Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 20 October 2014 16:17
Ian Dorward, MD, is an assistant professor of neurological surgery and orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. His hospital affiliations include Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Dorward also has an interest in writing short stories, both fiction and nonfiction, about the ways in which surgeons deal with the emotional tolls of their profession as well as other themes related to neurosurgery.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 16 October 2014 15:47
Neil Badlani, MD, MBA, is an orthopedic spine surgeon providing care at The Orthopedic Sports Clinic in Houston. He is an avid researcher, and his work has been recognized nationally by the American Academy of Sports Medicine and Western Orthopaedic Association; and internationally by the Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies of the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:20
Choll Kim, MD, PhD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon at the Spine Institute of San Diego, the spine center of Alvarado Hospital, as well as an associate clinical professor at University of California, San Diego. He is a founder and past-president of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and chair of the MIS Committee for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 13 October 2014 14:52
Bradford Currier, MD, is a professor of orthopedics and spine specialist providing care at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic. He has served as president of the Lumbar Spine Research Society.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 09 October 2014 16:01
Kenneth Pettine, MD, co-founded The Spine Institute in Johnstown, Colo., in 2004. He also co-founded Rocky Mountain Associates in Orthopedic Medicine in 1991 and The Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery in 2011. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society and International Spinal Injection Society.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 07 October 2014 15:31
Amir A. Mehbod, MD, is a staff surgeon at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis as well as medical director, spine at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and chair of Abbott Northwestern's Neuroscience Institute. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association and Scoliosis Research Society. He also serves on the board of directors of the Foundation for Advancement of Spinal Knowledge.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 06 October 2014 15:53
James Bennett, MD, is the section chief of pediatric orthopedics at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He also serves as a professor of orthopedics and clinical professor of pediatrics at the school of medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 06 October 2014 11:55
John Bendo, MD, is the director of the spine service, clinical affairs at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is also an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the NYU School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society and Scoliosis Research Society.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 02 October 2014 15:28
James Weinstein, DO, is an orthopedic spine surgeon and president and CEO of Lebanon, N.H.-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, which includes an academic medical center and a network of clinics across Vermont and New Hampshire. Prior to being named CEO, Dr. Weinstein served as president of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic and director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. He also founded the multidisciplinary spine center at Dartmouth.
10. Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Hansen Yuan of State University of New York Upstate Medical CenterWritten by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 16:12
Hansen Yuan, MD, is a spine surgeon and professor emeritus of the department of orthopedic surgery at the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center. He is also a past president of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery and the North American Spine Society. He is also member of the American Medical Association, Orthopaedic Research Society and International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. He has served the United States Army for a total of six years.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 29 September 2014 16:33
Robert Banco, MD, is a spine care provider at Boston Spine Group and an associate clinical professor in the orthopedic surgery department at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He also provides care at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Mass. From 1997 to 2007, Dr. Banco was spine section chief in the department of orthopedic surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 25 September 2014 16:40
Paul Marcotte, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Penn Neurosurgery, and he serves as an associate professor of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is a member of American College of Surgeons, College of Physicians & Surgeons in Canada and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 23 September 2014 15:34
Duane D.H. Pitt, MD, serves as president Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Desert Institute for Spine Disorders. Since 2006, he has also served as spine service medical director for Scottsdale Healthcare. He currently consults on sports-related spine injuries for the Phoenix Suns, San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 22 September 2014 15:23
Thomas Mroz, MD, is director of the spine surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic as well as a practicing spine surgeon in the departments of orthopedic surgery and neurological surgery and the Center for Spine Health at Cleveland Clinic. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AOSpine North America and Cervical Spine Research Society. He serves on the education committee of the North American Spine Society.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:50
Gunnar Andersson, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon and partner at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago. He is the Ronald L. DeWald, M.D. Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is a past president of the Orthopaedic Research Society. He is currently president of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:42
Scott D. Boden, MD, is the director of Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center in Atlanta as well as professor and vice chair of the department of orthopedic surgery at Emory University School of Medicine.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 11 September 2014 11:27
Akhil Jay Khanna, MD, MBA, is division chief of Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery in the National Capital Region and his practice is based in Bethesda, Md. He also serves as vice chairman of professional development in the department of orthopedic surgery at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, he is a professor of orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 09 September 2014 15:03
Jeffrey A. Goldstein, MD, is the director of the spine service and director of the spine fellowship at NYU Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 08 September 2014 15:52
Ziya Gokaslan, MD, is the director of the neurosurgical spine program and vice chair of the neurosurgery department at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. He also serves as a professor of neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery and oncology. He is the past president of AANS/CNS Section on the Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerve and is a member of the Society of Neurological Surgeons, Cervical Spine Research Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 04 September 2014 16:26
Dean Karahalios, MD, practices with NorthShore Neurological Institute in Chicago and serves as an attending neurosurgeon at Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. In 2013, he was appointed as clinical associate professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves and Illinois State Neurosurgical Society.