Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00
Gil Tepper, MD, is the director of Valley Spine Center in Sherman Oaks, Calif., and The Spine Institute at Miracle Mile Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is a partner as well as president and CEO of MMMC. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a member of the North American Spine Society.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 22 January 2015 00:00
Christopher R. Good, MD, is the director of scoliosis and spinal deformity, as well as director of research at Virginia Spine Institute in Reston. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society and Scoliosis Research Society. Additionally, he serves on the medical executive committee of the Reston Hospital Center and the school health advisory committee of Fairfax County Public Schools.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 20 January 2015 00:00
Richard R.M. Francis, MD, MBA, founded Houston-based Spine Associates in 2003. He is an active member of North American Spine Society and Scoliosis Research Society. His hospital affiliations include Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital, Westside Surgical Hospital in Houston and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, also in Houston.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00
Meagan D. Fernandez, DO, is a pediatric spine surgeon at Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger. She is board-certified, and her hospital affiliations include Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Geisinger Community Medical Center and Geisinger Medical Center. She focuses on pediatric orthopedics, spine surgery and sports medicine.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 13 January 2015 00:00
Julius Fernandez, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Semmes-Murphey Clinic in Memphis and an assistant professor at Knoxville-based University of Tennessee's department of neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He also has candidate membership to the Scoliosis Research Society, which is pending.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00
Payam Farjoodi, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon practicing at Coastline Orthopaedic Associates in Fountain Valley, Calif. He was previously a member of Perris, Calif.-based Healthpointe Medical Group. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society and California Orthopaedic Association. He is a founding member and vice president of the Iranian American Medical Association-California Chapter.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 08 January 2015 00:00
Stewart G. Eidelson, MD, is a spine surgeon at SouthPalm Ortho-Spine Institute and founder of SpineUniverse.com. He also has offices in Delray Beach, Fla., and Monterey, Calif. His hospital affiliations include Boca Raton (Fla.) Community Hospital and Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Boynton Beach, Fla. He is also a founding member of the Palm Beach Orthopaedic and Spinal Research Foundation.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 06 January 2015 00:00
Janet Dunlap, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Orthopedics Specialists of North County in Oceanside, Calif. She also provides care at the Orthopaedic and Spine Institute at Tri-City Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, California Medical Association and North American Spine Society. During her career, she won the Russell Hibbs Award for single outstanding research from NASS.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 05 January 2015 00:00
Dennis P. Devito, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He joined the practice in 1991 and currently runs the spine program. He has previously served as the director of multispeciality clinics at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Scottish Rite. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics and Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 30 December 2014 00:00
Nitin N. Bhatia, MD, is the director of the spine center and chief of the orthopedic spinal surgery service at University of California, Irvine. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society and Scoliosis Research Society. He has been featured as a treating surgeon on the television show "Guardian Angels, MD" on The Learning Channel as well as in programs on PBS.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 29 December 2014 00:00
Craig A. Popp, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon who has provided care at Geneva, Ill.-based Fox Valley Orthopedics for nearly a decade. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Kane County Medical Society. He is on staff at Cadence Health's Delnor Hospital in Geneva; Provena St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Ill.; and Sherman Hospital in Elgin.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00
William Beutler, MD, serves as the medical director of the PinnacleHealth Spine Institute in Harrisburg, Pa. He is a neurosurgeon focusing on the treatment of spinal disorders and also provides care at Pennsylvania Spine Institute in Harrisburg. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society and International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 22 December 2014 00:00
Henry E. Aryan, MD, is a neurosurgeon providing care at Sierra Pacific Orthopedics in Fresno, Calif. He is also an associate clinical professor of neurosurgery at University of California, San Francisco. He is a founding member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, and a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and North American Spine Society.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 18 December 2014 00:00
Ralph F. Rashbaum, MD, is a co-founder of Plano-based Texas Back Institute, one of the first back schools in the United States. He is involved in the Texas Back Institute Spine Fellowship Program and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He is also a clinical assistant professor at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00
Mark A. Reiley, MD, is retired from active practice, but is the founder and CMO of SI-BONE. He co-founded Kyphon and developer of kyphoplasty, which revolutionized the treatment of vertebral compression fractures of the spine. The kyphoplasty technique is now used in 43 countries around that world. He is also a founding member of the Berkeley (Calif.) Orthopaedic Medical Group and practiced there for 20 years.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00
Carl Lauryssen, MD, is the co-director of spine research and development at Olympia Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is certified by the American and Canadian boards of neurological surgery. Previously, he was on faculty at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, and he directed the advanced neurosurgical spine program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 11 December 2014 00:00
J. Patrick Johnson, MD, is a neurosurgeon and director of the Neurosurgery Spine Fellowship program in the department of neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He previously served as the chief of neurosurgery at Olive View-University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center. He also established a combined neurosurgery and orthopedic fellowship program when he served as director of the Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 09 December 2014 00:00
Jonathan A. Hyde, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon providing care at the South Florida Spine Institute in Miami Beach, Fla. He is also a clinical assistant professor of orthopedics at Florida International University in Miami. He is a member of the executive board of the Society of Lateral Access Surgeons, and is currently participating in research on eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 08 December 2014 00:00
Frank J. Eismont, MD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and chairman of the department of orthopedics at the University of Miami Health System. He also serves as Fellow Education Director and Spine Division Chief. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 04 December 2014 00:00
Daveed Frazier, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon providing care at New York City Spine and he is an assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He is a member of the Cervical Spine Research Society, Scoliosis Research Society, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and North American Spine Society.