Category: Pediatrics Treatment News

Dr. Michael Vitale featured on @nyphospital twitter page

Dr. Michael Vitale was featured on the New York Presbyterian Hospital's twitter page @nyphospital.  Check out their tweet about his trip to AAOS annual conference   .@mgv16 is the Chief of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Service at #NYP Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital ... Read More

Curvy Girl Q&A session with Dr. Vitale

Posted on February 25, 2019

Dr. Vitale has enjoyed working with Curvy Girls throughout the years so he was ecstatic when they reached out with a Q&A session that he would like to share.  Curvy Girls is an International Scoliosis Peer Support for Girls.  They ... Read More

Scoliosis in the Young Child Patient Webinar

Posted on September 18, 2018

Dr. Michael was a panelist on Scoliosis in the Young Child Patient Webinar.  It was presented by the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).   Read More

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

Posted on June 01, 2018

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month and Dr. Michael Vitale was featured in an article Scoliosis: 10 Facts Parents Need to Know.   "Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. It can vary from a slight abnormality to a disfiguring deformity that can ... Read More

Scoliosis questionnaire featured in the AAOS Headline News

In this week's AAOS Headline News, they featured the Scoliosis questionnaire (EOSQ-24) that is published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics March 2018 Issue.  They state that "the Early-Onset Scoliosis Questionnaire (EOSQ-24) may be a valid tool to evaluate patient-reported ... Read More

Spine Team Develops Best Practice Guidelines for Spinal Deformity

Columbia Orthopedics spine team leaders Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH; Hiroko Matsumoto, PhD; Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD; and Lawrence G. Lenke, MD have developed best practice guidelines on wrong level surgery in spinal deformity. The guidelines were published in Spine Deformity based on the consensus ... Read More

Pediatric Orthopedic Team Argues for Use of Sanders Classification for AIS

Columbia Orthopedics providers Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH and Benjamin D. Roye, MD, MPH and Director of Clinical Research Hiroko Matsumoto were published in Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics for their research "High Risk of Mismatch Between Sanders and Risser Staging in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are We ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis

Posted on June 27, 2017

We are excited to launch our new video about our work at Columbia Orthopedics in Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis.  We have a team approach that includes the surgeon, schroth physical therapists, Rigo Cheneau orthotists, PAs/NPs to provide the best ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale featured in SOSORT Newsletter

Posted on June 17, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale was recently featured in the most recent SOSORT Newsletter.  SOSORT is the International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment.  It focuses on the conservative treatment of scoliosis.  June is Scoliosis Awareness Month.  The SOSORT newsletter for this ... Read More

Columbia Orthopedics Hosted Non-Operative Best Practice Guidelines for AIS

Columbia Orthopedics just hosted the 1st meeting of many to work on Non-Operative Best Practice Guidelines for AIS (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis) on May 17, 2017.  There is so much variability out there for the recommendations around non-operative practices for adolescent idiopathic ... Read More