MORRISTOWN, NJ — Morristown Medical Center’s nationally recognized orthopedic program was again named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of ‘100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.’ This is the medical center’s sixth consecutive year on the exclusive list, which is based on patient outcomes, satisfaction, and quality of care.

“The orthopedic team at Morristown Medical Center is constantly innovating and expanding its services and programs to offer patients the full spectrum of high-quality orthopedic care, which has made us a medical destination for patients across the nation,” said James C. Wittig, MD, Chairman, Orthopedic Surgery, Morristown Medical Center, and Medical Director, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery, Atlantic Health System. “Patients come to us to improve the quality of their life, and we employ board-certified experts and the latest minimally invasive technology to return them to their homes and lives as quickly and safely as possible. It is this drive that has led to national recognition across a number of trusted sources.”


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About Orthopedics at Morristown Medical Center

Morristown Medical Center’s Orthopedic program offers residents of New Jersey and the surrounding areas access to high-quality multidisciplinary treatments that span pre-surgical education through post-operative rehabilitation. With the latest diagnostic technologies and robotic equipment, many of our board-certified surgeons are experts in minimally invasive techniques that result in faster recoveries, greater range of motion, and smaller scars.

U.S. News & World Report recognized Morristown Medical Center as one of the top 35 orthopedic programs in the nation in 2019, and Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the program six times on its ‘100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs’ list.

Each year, the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute performs more than 4,000 joint replacements and treats more than 1,400 traumatic orthopedic injuries. Morristown Medical Center is one of only four Level 1 trauma centers in New Jersey, designated by the American College of Surgeons.

Orthopedists at Morristown Medical Center provide assistance caring for patients with complex fractures of the pelvis and upper and lower extremities. For complex sports injuries, Atlantic Sports Health has highly-trained physicians who are experts at diagnosing and treating orthopedic and sports medicine problems and are active participants in academic and research programs. The Orthopedic Oncology program performs limb-sparing surgeries for patients with bone tumors or sarcomas.

For children with orthopaedic needs, orthopedists collaborate with pediatricians from Goryeb Children’s Hospital in all aspects of care, including state-of-the-art diagnostics, surgical treatment and assistive technology.

Atlantic Health System Orthopedics is nationally recognized for its expertise, earning numerous awards and accreditations for its services. Learn more: