Dr. Richard P Mackessy MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Mackessy is an orthopedic surgeon in Linden, New Jersey. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Trinitas Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Mackessy accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 77 doctors at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and one of 14 at Trinitas Regional Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1980 - 1983

Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1983 - 1984

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Pyomyositis of the leg with early neurologic compromise.
Bibbo, C., Patel, D. V., Mackessy, R. P., Lin, S. S., Barricella, R. L.

Biomechanical comparison of fixation devices in experimental scaphoid osteotomies.
Carter, F. M., Zimmerman, M. C., DiPaola, D. M., Mackessy, R. P., Parsons, J. R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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