Accomplished Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon Joins Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Health


Dr. Peter DeLuca’s specialist expertise includes ACL reconstruction, shoulder labral repair, and advanced arthroscopic shoulder and knee procedures.

West Orange, NJ, January 27, 2022 – Peter DeLuca, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and fellow-trained sports physician, has joined the combined medical group of RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Health. He is affiliated with Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ and will also join Jersey City Medical Center later this year.

“The addition of Dr. DeLuca reinforces our commitment to providing access to top-notch healthcare throughout New Jersey,” said Andy Anderson, president and CEO, Combined Medical Group.

Dr. DeLuca’s career has been dedicated to treating athletes of all ages, including those in professional sports. He is director of orthopedic surgery for the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, sports medicine consultant for the Philadelphia Phantoms hockey team, and co-chair of the NHL Research Committee.

In addition to serving as chief team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1997 to 2018, he served as the NFC Pro Bowl team physician in 2002, 2003, and 2010. His extensive expertise also extended to the internationally, as an NHL consultant for Sochi, Russia. Winter Olympics in 2014.

In 2014, Dr. DeLuca received the Dick Vermeil Life Time Achievement Award from the Otho Davis Scholarship Foundation (OSDF) for his outstanding contribution and dedication to the field of sports medicine. He was inducted into the Saint Pierre University Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.

As a fellow-trained surgeon, Dr. DeLuca specializes in ACL reconstruction, shoulder labrum repair, and other advanced arthroscopic shoulder and knee procedures.

Dr. DeLuca attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He then completed a sports medicine fellowship at Yale University Hospital in New Haven, CT.

Dr. DeLuca will be available to see patients at 200 South Orange Avenue in Livingston. As part of the combined medical group of RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Health, he accepts most major insurances. To make an appointment, please call 973-322-7005.

About Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
Since 1865, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), formerly known as Saint Barnabas Medical Center, has strived to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate and comprehensive health care. As the oldest non-sectarian hospital in New Jersey, the 597-bed facility is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 32,000 inpatients and 80,000 ward patients. emergency every year. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center and Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center has long been recognized as a leader in providing world-class care – delivering 6,400 babies annually, which is one of the largest programs in the state, a national leader in kidney transplantation and providing over 100 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialty services. RWJBarnabas Health and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in partnership with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state’s only NCI-designated cancer center – are bringing together a team of world-class researchers and specialists to fight against by your side, providing near-home access to the latest treatments and clinical trials. For more information, call 1.973.322.5000 or visit Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is located at 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039.

About Jersey City Medical Center
Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas healthcare facility, heals, improves and invests in Hudson County. It is a 348-bed teaching hospital offering comprehensive acute and sub-acute care services. A nonprofit hospital, JCMC is a state-designated Level II Regional Trauma Center with nearly 16,000 admissions and more than 80,000 emergency room visits annually. Specialty hospital services include maternity, orthopedics, cardiac and vascular care, and behavioral health. JCMC is Hudson County’s only full-service cardiac hospital, providing access to exceptional cardiologists and sophisticated, advanced treatments, such as cardiac surgery and transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR). RWJBarnabas Health and Jersey City Medical Center are partnered with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The JCMC is also a state-designated stroke center, comprehensive regional cardiac center, perinatal intensive care center, regional level 3 neonatal intensive care unit for critically ill newborns, and houses the Hudson County’s most advanced robot-assisted surgery. JCMC, an Advanced Life Support provider for Hudson County, handles 911 medical call screening for Hudson County and operates one of the busiest EMS systems in the state.

Contact: Rebecca Garvey, Combined Medical Group


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