Dean C. Perfetti, MD, MPH, is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in spine surgery. Dr. Perfetti sees patients at Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group at their Mount Kisco, New York, location.
Dr. Perfetti obtained his undergraduate degree at Columbia College (Columbia University), graduating with the highest honors of Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
He achieved a dual Medical Degree and Master of Public Health Degree from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine. He graduated at the top of his class with the highest honors of Alpha Omega Alpha and Beta Ioda Chapter of Delta Omega.
He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell as chief resident, followed by a spine surgery fellowship at the prestigious Texas Back Institute, which pioneered Total Disc Replacement in the United States.
Dr. Perfetti’s clinical focus is on caring for back and neck injuries, whether from acute traumas such as herniations or fractures, chronic conditions like arthritis and stenosis, or spinal abnormalities.
His goal is to promote the health of the vertebral column, spinal cord, and nerve roots to decrease pain and improve function for his patients, ultimately getting them back to their active lifestyles.
Dr. Perfetti is trained in complex cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine surgeries with a special focus on motion-preserving procedures, like Total Disc Replacement and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.
He utilizes the latest robotics and navigation technologies and performs Orthopaedic procedures for extremity fractures.
Dr. Perfetti grew up in Scarsdale, New York, and played soccer for F.C. Westchester, winning three New York State Championships and a National Championship at Disney. He transitioned to football at Columbia, where he played four years as a kicker/punter at the Division 1 level.