Orthopedic Surgeons Join Hospital’s Human Motion Institute

WOODBRIDGE — Orthopedic surgeons Michael T. Lu, MD, and Cristobal Beiro, MD, have joined the Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center and opened the practice Garden State Bone & Joint Specialists in Woodbridge.

“We’re both excited to join the healthcare professionals at Raritan Bay, especially as part of the Human Motion Institute program, known for high-quality care and successful patient outcomes,” said Dr. Beiro, who specializes in sports medicine. “I’m sure our patients will appreciate the medical center’s amenities and courteous, expert Magnet nursing staff, nationally recognized for nursing excellence,” said shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. Lu. Their new practice is located at 1000 Route 9 North, 3rd floor, Woodbridge. To make an appointment, call 1-732-626-5946. The surgeons accept most medical insurances and are accepting new patients.

Dr. Beiro received his medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Newark, NJ and also completed his residency at UMDNJ, where he served as administrative chief resident. Dr. Beiro completed his fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, and served as assistant team physician to the Baltimore Ravens NFL team, Washington Nationals MLB team, and Baltimore Blast MILS team. During this time, he also served as assistant team physician to local Baltimore undergraduate schools, including: Morgan State University Division I Football and Basketball, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola College and Goucher College. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Medical Association. His primary research interests include ligamentous reconstruction of the ACL and posterolateral knee. Dr. Beiro is also a First Lieutenant in the Navy Medical Corps Reserves. He is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Lu, a board eligible orthopedic surgeon, received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, and completed his residency at UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ. Dr. Lu completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Lu has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and multimedia presentations. He has been awarded numerous honors for his ongoing clinical research, which he has also presented at both national and international orthopaedic conferences. In addition to general orthopedics, he specializes in all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery, including fracture care, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery.

The Human Motion Institute (HMI) at Raritan Bay Medical Center is an integrated team of orthopedic surgeons, specialty physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and allied health professionals providing complete and comprehensive musculoskeletal healthcare including joint, spine and foot and ankle specialties. A wide variety of conditions are treated including:

  • Joint replacement and reconstruction
  • Disorders of the spine
  • Fractures
  • Sports related injuries (knee, shoulder, foot & ankle, hand & upper extremity)
  • Other injuries involving tendons, joints, bones, and muscle

Professionals work with each patient and their family to develop a customized treatment plan. The goal is simple: return patients to normal function as quickly and safely as possible. For more information, call 1-855-5-MOTION or visit http://rbmc.humanmotioninstitute.org.

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