Patrick F. O'Leary, MD - spine surgeons to know | 2014

Written by Super User | August 21, 2014 | Print  |

OLeary PatrickPatrick F. O'Leary, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).

 Dr. O'Leary is a former chief of spine service at Hospital for Special Surgery

and currently serves as an associate attending spine surgeon at the hospital.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and International College of Surgeons.


Dr. O'Leary has treated professional athletes — including a few from the New York Mets and Knicks. He earned the lifetime achievement award from the Hospital for Special Surgery in recent years and was recognized by his alma mater, the University College Cork in Ireland. 


Throughout his career, Dr. O'Leary has focused on evolving spine procedure techniques in his 35 years as a spine surgeon and specializes in surgical management of disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including revision surgery. He established a biomechanics fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in 1991.


Dr. O'Leary earned his medical degree at University College Cork in Ireland and completed residencies in general surgery at Roosevelt Hospital and in orthopedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery, both in New York. He has also completed a fellowship in spine surgery at Toronto East General Orthopaedic Hospital in Canada.




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