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Oscar Vazquez
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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
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25 Prospect Avenue Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

25 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

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440 Old Hook Road Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

440 Old Hook Road
Emerson, NJ 07630
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311 Bay Avenue Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

311 Bay Avenue
Suite 203
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Acromioclavicular separations
  • Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
  • Anatomic ACL
  • Ankylosis spondylitis
  • Anterior compartment syndrome
  • Anthrofibrosis capsulitis of shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrography
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Articular cartilage restoration
  • Articular cartilage transplant
  • Bone bruise
  • Bone health
  • Bone scan
  • Bruise
  • Cartilage transplant
  • Coordination
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Deformed bone
  • Discography
  • Dislocation
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry
  • Dual-photon absorptiometry
  • Foot injuries
  • Fractures
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Image - guided procedures
  • Impingement syndrome of shoulder
  • Increase endurance
  • Increase strength
  • Joint analysis
  • Joint aspiration
  • Joint diseases and injuries
  • Joint problems
  • Joint replacement
  • Joint restoration in adolescents
  • Knee arthroplasty
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee injuries
  • Knee replacements
  • Leg realignment
  • Ligament injuries of the knee
  • Ligament injuries of the shoulder
  • Limp when walk
  • Little leaguer elbow
  • Meniscal tears
  • Multidirectional instability of the shoulder
  • Musculoskeletal MRI
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • Neck pain
  • Nerve compression of the arm
  • Nerve compression of the upper extremity
  • Nerve conduction study
  • OSA
  • Orthopedic problems
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthovisc
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteotomies of the knee
  • Osteotomy
  • PCL injury
  • Paget disease
  • Patella tendinopathy
  • Patella tendon rupture
  • Pediatric orthopedic
  • Peripheral bone density test
  • Pinched nerve
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
  • Plyometric
  • Preventive care
  • Quad Tendon Rupture
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture
  • Rehabilitation plan
  • Shoulder - multidirectional instability
  • Splinting
  • Strains
  • Synvisc
  • Synvisc one
  • Torticollis
  • Total shoulder replacements
  • Transplantation of articular cartilage
  • Trauma - orthopedic
  • Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
  • Weight training

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Medical School

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


  • B.A. Neurobiology and Behavior, Latin American Studies Minor, Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences, Ithaca, NY


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University/ Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY


  • Sports Medicine/ Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certification

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

About Me

Oscar Vazquez, MD is a member of Summit Health’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team. Dr. Vazquez is dual board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. He is proficient in advanced arthroscopic procedures, including the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. In addition to fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine, he has sub-specialization in shoulder and elbow surgery, including trauma, ligament reconstruction, and arthroplasty including revision. He also has training in the latest techniques of hip preservation using arthroscopic procedures such as labral repair and impingement correction surgery.

Dr. Vazquez enjoys having the ability to alleviate patients’ pain and assist them in recovering from injury.
His approach to patient care is to identify the patient’s problem accurately and efficiently and provide an effective solution to enable a patient to get back to doing the activities they love. “While working towards this goal, I also do my best to create a comfortable environment where I can develop a patient’s trust and ensure they are on board with the treatment plan,” he adds.

Dr. Vazquez has authored numerous papers and conducted research studies diving into the treatment of various sports injuries. He has gone on medical missions to Honduras, El Salvador, and Jamaica. He is the team physician for multiple colleges and high schools including Steven Institute of Technology, Felician University, and St. Thomas Aquinas College. He also works with USA Boxing and Golden Gloves, two organizations that promote physical fitness and emotional well-being for the social development of young athletes across the country.

When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Vazquez enjoys spending time with his beautiful family, traveling, and learning about Spanish culture. He is a marathon runner, completing the last four New York marathons, and continues to play soccer as a member of the Hoboken F.C. Soccer Club.

English, Spanish, Portuguese

Hospital Affiliations

  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
  • HUMC Mountainside
  • HUMC at Pascack Valley