Cedars-Sinai Spine Joins Och Spine as Hosts of Inaugural Symposium
Cedars-Sinai Spine, together with Och Spine at New York-Presbyterian, will kick off the inaugural Summer Spine Symposium in Park City, Utah, this month. The symposium will be held July 13-16.
The Summer Spine Symposium is a medical meeting for orthopaedic and neurological spine surgeons and was created to foster a collaborative environment for knowledge exchange and professional development.
Throughout the symposium, spine physician-scientists will spotlight their expertise through interactive sessions, panel discussions, and podium presentations. Topics will cover cutting-edge techniques, innovative research, and emerging trends in spine surgery, including pediatric scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, cervical and lumbar degeneration, and spine trauma management.
"We are eager to launch our inaugural symposium so participants can gain insights and contribute to the advancement of spinal care,” said meeting co-chair David Skaggs, MD, MMM, director of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center. “This gathering presents a unique opportunity for attendees to actively engage with esteemed experts, immersing themselves in the latest advancements in spinal care through a stimulating case-based program.”
Cedars-Sinai participants are known for their expertise and contributions to the field of spine surgery. Among those presenting are:
- Pediatric Spine: David Skaggs, MD, MMM, executive vice chair of Orthopaedics, co-director, Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, director of Orthopaedics (@dr_skaggs)
- Minimally Invasive Spine and Robotic Surgery: Hyun Bae, MD, co-medical director, Spine Education (@DrHyunBae)
- Pediatric Spine: Kenneth Illingworth, MD, director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma (@KIDZSpineDOC)
- Neurosurgery and Spine Stem Cell Research: J. Patrick Johnson, MD, co-medical director, Spine Center, vice chair, Neurosurgery
- Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Disorders, Spinal Trauma: Terrence Kim, MD, co-medical director, Spine Education
The symposium is open to all practicing orthopaedic and neurological spine surgeons and fellows worldwide.
For more information or to schedule an interview with one of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center experts, please contact Melissa Vizcarra at 719-502-5001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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