Dr. Christian Zaino, MD

Dr. Christian Zaino, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 33
Dr. Christian Zaino, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Cedar Knolls, NJ and has been practicing for 1 years. He graduated from NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED in 2010 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

218 Ridgedale Ave Ste 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, MD is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialized training in hand, upper extremity, and microscopic surgery. He treats both children and adults with any orthopedic injury or ailment of the arm. His main offices are located in Cedar Knolls and Roxbury, New Jersey. Dr. Zaino completed a formal fellowship in hand, upper extremity, and microscopic surgery at the University of Chicago. He also received training in congenital hand surgery at the National Children's Hospital of Lima, Peru, and microscopic surgery at the Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota. Most recently, he completed a traveling fellowship in complex wrist arthroscopy and reconstruction at the Hand Institute of Auckland, New Zealand. While in Orthopedic Residency at SUNY Downstate / Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, he was chief resident and team physician for two Brooklyn high school football teams – one was his Alma Mater. He completed his surgical internship at New York University Medical Center / Bellevue Hospital in New York. Dr. Zaino also has numerous first-author publications and has given several national and international presentations. In medical school at New York University, Dr. Zaino was elected class president four times and gave the commencement valediction as well. For college, Dr. Zaino also graduated from New York University with Magna Cum Laude and Departmental Honors in Architectural History and Urban Planning. He also studied abroad in London, England. In his free time, Dr. Zaino enjoys art, off-road driving, snorkeling, traveling, and building sand sculptures on Long Beach Island, NJ."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zaino "I want my patients to regain their very best function. To reach this goal, I educate them about their condition, review the x-rays with them, discuss all the non-operative and operative treatments and, together with them, formulate a treatment plan."

5  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Zaino does not have any board certifications listed.

37  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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43  Procedures

  • 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 and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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

Dr. Zaino has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Zaino was just simply great with our daughter who had broken her hand in sports and his attention and care with her put her at ease and laid out a simple plan for her to get back to playing. He was honest and clear and it really helped her to focus on rehab rather than worry about when she...more
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I met dr. Zaino under emergency circumstances through introduction of dr. William Sayde. His assessment of my break and excellent explanation gave me great confidence and comfort even before the surgery. The surgery was exactly as he explained and two weeks later I am out of cast and recovering...more
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