Shoulder, Elbow, and Upper Extremities
601 Walnut Street, Suite L50
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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380 North Oxford Valley Road, Ground Floor
Langhorne, PA 19047
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Cherry Hill Point Plaza
1888 Marlton Pike East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
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Russell R. Bear, DO, FAAOS, specializes in disorders of the shoulder, elbow, and upper extremities, treating young athletes with ligamentous injuries to older adults with fractures, as well as those requiring joint replacement surgery. In addition to general fracture care, he also has an interest in athletic elbow, foot, and ankle injuries.
Dr. Bear served in the United States Army for 12 years. During the last four of those years, he worked as a staff orthopaedic surgeon at William Beaumont Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, where he treated soldiers, members of their families, and military retirees with orthopaedic injuries, predominantly focusing on disorders of the shoulder.
Dr. Bear also served as a Clinical Instructor and Associate Program Director for the orthopaedic surgery residency training program at his home institution. In addition, he completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan where he was awarded the Bronze Star for his efforts in the care of combat-wounded soldiers as well as Afghanistan citizens. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a sub-specialty certification in sports medicine, Dr. Bear received his undergraduate degree from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, in Galloway, NJ, and his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Bear and his family reside in Cherry Hill, NJ, where he is an active member in the athletic community, providing orthopaedic care to Cherry Hill East and Collingswood high schools and volunteering as a Level 1 certified assistant coach for the Cherry Hill Lacrosse Club.
Recognized as leaders in their fields, the Aria 3B Orthopaedic Specialists have over 100 years of combined experience with expertise in joint replacement for hip and knee, sports medicine and surgery, and comprehensive spine care including complex reconstruction and minimally invasive procedures.
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