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Herniated Nucleus Pulposus (HNP) : Cameron Shirazi, MD

Indications: Herniated Nucleus Pulposus (HNP) : San Diego Spine Foundation Meetings. Presented by Cameron Shirazi, MD on August 29, 2022.

LLIF Technique : Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD

LLIF Technique presented by Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD on August 22, 2022. Part of the San Diego Spine Foundation Fellows Meetings Series

Neurogenic Claudication & Lateral Recess Stenosis : Rick Lang, MD

Indications: Neurogenic Claudication & Lateral Recess Stenosis presented by Rick Lang, MD on August 15, 2022.

Sagittal Alignment 2022

Sagittal Alignment in Spine Surgery presented by Michael Kelly, MD on August 8, 2022. Video from the San Diego Spine Foundation Fellowship Lecture Series

Surgical Approach for Percutaneous Screw Placement

Surgical Approach for Percutaneous Screw Placement presented by Robert K. Eastlack, MD on August 1, 2022. A part of the San Diego Spine Foundation Fellows Conference Series.

Artificial Intelligence in Spine Surgery

Artificial Intelligence in Spine Surgery presented by Micah Blais, MD on July 25, 2022. A part of the San Diego Spine Foundation Fellows Conference Series.

Sacropelvic Fixation

Sacropelvic Fixation presented by Jay Kumar, MD on July 18, 2022. Part of the San Diego Spine Foundation Conference Series.

Robotics in Spine Surgery

Robotics in Spine Surgery presented by Daniel Diaz-Aguilar, MD on June 27, 2022. Part of the San Diego Spine Foundation Conference Series

Cervical Disc Replacement : Rick C. Sasso, MD

Cervical Disc Replacement – What I Need to Know in 20 Minutes or Less presented by Rick. C. Sasso, MD on June 13, 2022. This video is part of the San Diego Spine Foundation Conference Series.

Transitioning to Private Practice : Edward K. Nomoto, MD

Transitioning to Private Practice: Lessons Learned presented by Edward K. Nomoto, MD on June 6, 2022. Part of the San Diego Spine Fellowship Conference Series

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Trauma

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Trauma presented by Sean Sheppard, MD on May 16, 2022. This online meeting is a part of the weekly San Diego Spine Foundation Fellows Conferences.

Decision Making in Metastatic Spine Disease

Decision Making in Metastatic Spine Disease presented by Benjamin Kafka, MD on May 9, 2022. A part of the San Diego Spine Foundation's ongoing online Fellows meetings.

Autograph & Fusion

Fact v. Fiction: Autograph & Fusion Technique presented by Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD on May 2, 2022

Sagittal Alignment

Sagittal Alignment in Spine Surgery presented by Michael Kelly, MD on April 25, 2022.

Sagittal Imbalance Disorders

Spinopelvic Parameters & Sagittal Imbalance Disorders presented by Daniel Diaz-Aguilar, MD on April 18, 2022.

Cervical Deformity

SDSF Spine Conference - Cervical Deformity presented by Eric Klineberg, MD on April 11, 2022.

Biomechanics: Metallurgy and Implants

Indications: Biomechanics: Metallurgy and Implants – Kody Barrett, M.D. – April 4, 2022.

Congenital Scoliosis

Congenital Scoliosis presented by Burt Yaszay, MD on March 28, 2022.

Junctional Kyphosis

Complications: Deformity Proximal Junctional Kyphosis presented by J. Scott Donoughe, DO on March 21, 2022.

Metabolic Bone Health

Metabolic Bone Health: Diagnosis, Management and the Spine Surgeon Role presented by Brandon B. Carlson, MD, MPH on March 14, 2022.

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Indications: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy by Benjamin Kafka, MD on March 7, 2022.

Pseudoarthrosis

Complications: Pseudoarthrosis presented by Micah Blais, MD on February 28, 2022.

Surgical Site Infection

Complications: Management of Surgical Site Infection presented by Kody Barret, MD on February 14, 2022. Part of the Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation

Degenerative Becomes Deformity

When Degenerative Becomes Deformity presented by Robert K. Eastlack, MD, on February 7, 2022.

Spinal Fluid Leak Management

Spinal Fluid Leak Management presented by Hani Malone, MD, on January 31, 2022. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Protocol for Neuromonitoring Changes

Protocol for Neuromonitoring Changes presented by Daniel Diaz-Aguilar, MD, on January 24, 2022. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Indications: Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty

Indications: Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty presented by Micah Blais, MD, on January 17, 2022.

