Joseph W. Dryer, MD

  • Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7200

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

minimally invasive surgery, hunchback, scoliosis, spine surgery
Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Adult Scoliosis & Kyphosis, Pediatric Scoliosis



  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Vice Chair for Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • 1995
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Spine Surgery
  • 1994
  • Residency, SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Staff Physician
  • 1989
  • MD from Columbia University


Locations and Appointments

46 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • 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 Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • 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

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  • The relative efficacy of antifibrinolytics in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A prospective randomized trial

    Verma, K; Errico, T; Diefenbach, C; Hoelscher, C; Peters, A; Dryer, J; Huncke, T; Boenigk, K; Lonner, BS 2014; e80.1-e80.10, Journal of bone & joint surgery (American volume) — id: 1062252, year: 2014, page: e80.1
  • Are anti-fibrinolytics effective at reducing peri-operative blood loss in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?

    Hoelscher C.; Verma K.; Errico T.; Dryer J.; Huncke T.; Boenigk K.; Lonner B. 2011; 67S-67S, Spine journal — id: 139769, year: 2011, page: 67S
  • Major intraoperative neurologic monitoring deficits in consecutive pediatric and adult spinal deformity patients at one institution

    Kamerlink, Jonathan R; Errico, Thomas; Xavier, Shaun; Patel, Ashish; Patel, Amar; Cohen, Alexa; Reiger, Mark; Dryer, Joseph; Feldman, David; Lonner, Baron; Beric, Aleksandar; Schwab, Frank 2010 Jan 15; 240-245, Spine — id: 106280, year: 2010, page: 240, stat: Journal Article
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