Consolidation creates Northern N.J. based full-spectrum orthopedics practice

University Spine Center, Academy Orthopedics and High Mountain Orthopedics Announce 'game-changing' merger 

Three renowned orthopedic medical groups formerly known as University Spine Center, Academy Orthopedics, and High Mountain Orthopedics, have merged under the OrthoEast name, according to a Wednesday announcement.

The consolidation brings together 16 orthopedic specialists in six locations across New Jersey and New York to provide exceptional patient-first care and advanced treatments in all areas of orthopedics, from pain management and sports medicine to complex spinal surgeries.

Headquartered in Wayne, OrthoEast also will have offices in Clifton, Linden, Morristown, Wall Township, and New York City.

As trusted physicians affiliated with various prominent universities and medical centers, including Saint Joseph’s Health, Atlantic Health, Valley Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Seton Hall and Montclair State Universities, OrthoEast’s physicians are esteemed orthopedic practitioners serving patients of all ages, athletes and non-athletes alike.

“This partnership of elite orthopedic groups will be transformative, as we all come together to deliver the very best treatment approaches, drive innovation and create greater access for patients to receive world-class orthopedic care,” Dr. Arash Emami ,founder and CEO of University Spine Center stated.

“We are thrilled to be joining forces with University Spine Center and High Mountain Orthopedics,” Dr. Anthony Festa, Orthopedic Surgeon at Academy Orthopedics stated. “Our like-minded practices hold similar values and we look forward to combining our collective strengths to pave the way for the future of orthopedics.”