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240 spine surgeons to know — 2014 Featured

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 23 September 2014 13:32
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Here are 240 spine surgeons to know.

 

If you have questions or would like to recommend additional spine surgeons for the list, please contact Laura Dyrda at ldyrda@beckershealthcare.com.

 

William Abdu, MD (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H.). Dr. Abdu is an associate professor of orthopedics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. [READ MORE]

 

Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD (San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, Calif.). Dr. Akbarnia is the medical director of the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders as well as a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of California, San Diego. [READ MORE]

 

Todd Albert, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Albert is the surgeon-in-chief at Hospital for Special Surgery, a position he assumed in July. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher P. Ames, MD (University of California San Francisco Medical Center). Dr. Ames is director of spinal tumor and spinal deformity surgery at UCSF Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Howard An, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. An is the director of the division of spine surgery and spine fellowship program at Rush University Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Neel Anand, MD (Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Anand is the director of spine trauma at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center with a primary area of research in minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and trauma. [READ MORE]

 

D. Greg Anderson, MD (Rothman Institute, Philadelphia). Dr. Anderson is a spine surgeon at Rothman Institute and academic professor in the department of orthopedic surgery and neurological surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. [READ MORE]

 

Paul Anderson, MD (UW Health, Madison). Dr. Anderson is on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. [READ MORE]

 

Gunnar Andersson, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. Andersson is the chairman emeritus of the department of orthopedic surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. [READ MORE]

 

Carmina F. Angeles, MD, PhD (The NeuroSpine Institute, Eugene, Ore.). Dr. Angeles is a neurosurgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Ali Araghi, DO (The CORE Institute, Phoenix). Dr. Araghi is a reconstructive spine surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive procedures at The CORE Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Vincent Arlet, MD (Penn Comprehensive Spine Center, Philadelphia). Dr. Arlet is the chief of orthopedic spine surgery at Penn Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Henry Aryan, MD (Sierra Pacific Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Fresno, Calif.). Dr. Aryan has a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery, artificial disc replacement and robotic-guided spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Hyun Bae, MD, (Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Bae is an orthopedic spine surgeon and director of spine education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Paul Baek, MD (Aurora BayCare Medical Center, Green Bay, Wis.). Dr. Baek is a board-certified neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic, where he's practiced since its inception. [READ MORE]

 

Richard A. Balderston (ARIA 3B Orthopaedic Institute, Philadelphia). Dr. Balderston has more than 30 years of experience in the field, having performed more than 5,000 procedures in his career. [READ MORE]

 

Robert J. Banco, MD (The Boston Spine Group). Dr. Banco is a member of the Boston Spine Group and associate clinical professor in the orthopedic surgery department at Tufts University School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

David Barnett, MD (Texas Neurosurgery, Dallas). Dr. Barnett is chief of neurosurgery at Baylor University Medical Center and co-medical director of the Baylor University Neuroscience Center. [READ MORE]

 

Gordon Bell, MD (Cleveland Clinic). Dr. Bell is head of the section of spinal surgery at Cleveland Clinic, a position he's held for two decades. [READ MORE]

 

John Bendo, MD (NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York.). Dr. Bendo is the director of the spine service, clinical affairs at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. [READ MORE]

 

James Bennett, MD (Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans). Dr. Bennett is a professor of orthopedics and chief of pediatric orthopedics, with a special interest in spine care, at Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Edward Benzel, MD (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland). Dr. Benzel is chairman of the department of neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic and associate professor of surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. [READ MORE]

 

Erica F. Bisson, MD (University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City). Dr. Bisson is a neurosurgeon with a special interest in treating spinal disorders. She is an assistant professor in the neurosurgery department at a University of Utah. [READ MORE]

 

Scott Blumenthal, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano). Dr. Blumenthal is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute and co-founder and director of the Center for Disc Replacement at TBI. [READ MORE]

 

Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Boachie-Adjei is chief emeritus of the scoliosis service at Hospital for Special Surgery and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. [READ MORE]

 

Scott Boden, MD (Emory Healthcare, Atlanta). Dr. Boden is the director of Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center and professor of orthopedic surgery with Emory University. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher Bono, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston). Dr. Bono is chief of the BWH Orthopedic Spine Service and an assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Scott Boyd, MD (Columbia Neurosurgical, Columbia, S.C.). Dr. Boyd is a surgeon with Columbia Neurosurgical Associates. [READ MORE]

 

Charles L. Branch, MD (Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.). Dr. Branch is chair of neurosurgery at Wake Forest Baptist Health, a position he's held since 2000. [READ MORE]

 

Robert Bray Jr., MD (DISC Sports & Spine Center, Marina Del Rey, Calif.). Dr. Bray is the CEO and founding director of DISC Sports & Spine Center. [READ MORE]

 

Darrel S. Brodke, MD (University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City). Dr. Brodke is a board-certified spine specialist with a special interest in treating degenerative disorders. He is the Louis Janet Peery Presidential Endowed Chair and professor and vice chairman if the department of orthopedics. [READ MORE]

 

Evalina Burger, MD (University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora). Dr. Burger is an associate professor of orthopedics and senior orthopedic spine surgeon at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

J. Abbott Byrd, MD (Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Virginia Beach, Va.). Dr. Byrd is a spine surgeon at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists. [READ MORE]

