Annual Forum '22 Team

SMISS President

Adam Kanter Photo   Adam Kanter, MD
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Program
Director, Spine Fellowship Program
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine                                                                 

 

Annual Forum Directors

Praveen Mummaneni photo   Praveen Mummaneni, MD, MBA
Joan O'Reilly Endowed Professor
Director, Cervical Spine Program
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Program
Director, Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Fellowship Program
Co-director, Spine Center
Vice-chair, Department of Neurosurgery
UCSF School of Medicine
     
Jonathan Sembrano Photo  

Jonathan Sembrano, MD
Associate Professor,
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Minnesota Medical School

     
Michael Steinmetz Photo  

Michael Steinmetz, MD
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery,
Cleveland Clinic
Professor and Chair of Neurological Surgery,
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

     
Andrew Vivas photo   Andrew Vivas, MD
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor,
Department of Neurosurgery
Spine Center
UCLA Health


Board of Directors 

Adam Kanter, MD - President
Frank Phillips, MD - President-Elect
Sheeraz Qureshi, MD - Secretary
Michael Wang, MD - Treasurer
Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD - Immediate Past President
Neel Anand, MD - Director at Large
Paul Park, MD -  Director at Large
Stephen Ryu, MD - Director at Large
Isaac Moss, MDCM, MASc, FRCSC - Director at Large

International Directors

Jin-Sung Luke Kim, MD, PhD
Yoshihisa Kotani, MD, PhD

Cadaveric Lab Co-Chairs

Jeff Golan, MD FRCS(c)
Jay Turner, MD, PhD

Invited Faculty 

Nitin Agarwal, MD

Christopher Ames, MD
John Asghar, MD
Hyun Bae, MD
Donald Blaskiewicz, MD
Ernest Braxton, MD, MBA, FAANS
Mohamad Bydon, MD
Victor Chang, MD
John Chi, MD
Samuel Cho, MD
Aaron Clark, MD
Dom Coric, MD
Peter Derman, MD
Vedat Deviren, MD
Robert K. Eastlack, MD, FAAOS
Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
Kevin Foley, MD
Daniel M. Hafez MD, PhD
Joshua E. Heller, MD
Brandon Hirsch, MD
Christoph Hofstetter, MD
Meng Huang, MD
Sravisht (Chevy) Iyer, MD
Larry Khoo, MD
Choll Kim, MD
Brian Kwon, MD
Joseph Laratta, MD
Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD

Isador Lieberman, MD

Elizabeth Lord, MD
Robert G. Louis, MD
Luke Macyszyn, MD
Karthik Madhavan, MD
Rory Mayer, MD
Jason McGowan, MD, FAANS
Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD
Pierce Nunley, MD
David Okonkwo, MD, PhD
Burak Ozgur, MD
Don Y. Park, MD
Dominic Pelle, MD
Brenton Pennicooke, MD, MS
Mick Perez-Cruet, MD
Luiz Pimenta, MD, PhD
Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD
Gregory Poulter, MD
Wilson Zachary Ray, MD
Saman Shabani, MD
Jian Shen, MD
Lee Tan, MD
Khoi Than, MD
Luis Tumialán, MD
Juan Uribe, MD, FAANS
Corey Walker, MD
Peter Whang, MD, FACS
Jon J.W. Yoon, MD, MSc


Program and Faculty Subject to Change