Dr. Christian Zaino, MD

Dr. Christian Zaino, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Dr. Christian Zaino, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery doctor who practices in Cedar Knolls, NJ. He has been practicing for 7 years. Read his story

218 Ridgedale Ave # 202

Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Contact Information

(908) 684-3005

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Dr. Zaino's Experience

Dr. Zaino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Zaino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zaino "Dr. Christian J. Zaino is an orthopedic surgeon with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. Board eligible with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, he recently completed a fellowship in complex wrist reconstruction and arthroscopy at the Hand Institute of Auckland, New Zealand, under that country's leading hand surgeon. Prior to his fellowship in New Zealand, Dr. Zaino had completed a fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microscopic surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, Il. During this fellowship, he also had additional training in congenital (pediatric) hand surgery at the National Children's Hospital of Lima, Peru, and microscopic surgery at the Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the State University of New York Health Science Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. While doing his residency, Dr. Zaino served as team physician for two Brooklyn high school football teams, as well as making numerous national and international presentations and publishing peer-reviewed articles; he took first prize at the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Resident and Fellows Conference. He completed his internship in general surgery at the New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected class president and gave the valedictory address, as well as receiving the Alumni Association Award and the Faculty Council Student Leader Award. He had obtained his undergraduate degree from NYU as well, graduating with departmental honors and magna cum laude in urban design and architecture studies. In his free time, Dr. Zaino's interests include architecture, traveling, photography, cycling, snorkeling, off-roading, and building sand sculptures on Long Beach Island."


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  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Zaino does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Artery Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Gout
  • Nerve Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Thumb
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries


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  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Microneurovascular Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017
  • Auckland Hosp
    Other Education | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Morristown, NJ 07960
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