Dr. Roger Widmann, MD

Dr. Roger Widmann, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Roger Widmann, MD is a pediatric orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1989 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

535 E 70th St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

(212) 606-1325

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Guardian
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
more than 42% of peers

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Dr. Widmann's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Widmann "Dr. Widmann graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and received the Donjoy Prize for Orthopaedic Research upon graduating from the Yale School of Medicine. His orthopedic residency training was at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program based at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and he completed his Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship training at the Children's Hospital of Boston under the exceptional team of John Hall, John Emans and James Kasser."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Widmann "Dr. Widmann specializes in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of pediatric spinal deformity and pediatric limb deformity. Dr. Widmann is an expert pediatric spinal deformity surgeon and pediatric limb deformity surgeon with established clinical and research expertise, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and multiple book chapters. Dr. Widmann is focused on providing state-of-the-art surgical and nonsurgical management for pediatric patients with complex deformities. As Chief of the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Service at HSS, Dr. Widmann has led a collaborative effort to build and staff the Lerner Children's Pavilion with highly regarded and nationally renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons and pediatricians. With a focus on clinical and surgical excellence, academic productivity, and care for the underserved, the Lerner Children's Pavilion is the largest volume provider of pediatric orthopedic and pediatric spine surgery in the tri-state area."
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6  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Bone Transport to Correct Length or Bone Loss
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Growing Rod Surgery
  • Ilizarov Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Scoliosis Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New England Deaconess Hosp-Harvard
    Internship Hospital | Completed
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital of Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Widmann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Widmann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Widmann to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Widmann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Excellent Doctor. I cannot thank Dr Widmann and his staff enough. In 2011 my son was in hospital for three months prior to being transferred to Dr. Widmann's care. He had my son up and walking in less than a week. Thank you for saving his life. I wish there is something my family can do to...more
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I was devastated to find out that my eleven year old daughter would need spinal fusion surgery. We met with Dr. Widmann and he was knowledgeable, clear and reassuring. I felt confident about his skills after doing my own research and speaking with him in length about what to expect before, during...more
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Words cannot express how impressed my family is with this incredible doctor. My 12 yr old daughter had spinal fusion T2-L3. Dr. Widmann did an exceptional job from start to finish. My daughter had seen two other surgeons prior to him. She was brought to tears by how he treated her with such...more
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Dr. Widmann performed scoliosis correction surgery on my 13 year old daughter. Dr. Widmann and his team made us feel completely at ease despite the circumstances. The surgery was a huge success - we are 7 months post surgery and have had no issues at all. Our daughter is a competitive soccer...more
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