Robert S. Boretz, MD

Boretz, Robert S., MD


Orthopedics; Hand Surgery

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Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, State University of New York, Albany, NY


Cum Laude With Letters of Commendation, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY

Internship and Residency:

General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY


Diagnostic Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami, Miami, FL


Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Tufts Medical Center / New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification:

Orthopedic Surgery With Added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Affiliations, Associations, and Partnerships:

Somerset Medical Center

Robert S. Boretz, MD, specializes in treating disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder in all age groups. Dr. Boretz's surgical skills include minimally invasive techniques such as arthroscopy and microsurgery. He also performs reconstructive and revision procedures of the upper extremities, including the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

Before the Center for Orthopedic Care joined Summit Medical Group, Dr. Boretz practiced privately with the Center for Orthopedic Care in Bridgewater, New Jersey. He has been Chief of Orthopedics at Somerset Medical Center Center and a faculty member for the Somerset Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program.

Dr. Boretz is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Orthopaedic Surgeons of New Jersey, and Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society.

"I believe it's important to listen to and educate my patients. Education empowers them to make informated decisions about their treatment."

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Boretz enjoys spending time with his family, snowboarding, and mountain biking.