Dr. Peter Angevine and Dr. Michael Kaiser from the Spine Center at Columbia University Medical Center shared their unique knowledge of spinal disorders at a half day practical course at the recent annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Angevine co-directed the course titled, Using Evidence-Based Medicine to Manage Spinal Disorders, and Dr. Kaiser was one of the course faculty. The course covered spinal tumors, degenerative spinal disease, use of biological substances, and minimally invasive techniques.
Dr. Angevine brought his expertise on the treatment of adult and pediatric spinal deformities. He is unique in that he has specialty training in orthopaedic spinal surgery as well as neurosurgery. He specializes in disorders of spinal alignment such as scoliosis and sagittal imbalance.
Dr. Kaiser shared his advanced subspecialty training in complex spinal surgery. His areas of expertise include clinical cervical spondylotic myelopathy, artificial cervical disc replacement, minimally invasive spine surgery, spine and spinal cord tumors, and degenerative spine disease.
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