Dr. Michael Pizzillo, MD

Dr. Michael Pizzillo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Michael Pizzillo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Englewood, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

401 S Van Brunt St

Englewood, NJ 07631

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Pizzillo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pizzillo treats Shoulder Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Pizzillo treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pizzillo treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pizzillo treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pizzillo treats Joint Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pizzillo treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pizzillo's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Pizzillo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Englewood, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

University Of Pittsburgh
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Ny U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1992
New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate
Medical School
1997
1992

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Dr. Pizzillo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pizzillo

3.8

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
28.125%
(9)

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By far the most organized doctor’s office I e ever been to. I arrived ten minutes early as they directed. They took me in for x-rays and at the exact time of my appointment the doctor was in my exam room. He is fast and precise, but was willing to answer any questions I had.
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Dr. Pizzillo is an excellent Doctor. He is very knowledgeable and has a great bedside manner. After evaluation, it became evident that I had a full tear of my bicep at the elbow(my strong hand, unfortunately) and he treated me quickly and eased any worries I had for the surgery or the recovery ahead. He went above and beyond, even taking the extra time to do a fastidious job sewing up the incision and lining up each letter of the tattoo I have on my arm. I would not hesitate to recommend him to
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Had to wait for an hour on three different occasions. Dr Pizzillo was good and knowledgable, but the wait was awful.
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At first I liked Dr pizzillo, but after my last visit, last week everything went down hill. He made a wrong diagnosis on my badly infected finger. He prescribed the wrong Rx because of the wrong diagnosis glad I only took 2 tablets. Since I was skeptical about the diagnosis I went to my dermatologist who confirmed that the diagnosis and Rx’s he prescribed were inappropriate for my badly infected finger. One must be there own advocate doctors aren’t G-d. Therefore I will no longer be his patient
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All I can say is that man loves to hear himself talk.He came into the room, talked a majority of the time. I could barely get a word in.Seemed annoyed at the end of the visit when I still had questions. While I was waiting for him, you could hear him talking to staff. He obviously has no respect for those around him the way he was talking to them.The girl who put me in a room looked visibly shaken.I want a doctor with compassion, not one that is full of himself and treats those around him poorly
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Dr. Pizzillo saw me for a fractured pinky I got after a fall. He immediately ordered an X-ray to be sure it was indeed fractured and had his tech make a special cast (less obtrusive than a standard one) for me right at the first visit. I felt comfortable and confident in this doctor during our interaction. I had one follow up visit after the cast was able to be removed. Though he's a few towns over, I would gladly see Dr. Pizzillo again if I needed an orthopedic hand specialist.
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Dr Pizzillo performed carpal tunnel surgery on both my hands.I am a musician so I was very nervous about having this done. He made me feel confident this was the right course of action. he explained everything thoroughly and everything went exactly as he said it would. 2 months after my second surgery both hands are working and I am able to play music again! Thank you Dr Pizillo
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Dr. Pizzillo has cared for my family and me for years, and we can't say enough about his skills as a surgeon, his kind and compassionate manner, and his good, common sense.
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Dr. Pizzillo is a very knowledgeable, caring doctor. He has tremendous patience and fully explained all the steps we needed to take when my daughter developed swan neck deformity in her right index finger. He performed her surgery and made our family feel at ease. I would highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo. My son needed hand surgery and in my opinion dr Pizzillo is great Doctor and the best surgeon I know of. In addition he is very understanding, sympathetic and always answers all the questions.
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Dr Pizzillo is very rude. Doesn't listen to patient and talks more then he should listen. Insisted that he knew what was wrong with me and did a MRI only on my neck for my shoulder/ arm, and told me to get physical therapy. Dismissed what I was saying, telling me that him and the neck surgeon has 45 years experience and know what they are saying. When I went to physical therapy or two days I was in excursioning pain and had to stop. Went to a new dr. need shoulder surgery!!!
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Dr. Pizzillo is a wonderful and patient doctor. He helped me tremendously with my bi-lateral wrist pain. I would highly recommend him to my friends and family.
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I highly recommend Dr. Pizzillo. Just recently had surgery for a torn pectoral tendon and Dr. Pizzillo fully explained the entire process, even taking the time to describe the new procedure he was using to repair this type of injury. Surgery went very well and the outcome so far has been excellent. Dr. Pizzillo cares about his patients and takes to time to make sure that their concerns and questions are fully answered.
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Did surgery on my L shoulder 2 years ago (torn rotor cuff) with excellent outcomes. Second surgery on My R shoulder 4 months ago ( comminuted Fx) and R wrist same type of fx. Still in recovery with good outcomes. Excellent doctor, Take the time to explain procedures and cares a lot about his pts, Highly recommend this doctor.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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QualCare
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