Dr. Mitchell Reiter–A Local Spine Care Specialist with a National Reputation
Dr. Mitchell Reiter is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in spinal surgery who has been in practice in New Jersey managing patients with spinal disorders for more than 20 years.
Dr. Reiter is one of those rare individuals that always knew that he wanted to be a physician. Straight out of high school he entered the prestigious accelerated six-year combined B.S./M.D. Honors Program in Medical Education at the University of Miami. He then underwent five years of residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital followed by a year of fellowship training in spinal surgery at Emory University in Atlanta which are two of the busiest spine centers in the country.
Dr. Reiter spent his first ten years in practice at the Rutgers School of Medicine where he remains an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Reiter has been elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (the U.S. national medical honor society), has won numerous teaching awards, and has consistently been named as a New Jersey Top Doctor by New Jersey Monthly Magazine for more than 10 years. Dr. Reiter has published numerous journal articles and book chapters in the field of spine surgery.
Dr. Reiter remains active in leadership and teaching at the national and state level. He has been on the Board of Directors of the North American Spine Society (NASS) for more than 5 years and he is currently serving as the society’s treasurer. NASS is the world’s largest multi-specialty spine society that focuses on spine research, education, and healthcare policy to improve the lives of patients with spinal disorders. Dr. Reiter is the past president of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.