Orthopedics Outcomes Report


2018 Report on Clinical & Scientific Innovations in Orthopedics

Measures of Distinction

Clinical Care

  • 89 Orthopedic Surgeons

  • 5,030 Ambulatory and Inpatient Procedures

  • 44 Dedicated Orthopedic Beds

2017 Inpatient Volume

Inpatient Volume Pie Chart


Inpatient Orthopedic Procedures*

Inpatient Orthopedic Procedures Bar Graph



  • >$2 million received from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations supporting research by orthopedic faculty at Columbia

  • 15 Columbia researchers conducted 36 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 Irving Medical Center:

  • 31 residents participate in the orthopedic surgery residency program

  • 10 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


* Volume includes orthopedic cases at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital