BURAK ALPTEKIN, MD; CHRISTOPHER CASTRO, DO;
MICHAEL GUTKIN, MD; ATIF MALIK, MD; AND PAUL TEJA, DO
The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, including five physicians recognized again as New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors, offers unparalleled
orthopedic care, sports medicine, pain management and rehabilitation medicine. Using a unique blend of surgical and nonsurgical options,
these doctors have improved the quality of life for thousands of patients.
“We integrate the latest technology into our practice,” says Dr. Gutkin, a pain management and nonoperative spine care expert who trained
at NYU Medical Center and the Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Alptekin is a Harvard-trained specialist in pain management and intensive
care. Dr. Malik, also Harvard trained, is an expert in minimally invasive spine procedures and pain management. Fellowship trained at
UMDNJ, Dr. Castro specializes in pain medicine and electrodiagnostics. Drs. Alptekin, Castro, Gutkin and Malik are also well versed in physi-
cal medicine and rehabilitation, complementary medicine, and anesthesiology. They offer compassionate care through nonsurgical and mini-
mally invasive procedures.
“We work together to bring patients the best possible treatment and outcomes,” says Dr. Teja, one of the practice’s highly skilled orthopedic
surgeons. Dr. Teja completed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Health System and specializes in arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery.
With their colleagues and professional staff, these doctors minimize pain, restore function and return people to healthy, active lifestyles. The
group offers 16 locations in Sussex, Morris and Warren counties as well as eastern Pennsylvania.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Hackettstown Regional Medical Center; Specialty Surgical Center, Sparta; Newton Medical Center;
Morristown Medical Center. THE ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY
108 Bilby Road, Suite 201, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 • 908-684-3005 • 877-556-7846 • orthopedicnj.com
From left: Dr. Christopher Castro; Dr. Atif Malik; Dr. Michael Gutkin; Dr. Paul Teja; Dr. Burak Alptekin