Dr. James Wittig
Office Information
New Jersey Tumor Surgery

**All Appointments are made through the NYC Office. Please call 212-241-1807 to make an appointment.

New Jersey Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery in Hackensack and Morristown, New Jersey

James C. Wittig, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey has developed two satellite offices in New Jersey, Hackensack and Morristown. Dr. Wittig performs initial consultations as well as follow-up surgical care for pediatric and adult patients in New Jersey afflicted with bone and soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic bone cancer, as well as benign bone tumors and benign soft tissue tumors. Patients from New Jersey who have been diagnosed with a benign or cancerous (sarcoma) bone tumor or soft tissue tumor can have the ease of seeing Dr. Wittig close to home in New Jersey instead of traveling into Manhattan. Many of the orthopedic oncology and sarcoma surgeries are performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Wittig also performs surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center. Most follow up care after surgery can be provided in the New Jersey Offices. Dr. Wittig also works closely with several other physicians including musculoskeletal radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists and radiation oncologists in New Jersey at both the John Theuer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey and the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey in order to provide any additional required care close to home.

James C. Wittig, MD, is an orthopedic oncologist and sarcoma surgeon who specializes in limb-sparing surgery; pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas; melanoma; benign musculoskeletal tumors; as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery. He also has special expertise with regard to tumors that affect the shoulder girdle and scapula. Currently, Dr. Wittig is Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Oncology and the Sarcoma Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City as well as Chief, Orthopedic Oncology and Director, Sarcoma Section of the Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc.; and the Medical Society of New Jersey. He has published over 90 educational materials ranging from original reports, abstracts, videos and articles in the following publications: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, American Family Physician, Journal of Arthroplasty, Radiology and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is also a prominent lecturer in the field of Orthopedic Surgery throughout the nation. The New Jersey offices are easily accessible from major highways. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Wittig, please call 212-241-1807 or 201-343-3515 or email DrJamesWittig@aol.com or visit www.TumorSurgery.org.

New Jersey Offices

Continental Plaza
433 Hackensack Avenue
2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone Number: 201-343-3515
Tri County Orthopedics
160 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07927
Directions - New Jersey Office
New Patients

Patient Medical History/Questionnaire Form (For first time, new patients)

Click on the link, open the form and type right into it.   When finished, please review entire form making sure that all physician's names, numbers and contact information is included.  Also, please be sure to list your current medications and their dosages, if applicable. After reviewing, please click the "print form" button on the bottom of the form.  You can save a copy of the completed form to your computer for your records and bring the printed copy to your first appointment.   If it is easier, print the entire form and complete manually.  Thank you.

Initial Consultation Checklist
Insurance Issues & Referrals

In general, for most procedures, following surgery, you will return for a follow-up visit to the office approximately 10 days to 2 weeks after your release from the hospital. At this time, your sutures or staples will be removed as long as the wound is healing appropriately.

Updating Insurance Profile & Personal Information

Updating Insurance & Personal Information Form

Having Surgery

Pre-Op Checklist
Informed Consent for Surgery
Surgery Guide/Manual
Hospital Affiliations

Having a CT Guided Biopsy

What is a Biopsy?
Having a Biopsy Checklist

Having Radio Frequency Ablation

Undergoing Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Ablation Checklist
More Information about RFA

Insurance Pre-Authorization

Most insurance companies require Pre-Authorization for a patient to undergo radiological studies, biopsies and/or surgical procedures....Read More

Telephone Calls & Emails

Dr. Wittig is happy to communicate with patients via telephone or email to answer any questions they may have. Dr. Wittig will attempt to return your phone call or email as soon as possible within a 5 day period....Read More

Prescription Pain Medications

Due to the unfortunate abuse, fraud and illegal sale of controlled prescription pain medications, it is no longer possible to call, fax or mail prescription requests for these drugs into pharmacies....Read more

Pain Management Centers Recommended by Dr. Wittig:

Pain and Rehabilitation Center by Douglas Allen, MD

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center Pain Management
Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
Overlook Hospital
Holy Name Hospital Pain Management
Morristown Memorial Pain Management
Robert Wood Johnson Pain Management
Long Island Jewish & North Shore Medical Center
Dr Douglas Allen

Affiliated Hospitals

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center
The Valley Hospital
Tomorrow's Children Institute
St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center 
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
Atlantic Healthcare Systems
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Overlook Hospital
Long Island Jewish & North Shore Medical Center

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