Our pediatric experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.
Dr. Cardone is co-director of the Center for Young Athletes. He treats children and adults who have acute sports and non-sports injuries. He also serves as the chief medical officer for the New York City Public Schools Athletic League. He is passionate about working with child, adolescent, and college-age athletes of all skills and abilities. When he’s not seeing patients or working on research projects, he cohosts shows about sports medicine and orthopedics on SiriusXM® Radio.
Dr. Carter is co-director of the Center for Young Athletes. In addition to her own participation in athletics as an Academic All-American collegiate field hockey player, she has coached track and field, lacrosse, and field hockey teams at various scholastic levels. She is team physician for the New York Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). Off the field, Dr. Carter is passionate about getting young people interested in sports and in keeping them at the top of their game by preventing and treating musculoskeletal injuries. She remains involved with research and advocacy, serving as a board member of the Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine (PRiSM) Society and co-chair of the Diversity and Health Disparities Advisory Board for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Dr. Castaneda is the division chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital. He facilitates collaborations between the Center for Young Athletes and pediatric specialists across NYU Langone to strengthen the multidisciplinary care provided to patients. He is a member of the medical advisory board of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute and a past president of the Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopedics.