Stephen Kocaj, MD, Earns Patients' Choice Award

Last updated: Apr 30, 2012, 10:13 AM

By Joy Pierce Mathews for Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group is pleased to announce that orthopedist Stephen Kocaj, MD, has earned the 2011 MDx Medical, Inc., Patients' Choice Award for his outstanding care and services, including his bedside manner, approach to patient visits, follow-up care, availability for appointments, and the courtesy of his office staff.

MDx Medical, Inc. allows patients to nominate their doctors for the honor through an innovative online physician ratings service at Less than 3% of the country’s 720, 000 active physicians have been recognized with the Patient’s Choice Award.

In addition to his practice with Summit Medical Group, Dr. Kocaj is an orthopedic surgeon at Morristown Memorial Medical Center. He also is Team Physician for the Fairleigh Dickinson University Athletics Department. His expertise includes injuries of the upper and lower extremities such as ligamentous injuries of the shoulder, elbow, and knee and cartilage restoration of the knee.

Dr. Kocaj has been Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Emory University and Orthopedist at the Emory University Level-I Trauma Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He also has been Assistant Team Physician for the University of Alabama, Jacksonville State Gamecocks, Birmingham Barons Baseball American Association, Georgia Tech Football Team, and Georgia Tech Basketball Team.

A member of the football and men’s lacrosse teams when he was at Middlebury College, Dr. Kocaj is an experienced athlete who understands the importance of accurate, effective medical interventions that improve an athlete’s ability to perform at his or her highest level.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kocaj,
please call Summit Medical Group Orthopedics today
at 973-285-7610.


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