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Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., MD - Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery

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Assistant: Kristine Martin
Phone: 732-938-6090, ext. 110
Email: KristineM@uognj.com

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Wall Township

516 Lawrie St.
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
732-537-0909

About Dr. Swan

Dr. Kenneth G. Swan, Jr obtained his medical degree from Cornell University, where he also earned his undergraduate degree with a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He subsequently did a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship at the University of Colorado.

Accomplishments

  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Trained and Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Team Physician, Woodbridge Township School District, Woodbridge, NJ
  • Team Physician, Perth Amboy High School, Perth Amboy, NJ
  • “Gold Doc” Humanism Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2014
  • “Top Docs” Award, Inside Jersey Magazine, 2012, 2013
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Volunteer Faculty Award, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2011, 2016
  • Resident Teaching Award, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, 2005
  • Extensive Medical & Academic Publications and Presentations
  • Member, Cornell University Varsity Football, Ivy League Championship Team, 1990
  • Inductee, Columbia High School Athletic Hall of Fame (Wrestling), Maplewood, NJ

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • CentraState Healthcare System
  • Raritan Bay Medical Center
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Saint Peter’s University Hospital
  • Central Jersey Surgery Center
  • University Center for Ambulatory Surgery (UCAS)

Recent Publications

  • Swan, KG: Runners Knee. Woodbridge News, April 28, 2014
  • Swan KG, McCarty EC, Rabalais RD. Osteochondral autograft for cartilage lesions of the knee. In: Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine. Second Ed. Cole BJ and Sekiya JK. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 2013.
  • Starr AM, Swan KG, Swan KG. Isolated anterior compartment syndrome after a bimalleolar equivalent ankle fracture in a collegiate football player. Sports Health 2011; 3:560-563.
  • Swan KG, Leu A, McCarty EC. Septic arthritis of the acromioclavicular joint in an elite ice hockey player. Adv Orthop 2010; 2(3):106-109.
  • McCarty EC, Rabalais RD, Swan KG. Allograft cartilage transplantation. In: Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Ed. Weisel SW. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2010.
  • Swan KG, Baldini T, McCarty EC. An Updated Biomechanical Comparison of Arthroscopic Sutures and Knots. Am J Sports Med 2009; 37(8):1578-1584.
  • Swan KG, Wright DS, Barbagiovanni SS, et al. Tourniquets Revisited. J Trauma 2009; 66(3):672-675.
  • Capo JT, Swan KG, Tan V. Augmented external fixation for distal radius
    fractures. In: Atlas of Minimally Invasive Hand and Wrist Surgery. Eds. Capo JT and Tan V. Informa Healthcare USA, New York, NY 2008.
  • Rabalais RD, Swan KG, McCarty EC. Osteochondral autograft for cartilage lesions of the knee. In: Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine. Ed. Cole BJ and Sekiya JK. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 2008.
  • Swan KG, Rizio L. Combined avulsion fracture of the tibial tubercle and avulsion of patellar ligament. Orthopaedics 2007; 30(7):571-572.
  • Swan KG, Wolcott M. The athletic hernia: A systematic review. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2007; 455:78-87.
  • Swan KG, Rabalais RD, McCarty E. Osteochondral autograft plug transfer for cartilage lesions Techniques in Knee Surgery 2006;5(3):149-157
  • Capo JT, Swan KG, Tan V. External fixation techniques for distal radius fractures. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2006;445:30-41.
  • Gurie L, Swan KG, Swan KG. James Hogarth Pringl. J Trauma: Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2004;58(1):201-205.
  • Swan KG, Vives M. Bracing and Orthoses. In: Essentials in Orthopaedics: Spine. Eds. Einhorn T and Tornetta P. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
  • Swan KG, Capo JT, Tan V. Distal radius plating options. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 2003; 14:238-244.
  • Swan KG, Lobo M, Lane JM, et al. Osteoporosis in men: A serious but under-recognized problem. J Musculoskel Med. 2001; 18:310-316
  • Swan KG, Swan BC, Swan KG. Decelerational thoracic injury: an enigma. Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2001; 51:970-974.
  • Swan KG, Swan KG. Ballistics of gunshot injuries. In: Trauma Management. Eds. Demetriades D and Asensio JA. Landes Bioscience, Georgetown, Texas, 2000.
  • Swan KG, Swan KG. Triage: the past revisited. Military Medicine. 1996; 161: 448-452.
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery

Related News & Blogs

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    Dr. Swan Featured on Today

    Dr. Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., was featured in a recent article on TODAY’s website entitled Injuries From Turkey Bowl Football Games a Thanksgiving Tradition, Doctors Say. In the article, Dr. Swan explained the common injuries associated with holiday pickup football games. He also shared his own personal story involving the common turkey bowl injuries. Click

  • Dr. Swan Named Top Doctor for 2017

    Dr. Swan Named Top Doctor for 2017

    For the sixth consecutive year, Dr. Kenneth G. Swan, Jr. has been named a New York Metro Area Top Doctor for 2017 by Inside Jersey.

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