Edwin Theosmy, DO


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Appointments(908) 757-1520

Patient Hours

Monday
Surgical Day
Tuesday
Old Bridge: 8am – 4pm
Wednesday
Surgical Day
Thursday
Edison: 12pm – 6pm
Friday
TBD

Dr. Edwin Theosmy is an Orthopedic Surgeon with subspecialty-training in Adult Hip and Knee Replacement/Revision. He provides both operative and nonoperative treatment for a variety of hip and knee conditions including osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis, and post-traumatic deformities. Some of his procedures include Direct Anterior Hip Replacement and MAKO & VELYS Robotic Assisted Surgery currently for Knee replacement. He also provides general Orthopedic Fracture & Trauma care. He is currently serving his patients in Old Bridge as well as Edison, NJ.

Dr. Theosmy was raised in Neptune, New Jersey and is excited to be working in his home state, serving the community he grew up in. Throughout his medical training in South Jersey and Boston, he worked with dedicated physicians from world renowned groups who have equipped him with the skills needed to provide optimal, quality orthopedic care in the region.

Dr. Theosmy has contributed to advancing research in Orthopedics through several publications, book chapters, and presentations on local and national levels. He is passionate about perioperative opioid-limiting strategies and addressing healthcare disparities, particularly from language barriers.

In his spare time, Dr. Theosmy enjoys being a musician, travel, golf, and spending time with his wife and children.


  • At a Glance
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Publications
  • Podiums/Presentations
  • Awards/Honors
  • Professional Associations
At a Glance

Board Eligible

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Hospital Privileges

Attending, Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center
Edison, New Jersey

Attending, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge
Old Bridge, New Jersey

Same Day Surgery Center of Central Jersey
Edison, New Jersey


Office Information

Sees patients: Weekdays
Average Wait Time: 24-48 hrs
Office is Handicap Accessible
Other Languages: Haitian Creole

Education

Medical School
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (2016)

Internship
Rowan University SOM / Jefferson Health (2017)

Residency
Rowan University SOM / Jefferson Health (2021)

Fellowship
Adult Reconstruction, Boston University (2022)

Insurance

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (HMO, POS, PPO, Medicare)
  • Amerihealth (HMO, POS, PPO, Medicare)
  • Cigna (HMO, POS, PPO, Indemnity)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield of NY (HMO, PPO, POS)
  • Horizon (PPO/POS/HMO/CASUALTY/Medicare)
  • MagnaCare (PPO)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan Inc. (PPO)
  • Oxford (Liberty, Freedom, Medicare)
  • Qualcare (PPO, HMO)
  • United Health Care (HMO, POS, PPO)

Payment Accepted

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
Publications

Khan IA, Kahlon S, Theosmy E, Ciesielka KA, Parvizi J, Fillingham YA. Acute Postoperative Anemia after Unilateral Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: Restrictive Transfusion Thresholds Are Safe For Discharge Regardless of Delta Hemoglobin. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2022 Apr 25:S0883-5403(22)00470-3. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2022.04.021.

Theosmy E, Yayac M, Krueger C, Courtney PM. Is the Outpatient Prospective Payment System Classification for Total Knee Arthroplasty Appropriate? Journal of Arthroplasty. 2021 Jan: 36(1):42-46. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.07.051

Zachwieja E, Theosmy EG, Lonner J. A Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Digital Physical Therapy Utilization for Primary Total Joint Patients. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2020 Apr. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.061

Theosmy EG, Bradian A, Cheesman Q, Radack T, Lazarus M, Austin L. Opioid Free Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. Orthopedics. 2020 Dec. 29: 1-5. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20201216-03

Culbert AL, Chakkalakal SA, Theosmy EG, Brennan TA, Kaplan FS, Shore EM. Alk2 regulates early chondrogenic fate in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva heterotopic endochondral ossification. Stem Cells. 2014 May: 32(5):1289-300. doi: 10.1002/stem.1633

DeFrance M, Buddle V, Theosmy E, Deirmengian G. (2019) Treatment of Hip Instability. In: Fu F. (eds) Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. Elsevier. doi.org/10.1016/j.oto.2019.100726

Radcliff K.E., Tarazona D.A., Markowitz M., Theosmy E. (2019) Cervical Total Disc Replacement: Evidence Basis. In: Cheng B. (eds) Handbook of Spine Technology. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33037-2_73-1

Delta Hemoglobin Cutoffs Do Not Predict Readmission in Patients Undergoing Primary Simultaneous Bilateral Total Joint Arthroplasty. PI(s): Yale Fillingham, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD. Abstract Accepted to AAHKS. Submitted.