 

Frank Cammisa, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Cammisa is the chief of spine service at Hospital for Special Surgery where his expertise includes minimally invasive surgery, motion preservation, computer-assisted surgery and athletic spinal injuries. [READ MORE]

 

Andrew Cappuccino, MD (Buffalo Spine Surgery, Lockport, N.Y.). Dr. Cappuccino is a spine surgeon with Buffalo Spine Surgery and on staff at several local hospitals. [READ MORE]

 

Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD (Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Newport News, Va.). Dr. Carlson is president and managing partner of Orthopaedic & Spine Center, a practice he joined in 1999. [READ MORE]

 

Eugene Carragee, MD (Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, Calif.). Dr. Carragee is the chief of spine surgery at Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, director of the Orthopedic Spine Center at Stanford and the medical director of service quality. [READ MORE]

 

John Caruso, MD (Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, Md.). Dr. Caruso is a partner with Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, an ambulatory surgery center, and his practice — Neurosurgical Specialists. [READ MORE]

 

Jens R. Chapman, MD (UW Medicine Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Seattle). Dr. Chapman is the Hansjoerg Wyss Endowed Chair in the department of orthopedics and adjunct professor in the department of neurological surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Dean Chou, MD (University of California San Francisco Spine Center). Dr. Chou is a neurosurgeon with UCSF Medical Center with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

James Lloyd Chappuis, MD (SpineCenterAtlanta). Dr. Chappuis is founder, owner and CEO of Orthopaedic & Spine Surgery of Atlanta — shortened to SpineCenterAtlanta. [READ MORE]

 

Kingsley R. Chin, MD (Institute for Modern & Innovative Spine Surgery, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.). Dr. Chin is an orthopedic spine surgeon at the Institute for Modern & Innovative Spine Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Stephen S. Cook, MD (University Orthopaedic Associates, New Brunswick, N.J.). Dr. Cook is a spine surgeon with UOA and a clinical associate professor of orthopedic surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. [READ MORE]

 

Larry D. Cordell, MD (University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City). Dr. Cordell is a spine surgeon at the Marc A. Asher MD Comprehensive Spine Center at the University of Kansas Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

 

Andrew M. Cordover, MD (Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center, Birmingham, Ala.). Dr. Cordover is a spine surgeon at of Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society. [READ MORE]

 

 

Donald S. Corenman, MD, DC (The Steadman Clinic, Vail, Colo.). Dr. Corenman joined The Steadman Clinic in 1998 to focus on spine and neck disorders. [READ MORE]

 

Domagoj Coric, MD (Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Coric is the chief of neurosurgery at Carolinas Medical Center and spine surgeon at Carolina NeuroSurgery and Spine Associates. [READ MORE]

 

Stephen Courtney, MD (Plano Orthopedic Medicine & Spine Center, Plano, Texas). Dr. Courtney founded the spine division at Plano Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Spine Center. [READ MORE]

 

Dennis Crandall, MD (Sonoran Spine Center, Mesa, Ariz.). Dr. Crandall is the founder of Sonoran Spine Center and the Sonoran Spine Research and Education Foundation, a non-profit corporation that funds college scholarships for people with spinal deformities, spine research projects and educational seminars. [READ MORE]

 

Bradford Currier, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Currier is a professor of orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic and has a special interest in spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Alan Dacre, MD (OrthoMontana, Billings). Dr. Dacre is a spine surgeon with OrthoMontana and a member of the North American Spine Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Bruce Darden II, MD (OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Darden is a spine surgeon at OrthoCarolina and current president of the Cervical Spine Research Society. [READ MORE]

 

Francis Denis, MD (Twin Cities Spine Surgeons, Minneapolis). Dr. Denis is a spine surgeon at Twin Cities Spine Center and fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher DeWald, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. DeWald is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. [READ MORE]

 

Ara Deukmedjian, MD (Deuk Spine Institute, Melbourne, Fla.). Dr. Deukmedjian is a board-certified neurosurgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive, endoscopic spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Mohammad Diab, MD (UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco). Dr. Diab is the chief of pediatric orthopedics at Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. [READ MORE]

 

Edward J. Dohring, MD (Spine Institute of Arizona, Scottsdale). Dr. Dohring is a spine surgeon with the Spine Institute of Arizona with a special interest in cervical and lumbar spine disorders, spinal trauma, scoliosis and tumor care. [READ MORE]

 

Egon Doppenberg, MD (NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Ill.). Dr. Doppenberg is a spine surgeon at NorthShore University HealthSystem with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spine surgery and brain and skull-based tumors. [READ MORE]

 

Egon Doppenberg, MD (NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Ill.). Dr. Doppenberg is a spine surgeon at NorthShore University HealthSystem with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spine surgery and brain and skull-based tumors. [READ MORE]

 

Steven G. Dorsky, MD (New Jersey Spine Center, Chatham, N.J.). Dr. Dorsky founded N.J. Spine Center in 1987 as a multidisciplinary, comprehensive center for spine care. [READ MORE]

 

Andrew Dossett, MD (The Carrell Clinic, Dallas). Dr. Dossett is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who has a special interest in treating sports injuries. [READ MORE]

 

Randall Dryer, MD (Central Texas Spine Institute, Austin). Dr. Dryer is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon practicing with Central Texas Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

