Leon Root, MD


Dr. Leon Root is the former Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Hospital for Special Surgery. He was President of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine in 1988. Dr. Root wrote the popular No More Aching Back in 1992.

Appointments

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Surgery (Orthopaedics), Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Pediatrics

Special Expertise

Cerebral Palsy
Low Back Pain
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Hip Pain

Awards

President American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 1988
Chairman Orthopaedic Section of New York Academy of Medicine

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Medicare
Oxford
United Healthcare

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Education

MD, New York Medical College, New York

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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