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Woojin Cho, MD, PhD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
Medical Education
Hanyang University
Hanyang University Hospital
University of Virginia Health System
Hospital for Special Surgery
Main Location
Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (718) 515-4386
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Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Montefiore North at Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (718) 920-6889
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Administrative Title
Chief, Spine Surgery; Research Director, Multidisciplinary Spine Group
Clinical Focus

Adult thoracolumbar spinal deformity and degenerative conditions

Research Focus

Spine biomechanics, robotic surgery, and clinical research focusing on spinal deformity as well as degenerative condition.


View Dr. Cho's publications on PubMed and Einstein


Woojin Cho, MD, PhD, joined the faculty of Montefiore in 2013 specializing in adult cervical spine and thoraco-lumbar spine deformity and degenerative conditions with expertise in the treatment of all types of spine conditions. He is the Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at Montefiore and an Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He earned his medical degree at Hanyang University Medical School in South Korea, completed his orthopaedic internship and residency at Hanyang University Hospital, and became a Korean Orthopaedic Board-certified surgeon. Following his residency, he completed 3-years of spine clinical fellowship and earned a PhD degree at Hanyang University College of Medicine.

Dr. Cho has extensive clinical training experience in the United States, which includes a research fellowship at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, a clinical research fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, and spine fellowships at University Virginia Health System and the Hospital for Special Surgery respectively.

Dr. Cho is a board-eligible (ABOS) orthopaedic surgeon, a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society, AO Spine North America, the Korean American Spine Society, the Korean Society of Spine Surgery, the Korean Spine Arthroplasty Society, the Pacific and Asian Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, the Korean Orthopaedic Association, and the Korean Medical Association. In addition to having written numerous articles related to spine research in peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Cho has been a guest speaker at prestigious international meetings and, to date, has made more than 170 presentations.