Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2015, 2017)
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016)
specialties & expertise
Dr. Francis Alberta has the following 7 areas of expertise, 2 specialties and 2 board certifications.
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School graduated in 1997