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Dr. Joseph M. Bellapianta, MD

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Dr. Bellapianta is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the arthroscopic and open treatment of hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist injuries, as well as joint replacement surgery, fracture care, and general orthopedics.

He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bellapianta has published many scientific articles in peer-review journals and has presented this research at both national and international meetings.

Dr. Bellapianta completed a sports medicine fellowship at The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. As a fellow, Dr. Bellapianta worked side-by-side with world-renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. This voluntary year of additional training provided him with intensive exposure to all aspects of non-operative and operative musculoskeletal patient care.

His team physician experience included coverage of Auburn University football and athletics, West Florida College athletics, and Flomaton, AL High School athletics. He worked closely with high-level college and professional athletes during this time developing the surgical and non-surgical skills needed to treat this population. During his fellowship, Dr. Bellapianta supported Dr. Andrews in the treatment of professional athletes from organizations such as the New York Yankees, Mets, Giants, Rangers and many other organizations across the country. 

Dr. Bellapianta performed his orthopedic surgery residency at Albany Medical Center mastering skills in trauma and joint reconstruction. At this high-volume regional medical center, he treated both routine and rare orthopedic injuries, only present in this type of setting.

He received his medical degree at Albany Medical College where he graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He was the recipient of the Victor & Ethel Cermak Tompkins Alumni Scholarship at Albany Medical College for academic excellence. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Franklin & Marshall College and his Master's of Science degree in biology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

In his free time, Dr. Bellapianta enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, golfing, cycling, gardening, hiking, and fishing.

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Bellapianta Orthopaedics - Paramus
140 Route 17 North
Paramus, NJ, 07652

LOCATIONS

140 Route 17 North
Paramus,NJ,07652
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
Mon9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Fellowship
The Andrews Institute
Residency
Albany Medical Center
Medical School
Albany Medical College
Graduated 2004

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (13)

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  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Empire PPO
  • Emblem Health Select Care
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • The Valley Hospital
  • Clara Maass Medical Center
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Yale New Haven Hospital