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.
For the fifth year in a row, Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH has been named one of the Top Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons in North America. Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Vitale is also the Chief of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Surgery, co-Director of the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics, and Chief Quality Officer of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at this facility.
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.
Dr. David Roye, one of our pediatric orthopedic surgeons, accepted a prestigious membership award at the 68th annual meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Development Medicine (AACPDM) held September 9-13 in San Diego. As Executive Director of the Weinberg Family CP Center at Columbia Orthopedics, Dr. Roye clearly demonstrates “outstanding leadership mentoring trainees and colleagues in the field of childhood-onset disabilities.”
Columbia Orthopedics provider Dr. Michael Vitale has performed the first magnetic spine lengthening treatment in New York on a 6-year-old patient with scoliosis with MAGEC (Magnetic Expansion Control).
The Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia was recently featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal. The Center, led by Dr. David P. Roye, was established to bridge the gap between pediatric and adult CP care. The Center is devoted to coordinating and delivering three elements of medical care: Research, Education, and Treatment.