Frederick F. Buechel, Sr., M.D.,
FAAOS, FACS, FAAO, FAAC
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgen
Fellowship: Fellow of the American College of SurgeonsFellow of the American Academy of Ozone Therapy
Specialty:Total Joint Replacement both Primary & Revision
surgery for major joints
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentisty of New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Affiliation:St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
AWARDS and HONORS:
Induction into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame
Orthopaedist of the Year - NJ Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
Top Doc Award for consecutive years
Best Doctors in America Award 2009-present
Pride of New Jersey Award from NJ Monthly for outstanding contributions to Science and Technlogy
Outstanding Medical Research Science Award for Clinical Research from the State of NJ, Senate and General Assembly
Dr. Buechel is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who is world renowned for his surgical skills in total joint replacement. He has been actively involved in the development of total joint replacements and surgical instrumentation along with Michael J. Pappas, Ph.d., a mechanical engineering professor at NJ Institute of Technology. Together, they generated over 150 United States and foreign patents on their joint replacement inventions.
The NJ Low Contact Stress (LCS) Knee Replacement is still used worldwide and is his most famous device. It was approved by the FDA in 1991 after 11 years of clinical trials. During his very successful career, Dr. Buechel has taught surgical techniques to residents, colleagues and surgeons from around the world.
Dr. Buechel is a board member of the New Jersey Medical School Alumni Society and the Dean's Advisory Committee. In 2002, he established a Chair in Orthopaedic Research at the New Jesey Medical School where he continues to share his expertise. He also established the Buechel Patient Care Research and Education Fund in 2002, enabling him to fund various charities, patient care and research projects.