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

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

Peter DelucaWest Orange, NJ, January 27, 2022 – Peter DeLuca, MD, a fellowship-trained sports medicine and orthopedic surgeon 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 first-rate 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 the Director of Orthopedic Surgery for the Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Team, a Sports Medicine Consultant for the Philadelphia Phantoms Hockey Team and the NHL Co-Chair of the Research Committee.

In addition to serving as the Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1997-2018, he was the NFC Pro Bowl Team Physician in 2002, 2003 and 2010. His vast expertise also extended internationally, serving as an NHL consultant for the 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 in the field of sports medicine. He was inducted into the Saint Peter’s University Athletic Hall of Fame in in 2010.

As a fellowship trained surgeon, Dr. DeLuca specializes in ACL reconstruction, shoulder labral repair and other advanced arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder and knee.

Dr. DeLuca attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He went on to complete 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 schedule 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 worked to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate, comprehensive health care. As New Jersey’s oldest nonsectarian hospital, the 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 32,000 inpatients and 80,000 Emergency Department patients each year. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center and the 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, leading the nation in Kidney Transplant, and providing more than 100 medical and surgical specialty and subspecialty services. RWJBarnabas Health and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials. For more information, call 1.973.322.5000 or visit www.rwjbh.org/coopermanbarnabas. 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 Health facility, is Healing, Enhancing, and Investing in Hudson County. It is a comprehensive full-service acute and sub-acute care 348-bed teaching hospital. A not-for-profit hospital, JCMC is a state-designated Level II Regional Trauma Center with close to 16,000 admissions and over 80,000 Emergency Department visits annually. The hospital specialty services include maternity, orthopedics, heart and vascular care, and behavioral health. JCMC is the only full-service heart hospital in Hudson County, offering access to outstanding cardiologists and sophisticated and advanced treatments, such as cardiac surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR). RWJBarnabas Health and Jersey City Medical Center are in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. JCMC is also a state designated stroke center, a regional comprehensive cardiac center, a perinatal intensive care center, a regional level 3 neonatal intensive care unit for critically ill newborns, and home to the most advanced robotic-assisted surgical program in Hudson County. JCMC, a provider of Advanced Life Support for Hudson County, runs 911 Medical Call Screening for Hudson County and operates one of the state’s busiest EMS systems.

Contact: Rebecca Garvey, Combined Medical Group
862-241-9968