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Nick Avallone, M.D.

Dr. Nick Avallone, a physician with St. Luke's Orthopedics, treats a wide variety of orthopedic disorders.  He has sub-specialty training in sports medicine related injuries and is Dual Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.  During his residency and fellowship he assisted in the care of numerous professional teams and athletes including the New York Jets, New York Islanders, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, and tennis players at the US Open.  In his current role, he is the team physician for Phillipsburg High School, Delaware Valley Regional High School, Warren Hills High School, Belvidere High School, Warren County Technical School, Centenary University, and Raritan Valley Community College.

Dr. Avallone utilizes advanced techniques in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery to reduce pain and accelerate recovery time with outstanding surgical results.  He expertly performs arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, including rotator cuff repairs and ACL reconstructions, as well as hand, wrist, elbow, and ankle ligament repairs.  Dr. Avallone is one of the only surgeons in the area that performs the reverse total shoulder replacement and the minimally invasive all-inside ACL reconstruction technique.

He was recently named the 2016 Physician of the Year for St. Luke's Warren and has been recognized as a "Top Doc" for orthopedic surgery by Inside Jersey magazine two years in a row.


BA Princeton University, magna cum laude

MD UMDNJ Medical School, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Residency and Fellowship

Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program, Boston

Administrative Chief Resident Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital Sports Medicine, New York

Professional Affiliations

Dual Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons in General Orthopedics and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Fellow of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Awards and Honors

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