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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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⭐️ Michael F. Alapatt, MD

New Jersey Spine Center
Office 40 Main Street Chatham NJ 07928 Work Phone: 973-635-0800 Work Fax: 973-635-3137 Website:
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Biographical Info

Specialty: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Internship: St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency: St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society
Publications/Awards: Unis DB, Hawkins E, Alapatt M, Benitez C. “Postoperative Changes in the Tensor Fascia Lata Muscle after using The Modified Anterolateral Approach for Total Hip Arthroplasty.” Published: Journal of Arthoplasty, April 2013.
Alapatt MF, Benitez C, Friedmann P, Unis DB. “MRI Assessment of the Tensor Fascia lata (TFL) after modified Anterolateral Total Hip Arthroplasty” Poster presentation, 2010 Annual Mtg of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 2010, New Orleans, LA.

Specialty: Spine