E. Hunter Dyer, MD (Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Dyer is a neurosurgeon with a special interest in endoscopic spine surgery at Carolina NeuroSurgery and Spine Associates. He is president of the practice. [READ MORE]

 

Robert K. Eastlack, MD (Scripps Clinic, San Diego). Dr. Eastlack is a spine surgeon with a special interest in artificial cervical disc replacement, minimally invasive spine procedures and complex spinal reconstruction and revision. [READ MORE]

 

Walter Eckman, MD (Aurora Spine Center, Tupelo, Miss.). Dr. Eckman opened his private practice in 1976 and moved to Tupelo in 1985. He founded the Aurora Spine Center in 1992. [READ MORE]

 

Eldan B. Eichbaum, MD (Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Santa Rosa, Calif.). Dr. Eichbaum is a spine surgeon at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurosurgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Frank Eismont, MD (University of Miami School of Medicine). Dr. Eismont is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the department of orthopedics, Fellow Education Director and Spine Division Chief at the UH Health Systems. [READ MORE]

 

Sanford E. Emery, MD (West Virginia University, Morgantown). Dr. Emery is a chairman and professor of the department of orthopedics at West Virginia University School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Thomas J. Errico (Hospital for Joint Disease, New York City). Dr. Errico is chief of the division of spine surgery at New York University and The Hospital for Joint Diseases. [READ MORE]

 

David Fardon, MD (Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago). Dr. Fardon joined Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in 2008. [READ MORE]

 

Richard Fessler, MD, PhD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. Fessler is a board-certified spine surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, MD (Beaumont Orthopaedic Center, Royal Oak, Mich.). Dr. Fischgrund is the chief of orthopedic surgery at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., and health system chairman of orthopedic surgery. [READ MORE]

 

John Finkenberg, MD (Alvarado/Helix Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, San Diego). Dr. Finkenberg has been in private practice in San Diego since 1992 and served as chief of the orthopedic department at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Kevin Foley, MD (University of Tennessee, Memphis). Dr. Foley is a professor of neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and director of complex spine surgery at Semmes-Murphey Clinic. [READ MORE]

 

Daveed D. Frazier, MD (Advanced Spine Surgery Center, New York City). Dr. Frazier is a spine surgeon at Advanced Spine Surgery Center and assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery and Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Anthony Frempong-Boadu, MD (New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City). Dr. Frempong-Boadu is the director of the division of spine surgery in the department of neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

George A. Frey, MD (Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute, Englewood). Dr. Frey is founder of the Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Brian Gantwerker, MD (The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles). Dr. Gantwerker is a spine surgeon with The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles where he has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Rolando Garcia, MD (Orthopedic Care Center, Adventura, Fla.). Dr. Garcia is a spine surgeon with Orthopedic Care Center and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Mark Gardon, MD (Aurora BayCare Medical Center, Green Bay, Wis.). Dr. Gardon is neurosurgeon at BayCare Clinic in Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis. [READ MORE]

 

Steven Garfin, MD (UC San Diego School of Medicine). Dr. Garfin is the chair of orthopedic surgery and a distinguished professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Fred Geisler, MD (Chicago Back Institute). Dr. Geisler founded the Chicago Back Institute at Swedish Covenant Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

Daniel E. Gelb, MD (University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore). Dr, Gelb is the co-director of the University of Maryland Spine Program and associate professor of orthopedics at the University of Maryland. [READ MORE]

 

Zoher Ghogawala, MD (CSI-Greenwich Neurosurgery, Greenwich, Conn.). Dr. Ghogawala is the director of the Wallas Clinical Trials Center and Charles A. Fager Chairman of Neurosurgery at Lahey Clinic Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Federico P. Girardi, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Girardi is a spine surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery with a special interest in degenerative spinal procedures, deformity, fractures and tumors. [READ MORE]

 

Michael A. Gleiber, MD (Michael A. Gleiber, MD, PA, Jupiter and Boca Raton, Fla.). Dr. Gleiber is founder of his private practice, a boutique-style spine practice with a special focus on microsurgical, minimally invasive and motion preserving spinal procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Ziya Gokaslan, MD (Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore). Dr. Gokaslan is a professor of neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery and oncology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Edward J. Goldberg, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. Goldberg is a spine surgeon and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Jeffrey Goldstein, MD (NYU Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases). Dr. Goldstein is the director of the spine service at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York as well as a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at New York University School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher Good, MD (Virginia Spine Institute, Reston). Dr. Good is director of scoliosis and spinal deformity and director of research at Virginia Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Charles R. Gordon, MD (Texas Spine and Joint Hospital, Tyler). Dr. Gordon is a partner with Precision Spine Care and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital in Tyler. [READ MORE]

 

Wesley E. Griffitt, MD (Aurora BayCare Medical Center, Green Bay, Wis.). Dr. Griffitt became a board-certified neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic in 2008 and has a special interest in minimally invasive spinal procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Purnendu Gupta, MD (Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss Memorial Hospital). Dr. Gupta is the medical director of the Chicago Spine Center at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss Memorial Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

Richard Guyer, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano). Dr. Guyer is the director of the Texas Back Institute Spine Fellowship Program. [READ MORE]

