Our Orthopedic Surgeons

The Orthopedic Institute is a dedicated place in the hospital for the care of orthopedic patients. This unique program brings together a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, therapists and technicians with the goal of providing seamless coordinated care to get you back to your favorite activities as soon as possible.

Frank Liporace, MD

Frank Liporace, MD
Director Orthopaedic Institute
Chief Orthopaedic Trauma & Joint Reconstruction
Chairman of Orthopedics
Dr. Frank Liporace attended the State University of New York at Binghamton for his undergraduate degree and then continued on to New York Medical College for his medical degree. Then he completed the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program at The Hospital for Joint Diseases/New York University in New York, NY. Then, he completed an Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstruction Fellowship at Tampa General Hospital under the tutelage of Dr. Roy Sanders and the Florida Orthopedic Institute's Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstructive Service.

Dr. Liporace’s interests include: Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery, Complex Orthopedic Trauma Reconstruction, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow Joint Replacement/Reconstruction, and treating complications associated with Orthopedic Trauma and Joint Reconstruction. Throughout his career, he has been clinically active and as he teaches residents and students. As a result of Dr. Liporace’s expertise, he has won numerous teaching awards within locally and nationally. He has published nearly 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to more than 15 Orthopedic Surgery books and facilitate nearly 400 invited lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Liporace also has been involved in designing many Orthopedic implants and instruments that help patients worldwide.

John Capo, MD

John Capo, MD
Chief of Hand Surgery
John Capo, M.D., is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at RWJ Barnabas Health-Jersey City Medical Center. He is also the Chief of Hand Surgery at the Jersey City Medical Center, in Jersey City, NJ. Dr. Capo is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. He has a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Capo is regularly selected as one of the top hand surgeons in New Jersey in area surveys and has extensive experience in education and research.

Dr. Capo has special interest in fracture surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand, as well as nerve surgery. He also has experience in new and innovative techniques such as the use of Xiaflex in the treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture. Conditions Dr. Capo treat include: upper extremity trauma; fractures and ligament injuries; sports related injuries in children and adults; chronic injuries and failed surgeries; nerve, blood vessel and tendon injuries; arthritis conditions. Surgical procedures often involve microsurgery (nerve and small vessel repair); joint replacement and arthritis surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand; reconstructive surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand. Dr. Capo and his family live in Hudson County and are proud to be part of the local community.

Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas, MD Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas, MD
Co-Director Sports Medicine
Marc Urqhuart Marc Urquhart, MD
Co-Director Sports Medicine
Default Image Jeffrey Augustin, MD
Default Image Howard Baruch, MD
Tamir Bloom Tamir Bloom, MD
Default Image Alexandra Carrer, MD
Default Image Nicholas Delaney, MD
Raphael Longobardi Raphael Longobardi, MD
Edward Mastromonaco, DO Edward Mastromonaco, DO
Gbolahan Okubadejo, MD Gbolahan Okubadejo, MD
Juluru Rao, MD Juluru Rao, MD
Steven Sheskier Steven Sheskier, MD
Default Image Richard Yoon, MD