David Helfet, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital

DavidL.HelfetMD

Orthopaedic Surgery New York, NY

Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder Surgery

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cornell Univ-Weill Medical College

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978 - 1981
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1977 - 1978
  • University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine
    University of Cape Town Faculty of MedicineClass of 1975
  • University of Cape TownBSc, 1968 - 1970

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1991 - 2023
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1987 - 2016
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1979 - 1988
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Effects of Dual Plating on the Vascularity of the Distal Femur  
    David Helfet, MD, The Bone & Joint Journal
  • Evolution in Management of Tibial Pilon Fractures  
    David Helfet, MD, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Symptomatic Hip Impingement Due to Exostosis Associated with Supra-Acetabular Pelvic External Fixator Pin  
    Schottel PC, Smith CS, Helfet DL, Am J Orthop, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Assessment of Bone Circulation in the Hip Following Fracture of the Femoral Neck Using MRI
    Dyke JP, Lazaro L, Hettrich C, Hentel K, Helfet DL, Lorich DG, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, N. Orleans, LA, 1/15/2014
  • Anatomical Strategy for Fixation of Supination External Rotation Type IV Equivalent (SER IV E) Ankle Fractures
    Little MT, Berkes MB, Schottel PC, Garner MR< Lazaro LE, Helfet DL, Lorich DG, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - 81st Annual Meeting, N. Orleans, 1/1/2014
  • Male Sex and Syndersmotic Screw Fixation are Risk Factors for Post-Traumatic Synostosis in Operative Ankle Fractures
    Hinds RM, Lazaro LE, Helfet DL, Lorich DG, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - 81st Annual Meeting, N. Orleans, 1/1/2014
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Lectures

  • "We Stand on theShoulders of Giants" (Welcome Lecture) 
    Stowe, VT - 1/1/2014
  • Surgical Management of Aseptic Nonunion 
    Stowe, VT - 1/1/2014
  • Periprosthetic Osteosynthesis 
    Muenster University Hospital - Muenster, Germany - 1/1/2013
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Other

  • Acetabular Fractures in the Elderly 
    David Helfet, MD. Co-Moderator: David Wellman, MD, AO Foundation Trauma Webinar
    1/1/2011
  • Video Session in Trauma: "How Do I Do It" 
    Helfet DL, Sociedad Colombiana de Cirurgia Ortopedica y Traumatologia (SCCOT)
    Cartagena, Colombia - 1/1/2011
  • Instructional Course lectures 
    Helfet DL
    1/1/2004
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Authored Content

  • The Effects of Dual Plating on the Vascularity of the Distal FemurMarch 2020

Press Mentions

  • Drs. Eric Smith, David Helfet & More: 6 Orthopedic Surgeons Making the News
    Drs. Eric Smith, David Helfet & More: 6 Orthopedic Surgeons Making the NewsOctober 11, 2019 21:26
  • The Diagnostic Accuracy of Radiographs and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Predicting Deltoid Ligament Ruptures in Ankle Fractures
    The Diagnostic Accuracy of Radiographs and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Predicting Deltoid Ligament Ruptures in Ankle FracturesJanuary 09, 2019 03:02
  • Dr. William Ricci to Head Hospital for Special Surgery/NewYork Presbyterian Orthopedic Trauma Service: 5 Key Notes Featured
    Dr. William Ricci to Head Hospital for Special Surgery/NewYork Presbyterian Orthopedic Trauma Service: 5 Key Notes FeaturedAugust 30, 2017 10:50
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Hospital Affiliations