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Bones, Muscles & Joints (Orthopaedics)

Meet the Orthopaedics Physicians

Jacob F. Schulz, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Orthopaedic Surgery
Albert Einstein Medical Ctr - Philadelphia
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
Clinical Focus
Pediatric orthopedic surgery and scoliosis surgery
Research Focus
Early onset and idiopathic scoliosis; fracture care; and neuromuscular disease

Dr. Schulz provides comprehensive pediatric orthopedic care, with an emphasis on spinal deformity, neuromuscular disease and trauma.  He has a particular interest in the growing spine, with experience using the Vertical Expandable Titanium Rib (VEPTR) device and vertebral tethering through a thoracoscopic approach. 

Dr. Schulz completed his fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego - ranked #2 by US News and World Report in 2012.  He served as an intern and resident at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, where he was honored with the Frank Hammond Sivitz Memorial and Chief Resident Teaching Awards in 2011. During his residency, he traveled to Neustadt, Germany to study spine deformity at the Schoen Klinik, and to San Pedro Sula in Honduras to help CURE international provide world class orthopedic care to children. 

Dr. Schulz’s research has been published in The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics (JPO) and presented at several national meetings. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA)