What is Orthopedics?

Orthopedic services treat musculoskeletal disorders such as sport-related injuries and degenerative diseases of the knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, hand, bone fractures, trauma, joint diseases and injuries, and spinal injuries and deformities.

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine is a destination for treating complex and challenging spinal deformities. We provide a multidisciplinary approach to treating spine disorders by renowned orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons, physiatrists, and pain management specialists. The Department of Orthopedic Surgery also includes a specialized division for orthopedic oncology.

NewYork-Presbyterian is home to some of the country’s top orthopedic surgery specialists. Our orthopedic surgeons combine surgical expertise with pioneering clinical and basic research in stimulating bone and tissue repair and total joint reconstruction.

Our Team

NewYork-Presbyterian's orthopedic services are available in Westchester County, throughout Manhattan, and in Brooklyn and Queens. 

Our orthopedic surgeons and primary care sports medicine physicians are recognized for their operative and nonoperative approaches to addressing sports injuries, spine disorders, degenerative joint diseases, and orthopedic trauma. They work side-by-side with rehabilitation specialists to optimize healing and recovery.

Our Approach to Care

We offer the full spectrum of adult and pediatric care, from conservative management of orthopedic conditions to advanced surgical treatments, including hip and knee replacement surgery and surgery for complex spinal deformities. 

Our orthopedics programs are supported by the depth of resources available at NewYork-Presbyterian, including radiology, neurology, and rheumatology, enabling patients to receive comprehensive care beyond their orthopedic concerns. 

Our orthopedic surgeons are leaders in their respective specialties, providing care within dedicated divisions that focus on:

  • Foot and ankle disorders 
  • Hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery 
  • Hip and knee reconstruction 
  • Orthopedic oncology and metabolic bone diseases 
  • Pediatric orthopedics 
  • Shoulder, elbow, and sports medicine injuries 
  • Spine diseases and disorders 
  • Musculoskeletal trauma 

We emphasize infection prevention, and our physicians are involved in developing national guidelines for improving the quality and safety of orthopedic procedures. 

At the foundation of our orthopedic programs are major research endeavors to identify new surgical techniques for minimally invasive approaches and biologic therapies advancing treatment for joint diseases and injuries. 

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