Meet the Experts

At the National Spine Health Foundation, we work with the top spine surgeons in the nation. These doctors have been working in spine for decades.

Members of our Medical & Scientific Board also serve in top leadership roles at the most prestigious professional societies.

Medical & Scientific Board

Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
Chairman, Medical & Scientific Board, Virginia Spine Institute (Reston, VA)
Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS
Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Medical & Scientific Board, Virginia Spine Institute (Reston, VA)
Todd J. Albert, MD Todd J. Albert, MD
Todd J. Albert, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery (New York, NY)
Neville Alleyne, MD Neville Alleyne, MD
Neville Alleyne, MD
Orthopedic Specialists of North County (Oceanside, CA)
Sigurd H. Berven, MD Sigurd H. Berven, MD
Sigurd H. Berven, MD
University of California San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
Shay Bess, MD Shay Bess, MD
Shay Bess, MD
Denver International Spine Center (Denver, CO)
Scott L. Blumenthal, MD Scott L. Blumenthal, MD
Scott L. Blumenthal, MD
Texas Back Institute (Dallas, TX)
Avery L. Buchholz, MD Avery L. Buchholz, MD
Avery L. Buchholz, MD
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Dom Coric, MD Dom Coric, MD
Dom Coric, MD
Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates (Charlotte, NC)
Edward Dohring, MD Edward Dohring, MD
Edward Dohring, MD
Spine Institute of Arizona (Scottsdale, AZ)
Douglas Fox, MD Douglas Fox, MD
Douglas Fox, MD
NeuroTexas (Austin, TX)
Zoher Ghogawala, MD Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Beth Israel Lahey Health (Burlington, MA)
Steve D. Glassman, MD Steve D. Glassman, MD
Steve D. Glassman, MD
Norton Leatherman Spine (Louisville, KY)
Matthew F. Gornet, MD Matthew F. Gornet, MD
Matthew F. Gornet, MD
The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Oren Gottfried, MD Oren Gottfried, MD
Oren Gottfried, MD
Duke University Health (Raleigh, NC)
Jeffrey L. Gum, MD Jeffrey L. Gum, MD
Jeffrey L. Gum, MD
Norton Leatherman Spine Center (Louisville, KY)
Munish Gupta, MD Munish Gupta, MD
Munish Gupta, MD
Washington University Orthopedics (St. Louis, MO)
Richard D. Guyer, MD Richard D. Guyer, MD
Richard D. Guyer, MD
Texas Back Institute (Dallas, TX) Richard
Colin M. Haines, MD Colin M. Haines, MD
Colin M. Haines, MD
Virginia Spine Institute (Reston, VA)
Serena Hu, MD Serena Hu, MD
Serena Hu, MD
Stanford University Health (Redwood City, CA)
Wellington Hsu, MD Wellington Hsu, MD
Wellington Hsu, MD
Northwestern University Health (Chicago, IL)
Ehsan Jazini, MD Ehsan Jazini, MD
Ehsan Jazini, MD
Virginia Spine Institute (Reston, VA)
Paul R. Jeffords, MD Paul R. Jeffords, MD
Paul R. Jeffords, MD
Resurgens Orthopaedics (Atlanta, GA)
Armen A. Khachatryan, MD Armen A. Khachatryan, MD
Armen A. Khachatryan, MD
The Disc Replacement Center (West Jordan, UT)
Larry Teik-man Khoo, MD Larry Teik-man Khoo, MD
Larry Teik-man Khoo, MD
Spine Clinic of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Leonard K. Kibuule, MD, FAAOS Leonard K. Kibuule, MD, FAAOS
Leonard K. Kibuule, MD, FAAOS
Spine Team Texas (Southlake, TX)
Todd H. Lanman, MD Todd H. Lanman, MD
Todd H. Lanman, MD
Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery (Beverly Hills, CA)
Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD
Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD
Columbia Orthopedics (New York, NY)
Lawrence Lenke, MD Lawrence Lenke, MD
Lawrence Lenke, MD
Columbia Orthopedics (New York, NY)
Camilo A. Molina, MD Camilo A. Molina, MD
Camilo A. Molina, MD
Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO)
Thomas E. Mroz, MD Thomas E. Mroz, MD
Thomas E. Mroz, MD
Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH)
Martin H. Pham, MD Martin H. Pham, MD
Martin H. Pham, MD
UC San Diego Health (San Diego, CA)
Frank M. Phillips, MD Frank M. Phillips, MD
Frank M. Phillips, MD
Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL)
Kornelis Poelstra, MD Kornelis Poelstra, MD
Kornelis Poelstra, MD
Allegiant Spine Institute (Las Vegas, NV)
John Pollina, MD John Pollina, MD
John Pollina, MD
State University of New York (Buffalo, NY)
Gregory Poulter, MD Gregory Poulter, MD
Gregory Poulter, MD
OrthoIndy (Indianapolis, IN)
Sharad Rajpal, MD Sharad Rajpal, MD
Sharad Rajpal, MD
Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates (Boulder, CO)
Rick C. Sasso, MD Rick C. Sasso, MD
Rick C. Sasso, MD
Indiana Spine Group (Carmel, IN)
James D. Schwender, MD James D. Schwender, MD
James D. Schwender, MD
Twin Cities Spine Center (Minneapolis, MN)
Daniel Sciubba, MD Daniel Sciubba, MD
Daniel Sciubba, MD
Northwell Health (Baltimore, MD)
Rajiv Sethi, MD Rajiv Sethi, MD
Rajiv Sethi, MD
Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle, WA)
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FACS Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FACS
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FACS
Duke University School of Medicine (Durham, NC)
Paul J. Slosar, MD Paul J. Slosar, MD
Paul J. Slosar, MD
Spine Care Medical Group (Daly City, CA)
Patrick Sugrue, MD Patrick Sugrue, MD
Patrick Sugrue, MD
Advocate Aurora Health (Downers Grove, IL)
Luis Tumialán, MD Luis Tumialán, MD
Luis Tumialán, MD
Barrow Neurological Institute (Scottsdale, AZ)
Alexander Vaccaro, MD Alexander Vaccaro, MD
Alexander Vaccaro, MD
Rothman Orthopaedics (Philadelphia, PA)
Jeffrey Chun Wang, MD Jeffrey Chun Wang, MD
Jeffrey Chun Wang, MD
Keck Medicine of USC (Los Angeles, CA)
Marjorie Wang, MD Marjorie Wang, MD
Marjorie Wang, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD
Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD
University of Miami Health System (Miami, FL)
Jack E. Zigler, MD Jack E. Zigler, MD
Jack E. Zigler, MD
Texas Back Institute (Plano, TX)