About Robert Pashman MD

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Robert S. Pashman, MD

444 S. San Vicente Blvd, Suite 800 Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-9983 FAX: 310-423-9963
Email: espine1@aol.com
Website: www.eSpine.com
www.NeckPainExplained.com

 

EDUCATION:

Undergraduate:

Bachelor of the Arts in History/Biology, 1975-1979
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medical School:

Doctor of Medicine, 1979-1983
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey

 

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

Internship:

Internship, General Surgery, 1983-1986
Kaiser, San Francisco, California

Residency:

San Francisco Orthopaedic, 1986-1990
Residency Training Program St. Mary’s Hospital
San Francisco, California

Biomechanics Research:

University of Minnesota, 1990-1991
John Moe Fellowship Minneapolis, Minnesota

Clinical Instructor:

Spine Disorders Service, 1991-1992
University of California, San Francisco
David S. Bradford, MD Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedics

 

APPOINTMENTS:

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California 2012 – present

Co-Director, Spine Fellowship
Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
Los Angeles, California 2005 -2007

Director of Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity
Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
Los Angeles, California 1999 -2007

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California 1992-Present

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon
Century City Hospital
Los Angeles, California 1992- 1999

Attending Physician
Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
Los Angeles, California 1992-1998

Clinical Instructor, Spine Disorders Service
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California 1991-1992

Courtesy Staff
St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center
Billings, Montana 1991

Courtesy Staff Deaconess Hospital
Billings, Montana 1991

 

CLINICAL INVESTIGATION PROTOCOLS:

Principal Clinical Investigator: Etiology of Idiopathic Scoliosis Cerebral Spinal Flow on the Concavity and Convexity of the Apex in Idiopathic Scoliosis, Awarded Foundation Yves Cotrel Grant by the Institut de France 2004-2005, $120,000.00, November 2004 to present.

Co-Investigator: Pivotal IDE study of the Bryan Cervical Disc Prosthesis in the Treatment of Degenerative Disc, Medtronics Inc, Memphis, TN, 2002-2006.

Principal Clinical Investigator: Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 and Absorbable Collagen Sponge with Novus LC Device: A Pilot Prospective, Controlled clinical investigation under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Medtronics, Memphis, TN, March 1999 to present.

Principal Clinical Investigator: Threaded Interbody Fusion Device: A Prospective, Controlled clinical investigation under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Medtronics, Memphis, TN, July 1995 to present.

Principal Clinical Investigator: Tapered Interbody Fusion Device through a laproscopic approach: A Prospective, Controlled clinical investigation under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Medtronics, Memphis, TN, June 1997 to present.

 

HONORS:

Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania 1979

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Diplomat, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1991

Fellow, Scoliosis Research Society, 1993

California Orthopaedic Society, Member, 1993

California Medical Association, Member, 1993

Los Angeles Medical Association, Member, 1993

North American Spine Society, Member, 1995

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1996

Associate Member, Spinal Deformity Study Group, 2006

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Board Certified
Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 1994-July

California Medical License, G-54020 1992-Current

Drug Enforcement Agency Current

Minnesota Medical License, 34338 1991-Expired

Montana Medical License, 6783 1991-Expired

Radiography and Fluoroscopy 2009-Current

X-Ray Supervisor and Operator 2011-Current

 

ADVISORY BOARDS :

