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Dr. Michael Vitale Addresses the Challenges of "Off-Label" Usage in Pediatric Orthopaedics

We’ve come a long way when it comes to medical breakthroughs regarding pediatric orthopaedics. Thanks to technological advancements, many children with musculoskeletal disorders are now able to improve and thrive as a result of new treatments.

Dr. Michael Vitale - Visiting Professor at Stanford

Columbia Orthopedics Co-Director, Division of Pediatric Orthopedics and Chief, Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Service Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH was a Bleck Visiting Professor at Stanford on October 11. He discussed “Making Spine Surgery Better with Lessons Learned from Aviation,” where he disseminated information on QSV. He also participated in a panel discussion on QSV and case discussions with faculty, residents, and fellows. Here are some photos from this distinguished event:

Dr. David Roye Interviewed by Becker’s Spine Review

Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Executive Director and Columbia Orthopedics provider Dr. David Roye was interviewed by Becker’s Spine Review about his international humanitarian work. Segments from the interview are highlighted below:

Drs. Michael Vitale and David Roye Named Inaugural Samberg Scholars

Drs. David P. Roye, Jr. and Michael G. Vitale, Columbia Orthopedics providers, were among ten exceptional physicians at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital that were named the inaugural Samberg Scholars in Children’s Health, a newly endowed appointment made possible by the generous donation of $25 million from hospital trustee Arthur Samberg and his wife, Rebecca.

Drs. David Roye and Joshua Hyman Named Patients Choice Physicians

Columbia Orthopedics providers David P. Roye, MD, chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital; and Joshua Hyman, MD, associate attending at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and associate professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons were recently recognized as MDx Patients Choice Physicians.

Drs. Roye and Hyman – Patients Choice Physicians

Dr. Joshua Hyman Receives Patient Choice Award from American Registry

Joshua Hyman, MD, Columbia Orthopedics provider at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian and associate professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons was recently presented with an American Registry “Patient Choice Award.” The award reflects the exceptionally high praise that Dr. Hyman received through online feedback from his patients.

Dr. Michael Vitale Discusses the Importance of Advances in Low-Dose X-Ray for Pediatric Spine Patients

Treating smaller patients means everything has to be smaller - implants, instruments and apparel. The same idea has to be applied to radiation. “While digital x-rays have evolved to decrease radiation exposure, less is obviously better,” said Dr. Michael G. Vitale, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. “If it was my child, I would not settle for anything less and that same philosophy drives all my care for my patients.”

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