• At A Glance
  • Education & Publications
  • Insurance
  • Hospital Affiliations
    Clinical Expertise

    Orthopedics

    Clinical Interests

    Sports medicine, Arthroscopis Surgery, Shoulder, Knee & Elbow Specialist, Joint Replacement & Trauma Surgery

  • Medical School

    UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School - 1994

    Internship

    UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School - 1998

    Residency

    UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School - 1999

    Fellowship

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - 2003

    Board Certification

    American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - 2017

    Medical School

    UMDNJ / New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey 1998

    Internship

    UMNDJ - New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey 1999

    Residency

    UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey 2003

    Fellowship

    University of Pennsylvania Health System - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Fellowship 2004

    Publications
    • Title:ST: Considerations for Graft Options in ACL Reconstruction
      Authors:Thacker
      Publisher:University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
      Date:2013
      Issue:Review of Literature
      Description:
    • Title:ST: Management of Rotator Cuff Arthropathy
      Authors:Thacker
      Publisher:UMDNJ– Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Core Curriculum
      Date:2001
      Issue:Case presentation of review of literature
      Description:
    • Title:ST: Management of Adolescent ACL Ruptures
      Authors:Thacker
      Publisher:UMDNJ – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Core Curriculum
      Date:2001
      Issue:Case presentation and review of literature
      Description:
    • Title:ST: Alveolar Carcinoma of the Humerus – Surgical and Chemotherapeutic Options
      Authors:Thacker
      Publisher:UMDNJ – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Core Curriculum
      Date:2000
      Issue:
      Description:
    • Title:ST: Management of AC Separations
      Authors:Thacker
      Publisher:UMDNJ – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Core Curriculum
      Date:2000
      Issue:Case presentation and review of literature
      Description:
  • Insurance

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    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Emblem Health / GHI
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • First Managed Care Option
    • Genworth
    • GHI
    • Great West Healthcare
    • Health Net
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Local 1199
    • Local 734
    • Local 825 Welfare Fund
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicare
    • Metlife
    • Multiplan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund
    • New Jersey Manufacturers
    • New Jersey Plus
    • Oxford Health
    • Qualcare
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • State Farm
    • Travelers
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare