Martin Quirno, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon who treats patients with both common and complex spinal disorders and deformities.

Martin Quirno MD

Dr. Martin Quirno is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Spine Surgery at NYU Langone Health. The goals of his practice are to minimize pain, restore function and improve quality of life for his patients.

A Native of Brazil, where he lived in Sao Paulo until 16 years of age. He later moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina with his family. Dr. Quirno attended the Argentine prestigious CEMIC Medical School with a merit scholarship and graduated with an Honors Diploma. His tenacity and pursuit for excellence led him to the US where he met Dr. Thomas Errico, director of the spine surgery division at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and was invited to join as a research fellow.

Throughout his 3 years in his first clinical research fellowship as well as during residency and clinical fellowships, he has received multiple awards and published numerous peer-reviewed papers and has presented his research both nationally and internationally over 80 times. He is the author of multiple chapters on surgery of the spine and editor of orthopaedic journals.

Dr. Quirno completed the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases residency program where he was awarded the Reicher Award for Excellence in Research twice. He was also invited to participate in the prestigious Orthopaedic Basic science research fellowship at the Musculoskeletal Research Center at NYU HJD between his second and third year of residency.

As a Spine Fellow at RUSH Medical Center and Shriners Hospital for Children, Dr. Quirno was fortunate enough to train with the most respected deformity, minimally invasive surgery and motion preservation surgeons in the country in what is considered the best training ground in the field.

Dr. Quirno is dedicated to continuing his medical education and teaching other physicians. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and proficient in Italian and French.

Honors and Awards

Reicher Best Study Basic Science Research Award, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2014
Guest Editor, Bulletin of the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases: A Journal of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Related Disciplines, 2014
Reicher Best Study Basic Science Research Award, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2010
Nominated for Best Paper at the 23rd NASS (North American Spine Society), 2008
Best Paper Nominee: Whitecloud Award for Best study at IMAST, 2007 (International Meeting of Advanced Spine Techniques)


Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
SAS-ISASS (International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery)
NASS North American Spine Society

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"I have suffered with lower back pain all my life. This doctor was great. Not someone who misled me and was very knowledgeable of my concerns." -

"Dr. Quirno was an amazing doctor. I came in complaining of low back pain and he took amazing care of me. I can honestly say he has changed my life. I'm now running and able to play with my kids. Thank you Dr. Quirno." -

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