Scoliosis Association, Inc Professional Advisory Board 1999

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Wood K, Schendel M, Butterman G, Lewis J, Bradford D: In Vivo Analysis Of Canine Intervertebral And Facet Motion. Orthop Trans 15:381, 1991.
  2. Hu SS, Pashman RS: Spinal Instrumentation Evolution and State of the Art. Investigative Radiology 27(8):632-647, August 1992.
  3. Butterman GR, Schendel MJ, Lewis JL, Bradford DS: Analysis Of In Vivo Canine Lumbar Spine Facet Loads. Orthop Trans 15:324, 1991
  4. Pashman RS, Hu SS, Bradford DS, Schendel M: Sacral Fixation in Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Biomechanical Study. Orthop Trans 16:145, 1992.
  5. Wood KB, Schendel MJ, Pashman RS, Butterman G, Lewis JL: In Vivo Analysis of Canine Intervertebral and Facet Motion. Spine 17(10):1180-1186, October 1992.
  6. Schendel MJ, Dekutoski MB , Pashman RS, House R, Lewis JL, Wood KB, Ogilvie JW: The Effect of Surgical Artifact on Canine In-Vivo Intervertebral Motion. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Advances in Bioengineering ASME 1992, BED -Volume 22, PP179-181
  7. Dekutoski MB, Schendel MJ, Wood KB, Pashman RS, Ogilvie JW, Lewis JL: In Vivo Intervertebral Motion Measurement: The Effect of Surgical Exposure and Gait Speed. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, July 1993.
  8. Pashman RS, Hu SS, Schendel MJ, Bradford DS: Sacral Screw Loads in Lumbosacral Fixation for Spinal Deformity. Spine 18(16): 2465-2470, December 1993.
  9. Dekutoski MB, Schendel MJ, Ogilvie JW, Olsewski, Pashman RS, Wallace JM, Lewis LJ: Comparison of In Vivo and In Vitro Adjacent Segment Motion After Lumbar Fusion. Spine 19 (15): 1745-1751, 1994.
  10. Dekutoski MB, Schendel MJ, Ogilvie JW, Pashman RS, Wood KB, Lewis JL: An Improved Technique for Measuring In Vivo Intervertebral Motion in the Canine. Spine 19 (23):2672-2675, March 1994.
  11. Mink JH, Deutsch AL, Goldstein TB, Bray RS, Pashman RS, Armstrong IT, Sinel MS, Gart A: Spinal imaging and intervention: 1998.  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 9(2):343-80, May 1998.
  12. Johnson JP, Lauryssen C, Cambron HO, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N, Bray RS: Sagittal alignment and the Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc. Neurosurgical Focus 17(6):E14, 2004
  13. Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Lauryssen C, Anand N, Regan JJ, Bray RS: The changing role for neurosurgeons and the treatment spinal deformity. J Neurosurg Spine 2(3): 233-242, March 2005.
  14. Bergey DL, Melmed HM, Pashman RS and Johnson JP: Pedicle subtraction osteotomy for cervical-thoracic kyphosis: a new approach. Spine: Affiliated Society Meeting Abstracts (7): 252-254, 2005.
  15. Villavicencio, Alan T. MD; Burneikiene, Sigita MD; Pashman, Robert MD; Johnson, J. Patrick MD:   Spinal Artificial Disc Replacement: Cervical Arthroplasty: Part I: History, Design, and Types of Artificial Discs. Contemporary Neurosurgery. 29(12):1-5, June 15, 2007.
  16. Villavicencio, Alan T. MD; Burneikiene, Sigita MD; Pashman, Robert MD; Johnson, J. Patrick MD:   Spinal Artificial Disc Replacement: Cervical Arthroplasty: Part II: Indications, Surgical Technique, and Complications. Contemporary Neurosurgery. 29(13):1-5, June 30, 2007
  17. Samudrala S, Vaynman S, Thiayananthan T, Ghostine S, Bergey DL, Anand N, Pashman RS, Johnson JP:  Cervicothoracic junction kyphosis: surgical reconstruction with pedicle subtraction osteotomy and Smith-Peterson osteotomy.  J Neurosurg Spine 13:695-706, December 2010
  18. Drazin D, Shirzadi A, Jeswani S, Ching H, Rosner J, Rasouli A, Kim T, Pashman RS, Johnson J,: Surgical management of Spondylolysis in athletes: Indications, Techniques and Outcomes, Neurosurgical Focus, November 2011, 31 (5):E9, 2011, pp 2-12
  19. Kim T, Drazin D, Shweikeh F, Pashman R, Johnson J: Clinical and radiographic outcomes of minimally invasive percutaneous pedicle screw placement with intraoperative CT (O-arm) image guidance navigation.  Neurosurgical Focus, March 2014, 36 (3):E1.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION:

  1. R. S. Pashman, MD, K.B. Heithoff, MD, D.S. Bradford, MD, C. Gundry, MD, Lumbosacral Transitional Vertebrae and Degenerative Bony Stenosis.

