Physician Story: Orthopedics
Q&A: Dr. Michael Vitale on Research, Innovation, and His Focus on Patient Quality
The Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian shares how a commitment to compassionate care has shaped his decades-long career treating complex scoliosis cases and advocating for spine surgery safety.
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Guidelines for Discussing Patient Expectations
Columbia orthopedic faculty conduct a study outlining the patient perspective on what constitutes improvements in outcomes related to pain relief and improved function.
Augmenting Repair Where the Tendon Meets the Bone
Columbia’s orthopedic researchers define tendon enthesis mechanical properties critical for a durable attachment.
Robotic Spine Surgery: Weighing the Benefits
Columbia orthopedic spine surgeons evaluate the accuracy and benefit of computerized navigation and robotics for spinal deformity surgery, focusing on their impact on clinical outcomes.
Columbia Orthopedics: Leading the Field in Sports Medicine
Our sports medicine physicians, many of whom have been competitive athletes, have a distinguished record of returning players to their sport in optimal form.
Orthopedics: A Focus on Faculty 2019 Issue 1
A Focus on Faculty: Highlighting a Range of Expertise in Orthopedics
The Perry Initiative: Encouraging Young Women to Enter Orthopedics
Women make up only 6.1% of US orthopedic surgeons. The Columbia University Department of Orthopedic Surgery partnered with The Perry Initiative to host an outreach program for 39 high school students to increase the pool of women who might be interested in the field.
Center for Athletic Hip Injuries and Hip Preservation
In recent years it has been shown that younger athletic adults are also prone to hip problems that were once considered merely groin or muscle injuries. At the Center for Athletic Hip Injuries and Hip Preservation at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, doctors are focused on providing joint-preserving treatment for young, active adults.
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