Orthopedic Surgery

The Orthopedic Surgery Program at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) is committed to getting you on your feet and doing what you love as quickly as possible, pain free. MMCSC offers general orthopedic surgery as well as surgery for sports-and work-related knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle injuries.

After surgery, we offer extensive outpatient physical and occupational therapy. The Rehabilitation Department at MMCSC is dedicated to providing the best care for patients in a comfortable, caring, nurturing environment. The staff is comprised of highly-skilled, experienced therapists with advanced training in their specialty.

At MMCSC, the Orthopedic Surgery Program is led by Andrew Harrison, MD, Section Chief of Orthopedics. Dr. Harrison, who is board certified and sports fellowship trained in orthopedics, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Cornell University.

After completing his internship and residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., Dr. Harrison completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute in New York City. While there, he was responsible for managing and treating a comprehensive range of sports related injuries. These occurred in patients participating in professional, college, high school and recreational sports.

Dr. Harrison was the team physician for the Lakewood BlueClaws from their inaugural 2001 season to their 2006 championship season. He was also the team physician for the New Jersey Shore Cats of the United States Basketball League in the year 2000 as well as Ocean County College for many years. During his sports medicine fellowship, he had the opportunity to treat several professional tennis players in the U.S. Open, and served as team physician for multiple high school teams in New York.

Treatment & Services Provided

  • Arthritis treatment
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Aspirations
  • Cortisone injections
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Dislocations
  • Fracture care
  • Hardware insertion and removal
  • Joint replacements
  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Tendinitis/bursitis
  • Tendon injuries and repairs
  • Meniscectomy, chondroplasty and debridement procedures

Knee Services

  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Anterior cruciate ligament tear and repair
  • Meniscus tear and repair
  • Patella dislocation
  • Patella instability
  • Patellofemoral syndrome
  • Quadriceps tendon tear and repair
  • Tendinitis/bursitis
  • Total knee arthroplasty (replacement)

Shoulder Services

  • Acromioplasty surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Bursectomy
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Labral tear and repair
  • Manipulation under anesthesia
  • Rotator cuff tear and repair
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder instability
  • Subacromial decompression
  • Acromioclavicular joint separation

Additional Services

  • Achilles tendon tear and repair
  • Ankle sprains and fractures
  • Bicep tendon tear and repair
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Epicondylitis (tennis and golfers elbow)
  • Hemiarthroplasty of the hip
  • Intramedullary rodding of tibia, fibula and femur
  • Plantar fasciitis of the foot
  • Trigger finger release
  • Trochanteric intramedullary rodding/pinning of the hip

For more information on Orthopedic Surgery at MMCSC, call 1.888.724.7123.

Patient Stories

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