Tag: AIS

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

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics Attends 4th International Curvy Girls Scoliosis Conference

Posted on July 10, 2018

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics Attends 4th International Curvy Girls Scoliosis Conference on 7/9/18.  Curvy Girls is a network of peer-led support groups that reduce the emotional impact of scoliosis by empowering girls through education, mutual support and acceptance to become leaders, ... 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 Adult & Pediatric Spine Team at the 2017 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting

Posted on September 08, 2017

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

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Posted on August 11, 2017

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

Curvy Girls Livestream with Dr. Vitale

Posted on August 07, 2017

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

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

4th Annual Non Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis

Posted on May 19, 2017

Dr. Vitale was a codirector of the 4th Annual Non Operative Treatment of Childhood Scoliosis Conference.  It was an opportunity to learn about state of the art, non-operative treatment of scoliosis across the ages. In recent years we have gained ... 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