Dr. Michael G Vitale MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Vitale is an orthopedic surgeon in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lutheran Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Vitale accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Lutheran Medical Center and one of 118 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Lutheran Medical Center

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #30 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–1996

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996–2000

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics, 2000–2001

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

CT State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Strategies for treating scoliosis in children with spinal muscular atrophy.
Tobert, D. G.,Vitale, M. G.

A Classification of Growth Friendly Spine Implants.
Skaggs, D. L.,Akbarnia, B. A.,Flynn, J. M.,Myung, K. S.,Sponseller, P. D.,Vitale, M. G.

The Effect of Rod Diameter on Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis at Two Years Follow Up.
Prince, D. E.,Matsumoto, H.,Chan, C. M.,Gomez, J. A.,Hyman, J. E.,Roye, D. P.,Vitale, M. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • 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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