About Dr. Nancy Moontasri

Ridgewood Office
106 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Ridgewood, NJ 07450



Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity

Dr. Nancy Moontasri is focused on patient-centered care and shared decision making with her patients during treatment.  Among other conditions, Dr. Moontasri specializes in the following: 


  • Elbow, Wrist & Hand Surgery
  • Fractures of the Hand, Wrist, Forearm, Elbow & Shoulder
  • Pediatric Hand, Wrist, & Forearm Fractures
  • Shoulder Replacements
  • Arthroscopy of Wrist & Hand
  • Nerve Compression Disorders of the Upper Extremity
  • Tendon & Ligament Injuries of the Hand, Wrist, & Elbow
  • Work Related Injuries of the Upper Extremity
  • Arthritis of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Shoulder
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Pediatric Trigger Digits
  • DeQuervain’s Disease
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Hip fractures
  • Ankle fractures
  • Adult lower extremity fractures


Prior to receiving her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Moontasri earned a Master of Public Health at Columbia University, which inspired her non-profit and volunteer work across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.


Dr. Moontasri completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center/Seton Hall University, training in orthopedic oncology at Morristown Medical Center and training in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children where she published several academic chapters on pediatric hand conditions.


Dr. Moontasri is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon and is highly qualified to treat orthopedic concerns of both the upper and lower extremity. In addition, she is trained in the surgery of the hand and upper extremity following the completion of her fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery from the University of California at Davis and at Shriner’s Children’s Hospital of Northern California.


Dr. Moontasri strongly believes in a patient centered approach to care. She takes the time to listen to her patient’s concerns and values shared decision making with patients and their families.


Dr. Moontasri has a passion for traveling and finding a hotpot destination wherever she goes. She enjoys spending time with her family, lifting weights and exploring all of the new and interesting things in the area.

Your Visit

In order to make your visit less time consuming, we ask that you print, complete and bring these forms to your first visit:


New Patient Form


Filling out these forms prior to your visit will enable us to serve you more efficiently.

Also, please bring the following items with you to your visit:


  • Your Insurance Card
  • X-rays, MRI’s, any other previous studies
  • Office records from any other physician (if previously treated)
  • Co-pay/Payment (if required)
  • Referral (if required by insurance company)

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your first appointment to review new patient information.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Patient Resources

links coming soon

  • Wrist Exercises  
  • Shoulder Exercises 
  • Hand Exercises 
  • DeQuervain Exercises 

Medical Licensure

New Jersey
New York


  • Fellowship: University of California at Davis and Shriner’s Children’s Hospital of Northern California – Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery
  • Residency/Internship: St. Joseph’s University Medical Center/Seton Hall University – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC – M.D.
  • Columbia University, New York, NY – Master of Public Health


Valley Hospital
(Ridgewood, NJ)

Hackensack UMC
(Hackensack, NJ)

Vanguard Surgical Center
(Maywood, NJ)

Chilton Medical Center
(Pompton Plains, NJ)

Professional Memberships