 

Regis W. Haid Jr., MD (Atlanta Brain and Spine Care). Dr. Haid is medical director of Piedmont Spine Center and the Neuroscience Service Line at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. [READ MORE]

 

Raqeeb Haque, MD (Cleveland Clinic). Dr. Haque is an orthopedic surgeon with Columbia University Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Mitch Harris, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston). Dr. Harris is chief of the orthopedic trauma service at Brigham and Women's Hospital and professor at Harvard Medical Center in Boston. [READ MORE]

 

Richard Harrison, MD (Aurora BayCare Medical Center, Green Bay, Wis.). Dr. Harrison is a neurosurgeon at BayCare Clinic, where he has practiced since its inception. [READ MORE]

 

Mark Hartman, MD (Novant Health Total Spine Specialists, Huntersville, N.C.). Dr. Hartman is a founding physician at Novant Health Total Spine Specialists. [READ MORE]

 

Robert F. Heary, MD (Neurological Institute of New Jersey, Newark). Dr. Heary is the director of the Spine Center and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit at the Neurological Institute of New Jersey. [READ MORE]

 

Andrew Hecht, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City). Dr. Hecht is the chief of spine surgery and director of the Spine Center at Mount Sinai in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics. [READ MORE]

 

John G. Heller, MD (Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center, Atlanta). Dr. Heller began his career at Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center in 1989 and now serves as the Bau Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory Healthcare Network. [READ MORE]

 

Alan S. Hilibrand, MD (Rothman Institute, Philadelphia). Dr. Hilibrand is an orthopedic surgeon at Rothman Institute and director of medical education for the department of orthopedic surgery at Rothman Institute and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. [READ MORE]

 

Michael Hisey, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano). Dr. Hisey has served as medical director of Texas Back Institute and medical executive committee member at Baylor Surgicare at Denton. [READ MORE]

 

Stephen Hochschuler, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano). Texas Back Institute was among the first private practices focused on spine surgery founded in the United States with a concurrent mission of educating future surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Ken Y. Hsu, MD (St. Mary's Spine Center, San Francisco). Dr. Hsu is a senior spine surgeon at St. Mary's Spine Center and president of San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgeons Medical Group, a position he's held since 2004. [READ MORE]

 

Russel C. Huang, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Huang is the director of the Hospital for Special Surgery Spine Surgery Clinic and has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical procedures, intervertebral disc replacement, spinal fusion and cervical myelopathy. [READ MORE]

 

Richard A. Hynes, MD (The B.A.C.K. Center, Melbourne, Fla.). Dr. Hynes is a spine surgeon and president of Melbourne, Fla.-based The B.A.C.K. Center. [READ MORE]

 

Robert E. Isaacs, MD (Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.). Dr. Isaacs is a spine surgeon with Duke Medicine with a professional interest in pain, spinal fractures, dislocations and stenosis treatment. [READ MORE]

 

Plas T. James, MD (Atlanta Spine Institute). Dr. James is a spine surgeon with Atlanta Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Arthur Jenkins, MD (Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City). Dr. Jenkins is an associate professor of neurosurgery and orthopedics.  [READ MORE]

 

J. Patrick Johnson, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Johnson is a neurosurgeon and director of the Neurosurgery Spine Fellowship program in the department of neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

James Kang, MD (UPMC Medical Center, Pittsburgh). Dr. Kang is the UPMC Endowed Chair in the Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Dean Karahalios, MD (NorthShore Neurological Institute, Evanston, Ill.). Dr. Karahalios specializes in treating back and neck pain and his subspecialty is complex spinal surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher Kauffman, MD (Premier Orthopaedics, Nashville, Tenn.). Dr. Kauffman is a spine specialist at Premier Orthopaedics and serves on the board of directors for the North American Spine Society. [READ MORE]

 

A. Jay Khanna, MD (Johns Hopkins, Baltimore). Dr. Khanna is division chief of Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery in the National Capital Region and Vice Chairman of Professional Development in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. [READ MORE]

 

Nitin Khanna, MD (Spine Care Specialists, Munster, Ind.). Dr. Khanna is a spine surgeon with Spine Care Specialists and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Larry Khoo, MD (Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles). Dr. Khoo is a pioneer in minimally invasive spine procedures, serving as co-director of the UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center for around seven years before joining Good Samaritan Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

Choll Kim, MD (Minimally Invasive Spine Center at Alvarado Hospital, San Diego). In addition to his role as spine center director at Alvarado Hospital in San Diego, Dr. Kim is an orthopedic spine surgeon at the Spine Institute of San Diego, an associate clinical professor at University of California San Diego and the founder of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Youjeong Kim, MD (Sutter Health, San Francisco). Dr. Kim is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with Sutter Health. [READ MORE]

 

Richard Kube, MD (Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, Peoria, Ill.). Dr. Kube is founder and owner of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute and Prairie Surgicare, a certified surgical facility. [READ MORE]

 

Todd Lansford, MD (South Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, N. Charleston, S.C.). Dr. Lansford is a spine surgeon with South Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center with a special interest in minimally invasive surgical technology and procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Carl Lauryssen, MD (Olympia Medical Center, Beverly Hills, Calif.). Dr. Lauryssen was the first neurosurgeon to inject stem cells into a human spinal cord as part of an FDA trial. He has clinical privileges at Olympia Medical Center and Cedar Sinai and specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation and failed spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Scott Leary, MD (Scripps, San Diego). Dr. Leary is a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon at Scripps Health. His practice focuses on degenerative conditions, spinal trauma, scoliosis, spinal tumors and back pain. [READ MORE]

