Dr. James Wittig, MD

Dr. James Wittig, MD

Orthopedic Oncology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. James Wittig, MD is an orthopedic oncology specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 17 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

(833) 292-2663

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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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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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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Dr. Wittig is a highly skilled and most humane and caring physician. My first consultation was a reassuring experience. Though he explained that the rather rare and problematic disease affecting my knee would require two consecutive surgeries to repair, he radiated confidence and compassion. He...Read More
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Dr. Wittig's passion for helping his patients is simply unparalleled. He is genuinely kind and caring, as he demonstrated by completely addressing my concerns and compassionately relating to my situation. My surgery was significant, but I was up and walking the next day and back at the gym 5 weeks...Read More
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I can not say enough about Dr. Wittig and his staff. He is kind , generous and patient with his time and his knowledge. He and his staff provided me with a calm , caring and loving environment to tackle my stage 3 sarcoma.(of which I did twice ;) EVERYONE on the staff are sublime and are always...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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