Wayne A. Colizza, M.D.
Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine
As a specialist in both the Sports Medicine Center and the Joint Replacement Center, Dr. Wayne Colizza specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery for sports injuries and ligament reconstruction, and hip resurfacing, which is a conservative alternative to total hip replacement. 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 obtained his medical degree and completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. From there, he finished his fellowship in reconstructive 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-AOA Fellows Award, receiving national recognition for his research into the replacement of arthritic knees.
Currently serving as the chief of the Sports Medicine Service at Morristown Memorial Hospital, and as a president-elect of the New Jersey Orthopaedic Society, Dr. Colizza is a specialty-trained doctor who holds the well-being of his patients in the highest regard. He strives to remain at the forefront of orthopedic knowledge and is committed to providing his patients with an expertise that is based upon trust, understanding, and competence.