Dr. Samuel Cho, MD

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Dr. Samuel Cho, MD
Dr. Samuel Cho, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Dr. Cho is affiliated with Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Dr. Cho's Care Philosophy

Dr. Samuel K. Cho is a fellowship-trained academic orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in the treatment of common and complex spinal disorders and deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis, flatback syndrome, etc.) affecting the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar regions in adult and pediatric patients. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery in the Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Cho is a strong believer in providing only scientifically proven treatments (evidence-based medicine) to his patients with a touch of personalized care. To that end, his continued research efforts in both basic science and clinical research are a reflection of his commitment to improving the quality of spine care for the patients. Dr. Cho's approach is clear and simple: To offer the highest level of spine care and treat every patient like family.

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Dr. Cho's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Terrible, This doctor made my back is worse, seeing another doctor, dont waste your time.
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Dr. Cho's Care Philosophy

Dr. Samuel K. Cho is a fellowship-trained academic orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in the treatment of common and complex spinal disorders and deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis, flatback syndrome, etc.) affecting the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar regions in adult and pediatric patients. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery in the Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Cho is a strong believer in providing only scientifically proven treatments (evidence-based medicine) to his patients with a touch of personalized care. To that end, his continued research efforts in both basic science and clinical research are a reflection of his commitment to improving the quality of spine care for the patients. Dr. Cho's approach is clear and simple: To offer the highest level of spine care and treat every patient like family.

Dr. Cho's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Cho has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications
    • Suratwala S, Cho SK, Van Rattle J, Park SH, Seo SW, Chang SS, Gardner T, Lee FY. Enhancement of periprosthetic bone quality with topical hydroxyapatite-bisphosphonate composite: an experimental study. J Bone Joint Surg - Am. 2008 Oct;90(10):2189-96.
    • Seo SW, Lee D, Cho SK, Kim AD, Minematsu H, Celil Aydemir AB, Geller JA, Macaulay W, Yang J, Young-In Lee F. ERK signaling regulates macrophage colony-stimulating factor expression induced by titanium particles in MC3T3.E1 murine calvarial preosteoblastic cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Nov;1117:15
    • Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Kim J, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Cheh G, Sides B. Comparative analysis of pedicle screw versus hybrid instrumentation in posterior spinal fusion of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine. 2006 Feb 1;31(3):291-8.
    • Dalkin AC, Burger LL, Aylor KW, Haisenleder DJ, Workman LJ, Cho S, Marshall JC. Regulation of gonadotropin subunit gene transcription by gonadotropin-releasing hormone measurement of primary transcript ribonucleic acids by quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assays. Endocrin
    • Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim JH, Cho SK, Cheh G, Yoon JY. Proximal junctional kyphosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis following 3 different posterior segmental spinal instrumentation and fusion: incidence and risk factor analysis of 410 cases. Spine. 2007 Nov 15;32(24)2731-8.
    • Cho SK, Lenke LG, Hanson D. Traumatic noncontiguous double fracture-dislocation of the lumbosacral Spine. Spine J. 2006 Sep-Oct;6(5): 534-8.
    • Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kim J, Cho SK. Proximal junctional kyphosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis following segmental posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion: minimum 5-year follow-up. Spine. 2005 Sep 15;30(18):2045-50.
    • Seo SW, Lee D, Minematsu H, Kim AD, Shin M, Cho SK, Kim DW, Yang J, Lee FY. Targeting extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) signaling has therapeutic implications for inflammatory osteolysis. Bone. 2010 Mar;46(3):695-702.
    • Kim DW, Lee HJ, Karmin JA, Lee SE, Chang SS, Tolchin B, Lin S, Cho SK, Kwon A, Ahn JM, Lee FY. Mechanical loading differentially regulates membrane-bound and soluble RANKL availability in MC3T3-E1 Cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Apr;1068:568-72.
    • Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Sides B, Blanke K. Comparative analysis of pedicle screw versus hook instrumentation in posterior spinal fusion of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine. 2004 Sep 15;29(18):2040-8.
    • Cho W, Cho SK, Wu C. The biomechanics of pedicle screw-based instrumentation. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Aug;92(8):1061-5.
    • Lee JK, Amorosa L, Cho SK, Weidenbaum M, Kim Y. Recurrent lumbar disk herniation. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010 Jun;18(6):327-37.
    • Seo SW, Cho SK, Storer SK, Lee FY. Zoledronate reduces unwanted bone resorption in intercalary bone allografts. Int Orthop. 2010 Apr;34(4):599-603.
    • Kim DW, Seo SW, Cho SK, Block JA, Hei TK, Chang SS, Lee SE, Lee FY. Targeting of cell survival genes using small interfering RNAs(siRNAs) enhances radiosensitivity of grade II chondrosarcoma cells.J Orthop Res.2007 Jun;25(6):820-8.
    • Spine surgeon joins Montvale team, 3/24/11

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Virginia

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy