How Do You Pick the Right Surgeon?

Thomas C. Schuler, MD; Christopher R. Good, MD; Richard Guyer, MD; Todd J. Albert, MD; Martin Pham, MD; Jeffrey L. Gum, MD; Thomas Mroz, MD; Jim Schwender, MD

July 22, 2020

An excerpt from Spine-Talks®: Cities 2020, a virtual tour of exciting minimally invasive advancements from the voices of members of the National Spine Health Foundation’s Medical and Scientific Board, who have been recognized as the nation’s top spine surgeons.

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James D. Schwender, MD James D. Schwender, MD
James D. Schwender, MD
Twin Cities Spine Center (Minneapolis, MN)
Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
Virginia Spine Institute (Reston, VA), President of Board Of Advisors
Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS
Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS
Christopher R. Good, MD, FACS
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
Todd J. Albert, MD Todd J. Albert, MD
Todd J. Albert, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery (New York, NY)
Martin H. Pham, MD Martin H. Pham, MD
Martin H. Pham, MD
UC San Diego Health (San Diego, CA)
Thomas Mroz, MD Thomas Mroz, MD
Thomas Mroz, MD
Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH)

Spine Talks® Cities, Surgery,

Patient and Surgeon Shared Decision Making Patient and Surgeon Shared Decision Making
Patient and Surgeon Shared Decision Making
Mladen Djurasovic
3 Approaches for Lumbar Surgery 3 Approaches for Lumbar Surgery
3 Approaches for Lumbar Surgery
Tom Schuler
What Questions Should You Ask Your Surgeon? What Questions Should You Ask Your Surgeon?
What Questions Should You Ask Your Surgeon?
Mladen Djurasovic
Minimally Invasive Surgery Then and Now Minimally Invasive Surgery Then and Now
Minimally Invasive Surgery Then and Now
Mladen Djurasovic
What About Insurance & Access to Care? What About Insurance & Access to Care?
What About Insurance & Access to Care?
Thomas C. Schuler, MD; Christopher R. Good, MD; Richard Guyer, MD; Todd J. Albert, MD; Martin Pham, MD; Jeffrey L. Gum, MD; Thomas Mroz, MD; Jim Schwender, MD
What Procedure Is Best For You? What Procedure Is Best For You?
What Procedure Is Best For You?
Thomas C. Schuler, MD; Christopher R. Good, MD; Richard Guyer, MD; Todd J. Albert, MD; Martin Pham, MD; Jeffrey L. Gum, MD; Thomas Mroz, MD; Jim Schwender, MD
What’s a Spinal Fusion Made of? What’s a Spinal Fusion Made of?
What’s a Spinal Fusion Made of?
John Dimar
Fighting the Stigma of Single Level Surgeries Fighting the Stigma of Single Level Surgeries
Fighting the Stigma of Single Level Surgeries
Dr. Buckland, New York University