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Shevaun Mackie Doyle, MD

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About Dr. Doyle


Dr. Shevaun Mackie Doyle is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in fractures, clubfoot, pediatric hip disorders, torticollis and limb deformities. Her clinical expertise across a wide range of pediatric orthopedic injuries and musculoskeletal deformities allows her to treat the whole patient and provide a continuum of care for children of all ages, from birth into young adulthood.

While attending New York Medical College, Dr. Doyle attained several honors, including the New York Medical College Department of Orthopedic Surgery Award, the Cor et Manus Award, and the New York Medical College Annual Medical Student Research Forum Award.  After completing her residency in orthopedic surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery and fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at duPont Hospital for Children, she spent nine years in private practice.

In 2007, Dr. Doyle returned to HSS as a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Service where she currently supervises the pediatric orthopedic medical student core curriculum and professional medical education. At the hospital and nationally, Dr. Doyle actively participates on both instructional and administrative committees dedicated to promote pediatric orthopedic education.

Outside of the hospital, Dr. Doyle is an active member of multiple professional orthopedic associations and the faculty director and educator for the Perry Initiative, a mentoring program for female high school students interested in orthopedic surgery and engineering. She is also a faculty member of the Ponseti International Association, a global leader in training and educating providers on the treatment of congenital clubfoot.


Special Expertise

Clubfoot and foot disorders in children
Pediatric orthopedic trauma: upper and lower extremity fractures
Growth plate injuries
Hip dysplasia
Limb deformity


Deformity casting for clubfoot and infantile scoliosis
Guided growth
Treatment of hip dysplasia
Ponseti clubfoot casting
Foot surgeries

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Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Ponseti International Association - Faculty
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Orthopaedic Association
Irish American Orthopaedic Association
Pediatric Orthopaedic Club of New York
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000


Neubauer Clubfoot Fellowship, Ponseti International Association, 2019
Wholeness of Life Award, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2019
New York Medical College Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Award, 1992
Cor et Manus Award, for outstanding service rendered to New York Medical College, 1992
New York Medical College Annual Medical Student Research Forum Award, "Orthopaedic Manifestations of Child Abuse in the South Bronx," 1992
New York Medical College Trustee Scholarship, 1990


MD, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 1992
BA, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, 1988


General Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 1993


Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, 1997
Orthopaedic Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 1995


Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children/Jefferson Medical College, Wilmington, Delaware, 1998

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Doyle

Patient Education

Blog Posts

Editorial Appointments

Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics reviewer
HSS Journal reviewer
Pediatrics (American Academy of Pediatrics) reviewer
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society Abstracts reviewer

Selected Books/Chapters

Nwachukwu B, Rauck RC, and Doyle SM. Tibial Tubercle Avulsion Fractures in Children and Adolescents in Knee Surgery for the Pediatric and Adolescent Athlete. F.A. Cordasco and D.W. Green, Editors. 2014, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

Doyle SM and LaMont LE. Specific Examples of Insufficiency Fractures: Pediatric Considerations, in AAOS Monograph Series: Insufficiency Fractures. J.M Lane and A. Saleh, Editors. 2013, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Rosemont, IL.

Ladenhauf HN, Doyle SM, Chan G, Blanco JS, and Green DW. Foot and Ankle Conditions in Athletic Children and Adolescents in Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine. DW Altchek, CW DiGiovanni, JS Dines, and RG Positano, Editors. 2013, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.


Selected Journal Articles

Fabricant PD, Dy CJ, Ipp LS, MacLaren SH, Rauck RC, Doyle SM: Low Vitamin D Levels in Children with Fractures: A Comparative Cohort Study. HSS J. 2015; 11(3): 252-257.

LaMont LE and Doyle SM: Orthopaedic aspects of collagen disorders. Curr Opin Pediatr 2014 Feb;26(1): 79-84.

Heyworth BE, Osei DA, Fabricant PD, Schneider R, Doyle SM, Green DW, Widmann RF, Lyman S, Burke SW, and Scher DM: The shorthand bone age assessment: a simpler alternative to current methods. J Pediatric Orthop 2013; 33(5): 569-574.

Fabricant PD, Dy CJ, Patel, RM, Blanco, JS, and Doyle, SM: Internet Search Term Affects the Quality and Accuracy of Online Information About Developmental Hip Dysplasia. J Pediatric Orthop 2013; 33(4): 361-365.

Rauck RC, LaMont LE, and Doyle SM: Pediatric upper extremity stress injuries. Curr Opin Pediatr 2013 Feb;25(1): 40-45.

McLaughry C, Chang B, Kirsten C, Hirschel D, Buzawa E, Patavina A, Doyle S, Cullinane D. Med Sci Law. 2013 Jan; 53(1): 24-8.

Yagerman SE, Cross MB, Positano RG, and Doyle SM: Symptomatic pes planus. Curr Opin Pediatr 2011 Feb; 23(1): 60-67.

Doyle SM and Monahan A: Osteochondroses: a clinical review for the pediatrician. Curr Opin Pediatr 2010 Feb; 22(1): 41-46.

Bogunovic L, Doyle SM, and Vogiatzi MG: Measurement of bone density in the pediatric population. Curr Opin Pediatr 2009 Feb; 21(1): 77-82.

Doyle SM and Kumar SJ: Symptomatic talonavicular coalition. J Pediatric Orthop 1999; 19(4): 508-510.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.


Research Interests

Meta-analysis of clubfoot and developmental dysplasia of the hip

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of November 14, 2019, Dr. Doyle reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

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