No Difference in Complications Associated with Collared vs. Collarless Stems in DAA. PI(s): Michael Kain, Ayesha Abdeen; Data collection in progress. Abstract Accepted to AAHKS.

The Impact of Translated Video and Written Educational Materials on Outcomes Following Total Joint Replacement in Non-Native English-Speaking patients. PI: Ayesha Abdeen, MD. Data Collection in Progress.

Intracapsular Femoral Neck Fracture (Failed Cannulated Screws – Consider Refixation and Total Hip Replacement). Book Chapter. Springer. PI: Michael Kain. Chapter In Progress.

Podiums/Presentations

2022 “Transfusion Thresholds Safe For Discharge Regardless of Delta Hemoglobin After Unilateral TJA”. Poster Presentation.
Location: American Academy of Hip & Knee Surgeons. Dallas, TX

2022 “No difference in complications/radiographic findings between collared and collarless stems via DAA”. Poster Presentation.
Location: American Academy of Hip & Knee Surgeons. Dallas, TX

2022 “Grand Rounds: Acetabular Defects in Revision Hip Arthroplasty.” Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Location: Boston University, Boston, MA

2022 “Pitfalls of Modern Bearing Surfaces: Sources of Metal Debris.” 2022 Einhorn Day Symposium (Keynote Speaker: Jay Leiberman, MD), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Location: Boston University, Boston, MA

2021 “Is the Outpatient Prospective Payment System Classification for Total Knee Arthroplasty Appropriate?”, Accepted for Podium Presentation
Location: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA

2021 “Is the Outpatient Prospective Payment System Classification for Total Knee Arthroplasty Appropriate?”, ePoster Presentation.
Location: American Academy of Hip & Knee Surgeons. Dallas, TX

2021 “Grand Rounds: Cementless Femoral Stem Selection for THA in the Dysplastic Hip.” Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Location: Boston University, Boston, MA

2021 “Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Optimal Strategy?” 2021 LEACH Day Symposium (Keynote Speaker: Richard Iorio, MD), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Location: Boston University, Boston, MA

2021 “Chronic PJI: Evidence for 2-Stage Exchange.” 2021 LEACH Day Symposium (Keynote Speaker: Richard Iorio, MD), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Location: Boston University, Boston, MA

2021 “Is the Outpatient Prospective Payment System Classification for Total Knee Arthroplasty Appropriate?”, Research Day, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Location: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Cherry Hill, NJ

2020 “Opioid Free Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair”, Accepted for Podium Presentation.
Location: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, FL

2020 “A Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Digital Physical Therapy Utilization for Primary Total Joint Patients”, Research Day, Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
Location: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Cherry Hill, NJ

2019 “Outcomes Following Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty by the Direct Anterior Approach”, Poster Presentation.
Location: Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Palm Beach, FL

2019 “Opioid Free Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair”, Poster Presentation.
Location: Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Palm Beach, FL

2019 “Opioid Free Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair”, Podium Presentation.
Location: New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ

2019 “Opioid Free Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Results/Conclusions”, Research Day, Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Location: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Cherry Hill, NJ

2018 “Cardiac Arrest Secondary to Postoperative Hematoma Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion”, Podium.
Location: New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ

2018 “Opioid Free Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Proposal.” Research Day, Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Location: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Awards/Honors

2022 Recipient, Health Equity Accelerator Grant Award, Boston University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2022 Recipient, Quality Improvement Research Grant Award, Boston University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2020 AAHKS 2020 Best Poster Award (Health Policy Clinical Category): “Is the Outpatient Prospective Payment System Classification for Total Knee Arthroplasty Appropriate?”

2020 Chief Resident, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2016 Recipient, Abdol H. Islami, M.D. Foundation Academic Scholarship

2010 Recipient, NIH Research Grant Award, University of Pennsylvania Center for Research in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva and Related Disorders, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Professional Associations

Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
Member, American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
Member, New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (NJAOPS)
Member, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)
Member, J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JRGOS)