 

Casey K. Lee, MD (Spine Care and Rehabilitation, Roseland, N.J.). Dr. Casey is an orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in treating spinal disorders. [READ MORE]

 

James T. Lehner, MD (Dayton Children's Hospital, Dayton, Ohio). Dr. Lehner is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Dayton Children's Hospital and associate clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Wright State University. [READ MORE]

 

Mesfin A. Lemma, MD (MedStar, Baltimore). Dr. Lemma is an orthopedic spine surgeon Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at MedStar, where he was the first spinal reconstructive surgeon in the group when he joined in 2003. [READ MORE]

 

Lawrence Lenke, MD (Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis). Dr. Lenke is the chair of spine surgery, co-chief of the adult and pediatric spinal deformity service and director of the advanced deformity fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Isador Lieberman, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano). Dr. Lieberman is the director of the scoliosis and spine tumor center at Texas Back Institute. He previously practiced at Cleveland Clinic, where he was instrumental in robotic-assisted spine research and innovation. [READ MORE]

 

Adam Lipson, MD (IGEA Brain & Spine, Union, N.J.). Dr. Lipson is a neurosurgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Morgan Lorio, MD (Neuro-Spine Solution, PC, Bristol, Tenn.). Dr. Lorio is in private practice with Neuro-Spine Solutions. [READ MORE]

 

Steven C. Ludwig, MD (University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore). Dr. Ludwig is an associate professor of orthopedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of spine surgery in the department of orthopedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

James Lynch, MD (SpineNevada, Reno). During his more than 20 years in the field, Dr. Lynch has focused his attentions on advancing the field of spine surgery and outpatient procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Steven Mardjetko, MD (Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Morton Grove, Ill.). Dr. Mardjetko is a physician with Illinois Bone and Joint Institute and an assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. [READ MORE]

 

Joseph C. Maroon, MD (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center). Dr. Maroon is a clinical professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and director of Tri-State Neurosurgical Associates. [READ MORE]

 

Robert Masson, MD (NeuroSpine Institute, Orlando). Dr. Masson began his practice in 1995 with a focus on microsurgery techniques in the spine. [READ MORE]

 

Bryan J. Massoud, MD (Spine Centers of America, Fair Lawn, N.J.). Dr. Massoud is a pioneer in minimally invasive spine surgery and founder of Spine Centers of America. [READ MORE]

 

Paul C. McCormick, MD (Columbia University Medical Center, New York City). Dr. McCormick is the medical director of the Columbia Presbyterian Spine Center and Herbert & Linda Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University. [READ MORE]

 

Geoffrey M. McCullen, MD (Bryan Health, Lincoln, Neb.). Dr. McCullen is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon at Bryan Health. [READ MORE]

 

Amir A. Mehbod, MD (Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis). Dr. Mehbod is a staff surgeon at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis. [READ MORE]

 

Ehud Mendel, MD (Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus). Dr. Mendel is the director of the spine program and Justine Skestos Chair in Minimally Invasive Neurological Spinal Surgery at The Ohio State University. [READ MORE]

 

Charles Mick, MD (Pioneer Spine and Sports, Northampton, Mass.). Dr. Mick is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Pioneer Spine and Sports. [READ MORE]

 

Srdjan Mirkovic, MD (Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute, Chicago). Dr. Mirkovic is an orthopedic surgeon at Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute with a special interest in spinal arthroplasty and managing degenerative spinal conditions. [READ MORE]

 

William Mitchell, MD (Coastal Orthopedics, Mt. Laurel, N.J.). Dr. Mitchell is a board-certified neurosurgeon with a special interest in treating spinal disorders. [READ MORE]

 

George Miz, MD (Bone & Joint Physicians, Oak Lawn, Ill.). Dr. Miz has been a partner with Bone & Joint Physicians since 1985. [READ MORE]

 

Alan Moelleken, MD (The Spine and Orthopedic Center, Santa Barbara, Calif.). Dr. Moelleken is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

James F. Mooney, MD (Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston). Dr. Mooney is the chief of the division of pediatric orthopedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. [READ MORE]

 

Daniel Murrey, MD (OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Murrey has been the CEO of OrthoCarolina since July 2008. [READ MORE]

 

Thomas Mroz, MD (Cleveland Clinic). Dr. Mroz 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. [READ MORE]

 

Seth Neubardt, MD (Seth Neubardt, M.D. & Jack Stern, M.D., Ph.D., White Plains, N.Y.). Dr. Neubardt is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon and inventor. [READ MORE]

 

Michael G. Neuwirth, MD (Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City). Dr. Neuwirth is a professor of orthopedics at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

Steven R. Nichols, MD (Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Birmingham, Ala.). Dr. Nichols is a spine surgeon and a founding member of Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, [READ MORE]

 

Robert Nucci, MD (Nucci Medical Clinic, Tampa, Fla.). Dr. Nucci is CEO of Nucci Medical Clinic. [READ MORE]

