Since he joined Columbia Orthopedics in 2000, Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Associate Director Joshua E. Hyman, MD has been an advocate for treating patients with cerebral palsy. Although CP isn’t progressive, there is a common symptom that could become more prevalent or intensify as patients grow older: chronic pain. Dr. Hyman is discovering ways to ease it.
On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center hosted the Pediatric Rehabilitation Conference: Comprehensive Management of Spasticity Across the Lifespan at Blythedale Children’s Hospital. Dr. Heakyung Kim and Dr. David Roye were the course directors.
Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center providers, researchers, and staff attended the 70th Annual AACPDM Meeting in Hollywood, FL and participated in or led numerous sessions.
The New York Times Magazine published its annual Super Doctors list for 2016 and fifteen doctors from Columbia Orthopedics were recognized, including Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center providers Dr. David Roye, Dr. Benjamin Roye, Dr. Joshua Hyman, and Dr. Michael Vitale.
Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Associate Director and Columbia Orthopedics pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joshua Hyman was interviewed about cerebral palsy for North Jersey.com, a subsidiary of USA Today.
On July 27, 2015, Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center hosted a talk by Associate Director Dr. Joshua Hyman on children’s function and mobility.
On Monday, July 14, 2014, Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Associate Director Dr. Joshua Hyman lectured on pediatric surgery with the presentation “How to Know if Surgery Will Help My Child”, which took place at Columbia Doctors in Englewood, New Jersey.
Spine surgery requires extraordinary precision. Complex spine deformities in young children present a particular technical challenge. Intraoperative navigation is one of many tools used by the pediatric spine surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center to optimize outcomes for young patients.