Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D.

Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D. Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D.
Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
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520 East 70th Street
Starr Pavilion, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021

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About Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D.

Dr. Hansen is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with specialized training in orthopedic oncology and metabolic bone diseases. He specializes in the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors, and metabolic bone disease such as osteoporosis as well as more unusual conditions. He also cares for patients with fractures and in need of joint reconstruction.

Dr. Hansen grew up in Madison, CT and was an avid lacrosse and football player. His experience as an athlete gives him great insight into working with other athletes, injury prevention, and he is compassionate to the needs of any athlete who is striving for peak performance. He attended Saint Lawrence University where he continued playing lacrosse, and graduated magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa. He attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and went on to do his residency inorthopedics at Stony Brook University. After graduation Dr. Hansen went on to do two fellowships, one in orthopedic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and the second in metabolic bone disease at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Avascular Necrosis of Hip

  • Benign Bone Tumor

  • Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Delayed Wound Healing

  • Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone

  • Fractures

  • Geriatric Issues

  • Hip Fracture

  • Malignant Bone Tumor

  • Melorheostosis

  • Metabolic Bone Disease

  • Non-Union of Fracture

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Orthopedic Trauma

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Osteomalacia

  • Osteoporosis

  • Paget's Disease of Bone

  • Rickets

  • Trauma/Fracture Care


  • Degrees: St. Lawrence University
  • Degrees: University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2008
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, 2008
  • Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Honor Society, 2011
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year, 2014
  • Resident Research Award, 2017