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Christopher R. Good, MD - Spine surgeons to know | 2014

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 21:39
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Christopher Good, MD (Virginia Spine Institute, Reston). Dr. Good is director of scoliosis and spinal deformity and director of research at Virginia Spine Institute. He is also one of the first physicians in Virginia to explore genetic counseling for adolescent scoliosis. He incorporates Scoliscore, a genetic prognostic test for adolescent scoliosis, when predicting the risk of scoliosis curve progression. He was also the first surgeon in the Mid-Atlantic region to perform robot-guided surgery.

Dr. Good is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society and Scoliosis Research Society. He serves as a volunteer surgeon for the Foundation of Orthopaedics and Complex Spine, an organization dedicated to providing spine care to the underserved. Dr. Good is actively involved in research, and his research includes the long term assessment of complex post-surgical spinal surgery patients with emphasis on complication avoidance and management.

 

Dr. Good earned his medical degree at University of Rochester (N.Y.) School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He has completed an adult and pediatric spinal surgery fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children, all based in St. Louis.

 

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