J. Lee Berger

J. Lee Berger, M.D. is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Berger has been the President of Orthopaedic Associates since 1984, providing patients with a full array of expert non-surgical care and leading-edge options for minimally invasive spine surgery treatment. He also serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery for Seton Hall Graduate School of Medicine.
Dr. Berger holds 13 registered U.S. patents for technological devices and innovations in orthopaedic surgery, with 10 additional patents pending

He has extensive experience performing, teaching and developing minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. Dr. Berger’s extensive body of work includes published research and clinical trials focused on the enhancement of surgical treatment for spinal fractures, intervertebral disc disease and carpal tunnel syndrome.

He has been recognized with multiple professional awards including the AMA Physicians Recognition Award (1995), St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Distinguished Physicians Award (2009) and 1st Place recognition from the American Association for Hand Surgery for his research contributions (1996). In 1990, Dr. Berger served as the team orthopaedic surgeon for the U.S. National World Cup Soccer Team.

Professional Affiliations:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
New Jersey Regional Examiner for the American College of Surgeons
Member, American Medical Association
Fellow, New Jersey Society of Medicine
Member, Passaic County Medical Society
Fellow, New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
Member, International Interdiscal Society

Dr. Berger graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and the SUNY Medical School in Buffalo, New York. He has served as Chief Orthopaedic Resident for the Elizabethtown Hospital for Children, Pennsylvania State University Hospital and as Chief Orthopaedic Resident and Orthopaedic Teaching Fellow at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.