HSS Main Campus - Belaire Building

525 E 71st St, New York, NY 10021, USA

(212) 606-1888(212) 606-1888

Dr. David Helfet

Orthopedic Surgeon

New York, NY

Voro score

100% recommended

3 out of 3 patients recommend this doctor after their visit.


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Dr. David L. Helfet is an internationally recognized Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon. He is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at both Hospital for Special Surgery and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is designated as the Orthopedic Trauma specialist for the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the New York Police Department (NYPD), and New York State Police and provides advanced orthopedic care to members who are injured in the line of duty. Dr. Helfet has published extensively on orthopedic trauma topics including numerous articles and book chapters. He is the former president and a current board member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.



University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine (South Africa), MD, 1975
University of Cape Town (South Africa), BS, 1970


Orthopaedic Surgery


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1980 (residency)
University of Bern, Insel Hospital, 1981 (fellowship)
UCLA, 1983 (fellowship)
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