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Mark Rieger, MD, FAAOS, ,

Mark Rieger, MD, FAAOS


Dr. Mark Rieger is a compassionate and gifted board certified pediatric orthopedist, the founding partner and senior physician at Advocare The Orthopedic Center. His knee and shoulder arthroscopy skills earned him the recognition as one of the "Top 100 Minimally Invasive Surgeons in the Tristate Area" by New York Magazine. His expertise in treatment of adolescent sports injury, fractures and trauma, scoliosis, clubfoot and hip disorders have won him numerous awards including New Jersey Monthly "Top Doc," "Best Doctor in America," "Patient's Choice," and "Most Compassionate Doctor" awards for many consecutive years.

He earned his medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his surgical internship and orthopedic surgical residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Rieger was a pediatric orthopedic fellow at the internationally acclaimed Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. He has served as chief of pediatric orthopedics at Morristown Medical Center and he is and he an Assistant professor at NYU Langone Medical Center, where he performs scoliosis surgery as a member of an internationally recognized spine center. In New Jersey, he is cited as the only preferred provider of the Ponseti non-operative treatment of clubfoot by the Ponseti International Association.

His expertise in trauma, sports medicine, arthroscopy, scoliosis, clubfoot and hip disorders is matched only by his compassion for his patients. Dr. Rieger's life mission is to improve the welfare of children throughout the world and he participated in an international medical mission in an underserved country in which he operated on children who would not otherwise have had access to advanced surgical techniques.

Dr. Rieger continues to lecture extensively to physicians, nurses, physical therapists, trainers and parents in order to educate and pass on his experience and knowledge to the next generation. 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

  • Scoliosis Research Society

  • American Medical Association

  • Fellow, American College of Physician Executives

  • The Orthopaedic Research Society

  • New Jersey Orthopedic Society

  • Medical Society of New Jersey

  • Morris County Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Morristown Medical Center

  • St. Barnabas Medical Center

  • Overlook Medical Center

  • Short Hills Surgery Center

  • ​NYU Langone Medical Center

  • ​Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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