(Sneak Peak) Spine Surgery: When is it a Good Idea?

When is spine surgery a good idea? Experts from the National Spine Health Foundation’s Medical & Scientific Board answer this and more common patient questions on spine health. Featured Panelists include: Dr. Thomas Schuler (Reston, VA) as Moderator, Dr. Domagoj Coric (Charlotte, NC), Dr. Zoher Ghogawala (Boston, MA), Dr. Luis Tumialan (Phoenix, AZ), Dr. Michael Wang (Miami, FL), and Dr. Rita Roy (NSHF’s CEO). If you enjoyed this preview, the full program will launch Spring 2022!

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Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
Chairman, Medical & Scientific Board, Virginia Spine Institute (Reston, VA)
Luis Tumialán, MD Luis Tumialán, MD
Luis Tumialán, MD
Barrow Neurological Institute (Scottsdale, AZ)
Zoher Ghogawala, MD Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Beth Israel Lahey Health (Burlington, MA)
Dom Coric, MD Dom Coric, MD
Dom Coric, MD
Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates (Charlotte, NC)
Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD
Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD
University of Miami Health System (Miami, FL)

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