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2019 Innovations Reports for Orthopedics

Measures of Distinction

Clinical Care

  • 84 Orthopedic Surgeons

  • 4 Primary Care Sports Physicians

  • 11,981 Ambulatory Surgery Procedures

chart of 2018 inpatient volume

Clinical care data includes volume at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital.


  • >$6 million received from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations supporting research by orthopedic faculty at Columbia for the academic year, July 2018 to June 2019.

Graduate Medical Education

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • 31 residents in the orthopedic surgery residency program, including 1 resident in a six-year research track

  • In 2018, 50% of the incoming and outgoing residency classes, 2023 and 2018 respectively, were women.

  • 10 fellows in fellowship programs in:

    • Advanced Pediatric Spinal Deformity

    • Comprehensive Spine

    • Hand and Upper Extremity

    • Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction

    • Pediatric Orthopedics

    • Shoulder and Elbow

    • Sports Medicine