Frank Cammisa, MD - spine surgeon to know | 2014

Written by Staff | August 20, 2014 | Print  |

Frank CammisaFrank Cammisa, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Cammisa is the chief of spine service at Hospital for Special Surgery where his expertise includes minimally invasive surgery, motion preservation, computer-assisted surgery and athletic spinal injuries. He also serves as a professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.


Dr. Cammisa has treated athletes from the New York Giants and Jets football teams as well as New York Knicks basketball team. He is a spine consultant for the National Hockey League Players Association. In addition to his clinical practice, he has received a number of research grants and was one of the lead investigators for a National Institutes of Health-funded study. 


Dr. Cammisa is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He's also a member of the North American Spine society, Cervical Spine Research Society, Scoliosis Research Society and International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.


He earned his medical degree at College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at HSS. His additional training includes a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Miami, Jackson-Memorial Medical Center. He also underwent the North American Traveling Fellowship from the American Orthopaedic Association.




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