Director, Advanced Spine & Joint Institute of San Diego, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego
Board-certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Board-certified, American Board of Spine Surgeons
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society
Past-member, FDA Orthopaedic Devices Panel (2004-08)
Chair, Minimally Invasive Spine Committee, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)
Founding member and past president, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS)
Author of numerous articles and book chapters and an invited speaker around the world on minimally invasive spine issues
Clinical specialties and expertise include Computer-assisted Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Navigation, Adult Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis
Received a B.A./M.S. in Biology, University of California, San Diego, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, and Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Mayo Clinic
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