Meet Dr. Todd J. Albert

Spinal Surgeon in NYC

Surgeon-In-Chief Emeritus, Hospital For Special Surgery

Richard R. Rogers Chair to Advance Spine Care

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. Dr. Albert is also celebrated as the Richard R. Rogers Chair to Advance Spine Care. He is the 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.

Dr. Albert was honored by the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Joint Section of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery by receiving the Honored Orthopaedic Surgeon Award at their Annual Meeting.

Photos From Dr. Albert’s Investiture As The Richard R. Rogers Chair To Advance Spine Care

dr img

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.

A National Top Spine Surgeon

The National Spine Health Foundation has named me A National Top Spine Surgeon. Join me in their newly featured, free patient education program, Spine-Talks® Cities, discussing minimally invasive surgery. If you’ve ever wondered what my expert opinion is on this topic, you won’t want to miss this exciting program. Tune in here to hear from me. To learn more about the National Spine Health Foundation, visit

What People Say About Us!

Dr. Albert and his staff provide an extremely high level of care. He is the consummate professional in his area of expertise. Not only is he an excellent doctor, but he is also a very well-rounded human being. As a patient, I feel both confident in his surgical abilities and his personal caring approach to my surgical needs. I have recommended him to a number of my friends and coworkers.

Click here to read more reviews.

Schedule A Consultation With Dr. Todd Albert

Seeking a spinal surgeon/orthopedic surgeon in the NYC & Manhattan area? Call our office at 212-606-1004 and schedule a consultation to learn more about our Orthopedic services! Our office is looking forward to your call, with Dr. Albert’s credentials you can be rest assured you are contacting the best in NY for your orthopedic needs.

Get In Touch

* All indicated fields must be completed.
Please include non-medical questions and correspondence only.

Accessibility Toolbar