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Specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Osteoarthritis, General Orthopaedics, and Sports Medicine

Life is often about the changes we encounter on our journey. At Cross County Orthopaedics we focus on this journey- one patient at a time. All of us feel our best when we can direct and position our bodies effortlessly while we navigate the journey of life. It is easy to forget that living calls for us to move quickly and efficiently while under control.

To suffer an injury, accident, or degenerative condition can mean that the faculties of quick reflexes, coordination, balance, speed, and agility are lost; and we strive to provide a long-term solution to this problem. Compassion and cutting edge orthopaedic technology has allowed Cross County to deliver the highest quality of care. We are here to help all of our patients complete their journey.

Dr. Richard A. Boiardo III

and the entire team at Cross County Orthopaedics



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Dr. Richard Boiardo MD performed New Jersey’s first robotically assisted knee replacement. We specialize in total knee replacements and unicompartmental knee replacements. Further treatments for knee complaints include knee arthroscopy and meniscal surgery, as well as knee arthroscopy and ligamentus reconstruction (ACL/PCL).

  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscal Transplant Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy


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Our team at Cross County Orthopaedics treats everything from fractures/dislocations of the shoulder to performing procedures such a variety of minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures. We specialize in open shoulder reconstruction, as well as total shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement.

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement


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Our medical director, Dr. Richard Boiardo MD, and his surgical team went on to be among the first teams nationally to pioneer the first robotic hip replacement surgery. Our treatments for hip complaints range from less invasive procedures such as intra articular injections of the hip, hip arthroscopy to our extensive experience in total hip replacement.

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy


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Whether you have suffered from a foot/ankle fracture or ligament and tendon injuries, our team at Cross County Orthopaedics will develop an individual treatment plan for you. Among others, we also treat multiple forms of acquired/ congenital deformities of the foot/ankle; bunions, hammertoes and lesser toe deformities.

  • Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Fusion


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Patients seek out our expertise when it comes to elbow complaints ranging from fractures / dislocations of the elbow, tennis elbow to treatments such as ulnar collateral ligament repair/ reconstruction. We specialize in new and innovative minimally invasive surgeries, such as elbow arthroscopy.

  • Elbow Arthroscopy


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Cross County Orthopaedics expertise in hand & arm fractures ranges from fractures of the humerus to fractures of the disnal radius/ulnar, metacarpals and digits. We specialize in carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release and dupitron release, as well as tendon repair of the hand and forearm.

  • Anthroscopy
  • Rehabilitation Therapies

Non-Operative Therapies

Whether knee, shoulder or other body regions: surgery is not always necessary for the treatment of your symptoms. There are a variety of orthopedic illnesses and injuries that we can treat with “conservative” methods. Classic examples of non-surgical therapies include casting/bracing, injections or physical therapy.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Surgical treatment is necessary for some patients who have musculoskeletal concerns that cannot be treated without incision. The reality of this decision can be a challenge, and it is not without trust and courage that patients can begin the process of healing. Since 1985 when Dr. Boiardo opened the doors of Cross County Orthopaedics, his track record of performance and his passion for his patients have harnessed an exceptional quality of care.


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  • 5 star review  Highly recommend Dr Boiardo to anyone with knee issues ! He completely changed my life with the beautiful operation he did on me repairing my fractured tibia , torn acl... read more

    thumb Victor Suarez
    November 18, 2022

    5 star review  Thank you so much to Richard Boiardo and the team at Cross County!!! Perfect procedure and recovery protocol, I always felt I was in good hands up until I was... read more

    thumb Taylor Scarpa
    April 15, 2022
  • 5 star review  My mother has been a patient of Dr. Boiardo for years now . Each surgery that she had has been a total success. I can't thank you enough for the... read more

    thumb Tiffany Jackson
    February 19, 2024

    5 star review  Dr. Boiardo reattached my right distal biceps tendon after tearing it at work. I was only in a sling for four weeks and was able to start physical therapy... read more

    thumb George Scherer
    October 12, 2020
  • 5 star review  Dr. Richard Boiardo is a terrific doctor and definitely exceeded our expectations! I'm very pleased with how well he has taken care of my mother. After suffering with knee pain... read more

    thumb Vanessa Comas
    July 28, 2022

    5 star review  On December 1, 2023, I was seriously injured at my place of work, I went to Hoboken hospital emergency room to get care. The on call orthopedic doctor at... read more

    thumb Dean Peshkopia
    January 13, 2024
  • 5 star review  Dr. Boiardo Thank you for being an excellent surgeon and such a caring doctor. Four years ago you operated my Mom's fractured Left Patella at Hoboken Hospital and most recently have... read more

    thumb Lino Pedroso
    July 17, 2021

    5 star review  My daughter broke her wrist on a skateboard last weekend, and we were very lucky to get Doctor Boiardo on the case. He was extremely professional, and approached the situation... read more

    thumb Plamen Mitrikov
    July 21, 2020
  • 5 star review  I have had 3 shoulder operations in 30 years of HS & Collegiate wrestling. My shoulder actually ended two seasons for me. Both years I was having above Average seasons.I... read more

    thumb Dean Albanese
    December 1, 2021

    5 star review  20 years after having total hip replacements, my right hip started to display problematic symptoms. Various lab tests revealed that some of those hip parts displayed excessive wear. I opted... read more

    thumb Madelyn Longo
    October 19, 2021
  • 5 star review  I had a serious work injury from my place of work to my thumb and wrist. Dr Richard Boiardo killed two birds in one stone. Surgery went well he walked... read more

    thumb Zanna Brown
    January 9, 2021

    5 star review  Dr. Richard Boiardo has taken care of my mother's knees for 20 years. His surgical technique and success is the highest quality. But in addition to being a... read more

    thumb Teri Judge
    April 9, 2022

Cross County Orthopaedics

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West Orange, NJ 07052

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(973) 669-9595

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