 

NEWSLETTERS:

  1. Pashman RS: Scoliosis and Flatback Syndrome, Backtalk, Volume 19, Number 2, Jun/Jul 1996.
  2. Pashman RS: Ask the Doctor, Backtalk, December 1999.
  3. Pashman RS: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Backtalk, Volume 24, Number 1, April/May 2001.
  4. Pashman RS: Ask the Doctor, Backtalk, Volume 25, Number 1, March/April 2002.
  5. Pashman RS: Ask the Doctor, Backtalk, January/February 2010.

 

TELEVISION:

Discovery Health Channel:
Medical Diary episode # 133 “Shani’s Story: Getting Her Sparkle Back” 08/2000

FOX11 News:
“Getting a Second Opinion Online”, 10/1999
Local Doctor Performs Miracle Surgery“, 07/2001

Univision Primer Impacto:
“Local Surgeon Performs Life Saving Spine Surgery”, 07/2001

Telemundo:
“Miracle Surgery for Ecuador Teen”, 07/2001

E! Entertainment:
25 Celebrity Near Death Experiences“, 09/2007

KCAL-TV:
“Back to Life: A Journey of Transformation”, 7/2011

LA 18 TV “Kababayan”
“Back to Life: A Journey of Transformation”, 8/2011

ESPN 710
Weekend Warrior, 8/2011, 11/17/2013, 7/26/2014

KHTS-FM
“Alive and Well”, 12/14/13

 

INTERNET:

  1. WebMD: R.S. Pashman “Pro’s and Con’s of Spine Cage Technology” 12/2000
  2. WebMD: R.S. Pashman “Treating Pediatric and Adolescent Scoliosis” 07/2000
  3. WebMD: R.S. Pashman “Treatment of Spine Condition” 06/2000
  4. WebMD: R.S. Pashman “Spine Surgery” 05/2000

 

NEWSPAPERS:

  1. Bonita Banner: Estero woman excited by success of Ecudorian girl’s spine surgery. 8/4/01
  2. The Los Angeles Times: The Dot-com Doctors are In 5/28/01
  3. Bonita Banner: Estero woman arranges for miracle surgery fro Ecuador teen needing surgery. 5/5/01
  4. The Naples Daily News: Reaching Out 4/7/01
  5. Accent on Living: Second Opinion on SCI Spring, 2001
  6. Las Vegas Review Journal: Life Improvement, A Change in Perspective, 3/20/07

 

ABSTRACTS:

