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Jason Garcia, MD
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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 973-736-9980


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741 Northfield Avenue Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

741 Northfield Avenue
Suite 200
West Orange, NJ 07052
United States

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1 Seymour Street Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

1 Seymour Street
6th Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • ACL Injuries
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction
  • Acromioclavicular separations
  • Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
  • Anatomic ACL
  • Ankle fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Capsular Release for Frozen Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic SLAP repairs
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Distal Clavicle Resection
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Subacromial Decompression and Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic bankart repair
  • Arthroscopic labral repair
  • Arthroscopic proximal biceps tenodesis
  • Arthroscopic remplissage
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Cartilage restoration/repair
  • Cartilage transplant
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Collagen Patch Rotator Cuff Augmentation
  • Cortisone injection
  • Distal biceps tendon repair
  • Distal biceps tendon rupture
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Impingement syndrome of shoulder
  • Joint aspiration
  • Joint diseases and injuries
  • Joint problems
  • Knee Osteochondral Defects
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee injuries
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Latarjet procedure
  • Lateral epicondylitis
  • Ligament injuries of the knee
  • Ligament injuries of the shoulder
  • MCL repairs
  • MCL tears
  • Medial Patellofemoral ligament reconstruction
  • Medial epicondylitis
  • Meniscal repair
  • Meniscal tears
  • Meniscectomy
  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • ORIF ankle fractures
  • ORIF clavicle fractures
  • Open knee surgery
  • Open shoulder surgery
  • Open tendon repair
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondral Transplant
  • Patella fractures
  • Patella tendinopathy
  • Patellar Tendon Repair
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
  • Proximal humerus fractures
  • Quadriceps tendon repair
  • SLAP tears
  • Shoulder - multidirectional instability
  • Shoulder cartilage defect
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Strains
  • Tenex procedure
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tibia Fractures
  • Triceps Tendon Repair
  • Triceps tendon rupture
  • Ultrasound-guided injections
  • Wrist fracture

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education


  • Fellow American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical School

  • Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (formerly UMDNJ), Newark, NJ


  • Rutgers University, Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ


  • Orthopedic Surgery Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (formerly UMDNJ)-University Hospital, Newark NJ


  • General Surgery Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (formerly UMDNJ)-University Hospital, Newark NJ


  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery University of California San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Program, San Diego CA

About Me

Jason P. Garcia, MD, specializes in sports medicine, shoulder and knee surgery, surgical and nonsurgical treatment of fracturess and dislocations and general orthopedics.

Dr. Garcia has a particular expertise in treating shoulder and knee conditions. The most commonly treated shoulder conditions include rotator cuff tears, labral/SLAP tears, biceps tendon tears and shoulder dislocations and instability. Knee conditions include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, collateral ligament tears, meniscal tears, cartilage lesions and tendon ruptures.

Dr. Garcia is a former Team Physician for the San Diego Padres Baseball Team, San Diego State University, and University of California at San Diego athletics. Currently, he is a consultant for various local high schools and enjoys treating athletes at all levels, from recreational to professional.

Dr. Garcia says, “As a former competitive athlete and current weightlifter and Crossfit athlete, I can relate to my patients when injuries occur and understand how important it is to get them back in the game as quickly as possible. I chose orthopedics because it allows me to help injured patients return to and maintain their activities and quality of life. It is especially satisfying when my patients tell me they can continue the activities they love as a result of my treatment.” He adds, “I consider all aspects of a patient’s situation, including physical findings, lifestyle, level and type of activity, and his or her expectations when determining a treatment plan. My goal is to help patients with the least invasive approaches possible.”

Dr. Garcia’s research is focused on shoulder injuries in the throwing athlete and biological approaches to tendon and bone healing. He is the co-author of articles, abstracts and book chapters that are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Orthopedics and has lectured regionally and nationally on these topics. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Amerian Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Garcia is a recipient of the UMDNJ- New Jersey School of Medicine Dean’s Letter of Commendation for Clinical Excellence and while Chief Resident of orthopedics he earned the Resident Teacher of the Year Award. He has been featured in “NJ Top Docs” and the New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors listing multiple times and is the recipient of the MDx Medical, Inc., Patient’s Choice and Most Compassionate Doctor Award.

When he is not working, Dr. Garcia enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 sons, who are very active playing football, baseball, hockey, lacrosse and basketball. Dr. Garcia also enjoys coaching, weightlifting, Crossfit training and playing the drums.


Hospital Affiliations

  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Jersey Choice 2022 Top Doctors Logo
  • Top Doctors 2020
  • Top Doctors 2020
  • Top Doctor 2019
  • Top Doctors 2018
  • Top Doctors 2017

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