Shore Orthopaedic University Associates
Dr. Stephen J. Zabinski
Stephen J. Zabinski, M.D.


  • Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Year Began Practicing: 1996
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
  • Residency: The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University

Specializing in: Joint Replacement Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Sports Medicine



Dr. Stephen Zabinski was born and raised in New York City. He obtained his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University in 1991. He completed his orthopedic surgical residency and training at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University in 1996. Dr. Zabinski is board certified and specializes in joint replacement surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, minimally invasive surgical procedures and sports medicine.

Dr. Zabinski is Director of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Shore Medical Center and President and Director of Joint Replacement Services at Jersey Shore Ambulatory Surgical Center. He is an orthopedic consultant for Richard Stockton College and has served as past medical director for the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Organization as well as the Atlantic City Surf and the Atlantic City Seagulls professional teams. He has served appointments as Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson University Hospital and The Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell University.

His present major areas of clinical interest are in minimally invasive surgical techniques both for joint replacement surgery and sports medicine related procedures as well as in the use of computer navigation in surgery, cartilage repair technology and outpatient alternatives for total joint rehabilitation. Dr. Zabinski has moved to the forefront of surgical technique by including the Direct Anterior Hip Replacement and Quadriceps Sparing Knee Replacement as an options for his patients.

Dr. Zabinski resides in Longport, he is passionate about fitness and is an avid runner and skier. Dr. Zabinski is known for his personal dedication to his patients often keeping early morning and late night/weekend hours to balance his rigorous travel and professional meeting schedule.

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