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David P. Roye, Jr., MD

David P. Roye, Jr., MD

St. Giles Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospita of New York

Executive Medical Director, Columbia Cerebral Palsy Center


Office: 212-305-5475 | Appointments: 212-305-4565

Surgical Scheduling & Precertification: 212-305-0622

 David P. Roye, Jr, MD, specializes in treating scoliosis, other spinal deformities, and performing hip surgery in adolescents.  Continuously listed in America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly rankings, Dr. Roye has dedicated his life to improving the lives of children both here and abroad. In 2009, Dr. Roye was the recipient of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Humanitarian Award, which honors Fellows of the Academy who have “distinguished themselves by providing outstanding musculoskeletal care, both in the United States and abroad…. (and) who help to improve the human condition by alleviating suffering and supporting and contributing to the basic human dignity of those in need.”  In addition, The Children’s Dream Foundation recognized him for his contributions to improving children’s healthcare.   Dr. Roye has a special interest in international health and travels annually to teach and to treat patients in Africa, Eastern Europe, and China. Dr. Roye has taught hundreds of surgeons advanced techniques for treating children with complex musculoskeletal disorders.  He has helped lead the Division to become nationally and internationally recognized for research advancing pediatric orthopaedic care.  The Division produces peer-reviewed publications each year and presents innovative clinical, technical, quality-of-life research, as well as research affecting global public policy. 

Dr. Roye’s dedication to teaching and research has led to fellowships in many national and international societies, as well as a multitude of honors and awards including the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, which presented him with an Order of Merit award. Dr. Roye has authored hundreds of articles, written text books, served on editorial committees for prestigious medical journals and has lectured throughout the world. His passion for providing medical services in developing countries, has led him to teach and operate in Kenya, Romania and China. He serves as medical director of the Children of China Pediatrics Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides medical teams to perform surgeries to correct disfiguring birth defects and disabilities of children in China’s orphanages.   He also founded International Healthcare Leadership a non-profit organization which designs and implements educational programs in health care management and policy in emerging nations.

Dr. Roye is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for "A Foundation Building Strength". This foundation is dedicated to funding research for Nemaline Myopathy, which is a congenital neuromuscular disorder affecting motor skills and causing weakness in muscles throughout the body. The Scientific Advisory Board focuses on reviewing grant proposals and provides recommendations to organizations interested in performing research in this specialty." 

 


Education

1971Bachelor of Arts
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
1975Doctor of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY

Postdoctoral Training

1975-1976General Surgery Internship
Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
1976-1978Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery
New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1978-1979Resident and Junior Annie C. Kane Fellow
New York Orthopaedic Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1979-1980Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Fellow
The Hospital of Sick Children University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Licensure

  •    New York
  •    New Jersey
  •    Connecticut

Board Certification

  •    Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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