Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr. James Sanfilippo at Reconstructive Orthopedics in Sewell, NJ

James Sanfilippo, M.D., M.B.A.

Back, Neck, Spine, Trauma

Board-certified and fellowship-trained spine surgeon Dr. James Sanfilippo was raised in Middletown, New Jersey. He received his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and went on to obtain a master’s degree in biochemistry from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Sanfilippo received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sanfilippo chose to undergo additional training in the spine in the form of a fellowship at the Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was appointed as an instructor in orthopedic surgery. In 2017, Dr. Sanfilippo completed his M.B.A. at the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Sanfilippo has been practicing at Virtua Reconstructive Orthopedics since 2009 and is currently the chief of the spine section and chair of the Virtua Brain and Spine Institute.

South Jersey Magazine named Dr. Sanfilippo a “Best Doctor” in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and one of its “Top Physicians” in 2018. 

Dedicated to providing exceptional orthopedic care, Dr. Sanfilippo is available to see patients at our offices in Medford and Moorestown.

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Spine Surgery Fellowship


  • 131 NJ-70, #100
    Medford, NJ 08055
    United States

  • 300 West Route 38
    Moorestown, NJ 08057
    United States


    Education & Training

    • Bachelor of Arts: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    • Master of Health Science: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    • Doctor of Medicine: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA
    • Spine Surgery Fellowship: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Atlanta, GA
    • Master of Business Administration: Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


    • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Member: American Medical Association
    • Member: Jefferson Orthopaedic Society
    • Member: North American Spine Society
    Patient Reviews
    Very pleasant and extremely knowledgable. I heald very fast.

    – Camden P.

    Dr. Sanfilippo's confidence gave me a peace about this surgery. He was patient with my questions and didn't rush with his explanation.

    – Christine

    I trust Dr. Sanfilippo completely!!!!!

    – Michael C.

    Dr. Sanfillipo has operated twice on myself. The operations were smooth and efficient and he is my hero. I am extremely impressed with his skill and manner. I have been extremely satisfied with the results and have been happy with the results.

    – Daniel

    The Doctor and staff were professional, attentive. calming and answered our questions.

    – Micheal S.