Dr. Wayne Colizza Sr, MD

Dr. Wayne Colizza Sr, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Wayne Colizza Sr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bedminster, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from McGill University / Faculty of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1590 US Highway 206

Bedminster, NJ 07921

Contact Information

(973) 538-2334

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Colizza Sr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Colizza Sr "Dr. Colizza completed his fellowship in re constructive joint surgery and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in New York. He has completed a preceptorship in Hip Resurfacing with Mr. Derek McMinn in Birmingham, England and is a recipient of the Zimmer - American Orthopedic Association (AOA) Fellows Award receiving national recognition for his research into the replacement of arthritic knees. Dr. Colizza recently stepped down as Chief of the Sports Medicine Service at Morristown Medical Center and as President of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society. He is now the Chief of the Joint Replacement Service at Morristown Medical Center and serves on the Board of Councilors of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Colizza Sr "Dr. Colizza specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder for sports injuries and ligament reconstruction, minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery and hip resurfacing. As a former competitor in both rugby football and rowing crew at the national level, Dr. Colizza has a keen understanding of the demands and expectations of the high-caliber athlete.

Dr. Colizza is a caring and competent physician who holds the well-being of his patients in the highest regard. He strives to remain at the forefront of orthopedic knowledge and he is committed to providing his patients with an expertise that is based upon trust, understanding and competence."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

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

10  Conditions Treated

  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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

  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • McGill University / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • McGill University Health Centre
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Insall, Scott Kelly Inst Ortho & Sports Med - Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Preceptorship with Dr Derek McMinn, Birmingham, England
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician's Recognition Award, 2005
  • Physician's Recognition Award, 2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Colizza Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Colizza Sr's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Colizza Sr to family and friends
28 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Colizza Sr'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 (10)

The experience at Tri County Orthopedics DR COLIZZA was amazing. from the ease of scheduling, to his surgical scheduler going over the surgery process.. the comfort of Santina his RN APN all questions were explained step by step. The staff at the Sparta location was wonderful. Dr Colizza is a...more
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Dr. Wayne Colizza Sr. and his associates and staff has been our Orthopedic Doctor and Surgeon for our entire family . Our first experience was with a torn meniscus on our daughter during a soccer game. Dr. Colizza fixed it with microsurgery and had her back in the sport quickly. Our son had a...more
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Dr. Colizza has been my orthopedic surgeon for about 25 years. He has performed numerous surgeries on my knees leading up to both knees having been replaced and most recently a hip replacement. The quality of care given by Dr. Colizza and his PA, Rich Wong, have been exceptional over the years. ...more
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Dr. Colizza is an amazing surgeon! He has repaired both of my torn rotator cuffs and biceps tears successfully and with minimal pain. Not only is he the best, he is personable, warm and explains every step of the operation. I highly recommend both Dr. Colizza and his assistant, Rich Wong. I...more
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I suffered a crushed right hip due to a home accident, and was rushed to Morristown Memorial Hospital in April, 2016. My orthopedic surgeon did not have privileges at Morristown, so Dr. Colizza stepped in and took my case. I have never met a kinder, more reassuring individual--especially during a...more
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