  1. Schendel MJ, Dekutoski MB, Pashman RS, Lewis JL, Wood KB, Ogilvie JW: The Effect of Surgical Artifact on Canine In Vivo Intervertebral Motion, Accepted, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society, 1992
  2. Schendel MJ, Dekutoski MB, Pashman RS, R. House, M.D., Wood KB, Ogilvie JW: The Effect of Surgical Artifact on Canine In Vivo Intervertebral Motion, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 1992
  3. Pashman RS, Hu SS, Bradford DS, M.J., Schendel, MD: Lumbosacral Fixation in Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Biomechanical Study. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine 1992.
  4. Pashman RS, Hu SS, Bradford DS, Schendel MJ: Lumbosacral Fixation in Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Biomechanical Study. Leroy Abbott Society, University of California, San Francisco, May 1992.
  5. Dekutoski MB, Schendel MJ, Pashman RS, Lewis JL, Wood KB, Ogilvie JW: The Effect of Surgical Artifact on Canine In Vivo Intervertebral Motion. Orthopaedic Research Society, February 1993.
  6. Schendel MJ, Dekutoski MB, Pashman RS, Wood KB, Lewis JL, Ogilvie JW, Surgical Artifact in Vivo Models of Fusion and Adjacent Segment Degeneration. North American Spine Society, October 1993.
  7. Pashman RS, Bray RS: Lumbar Fusion After Prior Facetectomy: Clinical Results. Scoliosis Research Society, Submitted March 1994.
  8. Pashman RS: Induction and Maintenance of Lordosis in Multilevel ACDF using Allograft. North American Spine Society, Seattle Washington, 2001.
  9. Pashman RS, Induction and Maintenance of Lordosis in Multilevel ACDF using Allograft, American Association of Neurological Surgeon/Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, February 2002.
  10. Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Regan JR, Anand N, Rogers C: Management of upper thoracic and cervical-thoracic junction kyphotic deformities. AANS/CNS Joint Section on the Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Tampa, FL, March 2003.
  11. Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N: Management of cervical-thoracic junction kyphotic deformities. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, May 2004
  12. Johnson JP , Lauryssen C, Cambron HO, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N, Bray RS: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans , LA , April 2005.
  13. Regan JJ, Miraliakbar H, Johnson JP, Lauryssen C, Bray R, Pashman RS, Goldstein T: Evaluation of the Learning Curve Associated with Artificial Disc Replacement: Analysis from the Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter FDA IDE Study of the CHARITÉ Artificial Disc. Spine Arthroplasty 5, New York, New York, May 5, 2005.
  14. Wolcott WP, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Bray RS, Anand N, Cambron HO: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan cervical artificial disc. Spine Arthroplasty 5, New York , NY , May 2005 .
  15. Siddique K, Vadivelu S, Pashman, RS: Symptomatic adjacent level disease (ALD) following L5-S1 anterior lumbar interbody fusion. IMAST Annual meeting, Banff, Canada, July 2005.
  16. Melamed H, Hunt L, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Technologies (IMAST), Banff , Alberta , Canada , July 2005.
  17. Johnson JP , Melamed H, Hunt L, Pashman RS, Anand N, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston , Massachusetts , October 2005.
  18. Pashman RS , Hadden A, Johnson JP: Differential concave and convex CSF flow in idiopathic scoliosis. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Athens , Greece , July 2006.
  19. Johnson JP , Melamed H, Hunt L, Pashman RS, Anand N, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston , Massachusetts , October 2005.
  20. Johnson JP , Melamed H, Hunt LA, Pashman RS, Anand N, Wolcott PW: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco , CA , April 2006.
  21. Johnson JP , Chuang S, Hunt LA, Anand N, Pashman RS, Hedman T: Investigation of injectable Collagen Crosslinking as an Alternative and Adjunctive Procedure in Treatment of Spinal Deformity. Congress of Neurological Surgeons. October 2006.
  22. Kim T, Johnson JP, Murphy J, Pashman RS:  Sagittal Plane Paramaters Determine Fusion Levels in Index Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Idiopathic Scoliosis Curves >50 degrees. NASS, Chicago, November 3, 2011.
  23.  Hsieh J, Mattiello J, Drazin D, Vaynman S, Samudrala S, Pashman R, Johnson JP, Kim T (2013, Mar). The role of intraoperative computed tomography-image-guided surgery (CT-IGS) in screw placement in patients with small thoracic pedicles. AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Phoenix, AZ.
  24. Hsieh J, Mattiello J, Drazin D, Vaynman S, Pashman R, Johnson JP, Kim T (2013, Mar). Accuracy of intraoperative computed tomography-image-guided surgery (CT-IGS) in placing pedicle screws for new versus revision spine surgery. AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Phoenix, AZ.
  25. Drazin D, Al-Khouja L, Campbell J, Shweikeh F, Baron E, Pashman R, Johnson JP, Kim TT (2014, Oct).  Minimally invasive surgery for management of traumatic lumbar spine fractures: A systemic review of techniques and outcomes. Presentation at the CNS annual meeting. Boston, MA.
  26. Drazin D, Hsieh J, Pashman R, Kim TT, Johnson JP (2014, Oct).  Image-guided navigation in spinal surgery from cervical to sacral spine— A comprehensive experience with accuracy results and lessons learned. Presentation at the CNS annual meeting. Boston, MA.

