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Alexander Rothschild, M.S., CMPE

Administrator, Garden State Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
With a focus on meeting the needs of each patient, the practice also employs a wide range of administrative experts. Mr. Rothschild is responsible for making certain that the practice always maintains the highest of standards and is state-of-the-art.

Kathy Franco, R.T.

Front End / Clinical Manager
Kathy oversees the day-to-day operations of the front end staff in each of our six offices. She acts as a clinical liaison between providers and their patients, and as a resource at our non-clinical staff. If you have any questions or would like to speak to Kathy, she can be reached at 201-791-4434 x 1134.

Kimberly Lefanto-Hagler

Workers’ Compensation Department Coordinator
If you need to speak to any of our staff in regards to scheduling or changing your appointment—or if you have any questions about your work-related injury—please call Kimberly and her staff at 201-475-0016.

Irene Koenig

Surgical Scheduling Coordinator
If you need information about your upcoming procedure or need to schedule your surgery, Mrs. Koenig is the person to speak with. Her phone number is 201-475-8940.

Andrea Vachon

Pre-Certification Department Manager
Our PreCert Department will help with authorization of diagnostic testing such as MRI’s, CT Scans, Ultrasounds, and EMG’s—as well as bone stimulators and visco-supplementation injections.

If you have questions about any of the above, you can reach Andrea and her staff directly at 201-475-0019.

Lois Weierstall

Medical Records Department Manager
If you need assistance obtaining medical records, you can reach Lois and her team at 201-791-4434 x4141.

Vicky Lanza, R.T. (R)

Chief Radiographer
Mrs. Lanza manages the radiology technical staff. Under her supervision, our radiologic technologists provide patients with diagnostic X-rays required to help diagnose different orthopaedic conditions. The staff performs regular quality assurance and quality control tests to ensure optimal functioning of all of our radiologic equipment. All of our equipment has met or exceeded the requirements of the State of New Jersey and private insurance carriers.

Brenda Ortiz

Business Office Manager
Our helpful billing and managed care specialists are available to answer your billing questions. Ms. Ortiz and her staff can be reached directly at 201-791-4679.