Michael J. Greller, MD, CPE, FAAOS

Michael J. Greller, MD, CPE, FAAOS

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon | Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine

Michael J. Greller, MD, FAAOSDr. Greller’s education and training at leading institutions has given him the opportunity to treat professional athletes, high-level Division 1 college athletes, and high school athletes. He now brings this level of expertise to Monmouth County. He is the Team Physician for Saint John Vianney High School Football. He has served as a physician for the US Open Tennis Tournament, Philadelphia High School Football, Freehold Borough High School Football, several professional dance companies in New York City, and served as the Team Physician for the NY/NJ Comets, a National Pro Fastpitch women’s softball team. His vast and diverse experience both in the office and on the field allows him to provide the best care to all of his patients. Dr. Greller’s goal is to help his patients recover quickly and he works closely with trainers, therapists, nutritionists and other medical professionals to help his patients return to competition and regular activities.

Dr. Greller specializes in advanced, minimally-invasive shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle arthroscopic procedures, including ACL, rotator cuff and meniscus surgery. He also performs minimally-invasive hip, knee and shoulder replacements. Dr. Greller, being on the cutting edge of technology in orthopedics, was one of the first New Jersey surgeons to do computer-assisted joint replacements in the tri-state area and he is always trained on the latest technologies to improve patient non-surgical and surgical outcomes. He also cares for adult and pediatric fractures, hand and upper extremity problems, as well as foot and ankle injuries.

In addition to overseeing the daily operations at the office as President and Managing Partner of AOSMI, Dr. Greller is an Associate Professor at Temple University – School of Podiatric Medicine, a Faculty Member of the Family Residency Program at CentraState, and the Assistant Director of the Cartilage Restoration Center of New Jersey (CRC). A division of AOSMI, the center is devoted to the treatment of cartilaginous injuries and damage to the knee and other joints. He utilizes the latest techniques in cartilage repair to eliminate pain, restore function, and reduce or delay the need for total joint arthroplasty, including cartilage regeneration and transplantation.

Dr. Greller also uses platelet rich plasma (PRP), stem cells and hyaluronic acid to help regenerate and repair damaged joints and tendons through the Wellness Center and Cartilage Restoration Center. Dr. Greller is on the forefront of this evolving treatment and is trained in all the latest advance techniques.

Dr. Greller was voted in by his peers to serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical Staff of CentraState Medical Center these past two years. In addition, Dr. Greller serves on many hospital committees including running the ED Executive Committee and multiple other hospital committees. Dr. Greller provides compassionate, personalized care and for the past two years was honored with an award for Most Compassionate Doctor. He was named a Vitals Top 10 Doctor in 2014 and was honored again with the 2013 Patients’ Choice Award in addition to having won it in 2008, 2009 and 2012. He also earned the AMA physicians’ recognition award in 2012.

Dr. Greller is married with two children. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys playing basketball, following his favorite football and baseball teams, and getting together with friends in his leisure time. He is also currently pursuing an advanced MBA degree at the Isenberg School of Management, which is part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


  • Sports Medicine, including: Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee, Foot/Ankle
  • Joint and Cartilage Restoration Surgery: Autologous Cartilage Transplantation, Osteochondral Grafts, Stem Cells, DeNovo NT, and Microfracture
  • Arthroscopy and Reconstruction Surgery: Shoulder Arthroscopy, Hip Arthroscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Joint Preservation Surgery: Cartilage Resurfacing and Partial Joint Replacements
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Shoulder Replacement, Ankle Replacement
  • Adult and Pediatric Fracture and Trauma Care
  • Advanced Imaging: Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guided Injections
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Orthobiologics: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Hyaluronic Acid Injections

Education and Training

College Education: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI – BS

Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Bronx, NY – MD

Internship: Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, NY – General Surgery

Residency: Hospital for Joint Disease Orthopedic Institute – NYU Medical Center, NY – Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship: Temple University – Philadelphia, PA – Sports Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 Inducted into the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma
  • 2017 Inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • 2016 America’s Best Physicians Award
  • 2016 America’s Most Honored Professionals Award
  • 2015 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award
  • 2015 Top Doctor – International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • 2014 Compassionate Doctor Award
  • 2014 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award
  • 2014 On-Time Doctor
  • 2014 Who’s Who Pinnacle Professional of the Year
  • 2014 America’s Top Orthopedists
  • 2014 Vitals Top 10 Doctors
  • 2013 Patients Choice Award
  • 2013 Most Compassionate Physician Award
  • 2012 AMA Physician’s Recognition Award
  • 2012 Most Compassionate Doctor
  • 2012 Patients Choice Award
  • 2009 Patients Choice Award
  • 2008 Patients Choice Award
  • CentraState Healthcare System Award for “The Most Complimented Physician”

Professional Affiliations

Team Physician Positions:

  • The NY/NJ Comets, A National Pro Women’s Softball Team, 2013-2014
  • Saint John Vianney High School Football

Important Facts:

  • Extra year of specialization in Minimally-Invasive Arthroscopic Procedures and Sports Medicine

Leadership Positions:

  • President and Managing Partner, Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute
  • Assistant Chief of Staff, CentraState Medical Center
  • Assistant Director, Cartilage Restoration Center of New Jersey
  • Assistant Professor, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Faculty Member, Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState Medical Center
  • Member, Board of Trustees, CentraState Medical Center
  • Managing Member, Orthopedic Realty Associates
  • Vice-President, Pond View Condominium Association

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