Jersey City Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

MHMC Orthopedic Surgery Residency

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Residency Interviews

08/09/17: The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program interviews for the 2018 match will be held on December 10, 2017 (Sunday) at RWJBarnabas Health - Jersey City Medical Center.

Research Updates

06/18/17: Systematic review examining the evidence behind the use of concentrated bone marrow aspirate (cBMA) in cartilage, bone, and tendon repair; establish proof of concept for the use of cBMA in these biologic environments; and provide the level and quality of evidence substantiating the use of cBMA in the clinical setting.

06/02/17: Congratulations to Dr. Arianna Gianakos for being invited to speak and present her research at the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopedics and Traumatology 2017 in Vienna, Austria. Her presented research included:

i. The Use of Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis (poster)

ii. The Clinical Evidence for Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Therapy on the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review (poster)

iii. Differentiating Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture From Osteonecrosis May Help Delay Or Avoid Total Hip Arthroplasty (podium)

iv. Microfracture May Reduce Radiologic And Clinical Outcomes Of Ankle Distraction Arthroplasty At Medium Term Follow-Up (podium)

05/10/17: Congratulations to Dr. John Yingling, for being awarded second place for his research on the 'Use of the Skin Pie-Crusting Technique in Upper and Lower Extremity Trauma: A Cadaveric Study and Case Series' at The New York Society for Surgery of the Hand annual Residents and Fellows Night. 

2017 Fellowship Match

05/01/17: Congratulations to our PGY-4s on their fellowship matches!

2017 Residency Match

Richard Pizzo

Jay Shah 

Rowan University SOM

John Yurek 

Rocky Vista COM

Update: 02/06/17

Congratulations to our future interns: Ricky, Jay, and John!  

Residency Interviews

08/29/16: The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program interviews for the 2017 match will be held on Nov. 18, 2016 (Friday) and Nov. 20, 2016 (Sunday) at RWJBarnabas Health - Jersey City Medical Center.

ACGME Accreditation Status

06/30/16: The RWJBarnabas Health - Jersey City Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program has achieved ACGME pre-accreditation status. 

2016 Fellowship Match

05/15/16: Congratulations to our PGY-4s on their fellowship matches!

RWJBarnabas Health

03/31/16: Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System complete merger to form RWJBarnabas Health,  New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians, and 1,000 residents and interns.

The new system will train more than 1,000 residents and interns annually and embrace the mission of academic medicine, which includes quality clinical care, joined with groundbreaking research and a commitment to medical education. Through coordination of existing academic and teaching medical centers and numerous community hospitals, RWJBarnabas Health will continue to attract and retain the finest health care professionals and physicians, and be better prepared to strengthen the health of our state’s diverse populations.

2016 Residency Match

Scott Buzin, MS4

Western University COMP

Arianna Gianakos, MS4

LECOM Bradenton

Jaclyn Jankowski, MS4



Congratulations to our future interns: Scott, Arianna, and Jaclyn!  

JCMC Orthopaedic Surgery Newsletter


In preparation for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program interviews, our first annual newsletter was created to provide more information regarding the newest information pertaining to our program.

ACGME Accreditation Status


The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Jersey City Medical Center Barnabas Health is an Osteopathic Residency Program and a member of the American Osteopathic Association.  We have formed our Orthopaedic Surgery ACGME Accreditation Committee, which is currently in the process of preparing our ACGME accreditation application with an anticipated submission for pre-accreditation this coming Spring of 2016.  Pre-accreditation status allows our graduates to participate in ACGME accredited fellowship programs as well as participate in the Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in certain Orthopaedic sub-specialties.

The Orthopedic Institute at Jersey City Medical Center


Jersey City Medical Center Barnabas Health is proud to announce the opening of The Orthopaedic Institute.  This endeavor includes a dedicated Orthopaedic wing with specialized nurses certified in Orthopaedic nursing, as well as numerous private rooms for our patients to recover from their surgery.