Emory University, Atlanta, GAMD:
Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PAResidencies:
Orthopedics, Hospital University of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA ; General Surgery, Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PABoard Certification:
Orthopedic SurgeryHospital Affiliations:
Overlook Medical CenterLanguages:
Albert B. Thrower, MD, has been practicing orthopedic surgery in Westfield, New Jersey, since 1982. Dr. Thrower's expertise includes disorders of the knee and shoulder. He is Team Physician for several local high schools. In addition, he has treated injured workers for more than 25 years and is always available to speak with employers or case managers to facilitate prompt and efficient patient care.
Whenever possible, Dr. Thrower believes in treating patients without surgery. He notes, "Physical therapy often can be used for successful recovery in many orthopedic patients." He emphasizes how important it is for patients to understand their conditions so that they may achieve the best outcomes possible.