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Short Hills Surgery Center is a physician owned ambulatory surgery center. Accordingly, please take notice that the physicians with a gold star ⭐ next to their name denotes that he/she is an owner in Short Hills Surgery Center as a result of his/her commitment to quality healthcare and to provide better services to his / her patients.

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⭐️ Edward Decter, MD, FACS

Tri-County Orthopedics
Office 197 Ridgedale Avenue Suite 300 Cedar Knolls NJ 07927 Work Phone: 973-538-2334 Work Fax: 973-829-9174
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Biographical Info

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery/Sports Medicine Knee/Shoulder
Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Internship: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
Professional Affiliations: Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Sports Medicine
America College of Sports Medicine
New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
Publications/Awards: Edward M. Decter, “Injuries and Safety”. Goal!: The Ultimate Guide for Soccer Moms and Dads, Gloria Averbush, Rodale Press, April 1999, Pages 116 – 125
The Magazine of St. Barnabas Medical Center, “Experts Stress the Importance of Warming Up Before Exercise or Sports Play”, St. Barnabas Family Health, Fall/Winter, 1999.

N.J. Orthopaedic Society, “Posterior Cruciate Ligament Treatment”, Professional Sports Care, Volume III, Fall/Winter 1994

New York Magazine, “Best Doctors in New York Including Long Island, Westchester, New Jersey and Connecticut:, June 7, 1999

How to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area, Castle Connolly, January, 1998-present

Honorary Degree St. Benedict’s Prep, Newark, NJ

Team physician for Metro Star/Redball and team physician for the under 20 year-old men’s United States National Soccer Team.

Specialty: Orthopaedics