30+ spine surgeon innovators with device patents

Written by Laura Dyrda | February 13, 2018 | Print  |

Here are 30 spine surgeons who hold or are pursuing patents for spine surgery devices, instrumentation, technology or procedure methods.

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Jeffrey Bash, MD (Middlesex Orthopedic Surgeons, Middletown, Conn.): development of new spine products

Edward Benzel, MD (Cleveland Clinic): spine devices including a cervical spine stabilization method and system and a spinal column retaining apparatus

Scott Boden, MD (Emory Healthcare, Atlanta): medical devices

Charles Branch, MD (Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, N.C.): spine technology

Robert Bray Jr., MD (DISC Sports & Spine Center, Marina del Rey, Calif.): spine technology including a cervical dynamic stabilization system, SmartPlate spinal implant and a slidable bone plate system

Glenn Butterman, MD (Midwest Spine Institute, Stillwater, Minn.): intervertebral prosthetic device

J. Abbott Byrd, MD (Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, Virginia Beach, Va.): innovation including the Synergy Spinal System

John J. Carbone, MD (MedStar Health, Baltimore): orthopedic prosthetics

James L. Chappuis, MD (SpineCenterAtlanta): spine devices including an internal pedicle screw insulator apparatus and facet fusion system

John Dietz Jr., MD (OrthoIndy): surgical instrumentation used during endoscopic spine surgery

George A. Frey, MD (Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute, Englewood): new surgical techniques and spinal implants

Charles Gordon, MD (Texas Spine and Joint Hospital, Tyler): spine devices including an artificial functional spinal unit system and expandable articulating intervertebral implant

Paul Glazer (Spine Specialists of Boston): spine surgery treatment-related

Regis W. Haid Jr., MD (Atlanta Brain and Spine Care): implants for use during cervical lateral mass plating, anterior cervical plating, posterior and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and cervical arthroplasty

James Hawkins, MD (The Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center of Paradise Valley, Phoenix): expandable cannula designs

Stephen Hochschuler, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano): spine stabilization devices

Ken Hsu, MD (San Francisco Spine Surgeons): spine devices including an interspinous process decompression system

A. Jay Khanna, MD (Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore): orthopedic screw system and universally deployable and expandable none and screw anchor assembly

Jeffrey Kozak, MD (Fondren Orthopedic Group, Houston): spinal fixation device

Gary Kraus, MD (Kraus Back & Neck Institute, Houston): minimally invasive spine surgery inventions

Isador Lieberman, MD (Texas Back Institute, Plano): technological innovations including a robotic tool he invented for minimally invasive spine surgery

Morgan Lorio, MD (Hughston Clinic, Nashville, Tenn.): devices including lumbar interbody fusion and implants

David Lowry, MD (The Brain+Spine Center, Holland, Mich.): devices related to a microdiscectomy technique

Robert McLain, MD (St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland): unilateral anterior cervical plate

Tushar Patel, MD (Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Washington, D.C.): spinal implants

Rick Sasso, MD (Indiana Spine Group, Indianapolis): instruments and techniques for guiding spinal column treatments for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and accurately placing cervical disc replacements into the intradiscal space

Scott Stanley, MD (Centura Health, Parker, Colo.): spinal implant design

Lali Sekhon, MD (Sierra Neurosurgery Group, Reno): spine surgery-related products

Krzysztof Siemionow, MD (Illinois Spine & Scoliosis Center, Homer Glen, Ill.): devices and technology used during nerve and spine surgery

Christian Zimmerman, MD (Saint Alphonsus, Boise): spinal fusion products

 

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