Dr. Steven Valentino has retired from active practice effective 9/22/22. Click here to download his retirement letter to patients and medical associates.

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Dear Patients:

It is with mixed emotions that I announce my retirement from active practice effective 9/22/2022. It has been a great pleasure practicing orthopedic spine surgery and pain management over the past 35 years.

Effective immediately Dr. Niti Cooper and Dr. Trina Lisko from Premier Orthopedic Associates will be taking over my practice. I am pleased that you will have the opportunity to have one of these outstanding doctors as your physician. You will be in good hands. 

Dr. Niti Cooper is a board-certified Fellowship Trained Anesthesiology & Interventional Pain Management physician. Dr. Cooper is a graduate of University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ, School of Osteopathic Medicine. She did her fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management at Cooper University Hospital.

Dr. Trina Lisko, is  Triple Board Certified, in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic and Sports Medicine, Fellowship Trained Sports, and Spine Medicine. Dr. Lisko is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lisko completed a fellowship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Temple University Hospital.

Dr. Cooper and Dr. Lisko will be seeing patients at my Sewell, NJ location as well as other Premier Orthopedic locations. They will have access to all of your electronic medical records. 

I will remain available to consult with Dr. Cooper and Dr. Lisko on an as-needed basis regarding the transition of your care. Please visit Premier Orthopedic Associates website at https://www.poasnj.com to learn more about Dr. Cooper and Dr. Lisko. To schedule with Dr. Cooper or Dr. Lisko please call 856.690.1616.

I will be available for any emergencies through October 24th, 2022. The office number will be forwarded to Premier orthopedics or you can call directly at 856-690-1616.

It has been an honor and privilege to serve as your physician. Best wishes for your future health.


Dr. Steven Valentino