Norman Y. Otsuka, MD,FAAP

Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics

Contact Information

P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.920.7799

Primary Location

Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404
  • Specialties & Focus
    Clinical Focus
    • Pediatric neuromuscular disorders, pediatric orthopaedic trauma and cerebral palsy.

    Research Focus
    • Pediatric orthopaedics

  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    McMaster University


    Residency Program

    University of Toronto


    Boston Children's Hospital

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Norman Y. Otsuka, MD, is a board certified, fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon, specializing in pediatric neuromuscular disorders, pediatric orthopedic trauma and cerebral palsy. He is also a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Clinical Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

    After earning his medical degree from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and serving his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Toronto, Dr. Otsuka completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

    Prior to joining the orthopedics team at Montefiore, Dr Otsuka held a number of prestigious positions including Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Service at the University of California, San Francisco; Chief of Staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Los Angeles; Joseph E. Milgram Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at New York University; and, until recently, the Director of the Center for Children at the New York University Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases.

    Dr. Otsuka serves as Chair, Section on Orthopedics, American Academy of Pediatrics, and as a board member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America. He also sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Children’s Orthopedics, Journal of Orthopedic Surgical Advances, American Journal of Orthopedics, and the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Part B and is a Reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedics, and Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. Previously, he was a member of the board of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the United States Bone and Joint Decade/Initiative.

    Well regarded for his research in pediatric orthopedics, Dr. Otsuka has repeatedly been invited to serve as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Yale University, McMaster University, and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion

    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404

    P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.920.7799

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2720 P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.653.1587 Additional Details
    Montefiore North at Carpenter Avenue
    4141 Carpenter AvenueBronx, NY 10466-2601 P: 718.920.2060 F: 718.653.1587 Additional Details
    Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
    16 Guion PlaceNew Rochelle, NY 10801-5502 P: 914.365.3995 F: 914.365.5440 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.920.2060 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.2060 Additional Details
    Montefiore Westchester Square
    2475 Saint Raymonds AvenueBronx, NY 10461-3124 P: 718.920.2060 Additional Details
    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604 P: 718.920.2060 Additional Details