Dr. Matthew Zornitzer, MD

Dr. Matthew Zornitzer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Matthew Zornitzer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 101

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

(973) 669-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Trigger Finger
very high
more than 95% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
high
more than 88% of peers
Osteoarthritis
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zornitzer "His expertise has benefited practice patients and community residents alike. Outside the office, he has served as team physician for many high school and college level football and basketball teams"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scaphoidectomy - Four Corner Fusion
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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37  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Release
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Arthrodesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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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.

Education

  • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • New Jersey Top Doc, 2010
Media & Publications
  • Dan A. Zlotolow, Janith Mills, Marybeth Ezaki, Peter R. Carter, Robert J. Goitz, Matthew Zornitzer. Epiphyseal Osteochondroma of the upper limb: a report of 6 cases. Poster presentation, AAOS Meeting 2006, Chicago, Illinois..,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zornitzer's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zornitzer to family and friends
144 total reviews (80 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (144)

  • 5
    (129)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Zornitzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (80)

When I needed a doctor for my "trigger finger", Dr. Zornitzer was recommended highly by two different people. Dr. Zornitzer's demeanor put me at ease as he carefully explained what was wrong with my finger and what needed to be done. He took time in answering all my questions and made sure that I...more
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HORRIBLE EXP - Dr. Zornitzer tried to rip in more ways than one. He was extremely pushy in getting us into surgery in next 8 hrs during the first visit, citing personal business. When he learnt that we were firm on seeking second opinion, he made us do unnecessary treatment and charged $5000 for...more
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Went to Dr. Zornitzer for a cyst removal in my hand and I am so glad that I did. In the doctor's office, he explains everything clearly and honestly. Once it's time for surgery he does what he sets out to do. (Hopefully I do not need to, but) I would definitely seek him out again and recommend him...more
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I was referred to Dr. Zornitzer by another Doctor. I knew the minute he walked into the exam room that he had a great bedside manner. I had Carpal Tunnel surgery 6 weeks ago and feel much better, He did a beautiful job stitching me up. The staff is great and we joke around. I would definitely...more
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I highly recommend Dr, Zornitzer. From day one of my first visit to my last visit, he was caring, concerned, easy to talk with, and always willing to explain each step of the process. Most important, he did an amazing job on my hand. I had surgery to fix the metacarpel and a second surgery to...more
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