Ira Esformes, MD

General Orthopedic Specialist

Dr. Esformes graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and received his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He specializes in the practice of general orthopedics, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, total joint replacement, and reconstructive surgery.

He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Board Certified in Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Bergen County Medical Society, The New Jersey Medical Society, New Jersey Orthopaedic Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Ira Esformes, MD

General Orthopedic Specialist

Dr. Esformes graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and received his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He specializes in the practice of general orthopedics, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, total joint replacement, and reconstructive surgery.

He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Board Certified in Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Bergen County Medical Society, The New Jersey Medical Society, New Jersey Orthopaedic Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

About Dr. Esformes:

Dr. Esformes Specializes in the Following Procedures:

Procedures include:

  • Treatment of Fractures
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Patella Procedures
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
Advanced Training

He completed his surgical internship and residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. At the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Dr. Esformes served his orthopedic surgery residency and was named as chief orthopedic resident. He was also Chief of Orthopedics at Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley from 2013-2015.

He was awarded an Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Grant for his research in tendon healing and holds a patent for an artificial elbow. Dr. Esformes was one of the first doctors in Bergen County to perform an allograft meniscal transplant. Castle Connolly lists Dr. Esformes as one of the “Top Doctors” in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Dr. Esformes was the Chief of Orthopedics at HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley from 2013-2015 and is now the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at HUMCPV 2016 to present. He also has privileges at HackensackUMC in Hackensack, HackensackUMC at Mountainside in Montclair, Valley Hospital in Ridgewood and Hudson Crossing Surgical Center in Fort Lee.

Professional Organizations
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Bergen County Medical Society
  • The New Jersey Medical Society
  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
Awards
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2018 – Top 5%
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2017 – Top 1%
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors 2017
  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors
    America’s Most Honored Professionals 2016 – Top 1%
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors 2016
  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors 2015
  • New York Metro 15th Anniversary 2015
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors
    Inside Jersey 2014
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors 2013
  • Inside Jersey Top Doctor October 2013
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2013
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors 16th Edition 2012
  • Inside Jersey Top Doctors October 2012
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2012
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors 15th Edition 2011
  • Inside Jersey Top Doctors 2011
  • NY Metro Area’s Top Doctors 14th Edition 2010
  • Inside Jersey
    10th Anniversary 2010
  • NY Metro Area’s Top Doctors 2009
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 12th Edition 2009
  • New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors 2008
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 10th edition (2006)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 9th edition (2005)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 8th edition (2004)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 6th edition (2002)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 5th edition (2001)
  • How To Find The Best Doctors: New York Metro Area 4th edition (2000)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 7th edition (2003)

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25 PROSPECT AVE
HACKENSACK, NJ 07601

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ONE BAY AVENUE
MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042

EMERSON

440 OLD HOOK ROAD
EMERSON, NJ 07630

ELMWOOD PARK

67 BROADWAY
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ

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