 

POSTERS:

  1. Johnson JP, Kim KD, Babbitz J, Pashman RS, Patel NP, Wright NM, Obasi CN, Park J: Image guided thoracic screw placement. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, April 2002.
  2. Johnson JP, Bergey D, Pashman RS: Pedicle subtraction osteotomy for cervical-thoracic kyphosis. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, October 2003.
  3. Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N, Rogers CD: Management of upper thoracic and cervical-thoracic junction kyphotic deformities. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, October 2003.
  4. Johnson JP, Bergey D, Pashman RS: Pedicle subtraction osteotomy for cervical-thoracic kyphosis. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, San Diego, CA, March 2004.
  5. Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N: Management of cervical-thoracic junction kyphotic deformities. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, May 2004.
  6. Johnson JP, Bergey D, Pashman RS: Pedicle subtraction osteotomy for cervical-thoracic kyphosis. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, May 2004.
  7. Johnson JP, Bergey DL, Pashman RS: Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Cervical Thoracic Kyphosis. Scoliosis Research Society, Argentina, Buenos Aires, September 2004.
  8. Johnson JP, Lauryssen C, Cambron HO, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N, Bray RS: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan cervical artificial disc. AANS/CNS Joint Section of the Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Phoenix, AZ, March 2005.
  9. Johnson JP, Lauryssen C, Cambron HO, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Anand N, Bray RS: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, April 2005.
  10. Wolcott WP, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Bray RS, Anand N, Cambron HO: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan cervical artificial disc. Spine Arthroplasty 5, New York, NY, May 2005.
  11. Melamed H, Hunt L, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Technologies (IMAST), Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2005.
  12. Siddique K, Vadivelu S, Pashman, RS: Symptomatic adjacent level disease (ALD) following L5-S1 anterior lumbar interbody fusion. IMAST Annual meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2005.
  13. Johnson JP, Melamed H, Hunt L, Pashman RS, Anand N, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2005.
  14. Bergey D.L., Melamed H.M., Pashman RS, Johnson JP: Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Cervical-Thoracic Kyphosis: A New Approach. CSRS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA December 2005.
  15. Johnson JP, Melamed H, Hunt LA, Pashman RS, Anand N, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerve, March 15-18, 2006, Orlando, FL.
  16. Johnson JP, Melamed H, Hunt LA, Pashman RS, Anand N, Wolcott WP: Asymmetric pedicle subtraction osteotomy with partial vertebrectomy for correction of fixed combined coronal and sagittal imbalance: a new twist on an old technique. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, April 22-27, 2006, San Francisco, CA .
  17. Pashman RS , Hadden A, Johnson JP: Differential concave and convex CSF flow in idiopathic scoliosis. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Athens, Greece, July 2006.
  18. Johnson JP, Chuang S, Hunt L, Anand N, Pashman RS, Hedman T: Investigation of Injectable Collagen Crosslinking as an Alternative and Adjunctive Procedure in the Treatment of Spinal Deformity. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 2006.
  19. Kim T, Paquette J, Johnson JP, Murphy J, Pashman RS: The Sagittal Reconstruction Parameters (SRP) Classification System for the Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis NASS, San Francisco, CA, November 10-14, 2009.

 

CHAPTERS:

  1. Bradford DS, Pashman RS, Hu SS, Day L, Trafton P, Cohen H, Johnston J: Orthopaedics. In: Current Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment, 10th Edition, Way LW (ed.), Appleton and Lange, Norwalk, CT, 1993.
  2. Pashman RS: Current Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment. In Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity, 10th Edition, Way LW (Ed), Lange Medical Publications, Norwalk, CT, 1993.
  3. Pashman RS: Ankylosing Spondylitis. In: Moe’s Textbook of Scoliosis and Other Spinal Deformities 3rd Edition, Lonstein JE, Bradford DS, Winter RB, Ogilvie JW (eds). W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1994.
  4. Bergey D, Pashman RS, Johnson JP: Ankylosing Spondylitis: Deformity Correction Surgery. In: Benzel EC (ed.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management 2nd Edition, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2005, pp 931-935.
  5. Perri B, Siddique K, Anand N, Pashman RS and Johnson JP: Charité SBIII Artificial Disc Replacement: Techniques for Surgical Implantation. Instructional Video in Vaccaro , AR , Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2007.