AIS Technique

AIS Technique by Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD, on January 10, 2022. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Physical Therapy in Management of Low Back Pain

Physical Therapy in Management of Low Back Pain. Physical Therapy in Management of Low Back Pain – Yousef Ghandour, PT. This December 20, 2021 lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Classification: Metastatic Spine Disease

Classification: Metastatic Spine Disease – Kody Barrett, M.D. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation. Presented December 13, 2021

Classification: Adult Spinal Deformity

CLASSIFICATION: Adult Spinal Deformity – Todd Heig, M.D. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation. Presentation December 6, 2021

Classification: AIS

Classification: AIS – Micah Blais, M.D. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation. Presentation November 29, 2021

Pelvic Fixation: SI Fusion

TECHNIQUE: Pelvic Fixation and SI Fusion– Robert K. Eastlack, M.D. November 8, 2021 This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Occipitocervical Trauma

Indications: Occ-C2 Trauma – Shalin Shah, D.O.- November 1, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Indications: Subaxial Cervical Trauma

Indications: Subaxial Cervical Trauma – Luis Daniel Diaz-Aguilar, MD - October 25, 2021.

Indications: Thoracolumbar Fracture

Indications: Thoracolumbar Fracture– John Waggoner, MD - October 18, 2021.

Indications: Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Indications: Degenerative Spondylolisthesis presented by Kody Barrett, MD on October 11, 2021.

Indications: Herniated Nucleus Pulposus

Indications: Herniated Nucleus Pulposus by Micah Blais, MD - October 4, 2021.

Indications: Neurogenic Claudication/ Lateral Recess Stenosis

Indications: Neurogenic Claudication/ Lateral Recess Stenosis by Shalin Shah, D.O. on September 27, 2021.

Bridging the Gap Between Spine and Arthroplasty Surgeons

Bridging the Gap Between Spine and Arthroplasty Surgeons by Shalin Shah, D.O. on September 20, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Lateral Mass Fixation and Laminoplasty: Nuances

Lateral Mass Fixation and Laminoplasty: Nuances by Donald Blaskiewicz, MD, on September 13, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Cervical Radiculopathy: Natural History, Pathophysiology, and Treatment Options

Cervical Radiculopathy: Natural History, Pathophysiology, and Treatment Options presented by Robert Eastlack, MD, on August 30, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Spine Surgery Decompression Techniques

Spine Surgery Decompression Techniques presented by James Bruffey, MD, on August 23, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

MIS TLIF

MIS TLIF presented by Hani Malone, MD, on August 16, 2021.

Lateral Lumber Interbody Fusion

Lateral Lumber Interbody Fusion: How I Do It presented by Robert K. Eastlack, MD, on August 9, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Surgical Approach for Percutaneous Screw Placement

Surgical Approach for Percutaneous Screw Placement presented by Robert K. Eastlack, MD, on August 9, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

The Ideal Case for MIS Anterior/Posterior Approaches

The Ideal Case for MIS Anterior/Posterior Approaches presented by Gregory Mundis, Jr., MD, on August 2, 2021.

Treatment of Early-onset Scoliosis: Indications, Techniques, and Historical Perspective

Treatment of Early-Onset Scoliosis: Indications, Techniques, and Historical Perspective presented by Robert Ames, MD, on July 26, 2021.

Metabolic Bone Disease: Diagnosis, Management

Metabolic Bone Disease: Diagnosis, Management and the Spine Surgeon Role presented by Brandon B. Carlson, MD, MPH, on July 13, 2021

Resiliency, Pain Self-Efficacy, and Perioperative Opioid Use

Resiliency, Pain Self-Efficacy, and Perioperative Opioid Use in Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on June 28, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Minimally Invasive Deformity Surgery

Minimally Invasive Deformity Surgery presented by Robert K. Eastlack, MD, on June 21, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Which Cells Work in Spinal Fusion?

Which Cells Work in Spinal Fusion presented by Frank Vizesi, PhD, on June 14, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Spinal Fluid Leak Management

Spinal Fluid Leak Management presented by Hani Malone, MD, on June 7, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Interbody Fusion Techniques, the History, Indications, Risks and Complications

Interbody Fusion Techniques, the History, Indications, Risks and Complications presented Robert Ames, MD, on May 24, 2021.

