CarePoint Health Physicians Perform Cutting-Edge Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle

Specialized podiatry team offers pioneering care for sports related injuries. Advanced treatment options now available in Hudson County.

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Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014

CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center now offers cutting-edge reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. A specialized podiatry team, led by Dr. Thomas Azzolini, leverages expertise, experience and advancements in technology to offer procedures and techniques that enhance healing, allow for fast recovery and are often performed using minimal or reduced incisions. All of the surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis and many can be done under simple I.V. sedation. Patients can expect to receive the highest level of specialized care, with less post-operative pain and the highest rate of successful outcomes, right in Hudson County.

The foot and ankle procedures now offered by Hoboken University Medical Center include:

  •     Platelet Rich Plasma Grafting
  •     Arthrex InternalBrace Lateral Ankle Stabilization
  •     Arthrex TightRope Ankle Syndesmosis repair
  •     Arthrex SpeedBridge Achilles Tendon repair
  •     Tenex Fast Procedure, (Chronic Achilles Tendinosis and Plantar Fasciitis)
  •     Topaz Radiofrequency Microdebridement, (Achilles Tendinosis, Posterior Tibial and Peroneal Tendon Tendinosis, Plantar Fasciitis)
  •     Neurotherm Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation, (Chronic Calcaneal Neuritis and Plantar Fasciitis)

Foot and ankle injuries are especially common for weekend athletes and sports enthusiasts. For these patients, rapid recovery and convenience are important. The procedures offered at Hoboken University Medical Center, using minimally invasive techniques, are designed for faster return to activity, more aggressive rehabilitation and consistently successful results.

Dr. Azzolini’s deep knowledge and experience in foot and ankle surgery is a result of decades of research, training and practice in the field. Dr. Azzolini is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He has served as the Chief of the Podiatry Division and the Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency Training at Hoboken University Medical Center for nearly 20 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. His practice, Ankle and Foot Specialists of Hoboken, is located at 59 14th Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, 07030, and the office can be reached at 201-222-5200.

For more information about the innovative foot and ankle procedures being performed by the physicians of CarePoint Health, contact:

Allyson Miller
CarePoint Health
Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: 201-858-5297
Fax: 973-646-5563
Email: AMiller(at)bayonnemedicalcenter(dot)org

About CarePoint Health:

CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center - CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor’s office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. And at CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website, http://www.carepointhealth.org.