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Nuzzo, Michael

Nuzzo, Michael

Phone: 365-7145

1630 E. Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720


Michael Nuzzo, MD, is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and is Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to treat injuries of the shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle.

  • In the shoulder he treats rotator cuff tears, labrum tears, shoulder instability, fractures, and also performs shoulder replacements, including reverse shoulder replacement.
  • In the knee, he treats ACL and other ligament injuries, meniscus tears, and performs cartilage restoration procedures.
  • In the hip, he performs hip preservation surgeries with hip arthroscopy to treat pain caused by femoral acetabular impingement (FAI), labral tears, and damaged cartilage.
  • In the ankle, he treats damaged cartilage and instability from ligament tears.

Dr. Nuzzo received his master’s degree from Georgetown University and a medical degree from Rutgers University Medical School. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Texas Tech University and William Beaumont Army Medical Center and completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dr. Nuzzo was appointed Chief of an Army Orthopaedic Surgery Department. While deployed in Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, he served as the orthopaedic trauma consultant for Iraq joint operations, and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.

Dr. Nuzzo is the Head Team Physician for Fresno Pacific University, and a consulting physician for Clovis Unified School District and Fresno Unified School District.