Spinal Surgeon in NYC
Meet Dr. Todd J. Albert
Surgeon-In-Chief Emeritus, Hospital for Special Surgery
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.
Education & Affiliations
Previously, Dr. Albert was Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the President of The Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Amherst College, University of Virginia School of Medicine and went on to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he was named outstanding chief resident. He performed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the Minnesota Spine Center.
Dr. Albert’s Research
Dr. Albert was elected by his peers to serve as the President of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is the author of seven books and more than 40 book chapters. He has published over 375 peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Albert continues to present his research to international audiences with the primary purpose of advancing the practice of spine surgery.