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Dr. Albert specializes in the field of orthopedic spine surgery, focusing on disorders of the cervical spine. He has an interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques and image guided technologies in the management of spinal disorders.


Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in New York City

NYC Spine Surgeon, Dr. Todd J. Albert serves as the Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus and Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Albert serves as the Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Currently, Dr. Albert also sits on a variety of boards and is serving as the Vice President of the Scoliosis Research Society.

In addition to his academic activities, Dr. Albert actively participates in spine care-related research. He works to identify early indicators for surgical intervention, compares patient results after various surgical techniques, and works to prevent and reduce complications from surgery. During one landmark trial, Dr. Albert was an investigator that compared surgical and nonsurgical treatments for lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spinal stenosis, and lumbar spondylolisthesis.

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Dr. Todd J. Albert

Dr. Todd J. Albert is a practicing orthopedic spine surgeon whose primary focus is on diagnosing and treating disorders of the cervical spine.

He has an interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques and image-guided technologies in the management of spinal disorders.

Dr. Albert is the Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus at Hospital for Special Surgery and is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is the recent 2019 recipient of the prestigious Nicolas Andry Award for his lifetime of scientific research and contributions to the field of orthopedic spine surgery, an honor bestowed by The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. Dr. Albert has been identified as a New York “Top Doc” consecutively since 2014.

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What Our Patients Are Saying!

“Dr. Albert is the best doctor I’ve ever encountered he did what he said he was going to do I had two Surgeries cervical spine and also lower spine opening up stenosis, he has the best manners very compassionate and did what he said he was going to do the first time ever a doctor ever did that for me well worth the drive from Connecticut which is a pain in the a– but would do it again in a heartbeat the best results ever the best doctor ever.”

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Clinically, Dr. Albert specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of spinal disorders. Our office uses state-of-the-art technology and the latest practices to treat conditions that affect the cervical spine and lumbar spine. Surgery to treat the cervical spine commonly includes anterior cervical decompression and fusion, cervical disc arthroplasty, posterior cervical laminoplasty, and spinal stenosis. For conditions of the lumbar spine, patients can undergo lumbar laminectomy surgery, microdiscectomy, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, and posterior lumbar decompression and fusion. Dr. Albert is an expert in minimally invasive and motion-preserving surgeries to enhance patient quality of life.

Schedule a Consultation with an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in NYC

Patients who are experiencing neck or back pain can rely on Dr. Albert for a solution. If you are interested in more information or want to schedule a consultation with an orthopedic spine surgeon in NYC, call 212-606-1004 today. Our office is conveniently located in Manhattan and serves patients in the surrounding areas.


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