Douglas Nowacki, M.D. – Spine Surgery



Douglas Nowacki, MD is an orthopedic surgeon, Fellowship trained in Spine Surgery. A New Jersey native, Dr. Nowacki graduated from Rutgers University School of Engineering with a degree in Biomedical Engineering; Dr. Nowacki then continued his education at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Following medical school, Dr. Nowacki completed his orthopedic residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital and  St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. Upon the conclusion of his year-long spine surgery Fellowship at the University of California Davis Medical Center, Dr. Nowacki returned home to New Jersey.

Dr. Nowacki specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders including degenerative spinal conditions, scoliosis, and spinal trauma. In addition to traditional open spine surgery, he is trained in minimally invasive techniques, i.e., Microdiscectomy and Lateral lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF), as well as motion sparing procedures such as cervical laminoplasty and disc replacement. Dr. Nowacki believes in thoroughly educating patients about their condition and available treatment options. Seaview Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing this information to you, and answering your questions, so you can take an active role in your care decisions.

Patient Education Videos

Patty’s Story pt. 1 –Spinal Fusion Surgery

Patty’s Story pt 2. –Spinal Fusion Surgery

Education and Training

Medical School:
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Icahn Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt, New York, NY

Spine Surgery Fellowship:
University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Monmouth Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center

Toms River Surgery Center
Shrewsbury Surgery Center
SurgiCare of Freehold

New Jersey

North American Spine Society
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
AOSpine, Fellow Member