Dr. Clifford A. Botwin

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Dr. Clifford A. Botwin, D.O., F.A.A.O.S., F.A.O.A.O

EDUCATION:

  • Rutgers State University – June 9, 1965
  • Newark College of Arts & Science – B.S. – 1965
  • Rutgers College of Pharmacy – B.Ph. – 1965
  • Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine – D.O. – 1971

Post Doctoral
Internship: Union Hospital, Union, New Jersey
July 1, 1971 – June 30, 1972

Residency:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Delaware Valley Hospital, Bristol, Pennsylvania
August 1, 1972 – July 31, 1976

MEDICAL LICENSURE:

  • New Jersey – June 21, 1972
  • Pennsylvania – July 7, 1972
  • Florida – October 12, 1972
  • Missouri – June 26, 1971

CERTIFICATION:
Board Certification – Orthopaedic Surgery
The American Academy of Osteopathic Surgeons – June 7, 1982

Board Certification – Orthopaedic Surgery
The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – April 1, 1985

Board Certification – Arthroscopy Board of North America – October 21, 1989

FELLOWSHIPS:

  • The American Academy of Osteopathic Surgeons – June, 1985
  • The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics – October, 1993
  • The Academy of Medicine of New Jersey – January, 1994

HONORS:

  • Psi Sigma Alpha – National Osteopathic Honor Society – May 24, 1971
  • Sigma Sigma Phi – National Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity – May 15, 1971
  • Ethicon Writing Award – 1975 Research Grant by the National Osteopathic Foundation
  • Who’s Who in Medicine – 1975
  • American Academy of Osteopathic Surgeons – Fellowship – June 11, 1975
  • International Who’s Who in Medicine – First Edition – 1987
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics – Fellowship – 1993
  • Physician of the Year – New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons – April 2, 2004 

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Ambulatory Surgical Center of Union County – Active Staff
  • Union Hospital, Union, New Jersey – Active Staff

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Union Hospital – Chairman, Department of Surgery – 2002 to Present
  • Union Hospital – Board of Directors – 1994 to Present
  • Union Hospital – President to Medical Staff – 1992-1993
  • New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons – President – 1988-1989
  • New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons – President Elect – 1987-1988
  • Union Hospital – Division of Orthopedic Surgery – Chairman – 1986 to 2005
  • New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons – Vice President – 1986-1987
  • Commissioners Physician Advisory Committee/Commissioner of Health of The State of
  • New Jersey – Department of Health – 1985 to Present
  • Secretary – New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons – 1985
  • American Academy of Osteopathic Specialists – Board of Certification – 1982-1985
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons – Member – October 25, 1982
  • Director – New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons – 1981-1985
  • President – Union County Osteopathic Society – 1981-1985
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics – Orthopedics Sports Medicine –
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics – Orthopedics Sports Medicine – Founding Member – October 21, 1981
  • Secretary – Medical Staff – Union Hospital (Memorial General Hospital) – 1980-1984
  • Secretary – Union County Osteopathic Society – 1978-1979
  • Adjunct Clinical Associate – New York College of Osteopathic Medicine – 1978
  • Clinical Instructor – Department of Surgery – University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Medicine – 1978 
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics – October 19, 1976
  • Essex County Osteopathic Association – Member – 1976
  • Union County Osteopathic Association – Member – 1976
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine – Founding Member – November 7, 1975
  • The International Arthroscopy Association – Founding Member – December 31, 1974
  • Diplomat of National Board of Examiners of Osteopathic Medicine – July 1, 1972
  • American Osteopathic Association – Member – 1971-1972 fiscal year
  • New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons – Member – September 16, 1971
  • Lamba Omicron Famma – Osteopathic Fraternity – April 24, 1971

LECTURES:

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics – 1972-1978
  • American Osteopathic Association – American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine – “Arthroscopy of the Knee” – October 30, 1978
  • ACOS Convention – Paper presented on “Pulsating Electromagnetic Fields for Treatment of Non-Unions – The EBI Bioteogen System” – 1981
  • AAOS Convention – Sports Medicine (An Orthopedic Viewpoint) – American Osteopathic
  • Academy of Orthopaedics – Arthroscopic Instrumentation: Past, Present and Future” – October 1983
  • American Association of Osteopathic Specialists – “Use of Small Bone Fragment Set in Orthopaedic Surgery” – June 10, 1985

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS:

  • 1974 – Skeletal Cast Fixation for Fractures of the Forearm
  • 1975 – Xeroradiography – A New Technique in Arthrography of the Knee
  • 1976 – Osteopoikilosis – A Case Study (Orthopod)
  • 1982 – Medical Shelf Syndrome: Review of the Literature. Case Report. Volume I, Number I.(Journal of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics)
  • 1983 – A Non-Invasive Treatment Utilizing Pulsating Electromagnetic Fields for Promoting
  • Healing of Non-United Fractures, Failed Fusions and Congenital Pseudoarthrosis. (Journal of the American Osteopathic Association) June 19, 1983
  • 1984 – Arthroscopic Instrumentation: Past, Present and Future. The Orthopod, Volume 21, Number I, April, 1984
  • 1985 – Arthroscopic Reconstruction for a Bucket Handle Tear of the Discoid Lateral Meniscus.
  • Arthroscopy Video Journal, Inc. – July 1985
  • 1985 – MR Imaging of a Ruptured Distal Biceps Brachia Tendon. Journal of the AmericanDr.