February 16, 2018

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 >

February 14, 2018

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 >

January 22, 2018

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 >

December 14, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale participates in a Risk and Safety of Spine Surgery Webinar

Dr. Michael Vitale participated in a Risk and Safety of Spine Surgery Webinar which was hosted by Hospital of Special Surgery.  He spoke about Making a Safer Environment.  He also was on a panel discussion for case presentations.  It was ... Read More >

October 30, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale speaks at the Global Spine Outreach Symposium

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 >

October 12, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale – Visiting Professor at Stanford

Columbia Orthopedics Co-Director, Division of Pediatric Orthopedics and Chief, Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Service Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH was a Bleck Visiting Professor at Stanford on October 11. He discussed “Making Spine Surgery Better with Lessons Learned from Aviation,” where he ... Read More >

September 08, 2017

Columbia Orthopedics Adult & Pediatric Spine Team at the 2017 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting

This week, faculty, residents, fellows, and researchers from Columbia Orthopedics will be presenting their research at the 2017 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting. To read abstracts and view the complete schedule, view the program here. Below are the topics that ... Read More >

August 11, 2017

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

If you didn't get a chance to watch the Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale, please check out the below video.  It was a Q & A session with founder of Curvy Girls, Leah Stoltz along with Dr. Michael Vitale. ... Read More >

August 07, 2017

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Mark your calendars for the Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale.  It will be a LIVE Q&A session on Thursday, August 10th at 7 PM EST.  Curvy Girls is an International Scoliosis Peer Support.  They have support groups that meet ... Read More >

June 27, 2017

Columbia Orthopedics Conservative Care for Spine & Scoliosis

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 >