Marc S. Menkowitz, M.D.

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About Dr. Menkowitz

Dr. Menkowitz is a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in the operative and non-operative treatment of adult and pediatric spinal disorders. He started his education at a prestigious secondary boarding school in Philadelphia area, The Hill School. He went on to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his medical school education at the Temple School of Medicine. He did his Orthopaedic Surgery Training at the Monmouth Medical Orthopaedic program, one of the oldest programs in New Jersey.

 

Dr. Menkowitz completed his spine surgery fellowship at The New York Spine Institute at Beth Israel. Upon completion of his fellowship, he moved back to Monmouth County New Jersey and joined another fellowship trained spine surgeon. Together they created The Center for The functional Restoration of the Spine.  He was also promptly appointed to the academic committee of the Monmouth Orthopaedic Surgery program. He is also an assistant professor at Drexel School of Medicine.

 

Dr. Menkowitz has co authored several articles pertaining to spinal surgery and which has been presented at international meetings.  His areas of expertise include the operative and non-operative treatment of adult and pediatric spinal deformity, disc herniations, degenerative conditions of the spine, tumors, and sports related injuries.


Licensure

New Jersey State Medical License 2003 – Present
New York State Medical License 2007 – Present

Education & Training

Fellowship The Spine Institute of New York at Beth Israel August 2007-July 2008
Residency

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
July 2002 – June 2007
Medical School Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
August 1998 – May 2002
Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
B.A. in History
August 1994 – May 1998
High School The Hill School, Pottstown, PA Sept. 1990 – June 1994

Boards

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Certified July 2010


Honors & Awards

F&J Orthopaedic Award First Prize for best resident paper, 2004
Ice Hockey Coach for collegiate hockey team and youth teams, 1994-2001
4 Year Varsity Letter, University of Pennsylvania Sprint Football, 1994 -1997
Co-captain, University of Pennsylvania Sprint Football, 1997
Dan Doheny Award (Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman), 1997


Professional Affiliations

AAOS, NASS  

Presentations & Posters

Brandoff JF, Berekashvili K, Subramanian N,Valeriy K, Math K, Joseph SA, Menkowitz MS, Casden A, Kuflik P, Neuwirth M. Neuroforaminal Dimensions After Lumbar Interbody Fusion. E-Poster IMAST; Hong Kong, China 2008

Joseph SA, Brandoff JF, Menkowitz MS, Casden A, Kuflik P, Berekashvili K, Neuwirth M. Incidence, risk factors, and treatment of symptomatic stress fractures after lumbar spinal fusion with pedicle screw instrumentation. E-Poster IMAST; Hong Kong, China 2008

Menkowitz MS, Stieber, JR, Paragioudakis S. Cervical Arthrodesis. Poster Presentation: Annual symposium on Avoiding Complications and Improving Outcomes in Orthopaedic Surgery. Cancun, Mexico, 2004.

Stieber JR, Menkowitz MS, Wenokor C, Cohen JD, Donald GD, Cresanti-Daknis CB. Intradiscal Pressure Monitoring in the Cervical Spine. Poster Presentation: Cervical Spine Research Society 31st Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ, 2003.

Menkowitz MS, Paragioudakis S. Failed Medical Management of an Epidural Abscess. Presentation: New Jersey Orthopedic Residents Conference. Edison, NJ, 2003.

Cain E, Verma N, Menkowitz M, Flynn J, Dormans J. The Validity of Adult Scoring Systems for Mangled Extremities When Applied to the Pediatric Trauma Population. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2001.

Cain E, Verma N, Menkowitz M, Flynn J, Dormans J. The Validity of Adult Scoring Systems for Mangled Extremities When Applied to the Pediatric Trauma Population. Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Bermuda, Oct. 2001.


Publications

Joseph, Samuel A. Jr , Brandoff, Jared F., Menkowitz, Marc, O'Shea, Joan , Neuwirth, Michael G. Lumbar Spine Fusion: Types, Principles, and Outcomes. Neurosurgery Quarterly. 18(1):34-44, March 2008.

Fung DA., Frey S., Menkowitz M., Mark A. Subtrochanteric Fracture in a Patient with Trabecular Metal Osteonecrosis Intervention Implant. Orthopedics 2008; 31:614

Fung DA., Menkowitz M., Chern K. Asymmetric Bilateral Shoulder Dislocation Involving a Luxatio Errecta Dislocation. Am J. Orthop 2008; 37(5) 97-98.

Menkowitz MS, Stieber JR, Wenokor C, Cohen JD, Donald GD, Cresanti-Daknis CB. Intradiscal Pressure Monitoring in the Cervical Spine. Pain Physician. 8: 163-6, 2005.

Hanna BG, Donthineni-Rao R, Menkowitz M, Moore GD, Lackman RD. Multiple bone and soft tissue lesions in a 51-year-old woman. Clinical Orthopaedics 412: 260-8, 2003.

Menkowitz, M, Flynn, JM. Floating elbow in an infant. Orthopedics 25(2): 185-6, 2002.

Step-Up By the Bedside,
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2002 (Writer/Contributor).


Meetings/Courses

North American Spine Society 24rd annual meeting, 2009, San Francisco
North American Spine Society 23rd annual meeting, 2008, Toronto
AAOS Annual Meeting, 2009, Las Vegas, NV
AAOS Annual Meeting, 2007, San Diego, CA
AAOS Annual Meeting, 2005, Washington, DC.
AO Principles of Fracture Management Course, March 2005, Sun Valley, ID.
North American Spine Society 20th Annual Meeting, 2005, Philadelphia
AO Spine Course for Residents and Fellows, March 2005, Las Vegas, NV.
North American Spine Society 19th Annual Meeting, 2004, Chicago, IL.
Boston Basic Science and Pathology Course for Residents, March 2004,Boston, MA.
New Jersey Orthopaedic Residents Conference, October 2004, Edison, NJ.
New Jersey Orthopaedic Residents Conference, October 2003, Edison, NJ.
New Jersey Orthopaedic Residents Conference, October 2001, Edison, NJ.