Daniel W. Green, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS


Dr. Daniel Green specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. While he enjoys the general nature of the field of pediatric orthopaedic surgery and the ability to take care of patients just after birth into early adulthood, he also has a special interest in Pediatric Sports Injuries and Pediatric Knee Surgery. He is currently director of the pediatric sports program for the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at HSS. Dr. Green has practiced at Hospital for Special Surgery since 1998.

Dr. Green also has an interest in Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma and provides emergency treatment of pediatric fractures and orthopedic emergencies at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital-Manhattan, New York Medical Center of Queens, and Hospital for Special Surgery. He recently was appointed Pediatric Trauma teaching faculty to the prestigious AO of North America organization.

At Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Green's focus is to provide the finest, most advanced orthopedic care available.

Appointments

Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Pediatrics
Knee
Sports Medicine
Trauma
Scoliosis - Nonoperative
Elbow

Special Expertise

Pediatric Sport Injuries
Pediatric Knee Arthroscopy
Arthroscopic Surgery for Discoid Meniscus, Osteochondritis Dissecans, Tibial Spine Fractures & Patella Dislocations
Growth Plate sparing ACL surgery
Implant Mediated Guided Growth for Knock Knees or Bowlegs
Pediatric Growth Plate Surgery
Pediatric Fractures
Osteogenesis imperfecta: Telescoping Intra-medullary Nail technique (Fassier - Duval Nails)
Growth Plate Fractures

Awards

Member of Board of Councilors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2009-2015
New York County Medical Society President, 2011-2012
Medical Officer (intermittent); National Disaster Medical System: Department of Health and Human Services (effective 2011)
HSS Philip D. Wilson Teaching Award (voted by the 2007 HSS Orthopaedic Surgery Resident class), 2007
Honorary Police Surgeon: NYPD Appointed by Commissioner Raymond Kelly, 2007
Leadership Fellow: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2005-2006
President, AOA Honor Medical Society - Texas Alpha Chapter, 1991

Affiliations

New York County Medical Society, President 2011-2012
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Fellow
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
Scoliosis Research Society, Physician Member
Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America

Specialized Centers

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Blue Cross PPO
Cigna
Connecticare
HIP
Medicare
NYS Empire Plan
Oxford
United Healthcare

If Dr. Green does not participate with your particular insurance plan, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.

Education

BS, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
MS, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX (High Honors)

Residency

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Fellowship

Fellowship Trained in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, California

Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified

State Licensure

New York, Connecticut

Daniel W. Green, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS has contributed to the following articles on HSS.edu:

Selected Publications

Fabricant PD, Osbahr DC, Green DW. Management of a Rare Complication After Screw Fixation of a Pediatric Tibial Spine Avulsion Fracture: A Case Report With Follow-Up to Skeletal Maturity. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Dec;25(12):e115-9.

Comparison of a Fluoroscopic Three Dimensional Imaging System and Conventional CT in Detection of Pars Fractures in the Cadaveric Lumbar Spine" has been accepted for publication in the J Spinal Disord Tech. 2011 Dec 2.

Aversano F, Kepler CK, Blanco JS, Green DW. Rare cause of block to reduction after radial head dislocation in children. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Apr;25(4):e38-41.

Zone of Injury of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament After Acute Patellar Dislocation in Children and Adolescents. Kepler CK, Bogner EA, Hammoud S, Malcolmson G, Potter HG, Green DW. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Mar.

Medial patellofemoral ligament injury in children: letter.Balcarek P, Green DW, Kepler CK, Potter HG. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jun;39(6):NP6-7.

Medial patellofemoral attachment site in children: letter. Laor T, Emery KH, Parikh SN, Kepler CK, Hammoud S, Potter HG, Green DW. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jun;39(6):NP4-5.

Green DW, Lawhorne TW 3rd, Widmann RF, Kepler CK, Ahern C, Mintz DN, Rawlins BA, Burke SW, Boachie-Adjei O.Long Term MRI Follow-up Demonstrates Minimal Transitional Level Lumbar Disc Degeneration after Posterior Spine Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine 2011 Nov 1;36(23):1948-54.

Thomas A, Kepler CK, Meyers K, Green DW, Wright TM, Rawlins BA. The effect of sacral decortication on lumbosacral fixation in a calf spine model. Spine 2011 Mar 15;36(6):E388-92

Kim HJ, Green DW. Spondylolysis in the adolescent athlete. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Feb;23(1):68-72.

Osbahr DC, Chalmers PN, Frank JS, Williams RJ 3rd, Widmann RF, Green DW. Acute, avulsion fractures of the medial epicondyle while throwing in youth baseball players: a variant of Little League Elbow. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2010 Oct;19(7):951-7.

Goldman V, Green DW. Advances in growth plate modulation for lower extremity mal-alignment (knock knees and bow legs). Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Feb;22(1):47-53.

Green DW; Mogekwu N; Scher DM; Handler S; Chalmers P; Widmann RF. A Modification of Klein's Line to Improve Sensitivity of the Anterior-Posterior Radiograph in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2009,25; 449-453.

Heyworth BE, Green DW. Lower extremity stress fractures in pediatric and adolescent athletes. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Feb;20(1):58-61.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Greenwich Office
143 Sound Beach Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT 06870

Tel: 212.606.1631
Fax: 212.774.2776

Email Address

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Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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