Michael C. Russonella, M.D.
Dr. Russonella is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist here at Meadowlands Hospital. "I am committed to excellence in providing the highest quality orthopedic care possible while striving to return patients to an active, pain-free lifestyle," says Dr. Russonella. readmore›
Dr. Michael C. Russonella attended Montclair State University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received a Bachelor’s Degree in biology. After earning a medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Russonella received extensive training in joint replacement, trauma and sports medicine at Peninsula Hospital Center (Far Rockaway, NY). The facility is an affiliate of the North Shore/LIJ Health System, which provides orthopaedic care to the New York Jets, New York Islanders, New York Dragons of the AFL, Merchant Marine Academy and many other New York metro area local high schools. Dr. Russonella completed a one-year fellowship program at the American Sports Medicine Institute (Birmingham, AL), an internationally acclaimed Orthopaedic care and research facility, which routinely treats world-class professional, college and high school athletes. Dr. Russonella is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
To make an appointment with Dr. Russonella, call 973-340-1940.
Napoleon Valdez, M.D.Dr. Valdez arrived in this country from the Philippines. He moved to the United States to begin his orthopedic residencies at United Hospital in Newark, NJ and then St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center in Paterson. His love of orthopedics has spanned a very prestigious career. readmore›
From 1981 throughout 1997, Dr. Valdez authored 18 publications or lectures around the globe. It is apparent that not only has Napoleon Valdez garnered the benefits of a rewarding career, but beyond that, he has given-back and found profound purpose in a multitude of voluntary positions.
Dr. Valdez’s favorite specialty is hand/wrist surgery but also specializes in shoulders.