 

Pierce Nunley, MD (Spine Institute of Louisiana, Shreveport). Dr. Nunley is the director of the Spine Institute of Louisiana and serves as an assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center. [READ MORE]

 

Patrick F. O'Leary, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. O'Leary is a former chief of spine service at Hospital for Special Surgery and currently serves as an associate attending spine surgeon at the hospital. [READ MORE]

 

Joan O'Shea, MD (The Spine Institute of Southern New Jersey, Marlton). Dr. O'Shea designed and created the first outpatient spine surgery center in Southern New Jersey. [READ MORE]

 

Burak Ozgur, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Ozgur is a neurosurgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Andrew E. Park, MD (Texas Spine Consultants, Dallas). Dr. Park is a spine surgeon with Texas Spine Consultants and founded a spine surgery fellowship in Dallas recognized by the North American Spine Society. [READ MORE]

 

Mick Perez-Cruet, MD (Beaumont Hospital, Southfield, Mich.). Dr. Perez-Cruet is chief of minimally invasive spine surgery at Beaumont Hospitals and vice chairman, director and professor of minimally invasive surgery and the spine program at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

John Peloza, MD (Center for Spine Care, Dallas). Dr. Peloza is a founding partner of the Center for Spine Care and Minimally Invasive Surgery Institute, an ambulatory surgery center opened in 2011 as a partnership with Meridian Surgical Partners. [READ MORE]

 

Brian Perri, DO (Beverly Hills Spine Surgery, Beverly Hills, Calif.). Dr. Perri is an orthopedic spine surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive and motion preservation spinal surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Kenneth Pettine, MD (The Spine Institute, Loveland, Colo.). Dr. Pettine is a pioneer in minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery and has dedicated his efforts to transitioning appropriate spinal cases into the outpatient ambulatory surgery center setting. [READ MORE]

 

Frank Phillips, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. Phillips was among the early adapters of minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques and has spent his career pioneering the field. [READ MORE]

 

Steven C. Poletti, MD (Southeastern Spine Institute, Charleston, S.C.). Dr. Poletti has been with Southeastern Spine Institute for more than 20 years and helped founder Donald R. Johnson, MD, recruit 16 new physicians. [READ MORE]

 

Gregory Przybylski, MD (JFK Medical Center, Edison, N.J.). Dr. Przybylski is director of neurosurgery at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center in Edison. [READ MORE]

 

Sheeraz A. Qureshi, MD (Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City). Dr. Qureshi is an assistant professor of spine surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Richard S. Rabinowitz, MD (Barrington Orthopedic Specialists Hoffman Estates, Ill.). Dr. Rabinowitz began practicing at Barrington Orthopedic Specialists in 1997 and has a special interest in spinal procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Raj Rao, MD (Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee). Dr. Rao is the director of spine surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin. [READ MORE]

 

John Ratliff, MD (Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.). Dr. Ratliff is vice chair, operations and development in the department of neurosurgery at Stanford University. [READ MORE]

 

Bernard Rawlins, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Rawlins is an attending orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and a professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. [READ MORE]

 

Charles Reitman, MD (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston). Dr. Reitman is chief of orthopedic surgery service at Ben Taub Hospital and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

K. Daniel Riew, MD (Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis). Dr. Riew is the chief of cervical spine surgery and the Mildred Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University. [READ MORE]

 

Michael Roh, MD (Rockford Spine Center, Rockford, Ill.). Dr. Roh is co-founder of Rockford Spine Center and a faculty member for The Prestige Cervical Disc. [READ MORE]

 

David Rothbart, MD (Spine Team Texas, Southlake). Dr. Rothbart is the founder and medical director of Spine Team Texas, where he has a professional interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Thomas F. Roush, MD (Roush Spine, Lake Worth, Fla.). Dr. Roush is a spine surgeon with Roush Spine and a faculty member of the Society for Lateral Access Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Michael Russell, II MD (Azalea Orthopedics, Tyler, Texas). Dr. Russell serves as a spine surgeon with Azalea Orthopaedics and has been a board member of the Texas Spine & Joint Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

J. Rafe Sales, MD (Summit Spine Institute, Portland). Dr. Sales is a spine surgeon with Summit Orthopaedics with a focus on artificial disc replacement, minimally invasive spine surgery, sacroiliac joint fusion and lateral spinal fusion procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Andrew Sama, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Sama is fellowship director of the spinal surgical service for Hospital for Special Surgery and an associate professor of clinical surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City. [READ MORE]

 

Harvinder S. Sandhu, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Sandhu is an associate attending orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and an associate professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. [READ MORE]

 

Rick Sasso, MD (Indiana Spine Group, Indianapolis). In addition to serving as president of the Indiana Spine Group, Dr. Sasso is co-medical director of St. Vincent Spine Center as well as clinical associate professor and chief of spine surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine in the orthopedic surgery department. [READ MORE]

 

Paul Schwaegler, MD (Seattle Spine Institute). Dr. Schwaegler is a spine surgeon with Seattle Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Joseph Schwab, MD (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston). Dr. Schwab is the interim director of the orthopedic spine service at Massachusetts General Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

David G. Schwartz, MD (OrthoIndy, Indianapolis). Dr. Schwartz is an orthopedic spine surgeon at OrthoIndy and serves as the director of the OrthoIndy Spine Fellowship Program. [READ MORE]

