Carissa Meyer, MD

Orthopedic Hand & Wrist Specialist
Division Chief of Hand Surgery at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside in Montclair, NJ.

Dr. Carissa Meyer is a board certified, fellowship trained surgeon who excels in the latest advances in both operative and non-operative treatment of upper extremity disorders. A recognized expert in her field, she has authored multiple articles on hand and wrist injuries.

Carissa Meyer, MD

Orthopedic Hand & Wrist Specialist
Division Chief of Hand Surgery at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside in Montclair, NJ.

Dr. Carissa Meyer is a board certified, fellowship trained surgeon who excels in the latest advances in both operative and non-operative treatment of upper extremity disorders. A recognized expert in her field, she has authored multiple articles on hand and wrist injuries.

About Dr. Meyer:

Dr. Meyer Specializes in the Following Procedures:

Dr. Meyer treats a variety of Hand, Wrist and Elbow ailments such as Sprains and Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren’s Contracture, Ligament/TFCC Tears, Ganglion Cysts as well as sports related conditions like Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow in both pediatric and adult patients.

Surgical:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Trigger Finger
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Total Reconstruction
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Joint Replacement
  • Ligament Repair
  • Treatment of Fractures
  • Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Treatment of congenital pediatric hand differences
  • Treatment of pediatric upper extremity fractures
Advanced Training

Dr. Meyer completed her residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, one of the busiest trauma centers in the country.

She completed her fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at the renowned CV Starr Hand Surgery Center, the oldest hand fellowship in the country. She has also completed a separate sub-specialty fellowship in Pediatric Upper Extremity at the world-renowned Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas.

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4 Locations throughout bergen & Essex county

HACKENSACK

25 PROSPECT AVE
HACKENSACK, NJ 07601

MONTCLAIR

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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“It was my first visit. I was called to the room less than 1min I finished all the paperwork. The doctor Meyer is a very professional, knowledgeable person. She knows exactly what is my problem right after I explained my injury. It was very quick, comfortable, friendly and most important very helpful visit. Very nice, professional doctor. Highly recommend.”

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