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Cathleen L. Raggio, MD

Lerner Children's Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery logoPediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
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About Dr. Raggio


Patient Stories


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Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Chair of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) Foundation Medical Advisory Council (MAC)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Orthopaedic Research Society
American Academy Orthopaedics Surgeons
Scoliosis Research Society
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
Maine Orthopaedic Review Course
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2021, 2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021, 2022
Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women, Award for Medicine, 1992
Residency Teaching Award, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 1990-1991
T.J. Campbell Orthopedic Excellence Award, Cornell University Medical College, HSS, 1978
Phi Beta Kappa, Fordham University, 1974


MD, Cornell University Medical College


The New York Hospital, New York, NY


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY


Alfred I. DuPont Institute, Wilmington, Delaware

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Raggio

Selected Journal Articles


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Raggio as of August 25, 2023.

  • Biomarin - Consultant
  • Nextcure - Research Support
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation - Advisory Board
  • Sanofi- Consultant

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

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