Dr. James C Wittig MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Wittig is an orthopedic surgeon in Hackensack, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hackensack University Medical Center and Morristown Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 62 doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center and one of 53 at Morristown Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Musculoskeletal Oncology/Cancer

Clinical Interests: Bone health, Joint/joint reconstruction, Limb salvage, Pediatric and Adult Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors; Sarcomas; Limb Sparing Surgery; Joint Replacement, Replacement operations, Sarcoma

Hospital Affiliation

Hackensack University Medical Center
Ranked #39 in Orthopedics

Morristown Medical Center
Ranked #29 in Orthopedics

Overlook Medical Center

St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

St Joseph's Wayne Hospital

Valley Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1994–1995

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995–1999

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 11 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top Doctor, New York Magazine

Top Doctors: NY Metro Area, Castle Connolly

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly

Publications & Presentations

Osteosarcoma of the proximal tibia: limb-sparing resection and reconstruction with a modular segmental proximal tibia tumor prosthesis.
Wittig, J.C., Villalobos, C.E., Hayden, B.L., Choi, I., Silverman, A.M., Malawer, M.

Anesthesia for patients undergoing orthopedic oncologic surgeries.
Anderson, M.R., Jeng, C.L., Wittig, J.C., Rosenblatt, M.A.

Chest wall mass in a 50-year-old woman.
Chatha, D.S., Rybak, L.D., Wittig, J.C., Desai, P.

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