Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist Joins the Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton

The partnership with the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center expands orthopedic specialty services available to patients at RWJUH Hamilton

Murthy Praveen MDHamilton, NJ, August 2, 2021 – The Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton, 1 Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton, NJ, has expanded orthopedic specialty services available to the community with the addition of hand and upper extremity surgeon, Praveen G. Murthy, MD, a member of the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center. The Orthopedic and Spine Institute is part of the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Health.

“Dr. Murthy’s expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery further strengthens the capabilities of RWJUH Hamilton’s outstanding orthopedic program, providing easily accessible, world-class treatment for our community,” says Richard Freeman, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJUH Hamilton.

Dr. Murthy graduated from Princeton University and attended Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his residency as part of the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program, training at Harvard’s premier hospitals including Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Ma. He completed his hand and upper extremity fellowship at Jefferson University Hospital.

“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Murthy to the Orthopedic and Spine Institute, which is committed to providing extraordinary care to patients,” says Marc J. Levine, MD, Director, Orthopedic Spine Program, RWJUH Hamilton. “Adding specialty expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery to our current leading orthopedic services allows us to provide comprehensive, advanced orthopedic care in one convenient location.”

Dr. Murthy is available to see patients at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute at RWJUH Hamilton, located at 1 Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton, NJ 08690. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 609-689-7031 or visit rwjbh.org.