 

VIDEO:

Perri B, Siddique K, Anand N, Pashman RS, and Johnson JP. Charité SBIII

Artificial Disc Replacement: Techniques for Surgical Implantation.

Instructional Video in in Vaccaro, AR, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery.

Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia, 2007

 

INVITED SPEAKER:

Scoliosis Research Society, 50th Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN 1991. Lumbosacral Fixation in Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Biomechanical Study.

Century City Hospital Public Seminar. Los Angeles, CA, April 1995. New and Innovative Treatment of Spinal Conditions.

Century City Hospital Public Seminar. Los Angeles, CA, November 1996. Advances in Spinal Surgery; Cage Technology.

Medical Education Resources, Inc. Phoenix, AZ and Memphis, TN, 1997. Open & Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Lumbar & Thoracic Spine AND History and Evolution of Interbody Spine Surgery: Anterior & Posterior.

San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Training Program, Research Day. San Francisco, CA, 1997. Threaded Interbody Fusion Devices: Early Clinical Results.

SSAF, Spinal Science Advancement Foundation. Anaheim, CA, 1999. Making Sense of Spinal Instrumentation Lumbar and Thoracic Trauma and Tumor Disorders.

Case Managers Society of America Annual Meeting. Pomona, CA, November 2000. Pitfalls in the Treatment of Lumbar Fusion. Meeting of the Americas II, Combined with North American Spine Society. New York, NY, April 2002. ASF/PSF Improves Lumbar Sagittal Alignment in Multilevel Fusions for Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Century City Hospital Public Seminar. Los Angels, CA, October 1992. Lower Back Pain: Causes and Treatment. Spine Care Practitioner Seminar. Los Angeles, CA, November 1992. Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Century City Hospital Public Seminar, Los Angels, CA, April 1993. Detecting Scoliosis and Treatment. Century City Hospital Public Seminar, Los Angels, CA, June 1994. Detecting Scoliosis and Treatment.

Simi Valley Scoliosis Group Public Seminar. Simi Valley, CA, September 1994. Surgical Treatment of Scoliosis.

Meeting of the Americas II, Combined with North American Spine Society. New York, New York, April, 2002.ASF/PSF Improves Lumbar Sagittal Alignment in Multilevel Fusions for Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis.

Anatomy of Spine, Detecting Scoliosis, Treatment Options. Los Angeles, CA, April 2003. Scoliosis Conference, Los Angeles Unified School District, Registered Nurses.

Advanced Spinal Techniques: Hands On Workshop. Chicago, IL, July 2003. Posterior Cervical-Thoracic Fixation Options.

World Spine II: Combined with North American Spine Society. Chicago, IL, August 2003. Induction and Maintenance of Lordosis in Multilevel ACDF using Allograft.

International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). Bermuda, October 2004. Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Cervical Thoracic Kyphosis.

Neurological Diseases, Medical & Surgical Options. San Diego, CA, February 2005. Contemporary Management of Lumbar Spine Disorders.

The Evolution of Scoliosis Surgery, Las Vegas , NV , January 31, 2008. Las Vegas Scoliosis Association Support Group meeting.

 

COURSE CHAIRMAN/MODERATOR :

Program Chairman, The Scoliosis Association, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, November 2001.
Surgical Decision Making in Scoliosis
Treatment of Adult Scoliosis/Sagittal Plan Deformity
Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery Techniques in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Course Co-Director, Fifth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas , NV, February 3-4, 2006 .

Course Co-Director, Sixth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, March 1-3, 2007.

Course Co-Director, Seventh Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, January 31-February 2, 2008.

Course Co-Director, Eighth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, January 28-31, 2009.

