Stephen P. FalatynM.D. Request An Appointment
A graduate of Cornell Medical College, Dr. Stephen Falatyn specializes in treating complex spinal conditions and he performs the most complicated spinal reconstructions. His spine training included two spine fellowships, the first at Thomas Jefferson University and the second at Temple University. He specializes in spinal deformity surgery and minimally invasive spinal surgery, treating both children and adults. Conditions treated by Dr. Falatyn include scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, nerve compression from disc herniations and spinal stenosis, and spinal fractures.
Dr. Falatyn’s original interest was engineering, where he excelled at Cornell University. He then worked designing and building complex machinery for several international corporations. Excellent at working with his hands, he has continued that interest in medicine and he has established himself as a top spinal surgeon working in the Lehigh Valley since 1997. Dr. Falatyn received special recognition for his achievements in medical school at Cornell Medical College. His research has appeared in numerous respected national publications, and he continues with teaching at medical schools and scientific meetings.
Dr. Falatyn has an outstanding reputation for his personalized patient care. He is also dedicated to charity work in Eastern Europe where he trains spinal surgeons and treats underserved patients. On a personal level, he enjoys maintaining his own health playing rugby on a national and international level.
- Cornell University Medical College: Medical School
- Cornell University: Undergraduate
- Fellowships – Spine Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
- Fellowships – Spine Surgery, Temple University/Shriner Hospital
- Residency, The University of North Carolina
- Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Northampton County Medical Society
- Pennsylvania Medical Society
- Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
- North American Spine Society
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
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