160 E. Hanover Ave Morristown, NJ 07960

(973) 721-9813

Meet Dr. Charles A. Gatto: Your World-Class Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Charles A. Gattoboard-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeonhas earned over 21 years of surgical expertise in resolving complex conditions of the spine. Founder of The Advanced Spine Center, Dr. Gatto also serves as the director of the spine division for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NJ’s #1 orthopedic facility, the prestigious Morristown Medical Center. 

In private practice, Dr. Gatto has partnered with two other masters of minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Jason E. Lowenstein and Dr. George S. Naseef. Together, these industry-leaders in spine surgery deliver lasting relief from chronic back pain to the communities of Bridgewater, Morristown, Rockaway, and Sparta, NJ. A multidisciplinary practice, The Advanced Spine Center employs the latest advancements in minimally invasive surgical technology to reduce postoperative discomfort and redefine the recovery process. As Dr. Gatto explains:

 “[Our collaborative approach to spine care] ensures that every patient receives the right expertise and the appropriate treatments to maximize their outcomes.” 

Whether “appropriate treatments” involve advanced pain management techniques, conservative treatment modalities, or minimally invasive procedures, The Advanced Spine Center prioritizes matching every patient with the best treatment to optimize his or her success. 

Areas of Surgical Expertise

Dr. Gatto specializes in addressing the full spectrum of spinal disorders, including (but not limited to) work-related traumas, spinal cord injuries, and degenerative spine diseases. Because of his extensive experience in resolving spinal injuries, Dr. Gatto also serves as a regional referral source for reconstructive spine surgeries, performing a high volume of these complicated cases. However, with 21 years of surgical experience under his belt, Dr. Gatto is also well-versed in prevalent spine issues, indulging radiculopathy, intervertebral disc herniations, sciatica, and more.

In addition, Dr. Gatto leads an annual seminar on worker’s compensation, in which he advises fellow healthcare professionals about best practices for optimizing patient outcomes and insurance/legal claims. Hot topics of seminar discussion have included adjacent level disease, failed back syndrome, wrist problems, ankle injuries, and more.

Whether you are a patient or a fellow practitioner, Dr. Gatto takes pride in addressing all your medical needs. To find out how you can access the latest advancements in minimally invasive spine technology, contact Dr. Gatto and his team of dedicated patient advocates today!

Excellent Doctor; Extremely Passionate.

 If one is looking for the best [orthopedic surgeon], then look no further. The best is here at The Advanced Spine Center of Morristown.

Remarkable Surgical Talent.

I am an attorney who was treated by Dr. Gatto for severe back and leg pain. I found him to be gifted in determining the proper diagnosis and treatment. He was informative and caring. Dr. Gatto is gifted and I am pain-free due to his remarkable surgical talent. His staff is wonderful and a pleasure… Read more “Remarkable Surgical Talent.”

Made a Profound Difference in my Life.

Dr. Charles Gatto is a highly recommended, outstanding surgeon and a compassionate person. I suffered 2 serious spinal cord injuries about 2 yrs apart and Dr.Gatto performed 3 extremely difficult surgeries to reconstruct my spine. Although I am disabled, without Dr.Gatto, I would be far worse off. He has been named one of the top… Read more “Made a Profound Difference in my Life.”

Gave my son his Youth Back!

I’m a parent of a teenager who suffered from back pain (sports-related), stress fractures, & slipped discs for over 3 years. Other orthopedic doctors were not able to diagnose or treat this correctly. His recurring symptoms in time became worse, so much worse that he had to be out of sports which were his life.… Read more “Gave my son his Youth Back!”

A Gift to the World!

God Bless Dr. Gatto! I am a 56-year-old, competitive cyclist and have never had surgery. The thought of back surgery was unacceptable to me. However, with no other option, I surrendered to a discectomy and was back on my bike in 10 days. This doctor is a gift to this world and I would recommend… Read more “A Gift to the World!”

A Highly Recommended, Outstanding Surgeon.

When an MRI showed that I had a problem with my spine that was causing severe pain, my primary care physician gave me the names of two surgeons: Dr. Charles Gatto and one in NYC. Preferring to stay in New Jersey and closer to home, I set out to find additional information about Dr. Gatto.… Read more “A Highly Recommended, Outstanding Surgeon.”

Brought my Lower Spine Back to Life!

I’ve had many “major” surgeries… Two hip replacements, followed by revisions on both sides only to find that I had severe spinal stenosis, adding to my chronic pain. I found Dr. Gatto to be one of the most thorough, efficient, and human surgeons with whom I’ve come into contact. He quickly assesses the situation, gathering… Read more “Brought my Lower Spine Back to Life!”

Excellent Doctor; Extremely Passionate.

 If one is looking for the best [orthopedic surgeon], then look no further. The best is here at The Advanced Spine Center of Morristown.

Remarkable Surgical Talent.

I am an attorney who was treated by Dr. Gatto for severe back and leg pain. I found him to be gifted in determining the proper diagnosis and treatment. He was informative and caring. Dr. Gatto is gifted and I am pain-free due to his remarkable surgical talent. His staff is wonderful and a pleasure… Read more “Remarkable Surgical Talent.”

Made a Profound Difference in my Life.

Dr. Charles Gatto is a highly recommended, outstanding surgeon and a compassionate person. I suffered 2 serious spinal cord injuries about 2 yrs apart and Dr.Gatto performed 3 extremely difficult surgeries to reconstruct my spine. Although I am disabled, without Dr.Gatto, I would be far worse off. He has been named one of the top… Read more “Made a Profound Difference in my Life.”

Gave my son his Youth Back!

I’m a parent of a teenager who suffered from back pain (sports-related), stress fractures, & slipped discs for over 3 years. Other orthopedic doctors were not able to diagnose or treat this correctly. His recurring symptoms in time became worse, so much worse that he had to be out of sports which were his life.… Read more “Gave my son his Youth Back!”

A Gift to the World!

God Bless Dr. Gatto! I am a 56-year-old, competitive cyclist and have never had surgery. The thought of back surgery was unacceptable to me. However, with no other option, I surrendered to a discectomy and was back on my bike in 10 days. This doctor is a gift to this world and I would recommend… Read more “A Gift to the World!”

A Highly Recommended, Outstanding Surgeon.

When an MRI showed that I had a problem with my spine that was causing severe pain, my primary care physician gave me the names of two surgeons: Dr. Charles Gatto and one in NYC. Preferring to stay in New Jersey and closer to home, I set out to find additional information about Dr. Gatto.… Read more “A Highly Recommended, Outstanding Surgeon.”

Brought my Lower Spine Back to Life!

I’ve had many “major” surgeries… Two hip replacements, followed by revisions on both sides only to find that I had severe spinal stenosis, adding to my chronic pain. I found Dr. Gatto to be one of the most thorough, efficient, and human surgeons with whom I’ve come into contact. He quickly assesses the situation, gathering… Read more “Brought my Lower Spine Back to Life!”

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