Should You Wait For Surgery Innovations Before Getting 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

Should You Wait for Future Innovations before Getting Surgery?
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 the Future of Spine Surgery? What is the Future of Spine Surgery?
What is the Future of Spine Surgery?
Steven Glassman, MD Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
How to Optimize Strength Before Surgery How to Optimize Strength Before Surgery
How to Optimize Strength Before Surgery
Mladen Djurasovic
Managing Spine Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic Managing Spine Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Managing Spine Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jeffrey L. Gum, MD Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Spine Surgeon What I Enjoy Most About Being a Spine Surgeon
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Spine Surgeon
Paul J. Slosar, MD SpineCare Medical Group, San Francisco, CA
How Much of Your Practice Is Minimally Invasive Surgery? How Much of Your Practice Is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
How Much of Your Practice Is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
James Schwender, MD Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN
Patient and Surgeon Shared Decision Making Patient and Surgeon Shared Decision Making
Patient and Surgeon Shared Decision Making
Mladen Djurasovic
Risks of Spinal Surgery Risks of Spinal Surgery
Risks of Spinal Surgery
Mladen Djurasovic
What Areas of Spine Surgery Have You Focused on? What Areas of Spine Surgery Have You Focused on?
What Areas of Spine Surgery Have You Focused on?
Steven Glassman, MD Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY