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Meet Neel Anand, MD

Dr. Anand is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), North American Spine Society (NASS) , Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS), Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (SMISS), and Society for Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS).

Dr. Anand has presented numerous papers at major academic conferences and has been extensively published in peer-reviewed publications, such as the Journal of Spinal Disorders, Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, Spine and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has contributed textbook chapters and educational CD-ROMs for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an editor for Spine Arthroplasty Society Journal.

Education

Fellowships

Scoliosis and Spinal Deformities, Mar 1994-Jul 1994
Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University
New York, New York

Trauma, Aug 1994-Jul 1995
Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University
New York, New York

Reconstructive Spinal Surgery, July 1993-Feb 1994
Spinal Associates of North Central Florida, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida

Residency

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1996-2000
Orthopaedic Program at The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Bronx, New York

Elective Residency Rotation, Nov 1998-Jan 1999
Texas Back Institute
Plano, Texas

Royal College of Surgeons of England, Jan 1990-Jun 1993
Royal Liverpool University Hospital & Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom

University of Bombay, Dec 1983 -Dec 1989
B.Y.L. Nair Hospital
Bombay, India

Internship

New York Medical College, 1995-1996
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center &
Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, New York

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, 1979-1983
University of Bombay, T.N. Medical College
Bombay, India

Appointments

July 2013 to Present

Clinical Professor of Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

April 2012 to Present Director, Spinal Trauma
Cedars-Sinai Spine Center
Los Angeles, California

2005 to April 2012 Director, Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Spine Center
Los Angeles, California

2005 to 2007

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

2005 to 2007

Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
Los Angeles, California

2002 to 2005 Director, Spine Trauma
Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
Los Angeles, California

2000-2001

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

Licenses and Certifications

Board certified by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004, 2013
Royal College of Surgeons in England, 1994

ECFMG CERTIFICATION
USMLE: 0-461-669-4 1994

New York Medical License 1998:
Nevada Medical License 2000:
California Medical License 2000:

General Medical Council (GMC), UK. 1992:
Maharashtra Medical Council, India. 1984:

Professional Organizations

  • Founding Member – Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (SMISS)
  • Board of Directors, SMISS
  • Education Committee SMISS 2011
  • Treasurer SMISS 2011/2012
  • Founding Member – Society for Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS)
  • National Director – ONE Spine Society
  • Charter Member – Society of Nucleus Arthroplasty (SONA)
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
  • Web Site Committee of Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) 2007-2008
  • Instrumentation Committee of Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) 2007-2008
  • Adult Deformity Committee (SRS) 2013-2014
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS)/ Int’l Society for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery (ISASS)
  • Publication Committee for ISASS/SAS 2011/2012
  • Educational Committee for ISASS/SAS 2011/2012, 2013/2014
  • Program Committee for ISASS/SAS 2011/2012
  • Spine Trauma Study Group (STSG) *Please put it on it’s own line, not with SAS
  • Degenerative Spine Study Group
  • MAST Deformity Focus Group
  • Complex Spine Study Group (CSSG)

Honors And Awards

  • 1987 – 1988 Best Resident, B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital / Bombay, India
  • 1980 Honors in Human Anatomy, University of Bombay / Bombay, India
  • 1988 Dr H.D. Dastur Gold Medal (1st Rank), FCPS.Orth. Examinations / Bombay, India
  • 1992 Khazenifar Gold Medal, Best overall clinical performance at the Mch. Orth. Examinations / University of Liverpool, U.K.
  • 2011 Leon Wiltse Award for Best Clinical Paper, Las Vegas, SAS 2011:  “Long Term 2 to 4 year Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Spinal Deformity”
  • 2012 Orthopedics This Week Spine Technology Awards. Category: Minimally Invasive Care. SMISS

Experience

  • April 2012 – present
    Director, Spinal Trauma
    Spine Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

  • 2005 – April 2012
    Director, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
    Spine Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

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

  • 2004 – 2007
    Director, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

  • January 2002 – April 2005
    Director, Spine Trauma
    Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

  • September 2000 – December 2001
    Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
    Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

  • July 1996 – June 2000
    Orthopaedic Residency
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Orthopaedic Program at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Bronx, New York

  • November 1998 – January 1999
    Elective Spine Surgery Rotation
    Texas Back Institute, Plano, Texas

  • July 1995 – July 1996
    Surgical Internship
    New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York

