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New Patient Story Video: Greta’s Journey

Posted on September 28, 2022

"As you can see, this is an amazing kid—advocating for other children with disabilities, excelling in school and socially, and really standing as a testament to what modern medicine can do." —Michael Vitale, MD   "I just want to thank Dr. Vitale ... Read More

Dr. Vitale’s Dedication to Safety in Spine Surgery—News from NewYork-Presbyterian

Posted on July 21, 2022

Advances in Pediatric Orthopedics A Steadfast Obligation to Safety in Spine Surgery What began as a concern a number of years ago about a surgical complication observed by Michael G. Vitale, MD, inspired a transformational initiative in spine deformity surgery safety that is today ... Read More

Pediatric Orthopedic Division Annual Retreat

Posted on June 08, 2022

These are photos from the 2022 annual retreat where the pediatric orthopedic division comes together to discuss divisional updates, cerebral palsy center updates, clinical processes, patient and departmental education such as the upcoming CMEs and our website and marketing updates. [siteorigin_widget ... Read More

Join Me at This Upcoming Webinar: Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Virtual CME

Posted on May 17, 2022

June 2, 2022 | 6:30–8:30 PM EST I look forward to speaking at this upcoming course about a wide range of material related to scoliosis, bracing, and physical therapy. Join me, and colleagues from Columbia and other institutions, as we discuss ... Read More

Celebrating National Nurses Week

Posted on May 11, 2022

We are very fortunate to have such a caring and talented nursing staff, like Julie Morales, RN, pictured. Sending our thanks to Nurse Morales and our Nurse Practitioners Ameeka George, Fatema Sadeque-Iqbal, Jennifer Crotty, and Ameeka George. We appreciate your ... Read More

POSNA Meeting Starts May 11: Dr. Vitale Gives Two Presentations

Posted on May 10, 2022

POSNA Annual Meeting 2022 The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Annual Meeting kicks off on May 11th, 2022, in Vancouver. Michael G. Vitale MD MPH will be presenting two lectures. The first presentation is: "Fewer Complications in Simultaneous Detethering and ... Read More

2nd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month Is Here

Posted on April 08, 2022

The 2nd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month, which Michael Vitale, MD chairs, kicks off in April. This month-long event includes a series of resources and live webinars that are dedicated to the vision of S3P (Safety in Spine Surgery ... Read More

Eight Facts to Know About Scoliosis

Posted on October 04, 2021

Scoliosis, a common, sometimes hereditary spinal condition, is a curvature of the spine that affects 2% to 3% of the population in the United States, or an estimated 6 million to 9 million people. But with new opportunities for treatment that ... Read More

What to Know About Back Pain in Children

Posted on September 23, 2021

From heavy backpacks to scoliosis, two NewYork-Presbyterian experts discuss the causes of back pain in children and what kids can do to keep their backs healthy as they return to school. Back pain, including lower back pain, is a common complaint among children ... Read More

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