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Dr. Michael Pizzillo, MD

Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Pizzillo specializes in shoulder surgery in addition to hand and upper extremity surgery. This specialty encompasses arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repairs as well as the more traditional open shoulder surgery. He also performs arthroscopic and open surgery on the elbow and wrist. His practice focuses on sports injuries of the shoulder and upper extremity, addressing complex rotator cuff pathology in both the active and mature population. Similarly, his specialty training in shoulder surgery addresses the treatment of arthritic conditions of the shoulder joint, providing the patient with the latest options in joint replacement. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Pizzillo also holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Hand Surgery, enabling him to extend his expertise from the shoulder, through the elbow and down to the wrist and hand. Dr. Pizzillo also holds a second Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Sports Medicine, making him one of thirty six physicians nationwide and one of five physicians in New Jersey to hold two orthopedic subspecialty certificates (2012 ABOS data).

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
  • Holy Name Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Surgery of the Hand (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York University Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1740234582

Office locations

NJ Englewood Orthopedic Associates

Englewood

401 South Van Brunt Street, Suite 300

Englewood, NJ 07631

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Excellent I just had han surgery with him two month ago excellent doctor fast recovery I was happy with him that I boocked the appoiment for a shoulder replacement He reviewed my mri’s and xrays make recommendation explaining very clear the pro and contras
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Dr Michael Pizzillo is very friendly and professional . I said that because a day before i was in another Orthopedic doctor in Union City and in comparison it’s like night and day...
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Doctor was running on time. Always takes the time to speak with you during the visit. Never rushes you. Always answers your questions and make sure you understand them.
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Very knowledgeable - staff pleasant
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This was one of the most efficient doctors appointments I've had. Friendly staff, courteous, and helpful. Dr. Michael Pizzillo was very efficient and caring.
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Very thorough and doesn’t rush through the examination. Definitely recommend this doctor !
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Dr. Pizzillo and staff were extremely professional and kind. The Environment was great.
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Doctor and staff were very professional and friendly.
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Dr. Pizzillo explains very clearly, and listens to your concerns, and observations. He tries to find treatments that allow to keep your lifestyle, and normal activities.
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Turns out I have a shoulder fracture, so grateful it was diagnosed right away.
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very nice and informative. highly recommend
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Follow up visit for 16 yr. old son with a separated shoulder. As always, Dr. Pizzillo was very patient and answered all my questions and my concerns. His answers were clear and concise and his suggestions were very much appreciated. Recommendedp/t and advise us what to expect and how the healing process works. Would highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo.
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Very Satisfied. Excellent doctor.
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Dr. Pizzillo was polite, attentive, courteous and helpful!
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Dr. Pizzillo is a very thorough and competent physician with a wonderful bedside manner. I am 81 years young and have seen many physicians in my life.Based on my experience I highly recommend him.
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