Themistocles Protopsaltis, MD

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

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

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

51 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
  • HealthRepublic
  • 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
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • 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
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

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My Research


  • Reliability assessment of a novel cervical spine deformity classification system

    Ames, Christopher P; Smith, Justin S; Eastlack, Robert; Blaskiewicz, Donald J; Shaffrey, Christopher I; Schwab, Frank; Bess, Shay; Kim, Han Jo; Mundis, Gregory M Jr; Klineberg, Eric; Gupta, Munish; O'Brien, Michael; Hostin, Richard; Scheer, Justin K; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S; Fu, Kai-Ming G; Hart, Robert; Albert, Todd J; Riew, K Daniel; Fehlings, Michael G; Deviren, Vedat; Lafage, Virginie
    Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 2015 Aug. 1-11

  • Analysis of an unexplored group of sagittal deformity patients: low pelvic tilt despite positive sagittal malalignment

    Ferrero, Emmanuelle; Vira, Shaleen; Ames, Christopher P; Kebaish, Khaled; Obeid, Ibrahim; O'Brien, Michael F; Gupta, Munish C; Boachie-Adjei, Oheneba; Smith, Justin S; Mundis, Gregory M; Challier, Vincent; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S; Schwab, Frank J; Lafage, Virginie
    European spine journal. 2015 May. ?-?

  • Assessment of impact of standing long-cassette radiographs on surgical planning for lumbar pathology: an international survey of spine surgeons

    Maggio, Dominic; Ailon, Tamir T; Smith, Justin S; Shaffrey, Christopher I; Lafage, Virginie; Schwab, Frank; Haid, Regis W Jr; Protopsaltis, Themistocles; Klineberg, Eric; Scheer, Justin K; Bess, Shay; Arnold, Paul M; Chapman, Jens; Fehlings, Michael G; Ames, Christopher
    Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 2015 Jul. 1-8

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