Douglas N. Mintz, MD

Dr. Douglas Mintz is a radiologist specializing in imaging the musculoskeletal system. His primary expertise is in interpreting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations, but he also has expertise in radiographs (X-rays), computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and image-guided procedures.

Dr. Mintzís interests coincide with the hospitalís orthopaedic specialties. He has a particular interest in imaging tumors; peripheral nerves; and spine, pelvic, and hip problems. Sports injuries make up a large part of his practice.

With an emphasis on clinical practice and teaching, he has lectured nationally and internationally, published in journals and textbooks, and participated in care of many professional athletes. As part of his research responsibilities, he reviews papers for journals, grades abstracts for national radiology meetings, and evaluates future radiologists for the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Mintz completed his musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery and subsequently joined the HSS staff. He spent a short time in Miami, Florida where he worked with the Dolphins, the Panthers, and the NBA-champion Miami Heat, but has been with HSS the majority of his career.

Appointments

Associate Attending, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Special Expertise

Musculoskeletal tumors, MRI, sports injuries, disorders of the hip

Affiliations

Society of Skeletal Radiology
American College of Radiology
New York Roentgen Society
Radiology Leadership Institute
Radiological Society of North America
American Roentgen Ray Society

Procedures

Image guided injections of the musculoskeletal system, including spine

Specialized Centers

Education

College of Physicians & Surgeons New York, New York, 1988

Internship

Surgery; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1988-1990

Residency

Radiology; Lenox Hill Hospital New York, New York, 1993-1997

Fellowship

Immunology Research; Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, 1990-1992
Musculoskeletal Radiology Hospital for Special Surgery and The New York Hospital, New York, New York, 1997-1998

Certification

American Board of Radiology, 1997

State Licensure

New York, Florida

Douglas N. Mintz, MD has contributed to the following articles on HSS.edu:

Editorial Appointments

Reviewer, Skeletal Radiology & Clinical Imaging

Selected Publications

Meftah M, Katchis SD, Scharf SC, Mintz DN, Klein DA Weiner LS.  SPECT/CT in the mangagement of osteochondral lesions of the talus. Foot and Ankle Int.  2011 32(3) 233-8.

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

Delos D, Shindle MK, Mintz DN, Warren RF. Meniscectomy of the sternoclavicular joint: a report of two cases. Shoulder and Elbow Surg. 2010 19(4):9-12.

Puhaindran M, Healy J, Mintz DN, Athanasian E.  Predictive Value of MRI in Determining Presence of Residual Disease Following Marginal Excision of Unsuspected Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Hand,  Journal of Hand Surgery J Hand Surg Am. 2010 35(9):1479-84.

Mintz DN, Hooper, Connell D, Buly R, Padgett DE, Potter HG.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Hip: detection of labral and chondral injuries using non-contrast imaging. Arthroscopy.  21:4, 385-393, 2005.

Mintz  DN, Tashjian GS, Connell DA, Deland JT, O'Malley M, Potter HG. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus:  A new MR Grading system with Arthroscopic Correlation. Arthroscopy. 19:3, 353-359, 2003.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Books/Chapters

Vigorita V and Mintz DN Synovitis In: Insall and Scott, Surgery of the Knee, 5th Ed.  Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.

Ngo MH and Mintz DN General Imaging of the Hip in Ranawat A and Kelly BT Musculoskeletal Examination of the Hip and Knee: Making the Complex Simple Slack, Inc, NJ, 2011.

Mintz DN Post-Operative Knee In: Pope T, Morrison WB, Bloem HL, et al. Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System, WB Saunders, 2008.

Vigorita V, Ghelman B and Mintz DN, Orthopaedic Pathology 2nd Edition, Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

Mintz DN. Medical imaging of injury. In: Gregory S. Kolt, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, editors. Physical Therapies in Sports and Exercise. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 2003. p. 555-74.

Selected Presentations

 New thoughts on arthritis: FAI and Subchondral Fractures.  Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital, Miami, FL March 1, 2012. 

 Imaging the Young Adult with Hip Disease. Mossbacher Symposium.  Hospital for Special Surgery, April 15, 2010.

 Adolescent Shoulder Injuries at the 11th Annual Sports Medicine the Young Athlete Conference at Weill Cornell Medical College. February 21, 2009

 Metabolic Bone Disease at the International Skeletal Society 6th Pathology Refresher Course, New Delhi, India October 29- October 31, 2008.

Research Interests

Hip disorders; innovative imaging techniques
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Contact Information

Office Locations

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

Tel: 212.606.1828
Fax: 212.734.7475

Mailing Address

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