  • March 1994 – July 1995
    Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
    New York Hospital, Cornell University, New York, New York

  • August 1994 – July 1995
    Trauma Fellowship
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, New York

  • March 1994 – July 1994
    Scoliosis Fellowship
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, New York

  • August 1993 – February 1994
    Reconstructive Spinal Surgery Fellowship
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

  • January 1993 – June 1993
    Orthopaedic Residency
    Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom

  • January 1990 – December 1992
    Orthopaedic Residency
    Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, United Kingdom

  • February 1985 – December 1989
    Orthopaedic Residency
    B.Y.L.Nair Ch. Hospital, Bombay, India

Publications

1. Anand N, DeLima DF, Tanna DD: Internal Fixation of Pott's Fractures. Clinical Orthopedics India 3:113-119, 1988.

2. Anand N, DeLima DF, Rao AA, Tanna DD: Harrington Rod versus Segmental Spinal Instrumentation for Traumatic Spines. Clinical Orthopedics India 4:33-38, 1989.

3. Anand N, Agrawal VA, Laheri VJ, Tanna DD: Intramedullary Fixation of Fracture of Shaft Femur with K-Nail. Bombay Hospital Journal 31 (3):63-68, 1989.

4. Anand N, DeLima DF, Tanna DD: Isolated Posterior Dislocation of the Radial Head in an Adult. Bombay Hospital Journal 32 (4):115-116, 1990.

5. Agrawal VA, Maniar RN, Anand N, Talwalkar CA: Papineau Bone Grafting in cases of Infected Bony Cavities and Infected Non-Unions. Bombay Hospital Journal 32 (2):25-28, 1990.

6. Anand N, Klenerman L: Ankle Fractures in the Elderly - MUA v/s ORIF. Injury 24 (2):116-120, 1993.

7. Anand N, Tanna DD. Unconventional Pedicle Spinal Instrumentation - The Bombay Experience (A study of 90 patients - Late Results). Spine 19:2150-2158, 1994.

8. Anand N, Levine DL, Burke S, Bansal M: Neuropathic (Charcot) Spinal Arthropathy in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. J Bone and Joint Surg. 79-A (8):1235-1239, August 1997.

9. Anand N, Helfet DL, Malkani AL, Quinn TJ, Green DST, Burga S: Intraoperative Monitoring of Motor Pathways during Operative Fixation of Acute Acetabular Fractures. The Journal of Orthopedic Trauma 11(1):2-6, 1997.

10. Anand N, Idio Jr. FG, Remer S, Hoppenfeld S: The Effects of Perioperative Blood Salvage and Autologous Blood Donation on Transfusion Requirements in Scoliosis Surgery. Journal of Spinal Disorders 11(6):532-534, December 1998.

11. Anand N, Helfet DL: Acute Both Column Fractures of the Acetabulum, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds-Trauma, AAOS CD ROM Publications, 2000.

12. Anand N, Regan JJ, Bray RS: Cervical Spine Disability Questionaire and Treatment Intensity Questionaire-Objective Outcome Measures of Cervical Spine Functional Status. An Analysis of Psychometric Properties, December 2001.

13. Anand N, Regan JJ, Bray RS: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy - Long-term Results and Functional Outcome of a Consecutive Series of Patients with Minimum 2-year Follow-Up. The Spine Journal 2(2):5, March 2002.

14. Anand N, Regan JJ: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Disc Herniation – Classification and Outcome Study of 100 Consecutive Cases with Min. 2 year Follow-up. Spine 27 (8): 871-879, 2002.

15. Anand N,Helfet DL,Kloen P, Rosen, HS: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Delayed Unions and Nonunions of Fractures of the Distal Part of the Humerus.J Bone and Joint Surg. 85-A(1):33-40, Jan 2003.

16. Anand N, Helfet DL, Kloen P, , Rosen HS: ORIF of Delayed Unions and Nonunions of Distal Humeral Fractures Surgical Technique. J Bone and Joint Surgical Techniques, 86-A (1):18-29, March 2004.

17. Johnson JP, Lauryssen C, Cambron HO, Anand N, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, Bray R: Sagittal alignment and the Bryan cervical artificial disc. Neurosurg Focus 17(6): E14, Dec 15, 2004.

18. 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 2:233-242, March 2005.

19. Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR, Hurlbert RJ, Wilsey JT, Baron EM, Shaffrey CI, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF, Oner FC, Wood KB, Anand N, Anderson DG, Lim MR, Lee JY, Bono CM, Arnold PM, Rampersaud YR, Fehlings MG; Spine Trauma Study Group: Intrarater and interrater reliability and validity in the assessment of the mechanism of injury and integrity of the posterior liagmentous complex: a novel injury severity scoring system for thoracolumbar injuries. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2005. Journal of Neurosugery Spine 4(2):118-122, Feb 2006.

20. James S. Harrop, M.D., Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., R. John Hurlbert, M.D., Ph.D., Jared T. Wilsey, Ph.D., Eli M. Baron, M.D., Christopher I. Shaffrey, M.D., Charles G. Fisher, M.D., Marcel F. Dvorak, M.D., F. C. Öner, M.D., Kirkham B. Wood, M.D., Neel Anand, M.D., D. Greg Anderson, M.D., Moe R. Lim, M.D., Joon Y. Lee, M.D., Christopher M. Bono, M.D., Paul M. Arnold, M.D., Y. Raja Rampersaud, M.D., Michael G. Fehlings, M.D., Ph.D., and The Spine Trauma Study Group Intrarater and interrater reliability and validity in the assessment of the mechanism of injury and integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex: a novel injury severity scoring system for thoracolumbar injuries Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2005. WSJ. 2006;1(2):40-44

21. Anand N, Vaccaro AR, Lim MR, Lee JY, Arnold P, Harrop JS, Ratlif J, Rampersaud R, Bono CM, Spine Trauma Group: Evolution of Thoracolumbar Trauma Classification Systems: Assessing the conflict between mechanism and morphology of injury. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2006; 12 (1): 70-78

22. Rampersaud YR, Anand N, Dekutoski MB.: Use of minimally invasive surgical techniques in the management of thoracolumbar trauma: current concepts. Spine. 2006 May 15;31(11 Suppl):S96-102; discussion S104. Review

23. Bono CM, Vaccaro AR, Hurlbert RJ, Arnold P, Oner FC, Harrop J, Anand N: Validating a Newly Proposed Classification System for Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma: Looking to the Future of the Thoracolumbar Injury Classification Injury Classification and Severity Score (TLICS), J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Sep; 20 (8): 567-572

24. Anand N, Hamilton JF, Perri BR, Miraliakbar H, Goldstein T: Cantilever TLIF with structural allograft and rhBMP2 for correction and maintenance of segmental sagittal lordosis: clinical, radiographic and functional outcome. Spine. 2006 Sep 15;31(20):E748-53.

25. Raja Rampersaud Y, Fisher C, Wilsey J, Arnold P, Anand N, Bono CM, Dailey AT, Dvorak M, Fehlings MG, Harrop JS, Oner FC, Vaccaro AR.: Agreement between Orthopedic and Neurosurgeons regarding a new algorithm for the treatment of thoracolumbar injuries: a multi-center reliability study. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006 Oct;19(7):477-482

26. Perri BR, Cooper M, Lauryssen C, Anand N: Adverse swelling associated with use of rh-BMP-2 in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a case study. The spine journal 2007;7:235-239.

27. Anand N, Ratliff J, Vaccaro AR, Lim MR, Lee JY, Arnold P, Harrop JS, Rampersaud YR, Bono CM, and the Spine Trauma Study Group: Regional Variability in Use of a Novel Assessment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures: United States versus International Surgeons. Neurosurgery (in review)

28. John Ratliff, Neel Anand , Alexander Vaccaro , Moe Lim , Joon Lee , Paul Arnold , James Harrop , Raja Rampersaud , Christopher Bono , Ralf Gahr: Regional Variability in Use of a Novel Assessment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures: United States versus International Surgeons. World J Emerg Surg. 2007 Sep 7;2 (1):24 17825106

29. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Bray, RS. Benefits of Paraspinal muscle-sparing approach versus the conventional Midline approach for Posterior NonFusion Stabilization – Comparative analysis of clinical and functional outcomes. SAS Journal September 2007 (Vol. 1, Issue 3, Pages 93-99). DOI: SASJ-2007-0006-RR

30. N. Anand, E. Baron. Unilateral TLIF with Unilateral Instrumentation: A Consecutive Series of 35 Patients with Minimum 2 Year Follow-up. The Spine Journal, Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 157S-158S

31. Ali Araghi, Neel Anand, Harvinder Sandhu, Hyun Bae; Clinical Symposium I: Pedicle-Based Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization; The SAS Journal; December 2007 (Vol. 1, Issue 4, Pages 147-159)
32. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Thaiyananthan, T, Khalsa, K, Goldstien, TB. Minimally invasive spinal fusion for lumbar degenerative scoliosis: Feasiblity Study. Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. October 2008, 21(7):459-67.

33. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Bray, RS, Jr. Modified Muscle-Sparing Paraspinal Approach for Stabilization and Interlaminar decompression – A Minimally Invasive Technique for Pedicle Screw-Based Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization. SAS Journal. March 2008 (Vol. 2, Issue 1, Pages 40-42). DOI: SASJ- 2007-0120-MIS

34. Mark Dekutoski, Neel Anand, Ralf Gahr, Laurie Mihalik, Paul Huddleston; Open vs Percutaneous Stabilization of Thoracic and Lumbar Fracture in Ankylosing Spondylitis and DISH. The Spine Journal, Volume 8, Issue 5, page 181S (2008)

35. Neel Anand, Harvinder Sandhu: Clinical Symposium II: Interspinous-based Dynamic Stabilization; The SAS Journal; September 2008 (Vol. 2, Issue 3, Pages 150-154)

36. Mark Dekutoski, Paul Huddleston, Neel Anand, Joseph Riina, Robert Isaacs, Ralf Gahr; Thoracolumbar Fracture Management with Selective Fusion and Instrumentation Removal Open vs Percutaneous Stabilization of Thoracic and Lumbar Fracture in Ankylosing Spondylitis and DISH. The Spine Journal, Volume 9, Issue 5, pages 83-84S (2009)

37. A Ploumis, R Ponnappan, J Sarbello, M Dvorak, M Fehlings, E Baron, N. Anand, D. Okonkwo, A Patel, A Vaccaro: Thromboprophylaxis in Traumatic and Elective Spinal Surgery; SPINE Volume 35, Number 3, pp 323–329 (2010)

38. N. Anand, R. Rosemann, B Khalsa, E Baron; Mid-term to long-term clinical and functional outcomes of minimally invasive correction and fusion for adults with scoliosis; Neurosurg Focus 28 (3):E6, (2010)

39. 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-Petersen osteotomy.J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Dec;13(6):695-706.

40. Anand, N, Baron, EM; Minimally Invasive Treatment of Adult Scoliosis. Seminar in Spine Surgery, 2011

41. Anand, N, Baron, EM; Minimally Invasive Approaches for the Correction of Adult Spinal Deformity. European Spine Journal, 2012. Supplement: Innovative concepts in scoliosis treatment

42. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Urologic Injury as a Complication of the Transpsoas Approach for Discectomy and Interbody Fusion – A report of 3 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Nov 2.

43. O. Boachie-Adjei, N. Anand, G. Fleischer, K. Kabaish, M. Melgar, R. Nasca, T. Raley; Neurosurgical forum Letter to the Editor: Lumbar Interbody Fusion; J Neurosurg: Spine / January 11, 2013

44. Popovich JM Jr, Welcher JB, Hedman TP, Tawackoli W, Anand N, Chen TC, Kulig K; Lumbar facet joint and intervertebral disc loading during simulated pelvic obliquity. Spine J. 2013 May 21. doi:pii: S1529-9430(13)00412-9. 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.04.011. PMID: 23706384 [PubMed.gov]

45. Tobler WD, Melgar MA, Raley TJ, Anand N, Miller LE, Nasca RJ: Clinical and radiographic outcomes with L4-S1 axial lumbar interbody fusion (AxiaLIF) and posterior instrumentation: a multicenter study.
Med Devices (Auckl). 2013 Sep 18;6:155-61.PMID: 24092998 [PubMed.gov]

Chapters

1. Anand N, Helfet D: chapter 8: Cannulated Screws in Pelvic Fractures. In: Cannulated Screw Fixation–Principles and Operative Techniques, eds. Stanley E. Asnis MD and Richard F. Kyle MD, Springer-Verlag, NY, 1996.

2. Anand N, Helfet DL: Acute Both Column Fractures of the Acetabulum. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds - Trauma, AAOS CD ROM Publications, 2000.