Spine Infection Management

Spine Infection Management presented by Jessica Stambaugh, MD, on May 10, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Pediatric Congenital Deformity

Pediatric Congenital Deformity presented by Burt Yaszay, MD, on April 26, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Degenerative Reconstruction: Why Alignment Matters

Degenerative Reconstruction: Why Alignment Matters presented by Robert Eastlack, MD, on April 12, 2021.

MIS – Indications, Management, and Complications

MIS – Indications, Management, and Complications presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on March 22, 2021.

Delayed Supra Adjacent Osteomyelitis After Thoracolumbar Deformity Correction

Delayed Supra Adjacent Osteomyelitis After Thoracolumbar Deformity Correction presented by Robert Ames, MD, on March 8, 2021. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Pseudarthrosis: Risks, Work-Up, and Management

Pseudarthrosis: Risks, Work-Up, and Management presented by Mimi Peterson, MD, on March 8, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Evaluation and Management of Isthmic and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Evaluation and Management of Isthmic and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis presented by James Bruffey, MD, on February 22, 2021.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Etiologies

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Etiologies and Management (Non-Operative and Operative) presented by Robert Ames, MD, on February 8, 2021.

Neuromuscular Scoliosis

Neuromuscular Scoliosis presented by Robert Ames, MD, on February 1, 2021.

Use of Intraoperative Ultrasound for Management of Intradural Lesions

Use of Intraoperative Ultrasound for Management of Intradural Lesions presented by Robert Ames, MD, on January 25, 2021

C5 Palsy After C4-C7 ACDF

C5 Palsy After C4-C7 ACDF presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on January 25, 2021. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Biomechanics - Metallurgy and Implants

Biomechanics - Metallurgy and Implants presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on January 25, 2021.

Management of Metastatic Spine Tumors by Donald J. Blaskiewicz, MD

Management of Metastatic Spine Tumors presented by Donald J. Blaskiewicz, MD on January 11, 2021. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Sacral Fractures and MIS Treatment

Sacral Fractures and MIS Treatment by Daniel Reid, MD, on December 14, 2020.

Neurologic Injury and 3 Column Osteotomy

Neurologic Injury and 3 Column Osteotomy by Robert Ames, MD, on December 14, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Adult Deformity and Reconstruction Surgery: Indications and Treatment

Adult Deformity and Reconstruction Surgery: Indications and Treatment by Thomas Kelsey, MD, on December 14, 2020.

Intraoperative Failure of Total Disc Replacement

Intraoperative Failure of Total Disc Replacement presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on November 23, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Unstable Osteoporotic Compression Fractures

Unstable Osteoporotic Compression Fractures by Robert Ames, MD, on November 23, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Cervical Alignment and Deformity

Cervical Alignment and Deformity presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on November 23, 2020. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation

Robot vs. Fluoro based Pedicle Screw Placement

Robot vs. Fluoro based Pedicle Screw Placement presented Robert Ames, MD, on November 9, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation..

Tubular V Mini Open Microdiscectomy

Tubular V Mini Open Microdiscectomy presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on November 9, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation..

Unilateral Fixation After LLIF

Unilateral Fixation After LLIF presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on November 9, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation

Prehab for Spinal Surgery

Prehab for Spinal Surgery – A Physical Therapy Perspective presented by Yousef Ghandour, PT, MOMT, FAAOMPT on November 9, 2020. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

MIS v Open Deformity Correction

MIS v Open deformity correction presented by Robert Ames, MD, on October 12, 2020.

Unilateral Facet Dislocation Literature Review

Unilateral facet dislocation; literature review by Daniel Reid, MD, on October 12, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Sub Axial Cervical Spine Trauma

Sub Axial Cervical Spine Trauma presented by Andrew Johnson, MD, on October 12, 2020. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

L4-S1 ALIF - Managing Intraoperative Vascular Injury

L4-S1 ALIF - Managing Intraoperative Vascular Injury presented by Daniel Reid, MD, on September 28, 2020. This case presentation is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Spinopelvic Parameters & Sagittal Imbalance Disorders

Spinopelvic Parameters & Sagittal Imbalance Disorders presented by Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD, on September 28, 2020.

Modern View for Intraoperative Neurophysiology

Modern View for Intraoperative Neurophysiology presented by Alisher Azamov, MD, on September 14, 2020. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Upper Cervical Spine Trauma

Upper Cervical Spine Trauma presented by Maneesha Bawa, MD on August 24, 2020. This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.

Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma

Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma presented by Nicholas Perry, MD on August 10, 2020 . This lecture is part of the ongoing Fellows Case Conferences hosted by the San Diego Spine Foundation.