Balazs Galdi, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hackensack, NJ, University Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Hackensack, NJ

Elbow Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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  • Balazs Galdi, MD is an board certified orthopedic surgeon. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School and Division Chief of the Sports Medicine Division. Dr. Galdi is originally from the North Jersey area. Growing up in North Bergen, he attended Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, where he was a First Team All-County Athlete in tennis. Following high school, Dr. Galdi received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. While at Rutgers, not only was he was Captain and Most Valuable Player of the Division I Men?s Varsity Tennis Team, but he also graduated Summa Cum Laude with highest honors. Furthermore, during his time ?On the Banks?, he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society, received the Big East Conference Scholar-Athlete and the Rutgers College Scholastic Excellence awards, and was inducted into the Dean?s List each of his eight semesters. After college, Dr. Galdi subsequently received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was named a Golding Distinguished Scholar. After medical school, Dr. Galdi completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark. Following residency, Dr. Galdi completed the world-renowned Charles Neer Fellowship in Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine at Columbia University. While in fellowship, Dr. Galdi assisted in the care of the New York Yankees.

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusFellowship, Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine, 2013 - 2014
  • Rutgers-NJMS
    Rutgers-NJMSResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2008 - 2013
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineClass of 2008
  • Rutgers University
    Rutgers UniversityBA, Biological Sciences, Summa Cum Laude, 2000 - 2004

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2012 - 2014
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2008
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter of New Jersey 2004
  • Golding Distinguished Scholar Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2004
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Primary Anterior-Inferior 27mm versus 35mm Plating for AO/OTA Type B Clavicle Fractures: A Comparative Cohort Clinical Outcomes Study  
    Galdi B, Yoon RS, Choung EW, Reilly MC, Sirkin MS, Smith WR, Liporace FA, Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, 3/1/2013
  • Osteoid Osteoma of the Thumb: A Case Report  
    Galdi B, Capo J, Nourbakhsh A, Patterson F, Hand, 12/1/2010


  • Arthroscopic Management of Adhesive Capsulitis
    Galdi B, Columbia University Center for Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine Surgical Techniques Conference, 9/1/2013
  • Coronoid Process Fractures: Evaluation and Management
    Galdi B, CORE Presentation, New Jersey Medical School, 8/1/2012
  • Automated Analysis of 3D Glenoid Version.
    Ghafurian S, Galdi B, Tan V, Li K, American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, 1/1/2012
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Other Languages

  • Spanish, Italian, Hungarian

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