Michael F. Pizzillo, MD
Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Michael F. Pizzillo, MD

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • 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 &
Appointments

Locations

  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

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

    Main: 201-569-2770

    Monday
    1:30 PM
    -
    5:00 PM
    Tuesday
    1:30 PM
    -
    5:00 PM
    Wednesday
    8:30 AM
    -
    5:00 PM
    Thursday
    8:30 AM
    -
    6:00 PM
    Friday
    8:30 AM
    -
    5:30 PM

    Dr. Pizzillo sees patients in Englewood every other Monday and every other Tuesday, in addition to the other days listed.

Insurance

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

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

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Michael Pizzillo

Dr. Pizzillo, part of Englewood Orthopedic Associates, 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

2020, 2019: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2020, 2019: Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor

2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Memberships

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

New York Society for Surgery of the Hand

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Residency

New York University Medical Center

Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Publications

Publications

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 theNew 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