Anthony J. Scillia, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon in New Jersey
Anthony J. Scillia, M.D. completed his fellowship training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center under the direction of E. Lyle Cain Jr. M.D., Jeff R. Dugas, M.D., Benton A. Emblom, M.D., and James R. Andrews, M.D. He served as team physician assisting Dr. Cain with the coverage of the University of West Alabama and the University of Alabama, and covered the Birmingham Barons (Chicago White Sox AA), Strikehard Mixed Martial Arts, Calera High School, and the Birmingham Ballet under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey R. Dugas. Dr. Scillia received his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Seton Hall University-St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where he served as administrative chief resident. Prior to graduating from New Jersey Medical School-UNDNJ, he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Georgetown University.
Dr. Scillia is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of Hip Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Service at Seton Hall University. He has published book chapters, surgical technique videos, and articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as presented research and given instructional lectures at orthopaedic and sports medicine meetings. Dr. Scillia’s research interests include the biomechanics of pitching, labral tears in the shoulder, AC joint instability, rotator cuff repair, ACL reconstruction, UCL reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery), medial epicondyle fractures, and the “snapping hip.” Dr. Scillia was presented with a clinical research award at the American Sports Medicine Institute for a study entitled “Return to Play after Chondroplasty of the Knee in NFL Athletes.”
Dr. Scillia specializes in the arthroscopic and reconstructive treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle disorders. He also has a special interest in sports hernia repair and elbow injuries in throwers. Dr. Scillia performs ultrasound guided injections and manages the conservative treatment of sports medicine injuries. Dr. Scillia is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society, and the New Jersey Orthopaedic Society (NJOS), where he is also on the Board of Directors.
Dr. Scillia is a native of New Jersey. He attended Delbarton High School in Morristown. He played both ice hockey and lacrosse in High School and College. He currently resides in Hoboken, NJ.