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Qualifications and Experience
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).
Verified Patient Reviews
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. Recommended p/t and advise us what to expect and how the healing process works. Would highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo.
Very Satisfied. Excellent doctor.
I would highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo.
Dr. Pizzillo was polite, attentive, courteous and helpful!
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.