Steven Baroukh Shamash , DO

Hand Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery

(201) 791-4434

Garden State Orthopaedic Associates
33-41 Newark St Ste 1
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Overview

Dr. Shamash completed his undergraduate training at the Binghamton University of The State University of New York receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He subsequently attended the University at Buffalo-The State University of New York where he received his Master of Science degree, while performing clinical research in colorectal cancer. He is a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated in the top 15% of his graduating class. Dr Shamash completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He served as the chief orthopedic resident during his senior year and received the Henrietta and Jack Avart Memorial award; given to the Orthopedic Surgery resident who has exhibited exceptional competency in Orthopedic Surgery during their training program. Upon his graduation, Dr. Shamash, went on to complete an additional fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the prestigious New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Dr Shamash joined Garden State Orthopedic Associates in 2008 and has since focused his orthopedic practice to the care of hand, wrist and elbow injuries. He specializes in the care of fractures of the hand, wrist and elbow as well as the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of bone, muscle, tendon, ligament and nerve injuries within the upper extremity. Dr Shamash is also qualified and trained to administer Xiaflex, a collagenase injection used for the nonsurgical treatment of Dupuytren's disease, a genetic condition that causes flexion contractures of the fingers. Dr Shamash has had tremendous success treating these patients. Dr Shamash has always had a passion for teaching and In addition to his busy clinical practice, he has recently taken on the academic position of program director for a new Orthopedic Surgery residency program at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. One of his research projects, Akinbo O, Shamash SB, Strauch RJ. “Anatomic and radiographic study of the ipsilateral vs. contralateral proximal fibula for use in distal radius osteo-articular reconstruction” was published by the prestigious American Journal of Orthopedics in 2010 In October 2014, Dr Shamash received the award of Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the practice of orthopedic surgery. Dr Shamash takes a conservative approach to treating his patients and feels as though the most important factor in achieving excellent results is open communication as well as realistic patient expectations. He finds it very important for every patient to understand their diagnosis and to play a key role in the decision of which treatment option is best suited for that patient. Dr Shamash has privileges at The Valley Hospital, St Joseph's Medical Center as well as The Malo Ambulatory Surgery Center in Rutherford, NJ He lives in Bergen County with his wife and three children.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 18 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Polish

Education & Training

Medical School: Midwestern University-Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduation Date: in 2002

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • The Valley Hospital
  • The Valley Hospital

Specialties: Hand Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk EPO POS + PPO
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk HMO HMO + POS
  • Amerihealth Regional Preferred Network HMO, HMO+, POS, POS+ MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire Blue Priority EPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Advantage EPO
  • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
  • Horizon Direct Access
  • Horizon HMO
  • Horizon OMNIA
  • Horizon POS
  • Horizon PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Health Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Shamash's Office Information

Garden State Orthopaedic Associates
33-41 Newark St Ste 1
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 791-4434

Fax: (201) 179-1937
Website: gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-3:30 PM
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Doctor Shamash's Other Office Information

Garden State Orthopaedic Associates
400 Franklin Tpke Ste 112
Mahwah, NJ 07430
(201) 825-2266

Fax:(201) 182-5972
Website:www.gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-6:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM-6:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM-6:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Garden State Orthopaedic Associates
925 Clifton Ave Ste 106
Clifton, NJ 07013
(973) 330-0700

Fax:(973) 392-8280
Website:www.gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Garden State Orthopaedic Associates
28- 06 Broadway
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 475-8940

Fax:(201) 147-5894
Website:gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Garden State Orthopaedic Associates
28-04 Broadway
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 791-4434

Fax:(201) 179-1937
Website:www.gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-7:00 PM
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Garden State Orthopaedic Associates Parsippany
2 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(862) 242-2800

Fax:(862) 224-2290
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Garden State Orthopaedic Associates Pa
33 Newark St # 41
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 876-5300

Fax:(201) 187-6530
Website:www.gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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GARDEN STATE ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATES PA
22 Madison Ave
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 587-7767

Fax:(201) 158-7809
Website:www.gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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GARDEN STATE ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATES PA
2 SYLVAN WAY
PARSIPPANY, NJ 07054
(862) 242-2800

Fax:(862) 224-2290
Website:www.gardenstateortho.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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