 

COURSE FACULTY MEMBER:

Faculty, Advanced Spinal Techniques: Hands On Workshop: Occipital Fixation and Cervical Laminaplasty, Chicago, Illinois, July, 2003.

Faculty, Cervical-Thoracic Techniques, TLIF and ALIF Techniques, Advanced Spinal Techniques: Cadaver Workshop, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, August 2003.

 

INTRAMURAL LECTURES AND CONFERENCES:

The Bankhart Procedure: The St. Mary’s Hospital Experience. University of California, San Francisco, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, San Francisco, CA, October 1986.

Patellar Resurfacing in Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Influence of Component Alignment in the Non-Resurfaced Patella. University of California, San Francisco, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, San Francisco, CA, October 1989.

Lumbosacral Fixation in Spinal Deformity: A Biomechanical Study. University of California, San Francisco ABC Traveling Fellows. San Francisco, CA May 1992.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds Lecture, Los Angeles, CA, September 1996.

Current Concepts in Cervical Spine Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA, September 2000.

Spinal Deformities in Children. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA, September 2000.

Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: Is Sagittal Re-Alignment Necessary? Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 1st Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Palm Springs, CA, February 2002.

Adult Spinal Deformities. Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Los Angeles, CA, May 2002.

Pros and Cons for Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Lecture, Los Angeles, CA, September 2004.

Benefits, Outcomes and Complications of Disc Replacement for Low Back Pain. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 4th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Lake Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2005.

Thoracic Pedicle Screws in Adult Spinal Deformity. Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2005.

Contemporary Management of Lumbar Spine Disorders. Neurological Diseases, Medical & Surgical Options, San Diego, California, February, 2005.

Benefits, Outcomes, and Complications of Disc Replacement for Lower Back Pain. Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Los Angeles, CA, August, 2005.

Benefits & Outcomes of Disc Replacement for Neck Pain. Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Las Vegas , NV, February 2006.

Benefits, Outcomes and Complications of Disc Replacement for Low Back Pain. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 4 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Lake Las Vegas , Nevada , February 2006.

Thoracic Pedicle Screws in Adult Spinal Deformity. Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Las Vegas , Nevada , February 2006.

Contemporary Management of Lumbar Spine Disorders. Neurological Diseases, Medical & Surgical Options, San Diego , California , February, 2006.

Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement, Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Las Vegas, NV, March 2007.

L5-S1 Is TDR Better than Fusion? Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 6 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 2007.

The Treatment of High Grade Spondylolisthesis. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 6 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 2007.

Moderator : Cervical TDR Clinical Data. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 6 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Lake Las Vegas , Nevada , March 2007.

The Bryan Artificial Disc. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 6 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas , Nevada , March, 2007.

L5-S1 – Fusion Better Than TDR . Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 7 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas , Nevada , February, 2008.

The Bryan Disc . Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 7 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2008.

Cervical ADR is Best Suited for Single Level Disease . Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 7 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2008.

 

MODERATOR : Cervical ADR Debates: Reality & Controversy. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 7 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Lake Las Vegas, Nevada , February 2008.

Osteotomies for Fixed Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis . Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 7 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2008.

Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Back Pain Conference (Community Lecture), Las Vegas , NV, March 2008.

Surgery of the Unfused Compensatory Thoracolumbar Curve in Adult Scoliosis. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 8 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas , Nevada , January, 2009.

L5-S1 – TDR Has No Benefit. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 8 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas , Nevada , January, 2009.

Cervical ADR is Best Suited for Single Level Disease. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Institute for Spinal Disorders sponsored 8 th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas , Nevada , January, 2009.

“Adult Scoliosis:  When Should Surgery Be Considered?”, State of the Art Spine Care 2012 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, September 29, 2012.

Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis-When to go Long; When to go Short.  Cedars Sinai Spine Center Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October, 2012.

Opinion: “MIS” Lateral Transpsoas Approach for Index Correction of Spinal Deformity.  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Spine Center sponsored 11th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Nevada, January, 2013.

“Adult Scoliosis: When to Intervene”, State of the Art Spine Care 2013 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 2013.