Dr. David Harris Godfried MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. David Godfried is an orthopedic surgeon in Manhasset, New York and is affiliated with NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Godfried accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 100 doctors at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Pediatric Orthopedics

Clinical Interests: scoliosis, Bone Fractures, osteogenisis imperfecta, clubfoot, hip dysplasia, cerebral palsy, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, blount disease, perthes disease

Hospital Affiliation

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992–1996

University of Minnesota
Internship, General Surgery, 1991–1992

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1991

Northwestern University
Fellowship, Ryerson Pediatric Orthopaedic and Scoliosis, 1997–1998

Scarsdale High School
Other Training, 1976–1980

Columbia College, Columbia Univ
Other Training, History, 1980–1984

School General Studies, Columbia Univ
Other Training, Pre-med, 1986–1987

Shriners Hospital for Children
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis, 1996–1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 14 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Residents North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System

LIJ Residency Program Outstanding Achievement Award

Election to the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)

LIJ Residency Program Teacher of the Year Award

Teacher of the Year, Orthopaedic Residents, Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Long Island Jewish Medical Center Campus

Underwood Chair Pediatric Orthopaedics, Texas Tech University

Clinical Research Scholar Award, Texas Tech University Medical School

Rudin Foundation Scholarship, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

Senior Society Sachems, Columbia College

Stephen P. Abby Memorial Award, Columbia College

Captain, Varsity Heavy Weight Crew, Columbia College

Publications & Presentations

Oren J, Petrizzo AM, Godfried DH

Handelsman JE, Weinberg J, Godfried DH, Edobor-Osula F

Godfried DH, Petrizzo AM

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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