Foundation News



Dr. Akbarnia wil receive a 2015 Scoliosis Research Society Life Time Achievement Award at the Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, Golden Anniversary Annual Meeting


ANNOUNCING OUR 2015 VISITING PROFESSORSHIP MEETING: Since 1997, our Annual Conference has brought spine leaders to San Diego to teach, interact and inspire.  This year's Visiting Professor is David W. Polly, Jr., MD.  For more information… here

This is our first year providing CME's to the San Diego Medical Community. See the Program.

  Dr. Mundis and past fellow Dr. Eddie Nomoto (2011-2012) go to Chihuahua, Mexico as part of the Global Spine Outreach program in May 2015.
  Past fellow Leonel Hunt, MD (2003-2004) and his brother Gabriel Hunt, MD have established the Hunt Foundation which serves under privileged areas of the world.  Currently, they are currently working on projects in Ethiopia to include a new hospital, Children's Village and Neuroscience Center.  The San Diego Spine Foundation applauds Dr.'s Leonel and Gabriel Hunt for their outstanding efforts.  For more information, please visit their website:


If you would prefer to discuss a contribution with our Executive Director, please contact:

Pat Kostial, RN, BSN
Executive Director
San Diego Spine Foundation
6190 Cornerstone Ct. East
Suite 212
San Diego, CA 92121
Tel: (903) 383-7295

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Research Programs

The San Diego Spine Foundation is actively engaged in a number of research programs intended to improve spine care.

Education Programs

2015 Visiting Professor Meeting
Friday, July 24, 2015
For information on agenda, faculty, events, and sponsors
please click here.



December 3, 2016 - Our Gala Fundraiser at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. We hope to see you there.

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