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Education ?

Medical School Score
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2002)
UMDNJ at Stratford (2007) *
Orthopaedic Surgery
Umdnj University Hospital (2008) *
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand
* This information was reported to Vitals by the doctor or doctor's office.

Awards & Distinctions ?

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Instructor - Dept. of Plastic Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Osteopathic Association

Affiliations ?

Dr. Armbruster is affiliated with 7 hospitals.

Hospital Affiliations



  • St. Mary Medical Center - Langhorne *
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    1201 Langhorne Newtown Rd, Langhorne, PA 19047
    Top 50%
  • Robert Wood Johnson Univ Hosp
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    Top 50%
  • Rwj University Hospital - Hamilton *
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    1 Hamilton Health Pl, Trenton, NJ 08690
    Top 50%
  • Capital Health System - Fuld Campus
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    750 Brunswick Ave, Trenton, NJ 08638
  • Temple Lower Bucks Hospital *
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    501 Bath Rd, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Capital Health System - Mercer Campus *
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    446 Bellevue Ave, Trenton, NJ 08618
  • Barix Clinics Of Pennsylvania *
  • Publications & Research

    Dr. Armbruster has contributed to 2 publications.
    Title Carpometacarpal Joint Disease: Addressing the Metacarpophalangeal Joint Deformity.
    Date October 2008
    Journal Hand Clinics

    The successful surgical treatment of arthrosis of the carpometacarpal articulation of the thumb requires a thorough understanding and evaluation of the intercalated axis of the first ray. A hyperextension/adduction deformity commonly occurs at the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb with advanced stages of carpometacarpal arthrosis. Failure to recognize and treat the metacarpophalangeal deformity may result in continued pain and poor outcomes. Additionally, the stability of the ligament reconstruction may become compromised, resulting in recurrence of deformity and longitudinal collapse. This article presents an orderly means of clinical and radiographic evaluation of this deformity and recommends surgical treatments to correct hyperextension and maximize functional outcomes. A treatment algorithm is provided.

    Title Altitude-related Specific Infarction in Sickle Cell Trait--case Reports of a Father and Son.
    Date January 1986
    Journal The Western Journal of Medicine

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