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Department of Orthopedic Surgery Research

Our pioneering research in the field of orthopedic surgery improves the quality of life for all patients.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone is committed to conducting research that makes a difference in patients’ lives. Investigators in the department conduct basic, clinical, and translational research in topics that represent the wide range of disorders that affect the musculoskeletal system. Our vibrant research portfolio encompasses the major subspecialties of orthopedic surgery and includes the following centers.

Musculoskeletal Research Center

The Musculoskeletal Research Center focuses on cellular, molecular, and biomechanical research to discover treatments that enhance care for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Learn more about the Musculoskeletal Research Center and our Summer Undergraduate Research Program for college students.

Center for Clinical Research

The Center for Clinical Research brings together investigators throughout our department and serves as the hub for clinical orthopedic research activities with the aim of ensuring the best possible outcomes for patients. Learn more about the Center for Clinical Research.

Center for Orthopedic Innovation

The Center for Orthopedic Innovation pairs our clinical team with entrepreneurs, designers, and experienced investors to help them bring their ideas to life. Learn more about the Center for Orthopedic Innovation.

Center for Quality and Patient Safety

Through research and education initiatives, the Center for Quality and Patient Safety addresses critical issues of patient quality and safety. Learn more about the Center for Quality and Patient Safety.

Clinical Trials

Our clinical research leads to treatments that help us deliver the highest quality of patient care.

Faculty Publications

Get to know our research by reading the latest papers published by our faculty.

Research by the Numbers
No. 8

in NIH funding for orthopedic surgery research ($4M)


patients enrolled in patient-reported outcomes database


ongoing clinical trials in orthopedic surgery