Having completed his training at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute under the mentorship of the renowned Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Scillia was able to gain invaluable experience. During his fellowship, he had the honor of providing medical coverage for the University of Alabama during their victorious 2012 National Championship run. This experience allowed him to master the most advanced surgical techniques for the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle.
Shortly thereafter, Dr. Scillia returned to his home roots in New Jersey to be associate professor and a team physician for Seton Hall University. Being near Morris County is especially meaningful to Dr. Scillia since he spent his formative years excelling in ice hockey and lacrosse at Delbarton High School.
At the core of Dr. Scillia’s practice is his specialization in arthroscopic and reconstructive treatments for shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee disorders in both adult and pediatric patients. His commitment to advancing medical knowledge is demonstrated through his ongoing research on the application of biologics, such as bone marrow aspirate, to enhance tendon, ligament, and cartilage healing.
Dr. Scillia’s expertise extends to specific areas of interest, including the intricacies of the throwing shoulder and elbow, hip pathology prevalent in cutting sports, and cartilage restoration in the knee. His contributions to the medical field are extensive, having developed many innovative surgical techniques and being published in over 85 peer-reviewed journal articles and six book chapters. Dr. Scillia has also had the distinct pleasure of giving over 100 invited lectures and presenting at over 75 sports medicine meetings, further solidifying his reputation as a leader in his field.
Dr. Scillia plays a pivotal role in shaping the orthopedic landscape with his involvement in several highly regarded organizations and his continued dedication to educating the next generation of innovative orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Scillia is the president of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society (NJOS), orthopedic program director at St. Joseph’s University Hospital, a board of councilor for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), council of delegate for the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), associate master instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and a New Jersey Top Doctor.
With an impressive repertoire of accomplishments and a compassionate approach to patient care, Dr. Scillia is ready to help you attain your desired orthopedic health goals. He is currently accepting new patients at the Wayne and Morristown Academy Orthopedics and OrthoEast offices.