Education and Training
Dr. Rovner received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He then completed a spine surgery fellowship at the prestigious Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dr. Rovner is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons to practice in New York and New Jersey. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and has practice specialization in spine surgery.
Despite his advanced training in orthopaedic and spine surgery, Dr. Rovner provides a wide variety of back and spine treatment options. He is a regional expert on the medical and surgical management of diseases and disorders of the spine.
Dr. Rovner’s Philosophy
Dr. Rovner believes that each person he sees is unique. While Dr. Rovner has likely seen your spinal condition dozens of times before, your first meeting is new, different, and unique. You are a person, not a case. Every treatment plan is tailored to the person’s condition, preferences, and needs.
Not every person who makes an appointment spine surgeon actually needs surgery. In keeping with good medical and surgical practice, Dr. Rovner strives to start with conservative treatment options before surgical solutions. When surgery is indicated, he uses the least invasive surgical technique possible. Using the least invasive surgical approach usually means less pain, less blood loss, a faster recovery, and a better result.
About Progressive Spine & Orthopaedics
Dr. Rovner handpicks his staff so that every person who walks into his office is treated with kindness, compassion, and respect. You will be greeted with a smile by staff that knows and understands your situation. Every person you meet at Progressive Spine & Orthopaedics is a reflection of Dr. Rovner himself. At Progressive Spine & Orthopaedics, you will never be “just another case.”
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Rovner, please call Progressive Spine & Orthopaedics at 201-379-4314.
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