Dr. Joseph Abate MD- Biography
Dr. Joseph Abate MD is a renowned surgeon with over 57 years of experience in the area of orthopedics. He is licensed to practice by the state board in Massachusetts and currently, he practices in Melrose, MA at North Suburban Orthopedic Associates Inc. He is also affiliated with Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Agility Orthopedics in Malden, as well as Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford in Medford. His long-standing reputation in this field is not just based on his Board certification, but also on his professional performance. Most of his regular associates find him trustworthy and appreciate his ability to explains condition(s) well and answers questions appropriately. His office and staff performance is also well-rated without much complaints regarding scheduling, office environment, and staff friendliness.
Education and experience
Dr. Abate, MD is a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon in Melrose, MA. Dr. Abate graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1962 and has been in practice for 57 years. He completed a residency at U S Department of Veterans Affairs. He currently practices at North Suburban Orthopedic Associates Inc. and is affiliated with Melrose Wakefield Hospital. Dr. Abate accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim, and Tufts Health Plan. Dr. Abate is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Abate also practices at North Suburban Orthopedic Associates Inc. in Everett, MA.
Other useful information includes:
Dr. Abate, MD is a well-established orthopedic Surgeon who can treat injuries, diseases, and disorders of the muscular and skeletal systems, including those of the joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. He uses his knowledge of anatomy and specialized equipment to restore or make changes to the inside of the body. He takes complete responsibility for patient care before, during, and after surgery. Though he has a broad understanding of the full musculoskeletal system, most orthopedic surgeons specialize in certain areas or certain injuries, such as shoulder reconstruction or ACL tears.
The procedure that Dr. Abate most frequently performs is Joint Fluid Extraction. Dr. Abate graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1962 and has been serving people with his services since then.
He also specializes in treating Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), and Knee Disorders. He treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers, Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 97% of his peers, and Knee Disorders more than 95% of his peers. He performs these proceduresfrequently.
He is also affiliated to Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, MA, which is known for its excellent patient experience rating. It also won America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017) which shows the quality of service provided by Dr. Abate.
Awards and Honors