 

James Schwender, MD (Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis). Dr. Schwender is a spine surgeon at Twin Cities Spine Center and has served as president for the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Thomas Schuler, MD (Virginia Spine Institute, Reston). Dr. Schuler is the CEO and founder of Virginia Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Kern Singh, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. Singh is the co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush University Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Navinder Sethi, MD (Potomac Valley Orthopaedic Associates, Gaithersburg, Md.). Dr. Sethi is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Potomac Valley Orthopaedic Associates with a special interest in less invasive procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Nick Shamie, MD (UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles). Dr. Shamie is chief of orthopedic spine surgery as well as an associate professor of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery at University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine. [READ MORE]

 

John Shim, MD (ShimSpine, Tampa Bay, Fla.). Dr. Shim has practiced spine surgery in Tampa Bay since 1993 and is chief of surgery at Mease Hospitals. [READ MORE]

 

Khawar Siddique, MD, MBA (Beverly Hills Spine Surgery, Los Angles). Dr. Siddique is a neurosurgeon at Cedars Sinai Spine Center and founder of Beverly Hills Spine Center. [READ MORE]

 

Kris Siemionow, MD (Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago). Dr. Siemionow is a surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics and assistant professor of clinical orthopedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. [READ MORE]

 

Hal Silcox III, MD (Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic, Duluth, Ga.). Dr. Silcox is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Peachtree Orthopaedic. He joined the practice in 2001 after practicing at The Emory Clinic and The Emory Spine Center for nine years, serving as chief of spine surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Allen Kent Sills, Jr. MD (Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Franklin, Tenn.). Dr. Sills is an associate professor in the department of neurological surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and director of the neurosurgery community practice. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher Sliva, MD (Rockford Spine Center, Rockford, Ill.). Dr. Sliva is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in spine surgery. He is a partner at Rockford Spine Center and performs complex revision procedures. [READ MORE]

 

Paul Slosar, MD (SpineCare Medical Group, Daly City, Calif.). Dr. Slosar leads SpineCare Medical Group and serves as co-director and medical director of the Spine Care Institute of San Francisco. [READ MORE]

 

Jonathan Slotkin, MD (Geisinger, Danville, Pa.). Dr. Slotkin is the director of spinal surgery at Geisinger Neurosciences Institute and director of spinal cord injury research at Geisinger. [READ MORE]

 

Samuel E. Smith, MD (Denver Health). Dr. Smith is a spine surgeon with Denver Health. [READ MORE]

 

Richard Spiro, MD (Pennsylvania Brain & Spine Institute). Dr. Spiro is a spine surgeon at Pennsylvania Brain & Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Mark J. Spoonamore, MD (USC Spine Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Spoonamore is an assistant professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and a spine surgeon at the USC Spine Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles. [READ MORE]

 

Philip F. Stahel, MD (Denver Health). Dr. Stahel is the director of service in the department of orthopedics at Denver Health. [READ MORE]

 

William Stevens, MD (OrthoArizona Center for Spinal Disorders, Phoenix). Dr. Stevens founded the Center for Spinal Disorders in 2003. [READ MORE]

 

David Strothman, MD (Institute for Low Back Pain and Neck Care, Bloomington, Minn.). Dr. Strothman is a spine surgeon with the Institute for Low Back Pain and Neck Care. [READ MORE]

 

Brian Subach, MD (Virginia Spine Institute, Reston). Dr. Subach is the president of Virginia Spine Institute, a practice he joined in 2003. [READ MORE]

 

Daniel J. Sucato, MD (Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas). Dr. Sucato is chief of staff at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. [READ MORE]

 

Chris Summa, MD (The Spine Clinic of Monterey Bay, Soquel, Calif.). Dr. Summa founded The Spine Clinic of Monterey Bay in 2000. [READ MORE]

 

Fred Sweet, MD (Rockford Spine Center, Rockford, Ill.). Dr. Sweet is co-founder of Rockford Spine Center and treats patients with a range of spinal conditions. [READ MORE]

 

William Tally, MD (Athens Orthopedic Clinic, Athens, Ga.). Dr. Tally is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Athens Orthopedic Clinic and consultant with Globus Medical, Amendia and Stryker Spine. [READ MORE]

 

Robert L. Tatsumi, MD (Legacy Health, Tualatin, Ore.). Dr. Tatsumi is a spine surgeon at Legacy Health. [READ MORE]

 

William Taylor, MD (University of California San Diego). Dr. Taylor is the director of spine surgery as well as vice chairman of the division of neurological surgery at the University of California San Diego. [READ MORE]

 

Nicholas Theodore, MD (Barrow Neurological Institute). Dr. Theodore is the director of neurotrauma and the neurotrauma spine program at Barrow Neurological Institute. [READ MORE]

 

William Tobler, MD (The Christ Hospital Network, Cincinnati). Dr. Tobler serves as chairman of the board of managers at The Christ Hospital Spine Surgery Center in Cincinnati. [READ MORE]

 

Vincent C. Traynelis, MD (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago). Dr. Traynelis is the director of neurosurgery spine service and vice chairperson and professor at Rush University Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

