Bruce Darden II, MD - spine surgeons to know | 2014

Written by Staff | August 20, 2014 | Print  |

Bruce DardenBruce Darden II, MD (OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Darden is a spine surgeon at OrthoCarolina and current president of the Cervical Spine Research Society. In 2013, he was recognized as a Physician of the Year by Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital, Novant Health. He also serves as the director of the spine surgery fellowship at OrthoCarolina, which includes several practice locations and an ambulatory surgery center.


In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Darden has participated in research, including a prospective, randomized controlled investigational device exemption study comparing cervical disc replacement with ProDisc-C to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. The study received the Best Clinical Paper Award at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery annual meeting. 


He is also a member of the North American Spine Society, Lumbar Spine Research Society and Scoliosis Research Society.


Dr. Darden earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency at Carolinas Medical Center. His additional training includes a fellowship in spine surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.



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