Meet Dr. Deland
Dr. Jonathan Deland earned his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He went on to a General Surgical Residency at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, and a Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Beth Israel Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Deland was selected as Chief Resident in Orthopaedics at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Deland continued his training with a number of prestigious fellowships. He completed a Biomechanics Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; an AO Fellowship in Berne, Switzerland and Seattle, Washington; a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital; and a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital.
Chief of the Foot and Ankle Service and Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Deland also maintains a position as a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and serves on the research committee for the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Dr. Deland is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, American Medical Association and American Orthopedic Association. He has been named to the Best Doctors in America list and the Best Doctors in New York by New York Magazine for the past three years.
An active researcher, Dr. Deland’s major field of study is Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction or Flatfoot Deformity. His additional interests are concentrated on Osteochondral and Arthritic lesions of the ankle, hindfoot and Achilles tendon problems and forefoot problems such as bunions, neuromas and lesser toe deformities.
Dr. Deland also serves as the Associate Editor of Foot and Ankle International and as Editor-in-Chief of the Foot and Ankle Section of Orthopaedia. He is the author of numerous articles in professional, peer-reviewed journals as well as book chapters and abstracts. Additionally, Dr. Deland is a frequent presenter at major national and international medical conferences.