Jonathan D. Krystal, MD

Attending Physician, Spine
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Jonathan D. Krystal, MD - Attending Physician, Spine, Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
  • Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters Place
    Bronx, NY 10461-2720

    Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
    3400 Bainbridge Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10467-2404

    Montefiore North at Carpenter Avenue
    4141 Carpenter Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10466-2601

  • Spine

  • (718) 920-2060


Jonathan Krystal, MD, joined the Department of Orthopedics at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in August 2017 as a spine surgeon and attending physician. He specializes in treating diseases of the spine.

Dr. Krystal earned his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a residency in orthopedics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He followed that with a fellowship in spine surgery at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia.

Dr. Krystal’s research has focused on spinal diseases, particularly on the use of advanced technologies such as radiosurgery to treat them. He is a member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Medical Association.

Research Focus

Treatment options for degenerative diseases of the spine; pre- and post-operative pain management in spine surgery; minimizing blood loss and need for transfusion after spine surgery

Clinical Focus

Degenerative diseases of the spine; spinal deformity; spinal trauma; injuries and infections of the spine and spinal cord

Education & Training

  • Medical School

    University of Connecticut

  • Residency

    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    Rothman Institute


  • AOA Resident Leadership Award [ 2014 ]

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