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David P. Roye, Jr., M.D.
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Dr. Roye is the Chief of the Pediatric Orthopedic service at Children’s Hospital of New York and the St. Giles Foundation Professor of Clinical Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has been a member of the faculty at Columbia since 1980 when he finished his fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He has committed himself to caring for children with orthopedic problems, teaching future orthopedic surgeons and conducting research on children’s musculoskeletal problems.

He has gained the respect and admiration of his patients (their parents) and students with quiet competence, commitment and caring. Dr. Roye has special interests in treating scoliosis, other spinal deformities and hip surgery in adolescents. He has a special interest in international health and travels annually to teach and to treat in Africa, Eastern Europe and China.

Dr. Carol Roye, his wife, is a successful researcher in adolescent women’s health. They have six children including four physicians all aimed at pediatric specialties. Dr. Roye is an avid cyclist and loves to compete in triathlons.

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