Dr. James Wittig, MD

Dr. James Wittig, MD

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Dr. James Wittig, MD is an orthopedic oncology specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic oncology, surgical oncology, and more.

100 Madison Ave Fl 2

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wittig treats Soft Tissue Sarcoma more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Wittig treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Bone Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wittig treats Bone Cancer more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Wittig treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hip Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wittig performs Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Wittig performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Wittig's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • All Lymphoma
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Amputation
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Benign Chondromatosis
  • Biopsy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bunion
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Metastases to the Musculoskeletal System
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondroblastoma
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cryosurgery
  • 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 Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Enchondromata
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Eosinophilic Granuloma
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibromatosis
  • Fibrosarcoma
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heel Spur
  • Hemangioendothelioma
  • Hemangiopericytoma
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Lipomas
  • Liposarcoma
  • Lupus
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Myxoid Liposarcoma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Schwannoma
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Reconstruction
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Osteochondromatosis
  • Synovial Sarcoma
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Torticollis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dedicated to dramatically changing lives of children and adults afflicted with sarcomas and other orthopedic tumors through innovative limb sparing surgeries,groundbreaking techniques and a specialized multidisciplinary approach.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
NewYork-Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1995
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1994
New York University School of Medicine
Medical School
1990
Seton Hall University
Undergraduate School
2001
1999
1995
1994
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Teacher of the Year, NYU, 2007

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Wittig's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wittig

4.7

Based on 100 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I have been under Dr. Wittig’s and his PA Ms. Connie Chong’s care for two years for imaging and observation of what fortunately has turned out to be a benign growth that will not require surgical intervention. I cannot adequately express how high the level of care has been. It is simply exemplary...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Wittig was amazing. He made me feel so comfortable from the time he walked into the exam room. I knew immediately that I was in good hands. My surgery went very well, and his bedside manner was amazing. His staff is just as amazing as he is, very helpful in the office...Read More
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April 2018 I walked into my primary care physician and was dx. With a rare bone cancer/tumor Chondrosarcoma,never heard of that word in all my 46 years even with my medical background. I googled the dx on you tube and found Dr.James Wittig and god directed me straight to his ofc. The day My family...Read More
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I have been going to Dr. Wittig since 2015 for surgery and follow-up treatment for a soft tissue sarcoma. This is Dr. Wittig's specialty and I could not be in better hands. He is an amazing surgeon and gifted doctor. Consider yourself lucky if you are one of his patients as you will receive the...Read More
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Updating previous review, the doctor failed to obtain clean margins after my resection, the pathologist said I was clear but was either incompetent or just boosting wittigs numbers. When fox chase got my slides they said there was obvious evidence of residual disease. They changed my treatment...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
MagnaCare
MultiPlan
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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