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Joshua E. Hyman, MD

Expertise in: 
Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Cerebral Palsy
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Clinical Expertise

  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
  • Critical Care - Pediatric
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Scoliosis
  • Disorder of Ligament
  • Surgery
  • Pediatric Hip Surgery
  • Knee Problem
  • Congenital Foot Deformity
  • Club Foot
  • Pediatric Hip Disorders
  • Disorder of Shoulder Joint
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease
  • Sports Injury
  • Ankle Disorder
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery


Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Toronto Hospitals

About Joshua Hyman

Joshua E. Hyman, MD - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at ColumbiaDoctors

Joshua E. Hyman, MD, specializes in treating pediatric orthopedic conditions and is one of the world’s foremost experts on Cerebral Palsy. His clinical interests also include hip diseases and dysplasia, complex pediatric spinal disorders (scoliosis), limb length differences, club foot, and fractures.

As Associate Director of the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center, Dr. Hyman helps oversee a team of medical professionals that carefully designs and executes personalized treatment programs for each and every patient to achieve the best possible outcomes. He is a staunch advocate for pediatric patients with Cerebral Palsy (CP), believing that they, like all children, require comprehensive healthcare. He is dedicated to ensuring the delivery of this high-quality care across the lifespan for patients with CP while also addressing the concerns of their families.

Dr. Hyman's research focuses on identifying methods to measure quality of life in children. He is also actively involved in research trials on clubfoot, scoliosis, and neuromuscular diseases in pediatric patients. A prolific scholar with approximately 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters to his name, Dr. Hyman has received numerous national and international awards and garnered more than $850,000 in grant funding. From 2012-2014, Dr. Hyman was co-investigator on a research project that explored pain in adults with Cerebral Palsy – a study that was supported by a $400,000 grant from the Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation. He also researches perthes disease, a childhood hip disorder caused by a disruption of blood flow to the femoral head, and is a founding member of the International Perthes Study Group. In addition to excelling as a clinician and researcher, Dr. Hyman is a well-respected medical educator and mentor. Columbia University presented him with the Charles S. Neer “Teacher of the Year” award in 2013 for his enthusiasm, passion, and dedication to resident education.

As part of his larger, personal commitment to philanthropy, he seeks to advance musculoskeletal care in medically under-served regions. Dr. Hyman travels to China annually to perform surgery on disabled children living in orphanages and provides clinical training to Chinese medical teams as Medical Director of the Children of China Pediatrics Foundation. He is a member of the International Medical Surgical Response Team (IMSuRT) and was one of the first responders in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, providing surgical services at the primary field hospital in Port Au Prince. He is a founding board member, and the Medical Director, of Miraclefeet, an international NGO focused on promoting the care of children with clubfoot in medically under-resourced regions. Dr Hyman also serves as a board member of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, a public foundation that encourages humanism in medicine. Among his many professional affiliations, Dr. Hyman is the President of the International Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology – US. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, and the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Orthopaedic Subgroup.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Associate Director, Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • Access (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • PPO

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan



Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty



  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • SelectHealth

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

3959 Broadway
Room 800 North
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-5475
(212) 305-8271
500 Grand Avenue
Englewood, New Jersey 07631
(212) 305-5475
(212) 305-8271
155 White Plains Road
Suite W 100
Tarrytown, New York 10591
(212) 305-5475
(212) 305-8271