Themistocles Protopsaltis, MD

  • Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Languages: English, Greek, Spanish
  • Phone: 646-501-7200

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

hunchback, spinal narrowing, spinal arthritis, brachial plexus injury, spinal cord tumor, scoliosis, spine surgery, ankylosing spondylitis, spine infection, cervical spine fracture, cervical myelopathy, spinal cord injury, minimally invasive surgery, spondylolisthesis, disc repair
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, New York University, Spine Surgery, 2009
  • Fellowship, Duke University, Hand Surgery, 2008
  • Residency, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Orthopaedics/Surgery, 2007
  • MD from Columbia University, 2001

Locations and Appointments

49 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 Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Queens Medicare
  • Tricare
  • US Department of Labor
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • Workers Comp
*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 Center For Musculoskeletal Care

333 East 38th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

194 Main Street
Millburn, NJ 07041

Center for Children - Pediatric Scoliosis Clinic

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


Phone: 212-598-6205

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My Research


  • Dedicated Spine Measurement Software Quantifies Key Spino-Pelvic Parameters More Reliably Than Traditional Picture Archiving and Communication Systems Tools

    Gupta, Munish; Henry, Jensen K; Schwab, Frank; Klineberg, Eric; Smith, Justin S; Gum, Jeffrey; Jr, David W Polly; Liabaud, Barthelemy; Diebo, Bassel G; Hamilton, D Kojo; Eastlack, Robert; Passias, Peter G; Burton, Douglas; Protopsaltis, Themistocles; Lafage, Virginie
    Spine. 2016 Jan. 41 (1): E22-E27

  • Developing the Total Disability Index Based on an Analysis of the Interrelationships and Limitations of Oswestry and Neck Disability Index

    Spiegel, Matthew A; Lafage, Renaud; Lafage, Virginie; Ryan, Devon; Marascalchi, Bryan; Trimba, Yuriy; Ames, Christopher; Harris, Bradley; Tanzi, Elizabeth; Oren, Jonathan; Vira, Shaleen; Errico, Thomas; Schwab, Frank; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S
    Spine. 2016 Jan. 41 (1): 74-81

  • Proximal junctional angle predicts need for revision but not deterioration in sagittal radiographic parameters after adult spinal deformity surgery [Meeting Abstract]

    Ailon, T; Scheer, J K; Ames, C P; Hart, R A; Klineberg, E O; Lafage, V; Bess, S; Burton, D C; Gupta, M C; Protopsaltis, T S; Hostin, Jr R A; Deviren, V; Schwab, F J; Smith, J S; Shaffrey, C I
    Spine journal. 2015 October 2015. 15 (10): S163-S164

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