of practice supported
by a solid educational foundation.
Granatir graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT); received medical training at Hahnemann Medical
College in Philadelphia; and orthopedic training at Montefiore/Einstein
University hospitals in Bronx, New York. Prior to establishing
his independent practice, he worked at the Harvard University
Community Health Plan in Brigham & Women’s
Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, and Parker Hill Hospital,
all in Boston.
Dr. Granatir is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon committed
to current best practices and medical knowledge in his
specialty. Board Certification certifies competency by
the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons through a series
of nationally administered written, oral and practice-oriented
examinations, with re-certification exams every ten years.
To anticipate change, he also studies related medical specialties
he is not required to do so. He has written
and lectured on many sports medicine topics.
Dr. Granatir has practiced Comprehensive Orthopedic Care
in Kearny, New Jersey since 1986. His special interests
include: total joint replacements of the hip and knee;
arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder and all major joints;
Sports Medicine; spine surgery; diagnostic orthopedics;
fracture care; and arthritis. He has hospital privileges
at Clara Maass Hospital in Belleville, Saint Barnabas in
Livingston, and the new Jersey City Medical Center.
Dr. Granatir has also lectured and written on sports medicine
topics and health policy. His other interests include language
(Spanish, German and French), music and computer technology.
Dr. Granatir participates in running, triathlons, mountain
biking, rollerblading, skiing, swimming, windsurfing,
sailing, tennis, golf and weight training. He feels that
being a "jock" makes him a better orthopedic "doc".