Dr. Paul P Vessa MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Paul Vessa is an orthopedic surgeon in Bridgewater, New Jersey and is affiliated with Somerset Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 29 doctors at Somerset Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Somerset Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1988–1992

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1987

UMDNJ-University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1988

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Quality of life of lumbar stenosis-treated patients in whom the X STOP interspinous device was implanted.
Hsu, K.Y., Zucherman, J.F., Hartjen, C.A., Mehalic, T.F., Implicito, D.A., Martin, M.J., Johnson, D.R., Skidmore, G.A., Vessa, P.P., Dwyer, J.W., Cauthen, J.C., Ozuna, R.M.

A multicenter, prospective, randomized trial evaluating the X STOP interspinous process decompression system for the treatment of neurogenic intermittent claudication: two-year follow-up results.
Zucherman, J.F., Hsu, K.Y., Hartjen, C.A., Mehalic, T.F., Implicito, D.A., Martin, M.J., Johnson, D.R., Skidmore, G.A., Vessa, P.P., Dwyer, J.W., Puccio, S.T., Cauthen, J.C., Ozuna, R.M.

A prospective randomized multi-center study for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with the X STOP interspinous implant: 1-year results.
Zucherman, J. F., Hsu, K. Y., Hartjen, C. A., Mehalic, T. F., Implicito, D. A., Martin, M. J., Johnson, D. R., Skidmore, G. A., Vessa, P. P., Dwyer, J. W., Puccio, S., Cauthen, J. C., Ozuna, R. M.

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