Meet Dr. Nitche
Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon
Specializing in Sports Medicine | Arthroscopy of the Knee and Shoulder
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.
Dr. Nitche 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.
Dr. Nitche was a prior team physician for Sky Blue FC, a women’s professional soccer team in New Jersey, as well as the prior team doctor for the Lakewood BlueClaws, a minor league affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Titles and Certifications
- Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ), Sports Medicine
- Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Training & Education
- Fellowship: The Cleveland Clinic, Sports Medicine, Cleveland
- Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick
Orthopaedic Tumor Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
Pediatric Orthopaedic Service, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Children’s Hospital, New Brunswick
- Internship: UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, General Surgery , New Brunswick
MD, UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark
BS – Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg
SurgiCare of Freehold
Surgical Institute of Neptune
Toms River Surgery Center
Ocean University Medical Center
CentraState Medical Center
- 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.
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