Dr. Paul L. Kuflik, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery - Male - Age 59

17 102nd St Suite 5D
New York, NY 10029
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Dr. Kuflik's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kuflik has extensive experience in orthopedics, with special emphasis on disorders of the spine and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Kuflik came to Beth Israel from the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute. Since 1987, he has served there as an assistant attending physician, and was named chief of the scoliosis service in 1991. Dr. Kuflik also was chief of spine services at Mount Sinai Medical Center as well as an attending physician in the department of orthopedic surgery. In addition to his numerous writings and lectures, Dr. Kuflik also served as section editor of 'Spine' for the editorial board of the Bulletin for Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, as well as moderator for the spine section of the alumni scientific meeting there. A native New Yorker, Dr. Kuflik was named assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1987 and a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at New York University Medical Center in 1994.


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery, 2000
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Spinal Deformities
  • Steroid Injections
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Background Check for Dr. Kuflik

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for New York.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions

Education & Training

Medical School

SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Graduated in 1981

Internship Hospital

Beth Israel
Complete in 1982

Residency Hospital

Hospital Jt Dis
Complete in 1986

Fellowship Hospital

Toronto General Hospital
Complete in 1986

Languages Spoken by Dr. Kuflik & Staff

  • English

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