Spine Surgeon John M. Olsewski Joins NYU Langone Orthopaedics At Westchester

September 1, 2011 - 10:25am

Joseph D. Zuckerman, the Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that John M. Olsewski, MD, has been appointed clinical professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Spine Service, NYU Langone Medical Center.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Olsewski join us as we continue to expand our commitment to bring specialized, world-class orthopaedic care to our patients living in and around New York City,” said Dr. Zuckerman. “Dr. Olsewski brings tremendous expertise in treating spine conditions to a dynamic clinical and research environment here at NYU Langone.”

A recognized leader in adult reconstructive spine surgery, Dr. Olsewski will see patients at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Orthopaedics at Westchester, a satellite orthopaedic practice located at the Westchester Medical Pavilion, 311 North Street in White Plains, New York. In addition he will continue to see patients in his Bronx office.   

Prior to joining NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Olsewski was on the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for 17 years, where he was clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery and also served as interim chairman and residency director for the orthopaedic surgery department.  He received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed his spine Fellowship at the Twin Cities Scoliosis-Spine Center at the University of Minnesota. He is also on the board of directors of the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and an orthopaedic representative of the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Dr. Olsewski is an active member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Scoliosis Research Society and the Westchester County Medical Society. He is a frequent presenter at orthopaedic and spine surgery conferences, and regularly authors academic book chapters and journal articles in publications such as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Spine, and Arthroscopy.

NYU Langone Medical Center’s orthopaedic surgeons provide highly specialized, in-patient orthopaedic surgical care at the Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at 301 East 17th Street in Manhattan. HJD is currently ranked among the top 10 orthopaedic programs nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and is accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). In addition, the NYU Langone Medical Center Outpatient Surgery Center at 333 East 38th Street offers dedicated state-of-the-art facilities for minimally-invasive, outpatient orthopaedic procedures.

Learn more about NYU Langone’s Orthopaedics at Westchester at www.nyulmc.org/westchesteror by calling 914-681-8808.


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