Mark Vitale, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists, PC
Mark Vitale, MD is an orthopedic surgeon and a specialist in the operative and non-operative management of hand, wrist and elbow conditions and injuries. Dr. Vitale graduated from Tufts University where he majored in biopsychology. He earned a doctorate in medicine from Columbia University. He also obtained a master’s in public health at Columbia because of his interest in epidemiology, medical research and learning about health issues on a broader level. After serving as Chief Resident at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Vitale completed a fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at the Mayo Clinic where he was recognized as the Alice D. Jensen fellow in hand surgery.
Dr. Vitale has published more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific papers and authored several book chapters and invited articles. He has given numerous scientific presentations at local, national and international conferences. In 2014 he was selected by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) as the Ronald Lincheid-James Dobyns Excellence in Wrist surgery for recognition of the best wrist research study in the US in 2014. He serves as a Consultant Reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and enjoys contributing academically to the field of orthopedic surgery and hand surgery.
Because of his great interest in international health, he has completed volunteer medical trips to treat disadvantaged populations in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and other locales.