(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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Motion Preservation and Spine Surgery Motion Preservation and Spine Surgery
Motion Preservation and Spine Surgery
Rick Guyer, MD Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX
What Do You Enjoy Most About The Practice of Spine Surgery? What Do You Enjoy Most About The Practice of Spine Surgery?
What Do You Enjoy Most About The Practice of Spine Surgery?
Todd Lanman, MD Beverly Hills Spine Surgery, Beverly Hills, CA
Self-Image and Spine Deformity Surgery Self-Image and Spine Deformity Surgery
Self-Image and Spine Deformity Surgery
Shay Bess, MD Denver International Spine Center, Denver, CO
Observations about Different Spinal Surgery Specializations Observations about Different Spinal Surgery Specializations
Observations about Different Spinal Surgery Specializations
Ronald Arthur Lehman Jr., MD Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NY, NY
What is Your Primary Focus Within Spine Surgery? What is Your Primary Focus Within Spine Surgery?
What is Your Primary Focus Within Spine Surgery?
Thomas Mroz, MD Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Risks of Spinal Surgery Risks of Spinal Surgery
Risks of Spinal Surgery
Mladen Djurasovic
Is Surgery Right for Me? Is Surgery Right for Me?
Is Surgery Right for Me?
Dr. Thomas Schuler, President of NSHF Medical & Scientific Board
Thao Allen, PA, Spine Specialist at Virginia Spine Institute
What is Your Favorite Aspect Of Spine Surgery? What is Your Favorite Aspect Of Spine Surgery?
What is Your Favorite Aspect Of Spine Surgery?
Todd J Albert, MD Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY