Dr. Christopher Spagnuola, MD

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Dr. Christopher Spagnuola, MD
Dr. Spagnuola is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon, Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine (shoulder and knee injuries.) A New Jersey native, he graduated with honors from Villanova University in 1992 and then continued his education at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He graduated medical school in 1996 and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. Following medical school, he trained for five years in orthopedics at Monmouth Medical Center, including six months of pediatric orthopedic training at Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania. Dr. Spagnuola completed his training with a year of sub-specialty training in sports medicine and shoulder injuries at Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania. Dr. Spagnuola is one of the physicians who heads Seaview Sports Medicine and is an experienced team physician. On the professional level, he is the team physician to the Lakewood BlueClaws, Ocean County Community College and Ocean Township High School. In the past he has worked at the NCAA level as the assistant team physician for Saint Joseph's University, Haverford College. Dr. Spagnuola also has been an assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Wings National Lacrosse team. Dr. Spagnuola specializes in arthroscopic surgery. Arthroscopic stabilization of shoulder dislocations and rotator cuff repairs are his area of expertise. In the knee, he is well versed at anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction as well as meniscal repair. He also specializes in the treatment of cartilage repair. He is certified to perform Autologous Condrocyte Implantation to repair areas of cartilage loss in the knee. In addition to his treatment of these sports medicine injuries, Dr. Spagnuola is a highly trained general orthopedic surgeon.

1200 Eagle Ave

Ocean, NJ 07712

Contact Information

(732) 660-6200

Dr. Christopher Spagnuola, MD

Dr. Christopher Spagnuola, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • EmblemHealth

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Care Philosophy

The mission of Seaview Orthopaedics is to be the preferred provider of orthopaedic care amongst our community, case managers and primary care physicians. We believe in earning the trust of our patients, not only by providing the highest quality and leading edge medical care, but also by treating each patient and their family with sincere compassion. The ultimate goal of our entire organization is to aid and support each patient as they navigate the healthcare process.
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Dr. Spagnuola's Experience

Dr. Spagnuola's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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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.


  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Monmouth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Monmouth Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spagnuola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Spagnuola's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spagnuola to family and friends
based on 417 total reviews (115 with comments)
Dr. Spagnuola's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (115)
in Ocean, NJ |
Very good.
in Ocean, NJ |
The doctor experience was great as always.
in Ocean, NJ |
in Ocean, NJ |
Dr spagnuola is excellent.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very well informed. Satisfied with visit.
in Ocean, NJ |
Outstanding experience.
in Ocean, NJ |
Office is very professional and doctor is very experienced.
in Ocean, NJ |
He was awesome!!!
in Ocean, NJ |
I found him to be very personable and very reassuring.
in Ocean, NJ |
The doctor was great!
in Ocean, NJ |
Great experience doctor helps me in every way possible.
in Ocean, NJ |
I was very pleased with my visit and treatment course.
in Ocean, NJ |
Informed, gentle. He really knows what he is doing.
in Ocean, NJ |
Caring. Attentive to my needs and concerns.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very complete in exam.
in Ocean, NJ |
He is a good doctor. Highly recommend him.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very informative and explained everything fully!
in Ocean, NJ |
Great experience with a plan of action to remediate pain.
in Ocean, NJ |
Explained diagnosis with symptoms. Good bedside manner. Showed films.
in Ocean, NJ |
in Ocean, NJ |
Wonderful experience. Staff is stellar.
in Ocean, NJ |
Knew exactly what my problem was and course I of action.
in Ocean, NJ |
in Ocean, NJ |
Dr. Spagnuola was great and informative.
in Ocean, NJ |
Good experience,he did a great job fixing my shoulder.
in Ocean, NJ |
He is simply the best. Always attentive to my issues and concerns!!!
in Ocean, NJ |
Fast service great patient freindly.
in Ocean, NJ |
in Ocean, NJ |
Always caring and most importantly thorough.
in Ocean, NJ |
You guys are spectacular.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very pleased.
in Ocean, NJ |
Doctor spagnuola thank you so much, you were wonderful!!!
in Ocean, NJ |
Great .
in Ocean, NJ |
The doctor and staff were wonderful.
in Ocean, NJ |
qqVery pleasant experience . Everyone pleasant and helpful.
in Ocean, NJ |
Pleasant and knowleadgable.
in Ocean, NJ |
The doctor took his time with me and was so nice
in Ocean, NJ |
Good experience and good doctor.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very satisfied with my doctors surgery and results.
in Ocean, NJ |
Everyone is friendly and pleasant.
in Ocean, NJ |
Great experience!
in Ocean, NJ |
Great job. Everyone. Great office.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very pleasant and listens.
in Ocean, NJ |
Love Dr Spagnuola. Always very thorough.
in Ocean, NJ |
Excellent doctor
in Ocean, NJ |
Very good.
in Ocean, NJ |
So happy ,excellent care ,so professional all around. Thank you.
in Ocean, NJ |
It was quick and easy
in Ocean, NJ |
Excellent doctor... explained everything well.
in Ocean, NJ |
Very friendly and helpful.
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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