What is “peak performance” in orthopedic surgery? A team from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Manhattan decided to define and answer that question by way of a review of the literature regarding training principles which may (or may not) help trainees achieve peak performance. Read more here.
Back pain is one of the most frequently-expressed complaints among adults of all ages. It is estimated that more than 90 percent of adults experience acute or chronic spinal pain during their lifetime. However common chronic back pain may be, that does not make daily back pain normal. When your back or neck hurts frequently, …Read More
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 …Read More
Dr. Albert was recently featured on Orthopedics This Week regarding his perspective and irrepressible optimism. Read the article here
Experts estimate that sixty to eighty percent of the population will experience back pain at some point. Because the spinal column is rather complex, it can be difficult to know where symptoms actually originate. According to research, approximately 40 percent of back pain cases relate to spinal discs. Spinal discs are the cushions that exist …Read More
Dear Patient, I am writing to inform you that our office will be relocating as of January 3, 2018. Our new office will be located in The Pavilion. Our new address will be 541 East 71st St, 4th Floor, between York Avenue and the FDR Drive. All appointments after January 3rd will take place …Read More
Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in orthopedic surgery. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully …Read More