David L. Helfet, MD

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David L. Helfet, MD

CHIEF OF COMBINED ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY/NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

David L. Helfet, MD

CHIEF OF COMBINED ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY/NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Dr. Helfet is currently Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Director Emeritus of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at both Hospital for Special Surgery and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Helfet is designated as the Orthopedic Trauma specialist for the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the New York Police Department (NYPD), and New York State Police and provides advanced orthopedic care to members who are injured in the line of duty.

Dr. Helfet has published extensively on orthopedic trauma topics including numerous articles and book chapters. He frequently presents at both national and international conferences on treatment of orthopedic trauma. He has received such visiting lectureships as the Presidential Guest and Watson-Jones Memorial Lecture of the British Orthopaedic Association, and has been the recipient of many honors and awards including the Philip D. Wilson Jr. Teaching Award. Dr. David L. Helfet is annually ranked as one of New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York” and Castle-Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors.”