A. Ylenia Giuffrida, MD

Orthopedic Hand, Wrist & Elbow Specialist

Dr. Giuffrida is Board Certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Hand and Microsurgery.  A native of Bergen County, she has traveled around the country for her training. 

Most recently Dr Giuffrida obtained her RMSK certification for diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, and also helps teach a minimally-invasive ultrasound-guided technique for in-office treatment of trigger fingers and various types of tendonitis.  She also performs WALANT surgery, to minimize risk and costs and improve patient outcomes and experiences.

Dr. Giuffrida is active in her local community, giving lectures mostly encouraging STEM occupations in girls of all age groups.

About Dr. Giuffrida:

Dr. Giuffrida Specializes in the Following Procedures:
Dr Giuffrida treats a variety of hand, wrist and elbow ailments such as sprains and fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, ligament/TFCC tears, Ganglion cysts as well as sports-related conditions like tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow.

She performs:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Trigger Finger
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Total Reconstruction
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Joint Replacement
  • Ligament Repair
  • Treatment of Fractures
Advanced Training

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University, earning a degree in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering.  She continued on to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where she received her MD.  Her Orthopedic Surgery Residency was completed at the University of Miami- Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the busiest Level 1 Trauma Centers in the nation. She returned to New York to complete her Fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery, where she trained in cutting edge surgical and nonsurgical treatment modalities for a myriad of hand and upper extremity disorders.

Dr. Giuffrida has privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood, HackensackUMC at Mountainside in Montclair, Valley Hospital in Ridgewood and at Hudson Crossing Surgical Center in Fort Lee.

Awards & Recognitions
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2018 – Top 10%
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals 2017 – Top 5%
  • Compassionate Doctor 2015
  • On-Time Physician Award – 2015
  • Patients’ Choice 2015
  • Compassionate Doctor 2014

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“Dr. Giuffrida put my wrist back together after I shattered it in a bad accident. She could have done a standard 1 plate fixation for the bone and finished the surgery in 1 hour. Instead, she put in 3 smaller plates to make sure that the joint would be perfectly held in place in 3 dimensions. This was very difficult to do and took her over 3 hours, but the result is amazing. I am already close to recovering full function of my wrist, which is a miracle considering how bad the accident was.”

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