David H. Godfried, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-598-6286

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

congenital clubfoot, congenital hip dysplasia, fractures, scoliosis, Blount disease, slipped upper femoral epiphysis, cerebral palsy, brittle bone disease, arthrogryposis, perthes disease, bone tumor, hunchback, bone lengthening, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, elbow surgery, ankle surgery, hand surgery, wrist surgery, knee surgery, foot surgery, marfan syndrome, neurofibromatosis, achondroplasia, growth plate, limb abnormalities, pseudoachondroplasia, neuromuscular scoliosis, dysautonomia, osteomyelitis, bone and joint infections, avascular necrosis of bone
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  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Director, Center for Children at NYUHC-HJD
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Children's Memorial Hospital, Pediatric Orthopedic, 1998
  • Fellowship, Shriners Hospital for Children, Pediatric Orthopedic, 1997
  • Residency, University of Minnesota Hospital, Orthopaedics/Surgery, 1996
  • MD from Columbia University, 1991

Locations and Appointments

47 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Agewell
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Essential
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Care System New York
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Essential
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHP
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Langone Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

240 East 18th St, Ste 21
New York, NY 10003


Phone: 212-598-6286

NYU Langone Orthopaedic Associates - Long Island

1999 Marcus Avenue, Suite 306
New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Center for Children - Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic

301 East 17th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003


Phone: 212-598-6205

Center for Children - Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic

301 East 17th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003


Phone: 212-598-6205

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My Research


  • A novel approach to leveraging electronic health record data to enhance pediatric surgical quality improvement bundle process compliance

    Fisher, Jason C; Godfried, David H; Lighter-Fisher, Jennifer; Pratko, Joseph; Sheldon, Mary Ellen; Diago, Thelma; Kuenzler, Keith A; Tomita, Sandra S; Ginsburg, Howard B
    Journal of pediatric surgery. 2016 Mar 2. 51 (6): 1030-1033

  • Periosteal chondrosarcoma in a 9-year-old girl with osteochondromatosis

    Weinberg, Jacob; Miller, Theodore T; Handelsman, John E; Kahn, Leonard B; Godfried, David H; Kenan, Samuel
    Skeletal radiology. 2005 Feb 19. 34 (9): 539-542

  • The halo-Milwaukee brace. Case series of a revived technique [Case Report]

    Godfried, D H; Amory, D W; Lubicky, J P
    Spine. 1999 Nov 1. 24 (21): 2273-2277