From left back: Dr. Teddy Atik; Dr. Gary Pess; Dr. Gregory Fedorcik. From left front: Dr. George Gabuzda, Dr. Raymond Decker Jr.
GARY M. PESS, MD, FACS, FAAOS
In practice at Central Jersey Hand Surgery for 26 years, Dr. Pess specializes in minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow procedures. A
Dr. Pess’ philosophy is to provide personalized care and treat patients like family members. “Seeing the look of amazement when a patient
renowned expert and pioneer in the treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture with needle aponeurotomy and Xiaflex®, Dr. Pess has lectured
nationally and internationally on both procedures. He also co-invented a minimally invasive trigger finger release knife. “I initially try to restore
function to a patient’s hand nonsurgically and then, if necessary, utilize the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques,” he says. “This allows
patients to return to normal function more quickly.”
Dr. Pess, who works with colleagues Drs. Raymond Decker, George Gabuzda, Teddy Atik and Gregory Fedorcik, treats patients who travel
to New Jersey from the eastern United States and Canada. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and received the prestigious added quali-
fications in hand surgery. He is a clinical senior instructor in orthopedic surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, a member of the
American Society for Surgery of the Hand and a fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of
views straight fingers for the first time in years is my most enjoyable moment,” he says.
MEDICAL TRAINING: NYU/Bellevue Hospital (orthopedic surgery residency); Massachusetts General Hospital (fellowship, hand, upper
extremity surgery and microsurgery).
CENTRAL JERSEY HAND SURGERY
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