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De Borja, Celina, MD

Celina de Borja

MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine (Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Injuries)

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Clinical Specialties

Sports and dance medicine, injury prevention in young athletes, bone health, pediatric fractures

Certifications

Board Certification
  • Pediatrics (American Board of Pediatrics)
  • Sports Medicine

Education

Medical School

University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Philippines

Fellowship

Harvard Medical School at Boston Children's Hospital, MA (Sports Medicine)

Residency

Hackensack Meridian Health at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, NJ

Internship

Hackensack Meridian Health at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, NJ

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About Me

Dr. Celina de Borja is a board-certified pediatrician with fellowship training in sports medicine, who cares for children and young adults with a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions. In addition to general pediatric orthopedics, her areas of interest include sports and dance medicine, injury prevention and bone health.

Originally from the Philippines, de Borja earned her medical degree from University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. She completed her pediatric residency through Hackensack Meridian Health at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, and then pursued fellowship in sports medicine through Harvard Medical School at Boston Children’s Hospital. During her fellowship in Boston, de Borja served as team physician for Northeastern University’s women’s field hockey and basketball teams; team physician for Newton South High School’s football team; and consulting physician for Boston Ballet School, Boston Conservatory and Berklee School of Music.

De Borja has been an active medical volunteer with RunSafe, serving at various sporting events within the bay area. She also spends her time at the ODC Healthy Dancers’ Clinic, which aims to improve the well-being and healthcare of the dance community through education, musculoskeletal screening and integration of health services.