Dr. Christian Zaino, MD

Dr. Christian Zaino, MD

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Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
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34 y/o
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Dr. Christian Zaino, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Cedar Knolls, NJ and has been practicing for 1 years. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey

218 Ridgedale Ave Ste 202

Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Test
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Zaino's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zaino treats Fracture more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Zaino treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Hand Conditions
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zaino treats Hand Conditions more than 23% of his peers

Dr. Zaino treats this condition more than 23% of his peers

Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zaino performs Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Zaino performs this procedure more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Zaino's conditions and procedures:

Amputated Finger
Amputated Thumb
Arm Disorders
Arm Injuries
Arm Surgery
Arm Swelling
Artery Disorders
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Wrist
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
Bennett's Fracture
Bicep Injuries
Bicep Muscle Strain
Bicep Repairs
Biceps Tendinitis
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone and Joint Replacement
Bone Grafting
Bone Regeneration Procedure
Bowler's Finger Syndrome
Brachydactyly - Elbow, Wrist Dysplasia
Broken Arm
Broken Finger
Broken Shoulder Blade
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Clavicle Fracture
Closed Reduction Surgery
Colles' Fracture
Complex Fractures
Compound Fracture
Congenital Deformity
Contracture
Crush Injury
Crystal Arthropathy
Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Dislocated Elbow
Dislocated Joint
Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
Distal Radius Fracture
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Hyperextension
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Pain
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Strain
Elbow Surgery
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Finger Amputation
Finger Disorders
Finger Injuries
Finger Joint Fusion
Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
Finger Joint Sprain
Fingerprints Absence - Syndactyly - Milia
Forearm Fracture
Forearm Injuries
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Gout
Growth Plate Injuries
Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Fusion
Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
Hand Conditions
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Muscle Strain
Hand Neuropathy
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Pain
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
Injection
Injection of Tendon
Intersection Syndrome
Joint Clicking
Joint Disorders
Joint Drainage
Joint Effusion
Joint Fracture
Joint Fusion
Joint Pain
Joint Reconstruction Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint Replacement Using Alternate Bearing Surfaces
Joint Stiffness
Joint Surgery
Joint X-Ray
K-Wire Fixation
Laceration
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Ligament Reconstruction
Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
Ligament Repair
Local Anesthesia
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
Microneurovascular Surgery
Microsurgical Procedure
Microvascular Decompression
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Surgery
Nerve Conduction Disorders
Nerve Injury
Nerve Reconstruction
Nerve Release
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nerve Surgery
Nerve Tumors
Neuropathic Arthropathy
Neuropathic Joints
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Neuroplasty
On Examination - Fixed Joint Deformity
Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Wrist Fracture
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteomyelitis
Osteonecrosis
Osteosynthesis
Osteotomy
Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
Percutaneous Tenotomy
Phalanges Surgery
Polydactyly Syndrome Middle Ray Duplication
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Radial Nerve Entrapment
Radial Ray Agenesis
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Raynaud's Disease
Raynaud's Syndrome
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Revision of Total Joint
Revision Surgery
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
Ruptured Tendon
Scaphoid Fractures
Scaphoidectomy - Four Corner Fusion
Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Arthrodesis
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Resurfacing
Shoulder Tendinitis
Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
Stress Fracture
Systemic Sclerosis
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Tendon Disorders
Tendon Injuries
Tendon Repair
Tendon Surgery
Tendonitis
Tenex Health TX Procedure
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tenoplasty of Digital Tendon
Thumb Absence - Hypoplastic Halluces
Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
Total Joint Replacement and Revision
Total Shoulder Replacement
Total Wrist Replacement
Tricep Injuries
Tricep Muscle Strain
Tricep Repair
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Thumb
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
Upper Extremity Infection
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Injuries
Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
Wrist Pain
Wrist Reconstruction
Wrist Replacement
Wrist Sprain
Wrist Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Education

  • 2017
    University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2017
  • 2016
    Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2016
  • 2011
    NYU Langone Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    2010
  • 2006
    New York University
    Undergraduate School
    2006

Awards

  • Annual Meeting Scholarship, American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2014
  • Nominated, Resident Writer's Award, American Journal of Orthopedics, 2014
  • First Prize, New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Resident and Fellows Conference, 2014
  • Faculty Council Student Leader Award – Awarded to the student who demonstrated significant leadership during medical school,” (as selected by the faculty), 5/1/2010
  • Commencement Valediction, 5/1/2010
  • Alumni Association Award – “To the student who made the greatest contribution to the Class of 2010,” (as selected by the class), 5/1/2010

Media & Publications

  • A Biomechanical Comparison of Different Tendon Repair Techniques., 2016
  • A Biomechanical Comparison of Different Tendon Repair Techniques., 2016
  • The Effectiveness of Bivalving, Cast Spreading, and Webril Cutting to Reduce Cast Pressure in a Fiberglass Short Arm Cast., 2014
  • Impact of Mild Chronic Hyponatremia on Falls, Fractures, Osteoporosis, and Death., 2013
  • Anomalous Muscles within the First Dorsal Extensor Compartment of the Wrist., 2014
  • Regional Variations of Bone Quantity and Quality Impact Femoral Head Collapse., 2009

Dr. Zaino's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zaino

4.9

Based on 54 reviews

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I fell and broke my hand and was recommended to this surgeon by a friend. He quickly diagnosed the problem and layed out a plan of what steps we needed to take. This included surgery which turned out very well. He communicated with me throughout the recovery process and made everything very easy. I...Read More
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Dr Zaino is a friendly & knowledgeable doctor. I had great interactions with him and he helped with my fractured mallet finger. I would reccommend him to family & friends.
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Dr. Zaino took the right amount time to listen and attend to my needs. Was not rushed and made me feel comfortable when looking and treating my fracture.
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I saw Dr Zaino for excruciating hand pain and numbness which he treated with a cortisone shot. The treatment did the trick and my hand has returned to its normal self. Thank you Dr. Zaino.
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very grateful for all he has done for me. An excellent Doctor that I would recommend.
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    • Mon: 10:00am - 8:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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