Dr. Thomas  Errico

Dr. Thomas Errico

Address: 3100 SW 62nd Avenue, Miami, Florida, 33155, United States

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Pediatric Surgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Languages Spoken: English

More than 41 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Errico is a pediatric spine surgeon and associate director of pediatric orthopedic and neurosurgical spine with the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Center for Spinal Disorders. Prior to joining Nicklaus Children’s, he served as chief of the Division of Spine Surgery at NYU Langone Health in New York City, where he led for more than two decades a team renowned for its innovation and patient-centric care. Dr. Errico earned his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, before completing a residency in orthopedics at NYU Langone Medical Center and a fellowship in spine surgery at Toronto General Hospital in Canada. Early in his career, he trained under three prior presidents of the Scoliosis Research Society: Dr. Gordon Engler, Dr. John Kostuik and Dr. Theodore Waugh. His clinical interests include scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis.

Dr. Errico is board certified in orthopedic surgery. He holds more than 150 registered patents and has been instrumental in developing some of the latest and most innovative techniques in spinal surgery. Dr. Errico served as president of the International Society of the Advancement of Spine Surgery from 2010-2011. In addition, he was president of the North American Spine Society from 2003-2004. Dr. Errico has multiple publications in scientific journals and is involved in pediatric spine surgery research as part of the Harms Study Group, which is supported by the Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundation and adult spine surgery research as a former member of the International Spine Study Group.

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The Center for Spinal Disorders at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders in children and teens. It has established itself as one of the most experienced and successful in the nation in treating spine disorders in children. In fact, the program was instrumental in developing surgical spine treatments now in use around the world and continues to contribute extensively to clinical research to advance treatment practice. The team is among national leaders using dashboard reporting with colleagues around the country to develop best-practice guidelines. These standards have been implemented and significantly decreased the length of hospital stays after scoliosis surgery.