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Michael F. Pizzillo, MD

  • Hand Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Hand Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine


  • Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture Surgery
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Hand Fracture Surgery
  • Labrum Repair
  • Reconstructive Wrist Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Hand Fractures
  • Hand Injuries
  • Nerve Compression Disorders
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Injury

Locations &


  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

    401 South Van Brunt Street 3rd Floor Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-569-2770

  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

    1 West Ridgewood Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652

    Main: 201-569-2770
    Fax: 201-569-1774


Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners


  • CoreSource


  • CCN

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


About Michael F. Pizzillo

Dr. Pizzillo is board certified in orthopedic surgery and holds a subspecialty certificate (Certificate of Added Qualifications-CAQ) in both Surgery of the Hand and in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He specializes in hand, upper extremity, and shoulder surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, post-traumatic reconstruction and joint replacement of the hand and upper extremity. Dr. Pizzillo received his MD from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Medical College. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital Center and the Manhattan VA Medical Center, followed by a hand and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. 

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2019: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area
  • 2019: Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor
  • 2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. 

Education &

Education & Degrees

  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn


  • New York University Medical Center


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine



  • Tomaino MM, King J, Pizzillo M. Correction of lunate malalignment when bone grafting scaphoid nonunion with humpback deformity: rationale and results of a technique revisited. J Hand Surg Am. 2000 Mar;25(2):322-9.
  • Pizzillo MF, Sotereanos DG, Tomaino MM. Recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome: treatment options. J South Orthop Assoc. 1999 Spring;8(1):28-36.
  • Pizzillo MF, Sotereanos DG. Recurrent compressive neuropathy: treatment with autologous saphenous vein wrapping. (abstract for oral presentation at 7th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Vancouver, Canada) May, 1998
  • Pizzillo MF, Raskin KB. A new radiographic predictor of soft tissue wrist pathology. (abstract presented at Annual Resident’s and Fellow’s Meeting of the
    New York Society for Surgery of the Hand) May, 1996
  • Pizzillo MF. The surgical management of cubital tunnel syndrome. The Resident Reporter: AAOS 64th Annual Meeting, Vol.3 No. 2, 1997
  • Sparano J, Schwartz EL, Wiernik P, Salva K, Pizzillo MF. Phase II trial of etopside, doxorubicin (Adriamycin), and cisplatin (EAP regimen) in advanced gastric cancer. AM J Clin Oncol 1990 Oct;13(5) : 374-8