Nick Shamie, MD - spine surgeons to know | 2014

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ShamieNick 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. He also serves as director of quality and compliance at UCLA's department of orthopedic surgery. He is a past president of the American College of Spine Surgeons and currently serves on its board of directors.

Dr. Shamie is involved in educating fellows and he is a reviewer for the Medical Board of California. He has a professional interest in ankylosing spondylitis, artificial disc, spinal cord injury, spinal infections, sciatica, scoliosis, kyphoplasty and disc herniation. He serves on the editorial boards of The International Journal of Spine Surgery and Spine.

Dr. Shamie is active in research and has served as the principal investigator for the X-Stop Interspinous Spacer FDA five-year outcome study from 2007 to 2012.

He is currently the medical director of the Superion FDA clinical trial. He has won

numerous awards over the course of his career, including Scoliosis Research Society Dawson Traveling Fellowship.

Dr. Shamie earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco. He has also completed fellowships in spine surgery and bone research at UCLA School of Medicine.




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