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Jason A. Nitche, MD

Sports Medicine, Orthopedics

Locations

  • Lacey
    Office Hours

    Mon:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Tue:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Wed:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Thu:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Fri:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Brick
    Office Hours

    Mon:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Tue:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Wed:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Thu:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Fri:

    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

About Jason A. Nitche, MD

Dr. Jason Nitche is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and knee/shoulder surgery. He completed his sports medicine fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic after a residency at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson. He has served as a team physician for Rutgers University, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, and Cleveland Cavaliers.

He currently is a team physician for Sky Blue FC, a women’s professional soccer team in New Jersey, as well as the team doctor for the Lakewood BlueClaws, a minor league affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies . In addition, he serves as an orthopaedic consultant to the NJ State Police and is a school physician for many high schools in the Shore Conference.

Dr. Nitche specializes in advanced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee. His clinical interests include all injuries related to sports and active lifestyles. He has a special interest in ACL tears, shoulder dislocations, rotator cuff repairs and meniscal injuries.

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ), Sports Medicine

Professional Associations

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Sub Specialties:

General Orthopedics

Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations:

Surgical Institute of Neptune

Ocean Medical Center

SurgiCare of Freehold

Toms River Surgery Center

Education:

BS - Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg

MD, UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark

Residency:

Orthopaedic Surgery, UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick

Pediatric Orthopaedic Service, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Children’s Hospital, New Brunswick

Orthopaedic Tumor Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Fellowship:

The Cleveland Clinic, Sports Medicine, Cleveland

Accepting New Patients:

Yes

Publications:

2000        Novak, JF, Judkins, MB, Chernin, MI, Cassoni, P, Nitche, JA, Nishimoto, SK: A Plasma-Derived Hexapeptide from the Carboxyl End of Osteocalcin Counteracts Oxytocin-Mediated Growth Inhibition of Osteosarcoma Cells.  Cancer Research,  60:3470-3476, July 1, 2000.

Internship:

UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, General Surgery , New Brunswick