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About Dr. Paragioudakis

LOCATIONS &

APPOINTMENTS

Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine- Main Office

1131 Broad Street

Building B, Suite 201

Shrewsbury, New Jersey 07702

Tel: 732-380-1212

Fax: 732-380-1372

Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine- Toms River

9 Hospital Drive

Toms River, New Jersey 08755

Tel: 732-380-1212

Fax: 732-380-1372

The best care, period.

Dr. Paragioudakis received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Paragioudakis completed his internship and residency program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in the New Jersey Medical School- Department of Orthopaedics.

 

Dr. Paragioudakis is a certified member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as the National Board of Medical Examiners.

 

Dr. Paragioudakis is currently employed by the Othopaedic Spine Specialists of NJ. In 2000, Dr. Paragioudakis’ Clinical Science Paper received The International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research.

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Education

Internship-Residency

The University of Tennessee Business School,                        
Physicians Executive MBA Program ~ Knoxville, Tennessee  December 2000

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,              The New Jersey Medical School  ~ Newark, New Jersey
M.D. May 1993

The John Hopkins University School of Public Health            Baltimore, Maryland

August 1987 - August 1989

 

The John Hopkins University ~ Baltimore, Maryland               BA May 1987

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,   

July 1993 - June 1998
The New Jersey Medical School~ Newark, New Jersey

Fellowship

Standford University/St. Mary's Hospital Combined Spine
Fellowship Program ~ San Francisco, California

1998 - 1999

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Part I - passed July 1998
Part II - passed September 2001
Recertified - 2010

Teaching

Monmouth Orthopaedic Residency Program
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director
Long Branch, New Jersey

May 2000 - Present

Stanford University Department of Functional Restoration, Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Clinical Faculty and Instructor
Palo Alto, California

June 1999 - May 2000

San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program
Spine Fellow
Palo Alto, California

1998 - 1999

Stanford University Department of Functional Restoration
Instructor
Palo Alto, California

1998 - 1999

Biological Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Symposium
Instructor
Palo Alto, California

April 17, 1999

Department of Orthopaedics,
The New Jersey Medical School

Administrative Chief Resident
Newark, New Jersey

June 1997 - June 1998

Department of Materials Science,
The Johns Hopkins University

Teaching Assistant
Baltimore, Maryland

September 1986 - December 1986

Where Does It Hurt?

Use our Interactive Anatomy Portal to learn more about pain and associated conditions.

Employment

Honors and Awards

Orthopaedic Spine Specialists of NJ, LLC
Shrewsbury, New Jersey

 

May 2000 - Present

 

Monmouth Orthopaedic Residency Program 
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director
Long Branch, New Jersey

 

May 2000 - Present

Stanford University Department of Functional Restoration,
Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Assistant Director of Orthopaedic Spine Center
Clinical Instructor/Staff Physician 

Palo Alto, California

June 1999 - May 2000

The International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research 2000, Clinical Science Paper
Adelaid, Australia ~ April 12, 2000

Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, The New Jersey Medical School
Elected by fellow residents and faculty.

 

Mack H. Austin Memorial Scholarship
Awarded for demonstrated excellence in scholarship and leadership by the New Jersey Medical School Alumni Association.

Orthopaedic Chairman Search Committee
Elected by the New Jersey Medical School Council as a student member.

All Centennial Conference Football Team

Scott Scholar Athlete 1987 - The John Hopkins University

 

Dean's List - The John Hopkins University

Publications

Presentations

Professional Societies

The New Jersey Medical Society
New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Alpha-Delta Phi Literary Society
North American Spine Society

Paragioudakis SJ, Menkowitz MS, Stieber JR: A Meta-Analysis of Multilevel Anterior Cervical Arthrodesis. Abstract submitted: Cervical Spine Research Society 32nd Annual Meeting. Boston, MA 2004.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. Winning Paper of the International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research. Spine 2000: December.

 

Paragioudakis SJ, Zucherman J, Hsu K, Klyce A: Compressive strength of the spinous process.Submitted to the International Society of the Lumbar Spine,

November 1998.

Paragioudakis SJ, Chrystakos S, Minkowitz: The gene expression of bone Morphogenic proteins in a rat osteoporosis model. To be submitted.

Paragioudakis SJ, Aurori K, Behrens F: Bifocal tibia fractures. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds on CD-ROM. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, Illinois. 1998.

McCarrey JR, Berg WM, Paragioudakis SJ, Zhang PL, Dilworth DD, Arnold BL, Rossi JJ: Differential transcription of PGK genes during spermatogenesis in the Mouse. Developmental Biology 1992 Nov:154(1):160-168.

Carragee EJ, Alamin T, Paragioudakis SJ: A Prospective Controlled Study of Limited vs. Subtotal Posterior Discectomy: Two Year Outcomes in Patients With Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Discs and Large Posterior Anular Defects. North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. San Diego, California October 2003.

Lumbar Compression Fractures: New Alternatives to Treatment. Grand Rounds at Community Medical Center. Toms River, New Jersey February 2003.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California February 2001.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana October 2000.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. Winning Paper of the International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research. International Society for the Study of the Study of the Lumbar Spine. Adelaide, Australia April12, 2000.

Multi-Level Degenerative Cervical Spine Disease. Stanford/St. Mary's Spine Program Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. January 13, 1999.

Biomechanics of the Spine. San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. December 2, 1998.

Elements of Scoliosis. San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. November 2, 1998.

Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Cages. Stanford/St. Mary's Spine Program Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. September 24, 1998.

Structural Autografting of Segmental Acetabular Defects During Total Hip Arthroplasty. The New Jersey Medical School Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Newark, New Jersey. March 12, 1998.

The Gene Expression of Bone Proteins in a Rat Osteoporosis Model. The New Jersey Medical School Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Newark, New Jersey. June 16, 1998.

Primary Exchange Arthroplasty for the Infected Total Knee. The 30th Annual Northeastern-Mid Atlantic Orthopaedic Residents' Conference, Somerset, New Jersey. October 3-4, 1997.

Assessment and Management of Upper Extremity Injuries. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Regional Meeting, Orange, New Jersey. October 28, 1997.

Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of Bone. The New Jersey Medical School Department
of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Newark, New Jersey. August 15, 1997.

Committees

North American Spine Society - Moderator for Spinal Fusion Materials Symposium at 2002 Annual Meeting 

Montreal, Canada

Hospital Appointments

Monmouth Medical Center ~ Long Branch, New Jersey

Riverview Medical Center ~ Red Bank, New Jersey