Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgery
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Derek Gartland Hansen, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Specialties and Expertise


  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Malignant Bone Tumor
  • Benign Bone Tumor
  • Fractures
  • Non-Union of Fracture
  • Delayed Wound Healing
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease of Bone
  • Rickets
  • Osteomalacia
  • Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone
  • Melorheostosis
  • Geriatric Issues
  • Avascular Necrosis of Hip
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Trauma/Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture


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.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • 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


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2012
  • B.S., St. Lawrence University, 2008


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External Relationships

External Relationships

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