J. Turner Vosseller, MD

Expertise in: 
Trauma, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Foot Surgery, Foot Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Hand Surgery, Orthopedics, Rearfoot Reconstruction, Surgery, Surgery, Foot and Ankle, Trauma, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle, Ankle Injuries, Ankle Injury, Ankle Pain, Broken Foot, Club Foot, Congenital Foot Deformity, Foot and Ankle Care, Foot Deformity, Foot Pain, Foot and Ankle Injuries, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Disorder, Trauma

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at CUMC

J. Turner Vosseller, MD - Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon at ColumbiaDoctors

Dr. J. Turner Vosseller is an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon who specializes in the operative and nonoperative treatment of foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Vosseller has extensive training and experience in foot and ankle reconstruction, including reconstruction for both flatfeet and high-arched feet, bunions, hammers toes, and claw toes. In addition Dr. Vosseller is adept in the treatment of tendon disorders, the use of ankle arthroscopy, foot and ankle trauma, and arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle. The goals of treatment in any case, surgical or nonsurgical, are to alleviate pain and maximize function.

Dr. Vosseller hails from Jacksonville, FL where he grew up and went to high school. Since then, he has been steadily heading north. He attended Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, double-majoring in Chemistry and Classics. He then went to Georgetown University in Washington, DC for medical school. After a brief return home to Jacksonville for an internship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic, Dr. Vosseller returned to Georgetown for his orthopaedic residency. Continuing his trek up the eastern seaboard, Dr. Vosseller then completed an orthopaedic foot and ankle fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. During his time at HSS, Dr. Vosseller was able to spend a few months on the Complex Reconstruction Service, working on the treatment of patients with complex deformity.

Dr. Vosseller has a variety of research interests. He has authored peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in professional medical journals, and he has presented his work at both regional and national meetings. ;His current research projects involve the use of different suture materials in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery and arthroscopic ankle surgery. In addition Dr. Vosseller has written a textbook chapter. In his academic duties at Columbia, Dr. Vosseller regularly lectures residents, as well as being involved in the education of medical students.

Dr. Vosseller also has a keen interest in orthopaedics in the developing world. He had the opportunity to spend six weeks at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi, Tanzania in 2011. In this capacity he was able to assist the local Tanzanian doctors in the operative and nonoperative treatment of a variety of orthopaedic ailments.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-4565

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
New Patient Appointments:
212-305-4565
Primary
Manhattan - 590 5th Avenue Office
590 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Englewood, NJ - 500 Grand Avenue
500 Grand Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Mayo Clinic
  • Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital

Research