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Dr. Mark Rekant

Orthopedic Surgery
Cherry Hill, NJ
27 years experience male

Locations

Philadelphia Hand Center

Cherry Hill, NJ

Address

1888 East Marlton Pike, Suite E, Cherry Hill, NJ
Directions

Practice website

Fax

8564895631

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Independence Blue Cross Group

Aetna

Office

Cherry Hill, NJ

Office

Philadelphia, PA

Office

Sewell, NJ

About

Bio

Orthopaedic hand surgeon. As a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rekant specializes in diagnosing and rendering treatment for conditions, injuries and diseases relative to the hand, wrist, and elbow. Born in Syracuse, New York, Dr. Mark S. Rekant graduated from Duke University, Magna Cum Laude, before earning his M.D. at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-NJMS). Dr. Rekant was selected for a General Surgical Internship and an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at NYU Medical School before earning a Hand Surgery Fellowship at The Hand Centers. Dr. Rekant is the recipient of the NYU Department of Orthopedic Surgery Academic Excellence Scholarship, UMDNJ-NJMS Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Jeremias J. Dubyk, M.D. Scholarship for exemplary extracurricular involvement and scholastic achievement. At UMDNJ-NJMS, Dr. Rekant served as Vice President of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and also received the Merck Manual Award and the Alumni Association Special Recognition Book Award. Dr. Rekant has written a number of articles and abstracts, and has been published in many journals, including the Academic Emergency Medicine and the Annuals of Emergency Medicine. He has delivered numerous presentations, and continues to diligently pursue his academic interest in orthopedic surgery

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Hand Surgery

Surgery - Hand Surgery

Doctor Q&A

37 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rekant
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Supportive splinting: There are many options available to a common condition that involves joint pain or arthritis of the thumb including splinting, cortisone injections or surgery as well as anti-inflammatory medication.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rekant
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Tendon catching: Sounds like you have developed what is commonly referred to as a "trigger thumb". In essence, your thumb tendon is getting stuck as it attempts to glide through its sheath. Can often be remedied with a cortisone injection or surgical release.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rekant
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Comfortably: There is no one "best" way. Anyone way that provides comfort is key.

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Testimonials
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3
Recommendations
28
Thank you notes
Dec 9, 2012
Outstanding physician.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rekant is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rekant is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u but can u put ice on it for the fluid
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks helpful
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

Duke University
MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER

Residency

NYU Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, South Jersey Magazine

Affiliations

Thomas Jefferson University
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