Anthony J. Scillia, M.D.
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.
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.
- Adult Sports Medicine
- Pediatric Sports Medicine
- Shoulder, Elbow, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
- Biologics BMAC (Stem Cell) & PRP
- Joint Preservation
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.