Jacob F. Schulz, MD

Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Research
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Jacob F. Schulz, MD - Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Research, Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopedics

  • (718) 920-2060

Biography

Jacob F. Schulz, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who 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. At our Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery.

He served both his internship and residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia where he was honored with the Frank Hammond Sivitz and Chief Resident Teaching Awards in 2011. During his residency, he traveled to Neustadt, Germany to study spine deformity at the Schoen Clinic, and to San Pedro Sula in Honduras to help CURE International provide world class orthopedic care to children. Dr. Schulz completed his fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, ranked second by U.S. News & World Report in 2012.

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).

Research Focus

Early-onset and idiopathic scoliosis, fracture care, neuromuscular disease

Clinical Focus

Pediatric orthopedic care, spinal deformity, neuromuscular disease and trauma

Education & Training

  • Medical School

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

  • Residency

    Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia

  • Fellowship

    Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

Highlights

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Frank Hammond Sivitz Award [ 2010 - 2011 ]

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Chief Resident Teaching Award [ 2010 - 2011 ]

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