Tag: spine surgery

Dr. Vitale, Chair, Safety in Spine Surgery Summit

Posted on November 18, 2016

Dr. Vitale, Chair, Safety in Spine Surgery Summit, an important meeting about safety in spine surgery. Spine surgeons, members of spine surgery teams, OR directors, hospital executives and more attend the Safety in Spine Surgery Summit to learn about the numerous ... Read More

Your Child’s Spine Surgery

Posted on October 27, 2016

What to Expect Dear Parent, Here is a link to an information book that will help you plan spine surgery for your child.  Please review the information and discuss with your Primary Care Provider and any specialists your child sees. We are extremely ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale, Pediatric Orthopedics, featured in the Columbia Orthopedics Newsletter – ISSUE 10

Posted on October 20, 2016

Get to know the faculty — Dr. Michael Vitale, Pediatric Orthopedics: Do you have a role model or mentor and if so, who? I have been fortunate to have many role models. Very early, my father, a still-practicing pediatric orthopedic surgeon, modeled for ... Read More

PreOp Spine Class for Patients

Posted on October 12, 2016

Nov. 14, 2016: We would like to invite you to this preop class to help prepare you and your child for your surgery this winter. There will be a class held on November 14th, 6:00-8:00 PM. Our next one will be ... Read More

17 of the Top North American Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons

Posted on February 18, 2016

By Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.ED. Despite the critical nature of pediatric orthopedics, most don’t flock to this subspecialty. One reason? It is emotionally challenging. But some do…and here is a subset of real standouts. A note to readers: We don’t have “the ... Read More

Boy, 6, with Scoliosis is First in New York Area to Get Magnetic Spine Lengthening Treatment

Posted on August 14, 2014

Courtesy NY Daily News Call it medical magic — make that MAGEC (Magnetic Spine Lengthening Treatment). Doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are now reaching for the handheld MAGEC device instead of their scalpel when they treat patients with early-onset scoliosis, characterized by a spinal ... Read More