Eric Truumees, MD (Seton Spine & Scoliosis Center, Austin, Texas). Dr. Truumees is a spine surgeon at Seton Brian & Spine Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Dwight Tyndall, MD (Spine Care Specialists, Munster, Ind.). Dr. Tyndall is a partner with Spine Care Specialists and has a special interest in outpatient minimally invasive spine surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Alexander Vaccaro, MD (Rothman Institute, Philadelphia). Dr. Vaccaro was recently named president of Rothman Institute and appointed chairman of orthopedics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. [READ MORE]

 

Cathleen S. Van Buskirk, MD (Alpine Spine, Boulder, Colo.). Dr. Van Buskirk is a spine surgeon at Alpine Spine and has been on staff at the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute Outpatient Spine Surgery Center in Lafayette, Colo. [READ MORE]

 

Robert G. Viere, MD (Texas Spine consultants, Dallas). Dr. Viere has practiced spine surgery in Dallas for more than 20 years. [READ MORE]

 

Lawrence Vogel, MD (Chicago Shriners Hospital for Children). Dr. Vogel is the medical director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Shriners Hospital for Children—Chicago. [READ MORE]

 

Jeffrey Wang, MD (UCLA Spine Center, Santa Monica, Calif.). Dr. Wang is the chief of the orthopedic spine service at Keck Medical Center of USC and co-director of the USC Spine Center. [READ MORE]

 

Robert Watkins III, MD (Watkins Spine, Marina Del Rey, Calif.). Dr. Watkins is co-director of the Marina Spine Clinic and founding member of the North American Spine Society. [READ MORE]

 

Robert Watkins IV, MD (Watkins Spine, Marina Del Rey, Calif.). Dr. Watkins is a partner with Watkins Spine. He is also co-director of the Marina Spine Center and chairman of the surgery department at Marina Del Rey Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

William Watters III, MD (Bone and Joint Clinic of Houston). Dr. Watters is president of the North American Spine Society as well as clinical associate professor for the departments of orthopedic surgery at both the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. [READ MORE]

 

James N. Weinstein, DO (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H.). Dr. Weinstein is president and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. [READ MORE]

 

Stuart L. Weinstein, MD (University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City). Dr. Weinstein is the Ignacio V. Ponseti Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. [READ MORE]

 

F. Todd Wetzel, MD (Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia). Dr. Wetzel is vice chair of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine at Temple University Hospital. [READ MORE]

 

P. Merrill White III, MD (Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics, Knoxville). Dr. White is a spine surgeon with Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher E. Wolfla, MD (Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee). Dr. Wolfla is a professor in the department of neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. [READ MORE]

 

Richard Wohns, MD (NeoSpine, Puyallup, Wash.). Throughout his career, Dr. Wohns has remained on the cutting edge of spine surgery, pioneering the transition into the outpatient setting. A board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Wohns founded NeoSpine, where he now serves as president. [READ MORE]

 

Douglas Won, MD (SpineCARE, Irving, Texas). Dr. Won was among the first surgeons in Texas to perform endoscopic laser spine surgery with a 3mm incision. He is the founder of SpineCARE. [READ MORE]

 

Michael J. Yaszemski, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Yaszemski is the co-chair of the clinical trails oversight group at Mayo Clinic and on the editorial board for the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Anthony Yeung, MD (Desert Institute for Spine Care, Phoenix). Dr. Yeung developed the FDA-approved Yeung Endoscopic Spine System and spent his career refining and teaching the technique around the world. [READ MORE]

 

Christopher Yeung, MD (Desert Institute for Spine Care, Phoenix). During his career, Dr. Yeung has focused on research and innovation, serving as the principle investigator for FDA studies such as the Flexicore lumbar artificial disc replacement, Cervicore cervical artificial disc replacement and DASCOR total nucleus replacement. [READ MORE]

 

Ken Yonemura, MD (Heiden Davidson Orthopedics, Park City, Utah). Dr. Yonemura is a physician with Lakeview Hospital and a member of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. [READ MORE]

 

Jim Youssef, MD (Durango Orthopedics, Durango, Colo.). Dr. Youssef is a spine surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive procedures, fracture care and completed spinal disorders. He co-founded SpineColorado. [READ MORE]

 

James Yue, MD (Yale Medical Group, New Haven, Conn.). Dr. Yue is the co-director of the orthopedic spine service at Yale and the Yale Spine Fellowship Director. He also serves as an associate professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation. [READ MORE]

 

William R. Zerick, MD (Central Ohio Neurological Surgeons, Westerville, Ohio). Dr. Zerick is a surgeon with Central Ohio Neurological Surgeons. [READ MORE]

 

Fangyi Zhang, MD (UW Medicine, Seattle). Dr. Zhang is a neurological spine surgeon at UW Medicine. He treats spinal trauma, degenerative disc disease, spinal instability, failed back surgery syndrome and spinal deformity. [READ MORE]

 

Jack Zigler, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano). Dr. Ziegler is a spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute. [READ MORE]

 

Christian G. Zimmerman, MD (Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho). Dr. Zimmerman is a neurosurgeon at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. [READ MORE]

 

James Zucherman, MD (San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgeons). Dr. Zucherman is a spine surgeon at San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgeons with a special interest in neurological surgery. [READ MORE]

 

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