Welcome to the

Hip Center

We offer a range of surgical and nonsurgical treatments for conditions affecting the hip.

Our orthopedic specialists provide an integrated team approach to the evaluation and treatment of a wide range of hip disorders occurring in adults and children.

At NYU Langone’s Hip Center, part of NYU Langone Orthopedic Center, our team includes pediatric and adult orthopedic surgeons with different subspecialty backgrounds, as well as therapists and radiologists who share a specific interest in disorders of the hip. This unique collaborative approach allows us to provide care for all hip conditions, whether they are developmental, traumatic, or degenerative, and to take a collaborative approach to each person’s situation.

Patients with complex conditions affecting the hip and those who are candidates for surgery may be discussed in a team conference, during which we plan personalized treatment for each patient. Our services for children are provided through Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone.

Our Specialties and Services

Our specialists have vast experience diagnosing and treating a broad range of conditions affecting the hip, including the following:

In recent years, many innovative surgical and nonsurgical options have become available for the treatment of hip disorders in adults and children. Our surgical and nonsurgical treatment options include the following:

  • physical therapy
  • hip injections, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • hip arthroscopy procedures for labrum tears and hip impingement
  • hip and pelvis osteotomy, including Ganz Bernese osteotomy, also known as periacetabular osteotomy (PAO), for hip dysplasia
  • core decompression and bone grafting for avascular necrosis of the hip

We also specialize in minimally invasive, single-incision total hip replacements, such as anterior total hip replacement and robotic-assisted total hip replacement, which for many patients can be performed as an outpatient procedure.

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment or to arrange a hospital transfer, call 877-615-4477. You can also email us with any questions at nyhipcenter@nyulangone.org. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for a response from one of our physicians.

Our Team

Our skilled surgeons and radiologists provide specialized surgical and nonsurgical care for the treatment of all hip conditions.

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Our Leadership

  • Roy I. Davidovitch, MD
    Director | Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction, Trauma Surgery

    Dr. Davidovitch’s clinical focus includes treating young adults with hip arthritis and hip dysplasia, hip socket fractures, pelvis fractures, hip fracture nonunions, and avascular necrosis of the hip, as well as the prevention of hip arthritis. He specializes in Ganz Bernese (also known as periacetabular) osteotomy, repair of labrum tears, and correction of femoral–acetabular impingement. Dr. Davidovitch has performed more than 4,000 anterior-approach total hip replacements.

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  • Pablo G. Castaneda, MD
    Co-Director | Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    Dr. Castañeda is the division chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone. He specializes in treating children and adolescents who have hip disorders such as slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, and developmental hip dysplasia. He is a member of the medical advisory board of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute and the past president of the Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopedics.

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