Matthew J. Garberina, MD

Garberina, Matthew J., MD


Orthopedics; Sports Medicine (Jersey Sports Medicine & Rehab)

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Mathematics and Life Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN


Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

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Othopedic Surgery

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Overlook Medical Center

Matthew J. Garberina, MD, has expertise in open and arthroscopic treatment of common and complex problems of the shoulder and elbow as well as fractures of the upper extremities. Before joining Summit Medical Group, Dr. Garberina was a US Air Force orthopedic surgeon dedicated to sports medicine, fracture surgery, and arthroscopy. In 2004, he was named Chief of Orthopedics at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. During his residency, he provided orthopedic coverage for the Duke and North Carolina Central University men’s and women’s varsity teams. He also was a resident physician for the Duke University 2001/2002 men’s basketball national championship team. He received his fellowship training under the direction of world-renowned shoulder and elbow surgeons, Gerald R. Williams, Jr, MD, and Matthew L. Ramsey, MD.

While at Duke University, junior orthopedic residents selected Dr. Garberina for the John M. Harrelson Chief Resident Teaching Award. More recently, he has been featured in the New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors" listings and Millburn-Short Hills "Super Doctor" listings.

Dr. Garberina is the author or coauthor of articles, book chapters, and case reports concerning topics in orthopedic surgery. He has delivered local, regional, national, and international invited presentations in his field, and he has taught courses on total shoulder replacement and upper extremity fracture surgery.

Dr. Garberina is the youngest of 4 adopted children. When he is not working with his patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Sofia, and his daughters, Ava and Lila.