Michael Vitale, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

MichaelGVitaleMDMPH

Orthopaedic Surgery New York, NY

Pediatric Orthopedics

Ana Lucia Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Overview of Dr. Vitale

Dr. Michael Vitale is an orthopedic surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and has been in practice 22 years. Dr. Vitale accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 259 doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell who specialize in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    Children's Hospital of Los AngelesFellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics, 2000 - 2001
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996 - 2000
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1995 - 1996
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 1995
  • Trinity CollegeB.S., Biology /Psychology, 1985 - 1989
  • Columbia University School of Public Health
    Columbia University School of Public HealthM.P.H., 1989 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2020 - Present
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2007 - 2014
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2002 - 2005
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2000 - Present
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1996 - 2021
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2012-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2008-2014
  • Becker's Spine Review List: 50 Spine Surgeons Focusing on Scoliosis Development 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Are breech rate for pedicle screws higher in the upper thoracic spine?  
    Privitera DM, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Roye DP, JE Hyman, Vitale MG, Spine Deformity, 5/1/2013
  • Measuring Outcomes in Children with Early-Onset Scoliosis  
    Gomez JA, Vitale MG, Semin Spine Surg, 9/1/2012
  • Growth Modulation of the Scoliotic Spine: Where Are We Now?  
    Franzone JM, Vitale MG, Semin Spine Surg, 9/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • An Evaluation of the Validity of a DNA-Based Prognostic Test for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
    Roye BD, Wright ML, Matsumoto H, Yorgova P, Neiss G, Hyman JE, Roye DP, Shah SA, Vitale MG, Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Hollywood, CA, 4/30/2014
  • Creation of a Consensus-Based Checklist for the Response to Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Changes in Pediatric Spine Surgery.
    Vitale MG, Pace GI, Wright ML, Matsumoto H, Akbarnia B, Dormans JP, Emans JB, Erickson M, Flynn JM, Glassman SD, Glotzbecker M, Ibrahim KN, Lewis SJ, Luhman SJ, McCart..., Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Hollywood, CA, 4/30/2014
  • Predictive Validity of the Classification of Early Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS): Examining the Timing, Rate, and Severity of Post-Operative Complications.
    Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, The Children's Spine Study Group, The Growing Spine Study Group, Park HY, McCalla D, Trupia EP, Swindell HW, Roye DP, Flynn JW, Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Hollywood, CA, 4/30/2014
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Lectures

  • "Congenital and Early Onset Spinal Deformity." 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2011
  • "Early Onset Scoliosis: Options and Techniques." 
    New York, NY - 1/1/2011
  • "Correcting Complex Spinal Deformities: Direct Vertebral Body Rotation Utilizing the SUK DVR System." 
    Tokyo, Japan - 1/1/2010
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Other

  • Round tables in Spine Surgery: Prognostic Genetic Testing for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Volume 2, Number, 3. 
    2. PO Newton, HL Shufflebarger, HT Braun, KH Bridwell, JE Lonstein, JW Ogilvie, CT Price, BS Richards, SA Shah, MG Vitale, K Ward
    1/1/2008
  • The Importance of Outcomes Research. 
    MG Vitale and MW Keith, AAOS Bulletin, Vol 51; No 6
    12/1/2003
  • HIPAA: An Update 
    Michael Vitale, MD, MPH, POSNA Clinical Trials Network Newsletter, Volume 2 Issue 3
    3/1/2003

Press Mentions

  • Today’s Best Scoliosis Treatments for Children and Young Adults
    Today’s Best Scoliosis Treatments for Children and Young AdultsFebruary 1st, 2019

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
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