Swedish Neuroscience Institute appoints Dr. Robert Hart spinal deformities director: 7 highlights

Megan Wood -   Print  |

Board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon Robert Hart, MD, will serve as Seattle-based Swedish Neuroscience Institute's new director of spinal deformities.

Here are seven highlights:


1. Dr. Hart previously served patients at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.


2. While at OHSU, Dr. Hart founded the spine fellowship program and served as director.


3. He specializes in the treatment of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis and kyphosis.


4. A winner of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Achievement Award, Dr. Hart has also received the Scoliosis Research Society's John H. Moe Award.


5. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society, Western Orthopaedic Association and International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine.


6. After earning his medical degree from University of California, San Diego, Dr. Hart completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at University of Iowa in Iowa City.


7. Dr. Hart completed his spine and spinal cord injury fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.


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