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Anthony J. Scillia, M.D.

Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

Associate Professor/Team Physician Seton Hall University; Specializing in Adult and Pediatric sports medicine, arthroscopy, and biologics

Anthony J. Scillia M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in sports medicine and joint preservation. He was trained at Dr. James Andrews’ prestigious fellowship, the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama where he covered the University of Alabama during their 2012 National Championship run. There he learned the most advanced surgical techniques for the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle.

Dr. Scillia returned to New Jersey, where he played ice hockey and lacrosse at Delbarton High School, to be associate professor and a team physician for Seton Hall University.

Dr. Scillia specializes in the arthroscopic and reconstructive treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee disorders in adult and pediatric patients. He is researching the use of biologics, such as bone marrow aspirate, to improve tendon, ligament, and cartilage healing. In addition, he has a special interest in the throwing shoulder and elbow, hip pathology in cutting sports, and cartilage restoration in the knee. Dr. Scillia has developed numerous surgical techniques, published more than 80 peer reviewed journal articles, six book chapters, given more than 100 invited lectures, and over 75 presentations at sports medicine meetings.

Dr. Scillia is the president of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society, 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.

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Dr. Anthony Scillia’s Specialties

Fellowship trained in sports medicine by Dr. James Andrews, specializing in arthroscopy and joint preservation for the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee, Dr. Scillia specializes in the arthroscopic and reconstructive treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee disorders in both adult and pediatric patients.

  • check Adult Sports Medicine
  • check Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • check Shoulder, Elbow, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • check Arthroscopy
  • check Biologics BMAC (Stem Cell) & PRP
  • check Joint Preservation
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Dr. Anthony Scillia’s Education & Achievements

Get to know Dr. Scillia — a leading orthopedic surgeon at OrthoEast.

High School: Delbarton – Morristown, NJ

Undergraduate: Georgetown University

Medical School: Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School

Seton Hall University

American Sports Medicine Institute – Birmingham, AL

VP of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society

Orthopedic Program Director at St. Joseph’s University Hospital

President of New Jersey Orthopaedic Society

Associate Master Instructor Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)

Board of Councilor at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Council of Delegate at American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor Award, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

New Jersey Top Doctor Award for Orthopaedic Excellence, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Dr. Scillia has published more than 85 peer-reviewed journal articles along with six book chapters.


Dr. Anthony Scillia’s Publications

Isolated Osteotomy Versus Combined Osteotomy and Cartilage Repair for Osteoarthritis or Focal Chondral Defects of the Medial Compartment of the Knee Joint: A Systematic Review

Cartilage Repair of the Tibiofemoral Joint With Versus Without Concomitant Osteotomy: A Systematic Review of Clinical Outcomes

Effects of Running on the Development of Knee Osteoarthritis: An Updated Systematic Review at Short-Term Follow-up

Tommy John: Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Allograft Reconstruction With Internal Brace

Postless Arthroscopic Hip Preservation Can be Adequately Performed Using Published Techniques

Improved Pain and Perioperative Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy With the Pericapsular Nerve Group Block