Orthopedics Outcomes Report


2017 Outcomes Report for Orthopedics

Measures of Distinction



  • NewYork-Presbyterian is the Official Hospital and our orthopedic surgeons are head team physicians for the New York Yankees and New York City Football Club (MLS)

  • The Hospital has 2 State-Designated Trauma Centers and is verified as a Level 1 Adult Advanced Trauma Center


  • Columbia Orthopedics received over $3.3 million from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations

  • 15 Columbia researchers conducted over 60 clinical trials in specialties that include spine deformities, bone graft modifications, irreparable rotator cuff repairs, tissue reconstruction for trauma, imaging, and hip and knee arthroplasty

Graduate Medical Education

At NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center:

  • 30 residents make up the orthopedic surgery residency program

  • 9 fellows participate in fellowship programs in

    • Advanced Spinal Deformity

    • Comprehensive Spine

    • Hand, Elbow, and Microvascular Surgery

    • Hip and Knee Reconstruction

    • Pediatric Orthopedics

    • Shoulder and Elbow

    • Sports Medicine


Clinical Care

  • Orthopedic Surgeons

    • 57

  • Orthopedic Procedures

    • 10,900

  • Dedicated Orthopedic Beds

    • 44

  • Physical Therapy Treatments

    • >1,000/month


New Cancer Cases Pie
NCI Funding Graph

Volume includes orthopedic cases at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, and NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital