Category: Research

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

Dr. Michael Vitale Co-Chairs 12th Annual ICEOS Meeting

Posted on November 19, 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale Co-Chairs the 12th Annual ICEOS (International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis) meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.  He also spoke on a myriad of topics including The Debates: SAI/Pelvic Screws (Paul Sponseller) vs S Hooks (Michael Vitale) Paper # ... Read More

Columbia University Pediatric Orthopedics Hosts their Annual Spine Research Retreat

Posted on October 26, 2018

The Division of Pediatric Orthopedics at Columbia University hosts an annual Spine Research Retreat.  The retreat allows the opportunity for many collaborators involved in research to come together and discuss operative research, non operative research and quality and safety projects. Read More

Dr. Vitale attends and presents at the 53rd Annual SRS Meeting

Posted on October 15, 2018

Dr. Vitale attends and presents at the 53rd Annual SRS Meeting in Bologna, Italy from October 10-13, 2018.  The SRS meeting is "a meeting where spinal surgeons from around the world come to learn the most innovative research and information ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale Speaks at IPOTT

Posted on September 30, 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale speaks at IPOTT which is an International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank.  It took place this year in New Zealand from 9/27/18- 9/29/18.  Dr. Vitale spoke on #cureAIS: Towards a Best Practice Guideline for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis where included ... Read More

A new study featured in Current Orthopaedic Practice

Posted on September 03, 2018

A new study featured in Current Orthopaedic Practice co-authored by Drs. Benjamin Roye and Michael Vitale MD MPH "Nonoperative treatment of infantile spinal deformity".  This was published in Current Orthopaedic Practice: September/October 2018 - Volume 29 - Issue 5 - p 436–439 The conclusion of this article is ... 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

Dr. Michael Vitale speaks at the Global Spine Outreach Symposium

Posted on October 30, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale spoke at the Global Spine Outreach Symposium in Mexico City.  He spoke on -          Surgical Strategies and Techniques for Treating Early Onset Scoliosis: An Update -          Landing Safely Every Time: Lessons Learned from Aviation -          Early Onset Techniques Please see attached agenda here for ... Read More