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)

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