2018 Report on Clinical & Scientific Innovations in Orthopedics


  • Official Hospital and head team physicians for the New York Yankees and New York City Football Club

  • Designated a Blue Distinction Center in spine surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Two State-Designated Trauma Centers and a Level 1 Adult Advanced Trauma Center

  • Home to one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious orthopedic training programs

  • Leadership positions in Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association, NBA, NFL, and NHL, among others


William N. Levine, MD

Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief
Columbia University Irving Medical Center