Michael A. Gleiber, MD - spine surgeons to know | 2014

Written by Staff | August 20, 2014 | Print  |

Michael A. Gleiber, MD (Michael A. Gleiber, MD, PA, Jupiter and Boca Raton, Fla.). Michael A.Michael Gleiber 2014 Gleiber, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon focusing his practice exclusively to injuries and diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Dr. Gleiber treats spinal disorders including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, myelopathy, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, spinal trauma, and tumors and infections of the spine. Dr. Gleiber has been honored with multiple recognitions including Castle Connolly Top Doctors for Spine Surgery, SuperDoctors of South Florida, Top 10 Surgical Specialists Florida by Vitals.com, and listed amongst Top 50 Spine Surgeon Leaders to Know. He is a Spokesperson for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, contributor and writer for The Huffington Post, and frequently invited to provide his medical expertise in the media.

Dr. Gleiber has received specialized training in the latest microsurgical, minimally invasive, and motion preserving spinal procedures and has a special interest in complex spinal problems. He works closely with rehabilitation experts as well as pain management specialists for "patient-centered" non-operative care when indicated for his patients.

A native of South Florida, he attended The University of Miami where he received his Bachelors of Science degree. Dr. Gleiber earned his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He was the recipient of several awards including the Julius Nevaiser Award for the most promising future as an orthopedic surgeon, the Alec Horwitz Scholar Award for the most honors grades during the first year of medical school, and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors.

After medical school, he completed his internship in general surgery and residency at Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Gleiber was recognized by the faculty in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University. He received the Harold M. Dick Award for excellence in orthopedic surgery, the Harrison McLaughlin Award for demonstrating excellence in orthopedic trauma surgery, and the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award. Dr. Gleiber was selected to serve as Administrative Chief Resident in his final year at Columbia. After residency, he attended The Kenton D. Leatherman Spine Surgery Fellowship where he received neurosurgical and orthopaedic training in all areas of the spine. While in fellowship, a significant portion of his time was devoted to treating spinal trauma and spinal cord injuries.

Dr. Gleiber holds memberships in various professional organizations, including the North American Spine Society, Diplomat of The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Active Fellow in The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Additionally, he is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Sciences at The Charles E. Schmidt Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine for Spine Surgery.



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