Robert J. D'Agostini, Jr., M.D.
Ankle, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine
Dr. D’Agostini, a local New Jersey native, graduated from St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark in 1972. He then attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he played football and received his bachelors degree in molecular biology. While at Johns Hopkins, he authored two academic papers, which were published in the American Journal of Pathology. These papers were co-authored with the eminent pathologist, Dr. Robert Heppinstall.
After his undergraduate education, Dr. D’Agostini attended Rutgers University Medical School. He then received his orthopedic training at Georgetown where he was chosen as the chief administrative resident in his last year. While at Georgetown, he received extensive training in joint replacement and in sports medicine. The Orthopedic Department at Georgetown was responsible for the care of the Washington Redskins, the Washington Bullets, the Georgetown Hoyas, the George Washington Colonials, and the University of Maryland Terrapins.
After his time in Washington, Dr. D’Agostini relocated to New Jersey where he first practiced in Basking Ridge and then Bedminster for the past 15 years.
Dr. D’Agostini is a general orthopedic surgeon who has a wealth of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. In the past 15 years, he has been the team physician at various times for Bernardsville High School, The Pingry School, Ridge High School (at present), and has seen innumerable patients from other schools.
In addition to sports medicine, Dr. D’Agostini’s other area of interest is joint replacement. He is a local leader in the implantation of ceramic hip devices and cementless knee replacements.
Dr. D’Agostini adheres to the highest ethical standards and receives no financial support from any appliance manufacturers.