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Lets Stay Connected with Columbia University Irving Medical Center and

NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Lenke, alongside the Och Spine Hospital’s entire staff and administration,  are committed to creating a safe environment for performing and recovering from spinal deformity surgery during this ongoing pandemic. Please discuss any of your concerns with Dr. Lenke or his  staff when you are considering or planning for your surgery.



Video Visit Information & Instructions for Patients

Due to COVID-19 precautions, video visits using Epic Telehealth are available for new and existing Columbia Orthopedics patients.

Learn more about Telehealth here.

Virtual Urgent Care

January 1, 2025

Get a quick diagnosis and treatment now without the wait. By downloading the NYP app you can visit directly with a Columbia or Weill Cornell Medicine expert right from your phone.


Virtual Urgent Care provides real-time access to a doctor via video chat with a smart phone, tablet or computer seven days a week, from 8am to midnight for Adults and 8am to midnight for Pediatrics.

Learn more here.


COVID-19 Screening Tool

January 1, 2025

Health and safety are among our top priorities at NewYork-Presbyterian. We have been preparing and planning for COVID-19 and will continue to provide the exceptional care that our patients and families have come to expect from us every day.


This online screening tool is intended to help you determine your risk level for COVID-19 based on your symptoms and travel history.

How to Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus

January 1, 2025

NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) is one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic health care delivery systems, dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care and service to patients in the New York metropolitan area, nationally, and throughout the globe. NYP has created a friendly guideline of  precautions to reduce your chances of contracting the new coronavirus, which causes the disease known as COVID-19. 

Learn more here.


Coronavirus Q&A — CUIMC Experts Explain What You Should Know

January 1, 2025

Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) knows each patient is unique. Our knowledge of innovative treatments is enhanced by our compassion for patients and their families and a devotion to maintaining the highest standard of care. CUIMC has provided our patients with important and useful information to keeping safe against the Coronavirus outbreak. 

Learn more here.

How to Stay Safe in a Summer of COVID-19

January 1, 2025

Amidst sunny days and climbing temperatures, COVID-19 remains a dominating presence in all of our lives. With the Fourth of July upon us and New York City fast approaching Phase 3 of reopening, now is a great time to learn more about what measures you can take to keep you and your family healthy this summer. 

Learn more here.

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