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DIRECTOR OF HAND & UPPER EXTREMITY SURGERY

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Dr. Mark N. Perlmutter

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Dr. Perlmutter is a board-certified and hand surgery fellowship-trained specialist. Although he embraces only the most modern surgical techniques, such as minimally invasive hand surgery, he has a strong emphasis on the conservative management of all medical conditions.

By combining state-of-the-art medical procedures with the old-fashioned principles of availability, compassion, and honesty in patient care, Dr. Perlmutter has earned a strong reputation for excellence.

QUALIFICATIONS

UNDERGRADUATE

  • Cook College – Department of Animal Sciences

  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: 1975

  • Bachelor of Science – College of Agriculture

  • Department of Animal Sciences

  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH: 1977

MEDICAL STUDIES

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH: 1985

  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA: 1987

INTERNSHIP

  • Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA/Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA: 1988

RESIDENCY

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA: 1992

FELLOWSHIP

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA: 1992

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery

AFFILIATIONS

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

  • American College of Sports Medicine

  • SICOT, The International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

  • American Medical Association

  • Blue Cross of Northeastern PA, Patient Care Management Committee

  • Hands Healing Hearts, Medical Director

  • King’s College Physician Assistant Program, Senior Adjunct Faculty Member 2000-2005

  • Columbia County Medical Society

  • North Central Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society

  • Make-A-Wish Advisory Board of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 2000-2004

  • Riverside Rehabilitation, Medical Director, 2002-2004

  • Occupational Medicine Disorders: A Multidisciplinary Conference, Chairman, 2007

  • Orthopedics Overseas, Surgeons Circle, 2007-2015

  • American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgeons, 2008

  • Luzerne County Medical Society, President, Hazleton Area Chapter, 2008-2011

  • Luzerne County Medical Society, Board of Directors, 2009-2010

  • Fellow International College of Surgeons, March 7, 2011

  • AMA Advisory Committee, International College of Surgeons, 2013 - 2015

  • Ethics Committee, International College of Surgeons, 2013 - 2015

  • Board of Regents, International College of Surgeons, 2014 - 2015

  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Neurologic and Orthopedic Surgery, 2014 - 2015

  • Planning Committee and the Education and Scientific Organizing Committee, American Academy of Neurologic and Orthopedic Surgery, 2014 – 2015

  • Vice President, United States Section of the International College of Surgeons, 2015

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Nash Health Care Systems - Rocky Mount, NC

  • Vidant Edgecombe Hospital - Tarboro, NC

OFFICE LOCATION(S):

Carolina Regional Orthopaedics
110 Patrick Court
Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804
Location Phone: 252-443-0400
Location Fax: 252-443-0572

CONTACTING DR. PERLMUTTER

Texting is preferred by Dr. Perlmutter for communication (717-836-6833). Please contact him ASAP, should you have any concerns whatsoever. Many patients fail to contact Dr. Perlmutter when they should have because they are "afraid of bothering him." This is a potentially dangerous attitude and Dr. Perlmutter will always welcome every opportunity to make his patients feel more comfortable. Please feel comfortable sending photographs to add perspective to your questions. Please turn on your flash, aim directly at the body part that you wish to show, and use an evenly colored, dark, and non-reflective background.

If you cannot text, you may call Dr. Perlmutter, however, you must use a confirmed caller ID unblocked telephone or he will not be able to return your call. If you need help turning off this feature you may:

1) Try pushing *82 prior to dialing, or

2) Use a different phone.

Your failure to do so will absolutely compromise your care and hurt your outcome!

If Dr. Perlmutter cannot be reached on his cell phone or by text, please contact the hospital operator to assist in reaching him or a member of his team. They can be reached at NASH: 252-962-8000. ECU Edgecombe: 252-641-7700.

IF YOU PERCEIVE AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 OR GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM ASAP.

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