Faculty

Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

CO-CHAIR

Director of Spine Surgery
The Orthopedic Sports Clinic

Steven Garfin, MD

FACULTY

Interim Dean
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Distinguished Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UC San Diego Health System

Safdar Khan, MD

FACULTY

The Benjamin R. and Helen Slack Wiltberger
Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Assoc. Prof. & Chief, Division of Spine Surgery
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assoc. Prof.,
Dept. of Integrated Systems Engineering
Clinical Co-Director, Spine Research Institute
Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University
Director, The Spine Program at Fairfield Hospital, Lancaster OH

Stephen Ryu, MD

FACULTY

Neurosurgeon
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Deputy Chief of Neurosurgery
Stanford University Medical Center

Gurvinder S. Deol, MD

CO-CHAIR

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
UNC - Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Chief Orthopaedic Spine Service
WakeMed Health and Hospitals

Jeffery L Gum, MD

FACULTY

Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery Norton healthcare Norton Leatherman Spine center.

Wellington K. Hsu, MD

FACULTY

Clifford C. Raisbeck Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Director of Research
Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgeon
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ishaq Y Syed, MD

FACULTY

Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas

Frank Phillips, MD

COURSE DIRECTOR

rofessor and Director, Division of Spine Surgery
Section Head, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Fellowship Co-Director, Spine Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

William Donaldson, III, MD

FACULTY

Executive Vice Chairman for Clinical Services
Chief Division of Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery
Professor Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor Neurological Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

R. Todd Allen, MD. Ph.D

FACULTY

Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
Director, UC San Diego Spine Fellowship
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
UC San Diego Health System