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Dr. Todd Albert is new Scoliosis Research Society president: 7 highlights Featured

Written by  Megan Wood | Tuesday, 12 September 2017 14:00
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Scoliosis Research Society inducted Todd J. Albert, MD, as the 48th president during the 52nd Annual Meeting Course in Philadelphia Sept. 9.

Here are seven highlights:

 

1. Dr. Albert will serve as society president for one year, effective Sept. 9. In his new position, he will teach fellow spine surgeons nationally and internationally as well as head administration and the SRS meetings.

 

2. A SRS member since 1994, Dr. Albert has held various leadership positions including chair of the program committee and the International Meeting of Advanced Spinal Techniques.

 

3. He has served as surgeon-in-chief at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery since 2014. Dr. Albert also serves as the Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

4. Dr. Albert specializes in cervical spine disorders and minimally invasive spine surgery.

 

5. Author of seven books, he has contributed more than 40 book chapters and 300 articles.

 

6. Dr. Albert completed his fellowship at Minneapolis-based Minnesota Spine Center.

 

7. Founded in 1966, SRS currently has more than 1,000 members.

 

"I'm truly honored to lead this organization that has been a driving force in the field of spinal deformity," said Dr. Albert. "As we continue to evolve into a global society, I hope to further advance the research, education and training that is necessary to bring high quality care to every patient with a spinal deformity."

 

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