Drs. David Roye, Ben Roye, Hyman, & Vitale Named 2016 Super Doctors

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.

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Optimizing Patient Care through Quality, Safety, and Value Initiatives

Quality, safety, and value — a triad of related and interdependent components — together form the fundamental basis of providing optimal patient care. This is the precept that drives the work of Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH, Chief Quality Officer for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia. Dr. Vitale, in collaboration with William N. Levine, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief, and Kevin Wang, Quality Officer for Columbia Orthopedics, is vigorously pursuing the development of protocols and processes that will improve the overall outcomes of patients who seek out orthopedic care.

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Dr. David Roye Addresses Audience at Comprehensive Care Center for Disability in the Dominican Republic

Dr. David P. Roye, Jr. recently traveled to the Dominican Republic, at the invitation of the First Lady of the Republic, Candida Montilla de Medina, to serve as keynote speaker at the Comprehensive Care Center for Disability (CAID), where he discussed Cerebral Palsy.

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NYC Ballet & Weinberg Family CP Center Team Up for Workshops

Dr. David Roye, Dr. Joseph Dutkowsky, and Natalia Armoza, a mother to a patient at Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center, helped organize a ballet workshop for CP patients at the world-famous NYC Ballet.

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Drs. David Roye, Joshua Hyman, & Michael Vitale Earn 2015 ‘Top Doctors’ Award

Drs. David Roye, Joshua Hyman, and Michael Vitale were named “Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area” by Castle Connolly in 2015.

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Self-Reporting Devices Help Patients with Nonverbal CP

When a nonverbal child is in pain, it’s usually the parent who acts as the interpreter. Does the child behave differently, or move in a different way? But being parents, they may be prone to bias. Healthcare professionals have therefore been seeking objective ways to assess pain and discomfort in nonverbal patients — such as intellectually developmentally disabled children with cerebral palsy — using self-reporting devices otherwise known as “augmentative and alternative communications” tools.

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Dr. David Roye Recognized by AACPDM for Outstanding Leadership Related to Cerebral Palsy

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.”

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Weinberg Family CP Center Featured in NYP’s Advances Newsletter

The Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center was featured in New York-Presbyterian (NYP)’s January 2014 edition of Advances in Orthopedics. Read the complete article here:

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