Title: Orthopedic Hand and Microvascular Surgeon
Company: Premier Orthopedic Associates of Southern NJ
Location: Vineland, New Jersey, United States
Peter A. Sarkos, DO, MS, FAOAO, Orthopedic Hand and Microvascular Surgeon at Premier Orthopedic Associates of Southern NJ, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in orthopedic surgery.
With nearly 30 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Sarkos has excelled as an orthopedic hand and microvascular surgeon with the Premier Orthopedic Associates of Southern NJ since 2010. In addition to this position, he has found success with the Inspira Health Network as an assistant orthopedic residency program director and a member of the faculty staff within the residency program. Prior to these appointments, he served as a police officer with the Wildwood Police Department from 1999 to 2002, an operating room technician with the Atlantic City Medical Center from 1994 to 1998 and an emergency medical technician with the Linwood Rescue Squad from 1994 to 1997. Dr. Sarkos began his career as an emergency room technician with Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point, New Jersey in 1993.
After initially earning a Bachelor of Arts in biology at LaSalle University in 1997, Dr. Sarkos continued his formal education at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, from which he obtained a Master of Science in biomedical science in 1999 and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. He subsequently completed his internship, general surgery residency and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey between 2003 and 2009 before pursuing a hand surgery fellowship at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine from 2009 to 2010. Outside of his primary responsibilities, he was formerly active as a firefighter with the Harmony Fire Department, a fire commissioner for the township of Harrison, New Jersey and an assistant team physician for the Camden River Sharks. As a testament to his exceptional work, Dr. Sarkos has been presented with a number of accolades over the years, including the Congressional Citations for Valor in 1993 and 2017, the Gloucester County Fire Chief’s Association Unit Citation Award in 2017, the Daily Journal’s Best of the Best Award in 2017, the Ground Zero NYC Participation Award in 2002, the Emergency Medical Services Medal of Honor in 2001 and the Atlantic County 200 Club’s Valor Award in 1993, to name only a few.
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