Orthopedic Doctor in Paramus NJ

Drs. Peter DeNoble, David Ratliff, and Lorraine Stern came together with a shared passion: giving patients the very best care. They set up Modern Orthopaedics of New Jersey, putting their expertise in orthopaedic and hand surgery front and center. Trust me, these doctors really know their stuff – they’re all board-certified.

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Peter DeNoble, MD, FAAOS

Hand, Wrist, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

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Dr. Peter Denoble, MD, FAAOS specializes in Hand, Wrist, Shoulder, and Elbow Surgery. Dr. DeNoble is the Founder of Modern Orthopedics of NJ and is the Creator and Host of the of the Beyond The Bones Podcast.

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David Ratliff, MD, FAAOS

Hand, Wrist, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

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Dr. Ratliff specializes in Hand, Wrist, Shoulder, and Elbow Surgery. Learn more about specialties, training and treatment philosphy by visiting Dr. Ratliff's full profile page.

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Lorraine Stern, MD, FAAOS


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Dr. Lorraine Stern specializes in state-of-the-art advanced robotic surgery for the hip and knee replacments. Learn more about specialties, training and treatment philosphy by visiting Dr. Stern's full profile page.

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Alejandro Morales-Restrepo, MD

Hand, Wrist, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

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Dr. Alejandro Morales-Restrepo specializes in: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, & Hand. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is our newset edition to the Team.

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72 NJ-17, Paramus, NJ 07652


Mon: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Tue: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Wed: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Thurs: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Fri: 8:30AM – 4:00PM

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Paramus, a borough in Bergen County, NJ, is one of the biggest shopping destinations in the U.S. But if you’re dealing with a musculoskeletal injury or condition, going shopping or doing pretty much anything for that matter can cause pain and discomfort. At Modern Orthopaedics, our specialists provide effective treatment to minimize your pain, so you can get back to enjoying your life in Paramus, Bergen County. We believe that excellent care starts with a strong doctor-patient relationship. Here’s an overview of the services we offer and the conditions we treat:


Rotator Cuff Tears are a common cause of shoulder pain. They can be caused by repetitive arm motions, an acute injury, or age-related degradation. Whether you need therapy for your injury or surgical intervention, our specialists will help you with your Shoulder Treatment

Hand / Wrist

You may be experiencing a hand and wrist pain due to the demands of your job or arthritis caused by aging. Our recognized board-certified doctors of hand surgeons in Paramus NJ, and wrist surgeons in Paramus NJ are experts in orthopedic surgery of the hand and wrist.

Joint Replacement

Dr. Lorraine Stern is highly experienced in joint replacement surgery using the Mako Robotic System. We use patient-specific 3-D models to pre-plan your replacement based on your anatomy.


Get back to doing the things you love without the pain of Hip Arthritis. We also offer treatments for other common hip conditions, including Hip Strains and Hip Bursitis. Read more about our Hip Treatment.


Do your knees feel swollen, stiff, or painful? When you book an initial evaluation at Modern Orthopaedics, we’ll examine you to determine the best knee treatment plan.


We offer non-surgical and surgical treatments for elbow injuries and conditions. A few procedures we offer include Radial Head Arthroplasty, Contracture Release, and Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Debridement (PRP Injection).

Foot / Ankle

Plantar Fasciitis is a common foot condition caused by inflammation of the long ligament at the bottom of your foot. Our doctors offer effective treatments for this condition and many others, including cortisone injections and stretching exercises. See our specialists in Foot and Ankle Treatment.


Treating a child’s bone fracture is unique because their bones are still growing. Our orthopedic specialists are trained in pediatric care to treat simple and complex issues.

Tendon injuries

After an extensor tendon rupture or laceration in Wayne, Paramus, or Parsippany NJ, immediate repair is crucial to restore function and avoid complications like infections or nerve injuries. Post-surgery, the hand is immobilized, and personalized rehabilitation is essential for optimal recovery and to ensure the repair is not compromised. Read more about our tendon repair process.