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

How Do You Pick the Right Surgeon?
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
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)
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 E. Mroz, MD Thomas E. Mroz, MD
Thomas E. Mroz, MD
Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH)

Spine Talks® Cities, Surgery,

What Is Minimally Invasive Surgery? What Is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
What Is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
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
Revision: Do I Need Another Surgery? Revision: Do I Need Another Surgery?
Revision: Do I Need Another Surgery?
Paul Kraemer
Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): Replacing a Fusion with an Artificial Disc Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): Replacing a Fusion with an Artificial Disc
Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): Replacing a Fusion with an Artificial Disc
Medical and Scientific Board
Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): What is a Cervical Disc and Why Consider Disc Replacement? Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): What is a Cervical Disc and Why Consider Disc Replacement?
Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): What is a Cervical Disc and Why Consider Disc Replacement?
Medical and Scientific Board
What Do You Enjoy Most About The Field of Spine Surgery? What Do You Enjoy Most About The Field of Spine Surgery?
What Do You Enjoy Most About The Field of Spine Surgery?
Frank Phillips, MD Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
What Are The Most Exciting Advances in Spine Surgery? What Are The Most Exciting Advances in Spine Surgery?
What Are The Most Exciting Advances in Spine Surgery?
Leonard Kibuule, MD, FAAOS Spine Team Texas, Allen, TX
Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): Deciding on a Cervical Implant Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): Deciding on a Cervical Implant
Artificial Disc Replacement (Neck Pt 1): Deciding on a Cervical Implant
Medical and Scientific Board
Bone Morphogenic Protein (BMP) Bone Morphogenic Protein (BMP)
Bone Morphogenic Protein (BMP)
John Dimar