The hand, a complicated structure comprised of a variety of bones, muscles and ligaments, is vital to our daily activities.

NJ Hand Doctors and Surgeons

These structures of the hand allow a remarkable amount of dexterity and movements on which we continually rely. Hand, wrist and elbow conditions can result in debilitating pain. At NJOI, our orthopedic experts use the latest technological advancements to treat a wide variety of complex hand and wrist conditions. We always begin with a non-surgical, conservative approach in the care of your hand or upper extremity condition or injury. If after exhausting all non-surgical methods surgery is appropriate for your condition our orthopedic experts will thoroughly discuss the options with you. Those suffering hand symptoms should not hesitate to book at appointment, since delaying the diagnosis and treatment may result in long-term complications or even a permanent disability.

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Hand specialists offer state-of-the-art treatment for conditions of the hand, fingers, and thumb. Hand treatment is a specialized field that deals with a broad set of conditions, symptoms and procedures. Many of these hand conditions include surrounding structures (i.e. wrist and elbow) and can be treated with non-surgical approaches such as medications, injections, and bracing or splinting; however, when hand surgery is indicated, our experts provide quality care.

Hand Surgeons and Doctors in NJ

The NJ hand specialists at The New Jersey Orthopaedic Institute are experienced in both surgical and non-surgical interventions of hand injuries and conditions including Arthritis, Carpal tunnel syndrome, and many other joint, tendon, and ligament conditions. Contact us today to schedule an appointment. Serving patients in Wayne, Clifton, Butler, Bridgewater, Morristown and surrounding areas in New Jersey.

Meet The Team

Vincent K. McInerney, M.D.


Founding member, Vincent K. McInerney, M.D., graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 1977 with honors as one of the top medical students in his class.

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Anthony Festa, M.D.


Dr. Anthony Festa is an orthopaedic surgeon in his seventh year of practice at the New Jersey Orthopaedic Institute.

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Anthony J. Scillia, M.D.


Anthony J. Scillia M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in sports medicine.

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Robert M. Palacios, M.D.


Dr. Robert Palacios is board-certified and fellowship trained, and has been specializing in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine for over two decades.

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Craig Wright, M.D.


Craig Wright, MD joins New Jersey Orthopaedic Institute by way of Totowa, NJ where he was born and raised.

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John Callaghan, M.D.


John Callaghan, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma specialist. His expertise encompasses the treatment of acute traumatic injuries.

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  • "Doctors and staff very knowledgeable. Staff very friendly and helpful. Procedure I had went well and staff at surgical center very nice. My procedure went very smoothly. Follow up by staff impressive. Neat office; inviting. Would definitely recommend Dr. Festa to anyone in need of such services."

    Satisfied Patient
  • "Hurt my hand in work. Came here thru my company. Happy with the Doctor and the Service. Good Location. Would recommend to others."

    Satisfied Patient

Other Locations

Wayne Office

504 Valley Rd. Ste 200 Wayne, NJ 07470

Butler Office

45 Carey Ave. Butler, NJ 07405

Morristown Office

111 Madison Ave. Ste 400 Morristown, NJ 07962

Bridgewater Office

720 Rte. 202-206 Bridgewater, NJ 08807

West-Milford Office

1900 Union Valley Rd Hewitt, NJ 07421