About Dr. Andrew Moulton

Dr. Andrew W. Moulton is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Westchester Medical Center, specializing in spine surgery.

He received his undergraduate degree from University of California at Los Angeles and completed his medical degree at SUNY-Downstate School of Medicine in Brooklyn, New York. He did his Residency at SUNY-Downstate Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He did his Spine Surgery Fellowship at the Hospital for Joint Disease.

Dr. Moulton has been involved in a number of humanitarian efforts. He is president and co-founder of the Butterfly Foundation, a non-profit organization that brings spine surgery teams from the U.S. to the Dominican Republic to teach local surgeons the latest techniques in spine surgery.

Dr. Moulton has published numerous papers in professional journals and is involved in two ongoing biomechanical studies involving the spine. He is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese. He was recently named as one of Westchester County Business Journal's 40 Rising Stars Under 40.


  • North American Spine Society, Traveling Fellow, Spine Surgery, 9/03 - 3/04
  • NYU/Hospital for Joint Disease, Fellow, Spine Surgery, 8/02 - 7/03
  • SUNY-Downstate Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Resident, 7/98 - 6/02
  • NYU/Bellevue Department of Surgery, Intern, 7/97 - 6/98
  • SUNY-Downstate School of Medicine, Medical Student, 9/93 - 6/97
  • University of California at Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, 8/87 - 3/92

Professional Affiliations

Faculty, Cleveland Clinic Spine Surgery Review Course
Annual training course organized by the Cleveland Clinic Staff including didactic lectures and hands-on cadaveric instruction

Instructor, Spine Surgery, New York Medical College Dept. Orthopedics
Current employment in orthopedic group acting as academic dept. for NYMC orthopedic residency, 4/04-present.

Director, Scoliosis Clinic, Westchester Medical Center
Coordinate and run spinal deformity clinics for major tertiary care center, 4/04 - present
Global Outreach Program, Scoliosis Research Society
Committee member, 1/0 5- present. 

Spine Care Relief United Beyond Borders, North American Spine Society
Committee chairman, organizing volunteer teams for surgical missions sponsored by NASS,
10/03 - present.


Fundación Mariposa, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
President and co-founder, non-profit organization (501(c)(3)) bringing deformity focused academic spine surgeons and comprehensive teams to Santo Domingo to teach local spine surgeons through didactics, work-shops, and surgery on local patients, 8/02-present.  Currently running spine specialized hospital in Dominican Republic, receiving patients from throughout the Caribbean.  Other current projects involve Chile, Jamaica, Malawi, Kenya, Vietnam.

Children’s Relief Mission, Tela, Honduras
Volunteer, orthopedic surgery missions providing care for children of Tela, Honduras, involving clubfoot and other congenital deformities and traumatic injuries, 4/00, 4/01

Spine Harvesting Program
Co-coordinator, cadaveric spine harvesting program for SUNY-Downstate, 8/99 – 6/02

Spanish for Physicians
Co-founder and teacher of practical Spanish course for physicians in medical school, SUNY-Downstate School of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York, 9/94 – 5/97

Butterfly Foundation

With the Butterfly Foundation, Dr. Moulton and his colleagues teach spine surgery in communities that need it around the world. See a short video, then learn more about the foundation here.