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

Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
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Daniel W. Green, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS

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

Tel: 212.606.1631
Fax: 212.774.2776

Stamford, CT Office:
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1631
Fax: 212.774.2776

Stamford, CT Office:
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902

Dr. Daniel Green specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery. While he enjoys the general nature of the field of pediatric orthopedic 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 was recently 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.

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


Specialized Centers

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


Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2016-2018
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, 2016-2018
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


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



Insurance Information

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

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Dr. Green accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

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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)


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


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


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified

State Licensure

New York, Connecticut

Patient Education by Dr. Green on HSS.edu

Selected Books/Chapters

Pediatric and Adolescent Knee Surgery

This new print and interactive eBook resource written by Dr. Cordasco and Dr. Green offers:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the increasing numbers of pediatric and adolescent knee injuries commonly seen by orthopaedic surgeons.
  • Step-by-step guidance on various methods of treating ACL injuries, patellofemoral instability, osteochondritis dessicans, discoid meniscus, epiphyseal injury and adolescent fractures, and growth plate surgery.
  • More than 330 full-color illustrations that clearly depict the details of each procedure.
  • A concise and relevant review of anatomy, imaging, and epidemiology.
  • Authoritative coverage of the specific issues in children and adults that require a different approach from adult patients.

See the ebook online

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.