Division Chief

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    • Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery
    • Director, Spine Fellowship, Department of Neurosurgery
    • Co-Director, Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery
    • Co-Site Chief, New York Presbyterian-Allen Hospital

The Division of Spine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center work in conjunction with neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, and physical medicine/rehabilitation physicians at the Och Spine Hospital. Our spine team of experts provides comprehensive neurosurgical spine care to treat a wide range of spinal disorders in adults and children.

Patient Care

Our multi-disciplinary team offers patients the highest level of expertise and latest technologies, and is comprised of experts in the fields of spinal reconstruction, spinal deformity, spinal tumors, minimally invasive surgery, radiosurgery and pain management.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Benign Juxtamedullary Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Cervical Degenerative Disease
  • Complex Spinal Deformity
  • Failed Spinal Surgery
  • Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disease
  • Metastatic Spinal Tumors
  • Occipitocervical Junction Dissociation
  • Pediatric Spinal Deformity
  • Primary Column Tumors
  • Sacro-Iliac Joint Dissociation
  • Spinal Column Infections
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Vascular Malformations
  • Thoracic Degenerative Disease