Trusted & Compassionate Care

Preferred Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery provides pediatric patients with top quality care for injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Ridgewood Office

106 Prospect Street. 3rd Floor
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

 201-639-2656     201-345-4405

Morristown Office

25 Lindsley Drive, Suite 104
Morristown, NJ 07960

 973-310-2603     973-310-2403

Preferred Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery strives to give each child the ability to reach his/her fullest physical potential, enabling kids to be kids again. We give growing bodies the special attention they need to protect and promote a lifetime of healthy activity.


We provide a superb level of pediatric orthopedic care to children from newborn to age twenty-one with a focus on conditions affecting the bones, joints and muscles.  Our practice brings a level of compassion and kindheartedness to each patient and family that is second to none, quickly earning their trust and confidence during treatment and beyond.

Who We Are

Our expert team is proud to serve our community! We have trained at the nation’s top facilities in pediatric orthopedic surgery, with a focus on research and innovation. Together, we have an extensive history of publications, to ensure that our patients always benefit from the most up-to-date knowledge and surgical techniques.

Dr. Joffe Dr. Pehlivan Jill McGovernJessica PerkinsDr. Ellen DeanNicole Bottino

Comprehensive Pediatric Orthopedic Care

Preferred Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments for a wide variety of conditions, ranging from those present at birth, to those that develop with age or are the result of a traumatic injury. We use the latest techniques and technologies to deliver outstanding care. Our expertise spans across all pediatric orthopedic conditions, with a focus on:

Fractures & Trauma

Fractures of the extremities and spine, ligament and
muscle injuries, post-traumatic deformity management

Sports Injuries

ACL reconstruction, Ligamentous injuries of the
upper and lower extremities, stress fractures

Conditions Specific To Growing Bone

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Perthes disease,
Osgood-Schlatter's disease, osteochondritis dissecans.

Congenital Deformities

Hip Dysplasia/dislocation, Clubfeet, Polydactyly,
limb-length discrepancy

Neuromuscular Disease & Metabolic Disease

Cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, musculoskeletal
developmental delay, Marfan syndrome,
Osteogenesis imperfecta

Scoliosis & Spine

Non-operative and operative management of spinal deformity,
back pain, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis

Musculoskeletal infections, inflammatory disease and lesions

Bacterial infection, juvenile arthritis and inflammatory conditions, benign bone cysts and growths

To learn more about these conditions, or other pediatric orthopedic diagnoses, please visit, a respected resource provided by the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Beyond Patient Care

Preferred Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery is committed to continued education; our doctors have authored multiple research articles in scientific and medical journals. We take great pride in educating and mentoring medical students and orthopedic residents. Our physicians lecture at local hospitals, community groups, and schools. If you are interested in having one of us speak with a community group or team important to you, please ask!