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Celebrating 150 Years of Excellence

 
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"We [must] never lose sight of our primary responsibility, which is to maintain and enhance the tradition of excellence in orthopedics, which stretches all the way back to Charles Fayette Taylor and the back brace he made for Anna Roosevelt."

Dr. Harold M. Dick, 1995

Milestones  
1976 Dr. Alexander Garcia appointed as Surgeon-in-Chief, and is the first to hold the title of Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman
1979 Division of Pediatric Orthopedics re-established with Dr. David P. Roye, Jr. as Director
1984 Dr. Harold M. Dick appointed as Surgeon-in-Chief and Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman
1986 NYOH Research Laboratory reorganized under Van C. Mow, PhD
1989 Inpatient care relocated to the new Milstein Hospital Building at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
1983-1993 Drs. Stinchfield, Neer, Carroll, and Eftekhar retire from active practice
1992 The Trauma Training Center is founded by Dr. Melvin P. Rosenwasser to teach orthopedic trauma principes and techniques to Columbia residents & fellows, and physicians from around the world
1998 Dr. Louis U. Bigliani appointed as Surgeon-in-Chief and Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman
1998 Relocation to new academic facilities on the 11th floor of the Presbyterian Hospital, the original home of the Presbyterian Hospital Fracture Service
1998 Opening of the Arthroscopy Laboratory, offering state-of-the-art instruments for training & research in advanced arthroscopic surgical technique
2014 Dr. William N. Levine appointed as Surgeon-in-Chief and Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman
2015 Establishment of The Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen

 

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