ROBERT DENNIS, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., C.I.M.E.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon | Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner | Forensic Orthopaedic Specialist

     
         

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ROBERT DENNIS, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., C.I.M.E.  
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Treating Physician, Forensic Orthopaedic Specialist
   
Education  
Undergraduate
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
B.A. Degree 1967
Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
M.D. Degree 1971
   
Internship:
Abington Memorial Hospital
1971-1972
Orthopaedic Residency
Hahnemann Medical College 1972-1973
Montefiore Medical Center 1973-1976
   
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS  
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Acupuncture Qualified and Registered in State of New Jersey
   
TEACHING POSITIONS  
  • Einstein Medical College, Assistant Clinical Professor – Full Time Faculty, 1976-1977
  • Montefiore Medical Center and Einstein Medical College, Instructor, 1977-1985
  • Taught and mentored medical students and residents - 1977-2001
   
ELECTED POSITIONS HELD  
  • Director of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • President of the American Academy of New Jersey Chapter of Medical Acupuncture
  • Chairman Special Credentials Committee – Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • Served on various committees at Jersey Shore University Medical Center including Executive Committee
   
FELLOWSHIPS  
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • American College of Forensic Examiners, Fellow
  • Academy of Medicine of New Jersey, Fellow
   
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION  
  • Participated in Continuing Medical Education beyond regulatory requirements
   
PUBLICATIONS  
  • Larsen’s Syndrome, An Inherited Disorder, E.T. Haberman, A. Sterling, R. Dennis
    The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 6/76
  • Editor of a National Newsletter – Orthopaedic Newsletter
  • Clinical Evaluation of the Zickel Nail for Internal Fixation of Subtrochanteric Fractures. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery ( submitted)
  • The Medical Disability Advisor , Fourth Edition, Reviewer
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Exposures, First and Second Edition. Author: Stanley Hoppenfeld, MD. Acknowledged as a contributor in the Anatomy Instruction Course.
  • Authored physician training manual with supplemental video and certification examination for ProHealth of New Jersey.
  • Co-authored credential manual for Alternative Providers for Integrated Medicine.
   
LECTURES  
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Occupational Medicine and Workers’ Compensation: Presented to the Workers’ Compensation Defense and Occupational Medicine Seminar held in San Francisco, March 1994
  • Ethical Dilemmas Confronting Young Physicians, Medical Student & Faculty, University Health Sciences College of Osteopathy, Kansas City, 1994
  • Roving lecturer – New Jersey Medical Society
  • Informed Healthcare: Presented to the New Jersey Medical Society, October 2010
  • Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys, Lumbar Spine. Presented to the National Business Institute, June 2012
  • Medical Experts and Records, Moderator, National Business Institute, June 2014
  • Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys, Cervical and Lumbar Spine: Presented to the National Business Institute, December 2014
   
HONORS AND AWARDS  
  • Abington Hospital Annual Research Award, 1971
  • Exhibit: Metabolic Disease of Bone, AMA, 1971
  • Philadelphia Annual Essay Award, 1963
   
SOCIETIES AND LISTINGS  
  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Monmouth County Medical Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • The Peer Review Organization of NJ, Inc., Consultant
  • America College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, New Jersey Chapter, Past President
  • Federation of State Medical Boards
  • Orthopaedic Surgeons of New Jersey
  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
   
MEDICAL/SURGICAL INVENTIONS  
  • Dennis modified Zickel Nail for Complex Subtrochanteric and Femoral Neck Fractures with Howmedica. (used at Columbia Presbyterian Orthopaedic Department, 1980’s, and other institutions).
  • Dennis Hip Pin (modified Knowles-Type Pin)
  • Dennis Wire Curle – For use in Hand Surgery, Patent Submission, 1975
   
RESEARCH  
  • Paper presented to New York Orthopaedic Academy – Larsen’s Syndrome, An Inherited Disorder, 1975
  • The Effect of Estrogen on Bone Healing, with Paul Sweterlitsch, M.D., 1971
  • Chromosome Analysis in Leukemic Patients, with Richard Smalley, M.D.Temple University Medical School, 1970
  • Cyperoterone Acetate in Treatment of Cancer of the Prostate, with Stanley Levick, M.D., Albert Einstein Medical Center, Public Health Service Grant
  • Research Assistant in Orthopaedic Pathology for Ernest Aegerter, M.D., Temple Medical College, 1967
  • The Effect of Cytotoxins on the Respiratory and Metabolic Function of Yeast, with Allan Brown, M.D., 1967
   
PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS  
  • Senior Founding Physician of Seaview Orthopaedics: Established and developed Seaview Orthopaedics and Medical Associates from it’s onset in 1977.
  • President and Founder of ProEval Statewide Inc., a statewide organization providing objective, accurate and meaningful Independent Medical Examinations.
  • Founded and developed ProHealth of America, Inc. and ProHealth of New Jersey, Inc. Began in 1988. Evolved and implemented a new concept in managed care in Workers’ Compensation. (Company acquired by HIP of New Jersey in 1995)
  • Founder, CEO and President of Health and Healingtrust, PA, a national organization which integrated alternative medicine with traditional care.
  • Past Medical Director of HIP Pro, a certified managed care organization.
  • Co-Founder and President of Save Our Shores (SOS) 1986-1991, Environmental Organization that is credited with helping to clean up the ocean.
    Past Medical Director of Alternare Group, Inc., A National Network of Alternative Care Providers.
  • Medical Director of Monmouth Therapeutic & Diagnostic Centers, a physical therapy corporation.
  • Founded The Dennis Foundation, 1997, A Philanthropic organization dedicated to support research to find a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
MEDICAL LICENSURE  
New Jersey, New York (inactive), Pennsylvania (inactive), Florida
   
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS  
  • Senior Attending Physician, Jersey Shore Medical Center – 1977-2002 Current status: Retired Emeritus
  • Attending Physician – CentraState Medical Center, Current status: Retired in good standing.
  • Attending Physician – Brick Hospital/Point Pleasant Hospital, Current Status: Retired in good standing.
  • Attending Physician - Montefiore Medical Center – Retired – in good standing.
  • Attending Physician - Einstein Medical College – Retired – in good standing.
   
ASSOCIATED POSITIONS  
  • Department of Labor Referee Examiner Longshoremen, TSA, U.S. Postal Service
  • Workers’ Compensation Examiner NY, NJ
  • A.M.A. 6th Edition Impairment Evaluations
  • Acupuncture Evaluations
   
             
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