Themistocles Protopsaltis, MD

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

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

brachial plexus injury, hunchback, spinal cord tumor, spinal narrowing, cervical myelopathy, cervical spine fracture, disc repair, scoliosis, spinal cord injury, ankylosing spondylitis, spinal arthritis, spondylolisthesis, spine surgery, spine infection, minimally invasive surgery
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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

53 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)
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 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
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • PHP
  • Queens Medicare
  • Tricare
  • US Department of Labor
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • 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 St
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 646-501-7200

NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

194 Main Street
Millburn, NJ 07041

NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

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

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My Research


  • Adult Spinal Deformity Surgeons Are Unable to Accurately Predict Postoperative Spinal Alignment Using Clinical Judgment Alone

    Ailon, T; Scheer, J K; Lafage, V; Schwab, F J; Klineberg, E; Sciubba, D M; Protopsaltis, T S; Zebala, L; Hostin, R; Obeid, I; Koski, T; Kelly, M P; Bess, S; Shaffrey, C I; Smith, J S; Ames, C P
    Spine deformity. 2016 01 Jul 2016. 4 (4): 323-329

  • Geographic and Ethnic Variations in Radiographic Disability Thresholds: Analysis of North American and Japanese Operative Adult Spinal Deformity Populations

    Ames, Christopher; Gammal, Isaac; Matsumoto, Morio; Hosogane, Naobumi; Smith, Justin S; Protopsaltis, Themistocles; Yamato, Yu; Matsuyama, Yukihiro; Taneichi, Hiroshi; Lafage, Renaud; Ferrero, Emmanuelle; Schwab, Frank J; Lafage, Virginie
    Neurosurgery. 2016 Jun. 78 (6): 793-801

  • Clinical and Radiographic Evaluation of Adult Spinal Deformity

    Bess, Shay; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S; Lafage, Virginie; Lafage, Renaud; Ames, Christopher P; Errico, Thomas; Smith, Justin S
    Journal of spinal disorders & techniques. 2016 Feb . 29 (1): 6-16

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