Tag: New York Presbyterian

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

Columbia Orthopedics Hosted PreOp Spine Class

Posted on June 15, 2017

Columbia Orthopedics hosted PreOp Spine Class to prepare kids and their families for their scoliosis or spine surgery this summer.  Many kids and their families prefer to have their surgery during the summer to minimize their time out of school. ... Read More

A Closer Look at Children’s Hospital of New York

Posted on November 12, 2016

Research performed by Drs. David Roye and Michael Vitale as a part of the Children’s Spine Foundation has led the study of quality of life for patients with early onset scoliosis. The questionnaire developed by the team at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian is now used at 29 institutions around the world. Read More


Posted on October 27, 2016

Introduction Scoliosis in Children Through Adults The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian offers care for infants, children, adolescents and adults with scoliosis and spinal deformities. Michael G. Vitale MD MPH treats scoliosis in children ... Read More