Michael Pensak, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Fellowship Trained, Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist
Comprehensive Hand and Upper Extremity Care
Dr. Pensak’s practice provides comprehensive orthopaedic care with a focus on the hand and upper extremities for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. Dr. Pensak strives to restore form and function and eliminate patient pain and suffering. Dr. Pensak is conservative in his approach and emphasizes non-operative treatment options, when appropriate. Dr. Pensak’s goal is to encourage patients to make informed medical decisions, supported by latest research, to uniquely tailor a plan of care, and to counsel patients about their orthopaedic ailments and recommended treatments.
"The upper extremity is a masterpiece of evolutionary design and is extremely intricate and detailed. There is no “one-size fits all” approach to patient care and I strive to treat each patient while considering their unique needs."~ Dr. Michael Pensak ~
Meet Michael Pensak, MD
Dr. Pensak is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity care while also treating a wide array of general orthpaedic conditions. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and also holds a Subspeciality Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand; a designation granted to Board-Certifed orthopaedic surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications in hand surgery beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons, by virtue of additional training and a practice, characterized by volume and diversity of cases in hand surgery.
Dr. Pensak attended medical school at State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn, NY, and completed orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Connecticut. After residency, Dr. Pensak completed his fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Pensak currently practices at Ocean Orthopedic Associates in Toms River and Old Bridge.
"I recently had trigger finger surgery and was very successful. I had no discomfort, and after 4 days felt great. Dr Pensak is a very skilled surgeon with exceptional knowledge, we are very blessed to have him in Ocean County."~ BoB V. ~