the ACFAS Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills course at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago, IL. He lectured and was a lab instructor at this two-day course, which gave participants the opportunity to learn and practice established and cutting edge techniques in surgery for the foot and ankle.

Dr. Bevilacqua was recently part of an esteemed faculty at the ACFAS Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills course at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago, IL. He lectured and was a lab instructor at this two-day course, which gave participants the opportunity to learn and practice established and cutting edge techniques in surgery for the foot and ankle.

September 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Kwak for being selected as one of New Jersey's Top Doctors for 2017 by Healthy Living magazine!

For the complete list of selected doctors and specialities, https://issuu.com/hudsonmod/docs/cc_toc_docs_v3

February 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Owens, Lee, Archer, and Kwak for being named Top Doctors for 2017 by Bergen Magazine!

For the complete list of selected doctors and specialities, www.bergenmag.com/topdoctors

October 2016

NJOS Doctors in the News

Our doctors have recently been featured in Northern Valley Press.  Dr. Jen Lee discussed the benefits of endoscopic tarsal tunnel release.  Dr. John Owens wrote about the benefits of exercise and ways to maximize your training outdoors.  Dr. Nicholas Bevilacqua discussed ankle sprains and provided tips for prevention during exercise and sports.

May 2016

NJOS Conquers the Gran Fondo New York 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Archer, Bevilacqua, and Owens for completing the 100 mile cycling race through the hills of NY and NJ!  GFNY is a challenging 100-mile route starting on the George Washington bridge and heads north to the top of Bear mountain. After descending Bear mountain, the route includes many steep climbs on the way back to Fort Lee.

 

Congratulations on their outstanding accomplishment and avoiding injury! 

November 2015

October 2015

October 2015

Dr. Jen F. Lee Featured in Community Press

 

NJOS surgeon Dr. Jen Lee, M.D. was recently featured in the local community press about his care for Jehovah's Witness patients who cannot have blood transfusions.  Our doctors respect patients of all backgrounds and beliefs and will work with you to care for your injury while respecting your convictions.

October 2015

NJOS Gives Back to the Community

 

On October 10, Drs. Zarah, Bevilacqua and Kwak attended the Fort Lee health fair providing valuable information and service to the local community.

 

On September 26, Dr. Jen Lee and Dr. Steve Kwak made themselves available for free consultations to the indigent uninsured Asian population at the Holy Name Asian Health Fair.

May 2015

On May 17, 2015, Dr. John Owens and Dr. Nick Bevilacqua completed and competed at the arduous Gran Fondo New York with personal best times.  Congratulations to both on their outstanding accomplishments!

November 2014

Congratulations to Dr. John Owens and Dr. Steve Kwak for completing the NYC Marathon on November 2.  Dr. Owens and Kwak braved the elements to finish 26.2 miles of running without injury!

August 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Kwak and his collegues at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute on publishing their research on osteochondral lesions of the talus in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.  

July 2014

Dr. Nicholas Bevilacqua co-authored a chapter on "Offloading Foot Wounds in People with Diabetes" in the text, Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials (published by HMP Communications, 2014). The chapter provides a comprehensive review of the etiology of neuropathic wounds and selection criteria for the various offloading modalities available.

June 2014

NJOS in the community.
 

NJOS was a proud sponsor for the Tenafly Educational Foundation's annual 5K run and dog walk. We had a booth at the family health and fitness fair and saw many familiar faces. Dr. John Owens made us proud with a strong performance in the 5K

May 2014

Congratulations on their Achievement


Drs. John Owens and Nicholas Bevilacqua completed the Gran Fondo NY. The Gran Fondo NY is a challenging 100-mile bicycle ride with over 8,000 ft of climbing, including a climb up Bear mountain. 

NJOS in the community.

Dr. Jonathan Archer recently volunteered at the 6th Annual "Run the Palisades" Health Expo in Fort Lee. Many people took advantage and gained a wealth of information. The doctors at NJOS are always eager to participate in these terrific local events.

April 1, 2014

 

Dr. Nicholas Bevilacqua co-authored a chapter on "Amputations of the Forefoot" in the surgical text, Atlas in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy: Anatomy and Technique (published by Saunders and released in March 2014). The chapter, co-authored by Dr. Bevilacqua and internationally known vascular surgeon George Andros, MD, provides a comprehensive review of how to select the best foot-sparing amputation and avoid complications and what outcomes to expect. Also included are detailed surgical techniques, including a step-by-step guide for most functional forefoot amputations.