News

July 21, 2022

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

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 >

June 08, 2022

Pediatric Orthopedic Division Annual Retreat

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 >

May 17, 2022

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

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 >

May 13, 2022

POSNA Annual Meeting in Full Swing in Vancouver

POSNA Began Wednesday, May 11, Energized Crowd. Photos from the POSNA (Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America) 2022 President's Reception at the Bill Reid Art Gallery on May 11 (click to enlarge). "I am amazed by the culture of POSNA—collaboration, friendship, science, ... Read More >

May 11, 2022

Celebrating National Nurses Week

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 >

May 10, 2022

Colleagues Connect at EPOS, POSNA on the Horizon

Dr. Vitale attended the 2022 EPOS Annual Meeting (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society) from April 6–9 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This photo shows Dr. Vitale (right) connecting with fellow POSNA president, Mininder S. Kocher MD MPH (left). Michael Vitale MD MPH, POSNA's ... Read More >

May 10, 2022

MSK Collaboration CME Sign Up

MSK Collaboration CME is coming up: make sure to register today! Date: Monday, May 16th Time: 1:30–5:30pm A variety of topics will be included, such as spine, sports and neuromuscular disorders. Columbia Orthopedics will host an upcoming webinar highlighted by top physicians from Columbia ... Read More >

May 10, 2022

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

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 >

April 18, 2022

Dr. Vitale Speaks at EPOS (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society) Annual Meeting 2022

EPOS Annual Meeting in Denmark Dr. Vitale recently attended the 2022 EPOS Annual Meeting (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society), April 6–9 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He spoke on topics including "Younger age at spinal cord detethering is potentially associated with a  reduced risk of ... Read More >

April 08, 2022

2nd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month Is Here

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 >