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Kumar G. Sinha, M.D.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Board-Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

With over 15 years of extensive experience in the field, Dr. Kumar G. Sinha is a highly accomplished fellowship-trained, board-certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon specializing in a holistic approach which entails treating patients with empathy, patience and ensuring that they have a full understanding of their condition. Dr. Sinha strongly believes that informed patients make the best decisions about their health, and this is apparent in his excellent patient outcomes.

As an attending spine surgeon at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway and St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, Dr. Sinha stays at the forefront of Orthopedic spine care and has vast experience in successfully treating both pediatric and adult patients via surgical and non-surgical intervention. Dr. Sinha has a reputation for taking on challenging cases such as previously failed surgeries, chronic back and neck pain, and complex spinal conditions including scoliosis and kyphosis. He is considered an expert by his colleagues in treating spine related problems.

Dr. Sinha’s commitment to inspiring and educating the next generation of orthopedic surgeons is evident in his role as a faculty member for the orthopedic surgery residency program at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and director of the Spine Trauma Service. He is proud to be an Associate Professor in Orthopedic Surgery and his work has been published extensively in several notable journals. Dr. Sinha’s own journey to academic excellence began with graduating with high honors in Electrical and Computer engineering from Rutgers University. Having a strong desire to transform lives for the better, Dr. Sinha then went on to obtain his MD degree from the esteemed SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.

At the cornerstone of his patient-centered approach, Dr. Sinha always aims to treat his patients with empathy and have his patients fully understand their condition. Realizing that a caring and supportive environment is essential for healing and recovery, Dr. Sinha always takes the time to make his patients feel like they are being heard and empathized with. He truly believes in the body’s natural ability to heal itself, and as a result is conservative when it comes to treatment solutions. He always aims to exhaust non-surgical options prior to considering surgery. He believes in a shared decision-making process with the patient and always spends ample time trying his best to identify the intricacies of each patient and their respective condition.

Dr. Sinha utilizes the most up to date, proven and advanced surgical technologies to give his patients the best outcomes. Utilizing cutting edge motion preserving, non-fusion, minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art navigation and robotics, he can help his patients get back to enjoying their passions in life as quickly as possible.  With Dr. Kumar Sinha as your orthopedic spine surgeon, you are assured that you are in the hands of a compassionate and uniquely experienced and talented spine surgeon. Dr. Sinha is currently accepting new patients at the Wayne, Clifton, Linden, and Morristown OrthoEast locations.

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Dr. Kumar G. Sinha’s Specialties

Dr. Sinha specializes in spinal surgery, the correction of spinal deformities and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

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Dr. Kumar G. Sinha’s Education & Achievements

Get to know Dr. Sinha — a leading orthopedic surgeon at OrthoEast.

  • Rutgers University
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY

Seton Hall University/St. Joseph’s Medical Center

  • University of Miami
  • Miami Children’s Hospital

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • North American Spine Society

  • St. Joseph`s University Medical Center
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway
  • St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston
  • Valley Hospital

  • NJ Favorite Kids’ Doctor: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Top Doctors: 2016
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Dr. Kumar G. Sinha’s Publications

Comparing clinical and radiological outcomes between single-level OLIF and XLIF: A systematic review and meta-analysis

The 5-factor modified Frailty Index (mFI-5) predicts adverse outcomes after elective Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)

Should we bridge the cervicothoracic junction in long cervical fusions? A meta-analysis and systematic review of the literature

Does Percutaneous Lumbosacral Pedicle Screw Instrumentation Prevent Long-Term Adjacent Segment Disease after Lumbar Fusion?

Comparing Mid-Term Outcomes Between ACDF and Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy in the Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy

Metal-on-metal versus metal-on-plastic artificial discs in two-level anterior cervical disc replacement: a meta-analysis with follow-up of 5 years or more

Does obesity affect long-term outcomes of extreme lateral interbody fusion with posterior stabilization?

Omovertebral bone causing traumatic compression of the cervical spinal cord and acute neurological deficits in a patient with Sprengel’s deformity and Klippel-Feil syndrome: case report

Cervical Computed Tomography Angiography Rarely Leads to Intervention in Patients With Cervical Spine Fractures