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Dr. Michael Vitale Chairs the 4th Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit

Posted on December 05, 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale Chairs the 4th Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit.  Save the Date for this upcoming Safety in Spine Surgery Summit. It will be on Friday April 26, 2019. The course will provide you the opportunity to learn about ... 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

Improving Value of Scoliosis Care: Real Life Lessons from the Field Webinar

Posted on May 08, 2018

June 12, 2018 7:00 PM CDT Webinar for Professionals: Improving Value of Scoliosis Care: Real Life Lessons from the Field.  Dr. Vitale is moderating this webinar which will include the following presenters: Jim Sanders, MD, Matt Oetgen, MD, Suken Shah, MD, Rajiv ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale Chairs the 3rd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit

On April 20, Columbia hosted the 3rd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit in New York City to a sold-out audience with keynote speaker General Stanley McChrystal and co-chaired by Columbia Orthopedics Chief Quality Officer and Chief of Pediatric Spine ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale—Guest Editor for Dec. 2016 “Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics”

Posted on February 01, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale Was the Guest Editor for Dec. 2016 Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, Focusing on Early Onset Scoliosis Article 1: Introduction In just 15 years, there has been an amazing evolution both in the philosophy toward the approach of young children with scoliosis as ... Read More

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

Orthopedics-Neurosurgery Focus on Quality Improves Pediatric Spine Measures

Posted on March 16, 2016

In this new era of health care, quality measures are becoming the driving factor among health care institutions. Physicians, surgeons and hospitals are being compared with other facilities and health care professionals. At NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University ... Read More

Pediatric Scoliosis Patients Improve Posture With Smart Bracing, Schroth Method

From NewYork-Presbyterian Newsletter, March, 2016: In the last five years, researchers and physicians have learned that early treatment of scoliosis can resolve many spinal deformities that adolescents and adults encounter later in life. Techniques such as early casting, bracing and specialized ... Read More

Even with Medical Clearance, Orthopaedic Patients Aren’t Returning to School

Posted on September 08, 2007

According to a recent study published by Joshua Hyman, MD and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Research Group at Columbia Presbyterian, the attendance policy at a patient’s school is more restrictive than a child’s doctor. Since past studies have documented that uninterrupted ... Read More