John Pierpont Lyden, MD

Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 606-1126


Medical School

College of Physicians & Surgeons- Columbia University 1961-1965, M.D., NYC


  • Surgical Internship - Roosevelt Hospital, New York, N.Y., 1965-1966
  • General Surgical Residency- Roosevelt Hospital, New York, N.Y., 1966-1967
  • United States Navy Medical Corps, Lt. Commander- 1967-1969
  • Stationed at Bethesda Naval Hospital- 1967-1968
  • First Medical Battalion, First Marine Division Da Nang, South Vietnam- 1968-1969
  • Orthopedic Resident- Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y., 1969-1972


Fellowship in Hand Surgery- Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y., 1972-1973

Special Clinical Interests

Fractures, Joint Replacements, and Arthroscopy Orthopedic Surgeon, New York City Police Department, New York, N.Y., 25 years service


  • Assistant Director, Fracture Service, New York Hospital, 1973-1985
  • Director, Fracture Service, New York Hospital, 1985-1995

Selected Present Activities 

  • Attending Surgeon, Trauma, Fracture Service, New York Hospital
  • Founding Trustee of Mutual Assurance Corporation, Cayman, Islands
  • Asian Art Counsel, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.
  • Foundation Board Member, Hudson River HealthCare, Tarrytown, N.Y.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, PPO]

Rockefeller University - CoreSource


1965 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: 1966 St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Residency: 1967 St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Fellowship: 1973 Hospital for Special Surgery


535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 606-1126

Fax: (212) 746-8370

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Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at nWeill Cornell Medical College