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Emily Stein, MD

About Emily Stein, MD

Dr. Emily Stein is Director of Research for the Metabolic Bone Service and an endocrinologist at HSS. She is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.  

Dr. Stein is a member of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and received both a Young investigator Award and Junior Faculty Osteoporosis Research Award from this society. Her research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, as well as private foundations, has focused on investigating the quality of bone in patients with osteoporotic fractures, and the skeletal effects of glucocorticoids, chronic kidney disease, and transplant and bariatric surgery.

She has also studied abnormalities of vitamin D metabolism in different populations. Her recent work focuses on how bone quality impacts outcomes after orthopedic surgery. Her clinical practice is focused on patients with osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. 

Articles Reviewed by Emily Stein, MD

Do This to Avoid Compression Fractures in Your Spine

Vertebral compression fractures happen as people age thanks to lower bone density. Here's how to prevent them.

Assessing Bone Health for Spinal Fusion: Novel Technique

Is high-resolution quantitative computed tomography poised to replace DXA scans before spinal fusion? Find out why or why not.

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