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. They represent the following institutions: 

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)
Marjorie Wang, MD Marjorie Wang, MD
Marjorie Wang, MD
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)
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)
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)
Jeffrey L. Gum, MD Jeffrey L. Gum, MD
Jeffrey L. Gum, MD
Norton Leatherman Spine Center (Louisville, KY)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Jeffrey Chun Wang, MD Jeffrey Chun Wang, MD
Jeffrey Chun Wang, MD
Keck Medicine of USC (Los Angeles, CA)
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)