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Deidre L Bielicka MD

Deidre L. Bielicka, MD

  • Pediatric-Orthopedic Surgery | Surgery-Hand
  • Member of Our Medical Group
Languages Spoken English
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    Dr. Deidre Bielicka joins Pediatric Orthopedic Associates adding her expertise in Pediatric Congenital and Traumatic Hand and Upper Extremity problems. 

    Dr. Bielicka graduated with honors from Rutgers University majoring in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. She completed her Orthopedic Residency at RWJUH where she served as both a chief resident and chief administrative resident.

    After completing her hand and upper extremity fellowship at the prestigious University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, she went on to complete an additional fellowship in Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Northern California under the direction of renowned surgeon Dr. Michelle James. Dr. Bielicka then remained on the faculty at Shriners Hospital prior to returning to New Jersey to join Pediatric Orthopedic Associates.

    Dr. Bielicka is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society of Surgery of the Hand, and the American Association for Hand Surgery. She adds to her credits many publications and presentations in the field of Pediatric Hand Surgery as well as 2 book chapters in the Fourth edition of Chapman's Comprehensive Orthopedic Surgery concerning reconstructive upper extremity issues following trauma.

    She has also done Volunteer/Mission work with Health Volunteers Overseas in Peru in October 2012; Guatemala Healing Hands in April 2015, providing access to care for many indigent Guatemalan children; and Health Volunteers Overseas — Pediatric Hand Surgery Mission to Nicaragua in April 2016.

    In addition, Dr. Bielicka is a former athlete. She continues in athletic endeavors. Through her own athletic experience, she has developed a passion for working with young athletes.

    Hobbies include physical fitness, running, and reading.

    Clinical Interests

    Congenital hand disorders; Hand and wrist reconstruction; Cerebral palsy upper extremity reconstruction; Treatment of burn contractures; Deformity correction; Hand and upper extremity traumas

  • Medical School

    Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Piscataway, NJ

    Internship

    Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    New Brunswick, NJ

    Residency

    Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    New Brunswick, NJ

    Fellowship

    Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children
    Sacramento, CA

    Fellowship

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, PA