Joseph Bellapianta, MD

  • Orthopedics

140 Route 17 North, Suite 255
Paramus, NJ 07652

Other Locations

 49 Lake Avenue, Suite 205
Greenwich, CT 06830

 1 Bay Avenue, Suite 1
Montclair, NJ 07042

 36 Newark Avenue, Suite 220
Belleville, NJ 07109


Dr. Bellapianta is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and open treatment of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist injuries, as well as joint replacement surgery, fracture care, and general orthopaedics. He is board certified in orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic 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 YankeesMetsGiantsRangers and many other organizations across the country.

Dr. Bellapianta performed his orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic injuries, only present in this type of setting. He received his medical degree at a 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 Masters 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.


The Andrews lnstitute - Fellowship

Gulf Breeze, FL

2009 - 2010

Sports Medicine Fellow

Albany Medical Center - Residency

Albany, NY

2004 - 2009

Orthopaedic Resident

Albany Medical College - Medical Education

Albany, NJ

2000 - 2004


MCP Hahnemann University - Pre-Professional Education

Philadelphia, PA

1999 - 2000

Post Baccalaureate in Medicine

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Pre-Professional Education

Teaneck, NJ

1997 - 1999

MS in Biology

Franklin & Marshall College - Pre-Professional Education

Lancaster, PA

1993 - 1997

BA in Biology


Dean's List, 1996

Franklin & Marshall College

Cum Laude, 2004

Albany Medical College

Member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, 2003

Theta of New York

Recipient of the Victor & Ethel Cermak Tompkins Alumni Scholarship, 2001-2004

Albany Medical College


Examination of The Shoulder

American Society for Surgery of the Hand


Other contributors include Plancher, KD, Rivera, AR.

Randomized prospective evaluation of injection techniques for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis



Other contributors include Swartz F, Lisella J, Czajka J, Neff R, Uhl R.

Bilateral OS Subtibiale and Talocalcaneal Tarsal Coalition in a College Athlete: A Case Report

Journal of foot and Ankle Surgery


Other contributors include Andrews J, Ostrander R.

Tarsal Coalition Resection with PES Planovalgus Hindfoot Reconstruction

The Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advance


Other contributors include Lisella J, Manoli A.

Threaded Screw Head Inserts Improve Locking Plate Biomechanical Properties

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma


Other contributors include Dow K, Hospodar P, Uhl RL, Ledet E.

Necrotizing Fasciitis: Diagnosis and Treatment

Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Other contributors include Ljungquist KL, Tobin E, Uhl RL.

Use of the Reamer Irrigator Aspirator for the Treatment of a 20-Year Recurrent Osteomyelitis of a Healed Femur Fracture: A Case Report

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma


Other contributors include Gerdeman A, Sharan A, Lozman J.

Use of Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Bone Tumors

Techniques in Orthopaedics


Other contributors include DiCaprio MR.

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