Christian Joseph Zaino, MD
Dr. Christian J. Zaino is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialized training in hand, upper extremity, and microscopic surgery. He treats both children and adults with any orthopedic injury or ailment of the arm.
Dr. Zaino completed a formal fellowship in hand, upper extremity, and microscopic surgery at the University of Chicago. He also received training in congenital hand surgery at the National Children’s Hospital of Lima, Peru, and microscopic surgery at the Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota. Most recently, he completed a traveling fellowship in complex wrist arthroscopy and reconstruction at the Hand Institute of Auckland, New Zealand. Dr. Zaino has expertise in:
He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the State University of New York Health Science Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. While doing his residency, Dr. Zaino served as team physician for two Brooklyn high school football teams, as well as making numerous national and international presentations and publishing peer-reviewed articles; he took first prize at the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Resident and Fellows Conference. He completed his internship in general surgery at the New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center.
He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected class president and gave the valedictory address, as well as receiving the Alumni Association Award and the Faculty Council Student Leader Award. He had obtained his undergraduate degree from NYU as well, graduating with departmental honors and magna cum laude in urban design and architecture studies.
In his free time, Dr. Zaino’s interests include architecture, traveling, photography, cycling, snorkeling, off-roading, and building sand sculptures on Long Beach Island.
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