Assistant: Kimberly Phillips
Phone: 732-938-6090, ext. 4110
Dr. Patrick S. Buckley is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon at University Orthopaedic Associates (UOA). Dr. Buckley is a sports medicine specialist with advanced training in the treatment of knee, shoulder and hip injuries. His clinical interests include:
Dr. Buckley completed his fellowship in sports medicine at The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, CO. Prior to this, he completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated cum laude with his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and graduated cum laude from Villanova University.
During his residency, Dr. Buckley helped provide team coverage for Villanova University, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Philadelphia Marathon. Then, during his fellowship training, Dr. Buckley treated professional athletes from the NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, MLS and professional ballet companies. Furthermore, he traveled to Japan and New Zealand to provide team coverage for the U.S. Olympic Ski and Snowboard team athletes. He continues to be an active US Olympic Ski and Snowboard physician pool member.
In addition to publishing research in peer reviewed journals and presenting at national and international meetings, Dr. Buckley has been awarded several accolades, including:
His professional associations include:
His hospital affiliations include:
On August 11th, UOA’s Dr. Patrick Buckley was a featured speaker and moderator on the webinar, “Student Athletes: Returning to Training and Competition Following COVID-19.” The webinar addressed the topic of student athletes returning to sports in the current COVID-19 landscape. Dr. Buckley discussed the challenges of returning youth athletes to their sport while also
In February, University Orthopaedic Associates’ Dr. Patrick Buckley traveled with the United States Olympic Moguls Ski team to Calgary, Canada, for a Moguls World Cup event. Mogul skiing is a freestyle skiing competition with athletes completing a timed run of free skiing on a steep course that has a series of moguls. Moguls are bumps
Dr. Buckley is a proud member of his community and has volunteered for several nonprofit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and the Special Olympics. In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, hiking, skiing, travelling and spending time with his family.