“My knee held up quite well and I was able to hike up the most difficult trial in the White Mountains ...I could not have done it without your support."

After ACL Surgery less then 5 months before.

Postcard in our pt department from satisfied customer.

Gary Savatsky, MD - Sports Medicine

Gary Savatsky, MD with model knee


Gary Savatsky, MD sees patients with injuries of the shoulders, knees, and elbows, specializing in sports injuries.

Dr. Savatsky is Chief Emeritus, Division of Sports Medicine, Hackensack University Medical Center . He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

His approach to treating patients centers on mobility, participation and quality of life. Contact Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Center to learn more or to schedule an appointment.


Dr. Savatsky accepts most major medical insurance companies including Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare and many worker’s compensation plans. Read more regarding the varied insurance programs and networks we participate in.

Gary Savatsky, MD with his medical assistant, Diana

Dr. Savatsky graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, was a surgical resident at Rush-Presbyterian/ St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He was a Fellow in Orthopedic Research at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He spent a clinical year there in Sports Medicine with Dr. Russell F. Warren and the late Dr. John L. Marshall. He did his Orthopedic Residency and a Fellowship in Surgical Arthroscopy under Dr. John McGinty.

Dr. Savatsky founded Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Center in 1988.

Read Dr. Savatsky’s complete CV.

Gary Savatsky, MD

Conveniently located near Hackensack University Medical Center with a complete Physical Therapy Center and X-Ray facilities on site, Dr. Savatsky is able to offer complete service with convenience and professionalism.

Orthopedic Spine and Sport Medicine Center has assembled a team of doctors, physical therapists and support staff to cover all facets of orthopedic care.
These complete facilities coupled with Dr. Savatsky’s minimally invasive philosophy make Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Center the best choice for shoulder, knee and elbow problems in Northern New Jersey.

Contact Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Center to learn more or to schedule an appointment.

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