Dr. Michael Vitale, MD

Dr. Michael Vitale, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Michael Vitale, MD is a pediatric orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1995 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

51 W 51st St Ste 370

New York, NY 10019

Contact Information

(212) 305-4565

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vitale's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vitale treats Scoliosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vitale treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vitale treats Spine Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Vitale treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vitale performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Vitale performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Vitale's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Cerebral Palsy
Adult Scoliosis
Arm Surgery
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bunion
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Dystonia
Cerebral Palsy Surgery
Cerebral Palsy, Spastic, Diplegic
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Clubfoot
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Degenerative Scoliosis
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Difficulty With Walking
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Growing Rod Surgery
Hernia
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia, Beukes Type
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Limb Length
Limp in Children
Lordosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Pediatric Foot Disease
Pediatric Hip Surgery
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spastic Tetraplegic - Cerebral Palsy
Spasticity
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Surgery
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib Surgery (VEPTR)

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Michael G. Vitale specializes in the non-operative and operative treatment of complex pediatric scoliosis and other spinal disorders, and performs approximately 200 scoliosis procedures every year, half of which are in children less than 8 years...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Fellowship Hospital
2000
New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1996
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University
Internship Hospital
1995
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1995
Mailman School Of Public Health, Columbia University
1989
Trinity College, Hartford, Ct
Undergraduate School
2001
2000
1996
1995
1995
1989

Dr. Vitale's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vitale

4.8

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Vitale's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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I found Dr. Vitale to be amazing! My daughters Spinal Fusion surgery went wonderfully and her curvature has been corrected to almost perfect. He is knowledgeable and experienced and we have recommended him to at least two other patients.
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Dr. Vitale is an amazing human being and an incredibly talented surgeon. He really cares about his patients, their feelings and apprehensions. My daughter, Zara, is one of his patients. She was very against the surgery that she desperately needed for scoliosis. After meeting with Dr. Vitale she...Read More
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Amazing doctor, great staff. Worth the wait to see them. From the first visit with our daughter I knew we were in the best hands. Wouldn't recommend anyone else.
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Dr. Vitale is an incredible Doctor and surgeon! The surgery he performed on my daughter's back was incredibly successful! She is perfect and JUMPING HORSES thanks to Dr. Vitale!
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We have been patients of Dr. Vitale for the past 8 yrs. Our experience in the office, whether it be to schedule appointments, checking in w Isabelle, meeting w Anne for our initial office check and notes, conferring with Amber about our current situation and for follow-ups, scheduling surgeries...Read More
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