The Pediatric Orthopedic Center

218 Ridgedale Ave., Suite 104, Cedar Knolls, NJ, 07927



  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedics-Pediatric

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The Pediatric Orthopedic Center

Mark Rieger, MD; David Lin, MD; Joshua Strassberg, MD; Samara Friedman, MD; Jaime Morley, PA-CTamir Bloom, MD; Mark Solomon, DPM

Specialty: Pediatric Orthopedics

Left to right: (back row) Drs. Mark Solomon, Mark Rieger, Joshua Strassberg and Jaime Ann Morley, PA-C; (front row) Drs. Samara Friedman, David Lin, Tamir Bloom, Anna Katsman

The Pediatric Orthopedic Center provides the highest quality nonsurgical and surgical care for pediatric and adolescent patients who have sports injuries and issues involving the spine, bones, joints and muscles. The doctors provide world-class care locally at Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Saint Barnabas and Overlook Medical Centers and Short Hills Surgery Center. They also have access to the internationally recognized NYU Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital when needed. The Pediatric Orthopedic Center is one of the most award-winning orthopedic practices in the tri-state area and is among the largest pediatric orthopedic practices in the nation.

State-of-the-Art Care

The seven pediatric orthopedic surgeons, pediatric podiatrist and nationally-certified orthopedic physician assistant at The Pediatric Orthopedic Center are all fellowship trained in nationally and internationally recognized programs. The training at these world class centers allow the physicians to provide state-of-the-art care using the most advanced diagnostic tools including the only low-dose X-ray EOS imaging machine in northern New Jersey. The doctors always use techniques and equipment that expedite care and recovery from injury with enhanced safety such as the firefly system during spinal surgery.

Pioneers in Orthopedic Care

Dr. Rieger was the first division chief of Pediatric Orthopedics at Morristown Medical Center, was the first doctor in New Jersey to be certified in the Ponseti technique for non-operative clubfoot treatment and performed the first endoscopic spine surgery in New Jersey. The practice was the first in the state to perform hip ultrasound to evaluate hip dysplasia. The physicians at The Pediatric Orthopedic Center take pride in providing cutting-edge care and treating their patients as their own children.


609 Morris Ave., 2nd Fl., Springfield 377 Jersey Ave., Ste. 280A, Jersey City 246 Hamburg Turnpike, Ste. 304, Wayne


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See what parents are saying

"Dr. Solomon is extremely smart, great judgement, excellent skills with special needs children. " M.P., Florham Park

"Dr. Strassberg is a wonderful doctor and so good with kids. " J.S., Whippany

"Jaime is a kindhearted, caring and knowledgeable Physician Assistant. She goes above and beyond for her patients, their parents and family. You can tell that working with children of all ages is her calling and her passion. " M.M., Wayne

"Dr. Bloom helped us this summer when my son broke his finger. He was extremely knowledgeable, and set his finger so that it healed perfectly and there were no lingering issues. He was great! " E.B., South Orange

"Trust, integrity, caring and expertise is what you want with your child's doctor. We had a wonderful experience with Dr. Lin even though it was a traumatic time for our child. He was there to explain and help us understand what was happening. I would not ever hesitate to bring any family member or friends to this practice. I will never ever forget the care we received here. " S.C., Towaco

"Dr. Reiger did nothing short of performing a miracle on my daughter’s complicated traumatic leg injury, all with clinical expertise, true compassion and a constant smile that put our family and, most importantly, my daughter at ease during a very difficult time. " V.C., Mendham