Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Baruch is fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee, as well as spine surgery. He is certified in arthroscopic microdiscectomy by the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia and received an appointment to the medical staff as an instructor in this procedure. In addition, he is certified in percutaneous laser discectomy by the William W. Backus Hospital in Connecticut. He is currently the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Palisades Medical Center with affiliations at Hackensack University Medical Center, Englewood Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center.

Dr. Baruch has presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and The Scoliosis Research Society, and has been published in The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics Transactions and the Journal of Pediatric Trauma. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.


University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Orthopedic residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Management


American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Doctor Finkelstein received his Doctorate degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996. He then completed a four year residency program in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Staten Island University Hospital and St. Barnabas Hospital where he served as Chief Podiatric Surgical Resident.

Doctor Finkelstein is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine.

Dr. Finkelstein is the founder of NY/NJ Foot and Ankle Associates and is the Director of foot and ankle surgery at Premier Orthopaedics (, one of New Jersey’s most distinguished orthopaedic surgery practices.


Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Groves graduated from from New York Medical College. During her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Groves served as the Chief Resident in her final year and helped develop Emory’s intense musculoskeletal medicine and spine didactic program. She received many awards including the Resident of the Year Award of Excellence and the Most Outstanding Resident Research Project for her work on the safety of vertebroplasty. She also specializing in Interventional Pain Management and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Since joining our group in 2004, she has developed a thriving musculoskeletal and interventional spine practice. Understanding that pain can keep people from doing what they love most, Dr. Groves works with each patient to optimize conservative care options for their injury or dysfunction. She utilizes interventional procedures when necessary with the aim of reducing pain and increasing function and will thoroughly evaluate your case to develop a treatment plan that is medically appropriate and fits your needs.


Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Drey graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Drey has been practicing for more than 20 years.


Sports Medicine

Dr. Delaney graduated from State University of New York, Upstate Medical University in 2009. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Albany Medical College and his fellowship in Sports Medicine at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital.


Spine Surgeon

Dr. Murray graduated from New York Medical College in Val Halla. Dr. Murray is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and is a recipient of the arm forces health professions scholarship as well as the Joseph Addonizio MD award. He did active service in Afghanastan from 2012-2013.


Spine Surgeon

Dr. Carrer, is a spine orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Carrer treats patient individually and integrates multimodal treatments to maximize a rapid functional recovery. Dr. Carrer’s scope of practice emcompasses the management of degenerative, traumatic and deformity–related conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine. Dr. Carrer’s surgical expertise focuses on minimally invasive techniques, lateral approaches, trans-sacral and endoscopic procedures and motion preservation.

After graduating with honors at the French Lycee of Madrid in Spain, Dr. Carrer graduated cum laude in Film and Television and with outstanding academic achievement in biophysics from the University of Southern California. Dr. Carrer completed medical school and residency at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine where she excelled through her research and publications. During her busy surgical residency, Dr. Carrer found the time to develop one of the first surgical skill anatomy laboratories in the city for resident and student education to promote excellent in surgical technique, a trend that is now becoming the standard of training in US medical teaching institutions. Dr. Carrer did her fellowship training in spine surgery at University of California-San Francisco with some of the world’s most renowned spine surgeons. Here, she perfect her surgical skills and contributed numerous research papers. As a competitive martial artist in Taekwondo and Wushu in her youth and a weekend athlete warrior now, Dr. Carrer, has also focused on the non-operative treatment of orthopaedic and spinal disorders and guides patients not only through treatment of present ailments but through prevention of future degenerative conditions associated with activity and aging .



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