3. Anand N, Regan JJ., Thoracic Disease, ch 9, pg 103 in Atlas of Minimal Access Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition. eds. Regan JJ., Lieberman IH., Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St Louis, Missouri, 2004

4. Regan, J., Anand, N. Khoo, L. Virella, A., Pahl, M. Vaccaro, A.R.: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery – Part II:Thoracosopy. Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery. Marcel Dekker. New York. pp. 525-536, 2004.

5. Regan, J., Anand, N. Khoo, L. Virella, A., Pahl, M. Vaccaro, A.R.: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery – Part III:Laparoscopy. Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery. Marcel Dekker. New York. pp. 537-546, 2004

6. Anand N, Gravori T: Transverse ligamentous injuries: mechanism of injury, classification, initial treatment, definitive treatment, prognosis, complications. In: A. Vaccaro, P. Anderson (ed) Cervical Spine Trauma, November 2005.

7. Anand N, Perri B: Posterior cervical osteotomy techniques. In: Vaccaro A (ed) Atlas of Operative Techniques in Spinal Surgery, Elsevier, New York, NY, 2007.

8. Steven C. Zeiller, MD, Eli M. Baron, MD, Neel Anand, MD, Alan S. Hilibrand,, MD, Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD: Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma: Classification, Diagnosis and Management. Neurosurgical Trauma and Critical Care. Jallo J, Loftus CM, Vaccaro, AR editors. Thieme 2007

9. Baron, EM., Siddique, K. Perri, B, Anand, N. Johnson, JP Transoral Odontotoid resection. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, Elsevier, 2007.

10. Anand, N., Baron, EM. Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) in Lewandrowsk, K ed. Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion Techniques. Summit Communications, 2007.

11. Anand, N, Baron EM. Lateral Interbody Fusion in Surgery in Bridwell, K (ed)_ Operative Spine Surgery, Lipincott Williams & Wilkins , 2008

12. Baron, EM, Anand, N, Vaccaro, AR. Complications of Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF). XLIF Techniiques Book. Nuvasive Corporation, August 2007.

13. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Dekutoski, M. Minimally Invasive posterior stabilization techniques (single and multiple segment) Percutaneous Exposure in Trauma in Vaccaro, AR, Fehlings, MG, Dvorak, M. Management Of Spine And Spinal Cord Trauma: An Evidence Based Analysis. STSG 2007

14. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Minimally Invasive Approaches and techniques in Spine Surgery in Bridwell, K (ed) Operative Spine Surgery, Lipincott Williams & Wilkins , 2008

15. Anand, N., Baron, EM. Pedicle Screw Based Dynamic Stabilization for Degenerative Disc Disease in Phillips, FM and Lauryssen, C, ed. The Lumbar Intervertebral Disc. 2009

16. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Scoliosis Treatment Using Minimally Invasive Techniques in Perez-Cruet, MJ, Beisse, R, Pimenta, L and Kim, D. Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances. Quality Medical Publishing, 2009

17. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Wupperman, R. Minimally Invasive Posterior Spinal Fixation. Video Chapter. In Vacarro, AR, ed. Video Surgical Atlas, 2009.

18. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Hybrid Technologies: Lumbar Nucleus Arthroplasty with Lumbar Posterior Dynamic Stabilization. SONA. Volume 5 – Number 2 – May 2008. Special NASS Edition - October 14-18, 2008, Toronto, Canada,

19. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Post traumatic Kyphosis and Flatback Deformity. Interactive Educational Program: Spine Fellows. http://www.spinefellows.com/index.html. 2008

20. Anand, N, Ghostine, S, Baron, EM, Dekutoski, MB. Percutaneous/Minimally Invasive Treatment for Thoracolumbar Fractures in Patel,V, Burger, E and Brown, C (eds) Spine Trauma - Surgical Technique. Springer, 2009.

21. Dekutoski, MB, Anand, N, Baron EM. Ankylosing Spondylitis and DISH in Patel,V, Burger, E and Brown, C (eds) Spine Trauma - Surgical Technique. Springer, 2009.

22. Anand, N, Salinas, P, Baron, EM. Pedicle Based Dynamic Stabilization in Lewandrowski K, Spoonamore, M, Harms, J, Araghi, A, Schwender, JD, McLain RF. Technical Caveats of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery— Clinical Examples of Anatomy, Biomechanics, Biologics and Revision Strategies. Informa USA, 2009.

23. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Rosemann, R. Minimally Invasive Deformity Correcition in Lewandrowski K, Spoonamore, M, Harms, J, Araghi, A, Schwender, JD, McLain RF. Technical Caveats of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery— Clinical Examples of Anatomy, Biomechanics, Biologics and Revision Strategies. Informa USA, 2009.

24. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Diskectomy and Interbody Fusion in Malhotra, R. Mastering Orthopaedic Techniques. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Private Limited, India, 2010

25. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Transacral Diskectomy and Interbody Fusion in Malhotra, R. Mastering Orthopaedic Techniques. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Private Limited, India, 2010

26. Woods, Kamal, Baron, EM, Anand, N. Vaccaro, AR,. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

27. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Davis T. Transpsoas approaches to the thoracolumbar spine for discectomy and fusion,. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

28. Jeswani, S, Baron, EM, Anand, N. Lumbar Internal Laminectomy. in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

29. Anand, N, Woods, K, Baron EM. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) video in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

30. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Jeswani S. Lumbar Internal laminectomy video in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

31. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Kahwaty, S. Minimally Invasive spinal deformity Correction video in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

32. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Minimally Invasive Spinal fixation for trauma video in Vaccaro, A, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. 2nd edition Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

33. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Smith, DA, Cahill, DW. Vascular and Soft Tissue Complications. Benzel, E. Spine Surgery 3rd edition, Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2011

34. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Techniques in Orthopedics - Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, September 2011.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,Hagerstown MD

35. Anand, N, Phillips, T, Toll, J, Baron, EM. Percutaneous Pedicle Screws and Rods for Deformity Reduction. In Vaccaro, A.R. and Eck, J.C. Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publlishers, New Delhi, India 2012

36. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Pre-Sacral Approaches in Phillips, FM, Lieberman, I and Polly, DW. Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Surgical Techniques and Disease Management. Springer. Florissant, MO. 2013

37. Davis, TT, Baron, EM, Anand N. Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for the Lateral Transpsoas Approach in Loftus, CM, Biller, J, Baron, EM. Intraoperative Neuromonitoring. McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed., New York 2013

38. Anand, N, Baron, EM. Presacral Approach for Discectomy and Interbody fusion in the setting of spinal deformity. In Wang, MY, Mummaneni, P and Anderson, G. Minimally Invasive Spinal Deformity Surgery. 2014

Abstracts (Posters and Podium Presentations)

1. Anand N, DeLima DF, Tanna DD: Spinal Stenosis - A Sequel of Healed Spinal Tuberculosis. Second Annual Conference of the Association of Spinal Surgeons of India, May 1987.

2. Maniar RN, Tanna DD, Anand N: Bone Substitutes. Bombay Orthopedic Society, Silver Jubilee conference, December 1989.

3. Anand N: Update on Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. 10th Spinal Update Meeting, Bombay 1989.

4. Laheri VJ, Anand N: PLIF with Posterior Interpedicular Screw and Plate Fixation. Fourth International Conference on Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF), Goa, India 1989.

5. Anand N, Tanna DD: Management of Unstable Fractures with I.M. Nails and Screws - Fresh Thinking. XXXIV Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopedic Association, Ahmedabad, October 1989.

6. Tanna DD, Anand N, Shah NA: Spinal Plating - Early Experiences. Bombay Orthopedic Society, Silver Jubilee conference, December 1989.

7. Anand N, Tanna DD, Sonawalla D: 95o DCS for Trochanteric Fractures. Bombay Orthopedic Society, Silver Jubilee conference, December 1989.

8. Anand N, Beddow FH: Some Observations on the Investigation and Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears of the Shoulder. ODTS day at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, July 1990.

9. Anand N, Professor Klenerman L: Ankle Fractures in the Elderly - MUA v/s ORIF. ODTS day at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, July 1991.

10. Anand N, Laheri VJ, Tanna DD: Evaluation of Transpedicular Screw and Plate Fixation for Dorsal and Lumbar Spinal Injuries. XXXVI Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopedic Association, Madras, India, December 1991.

11. Anand N, Professor Klenerman L: Ankle Fractures in the Elderly - MUA v/s ORIF. XXXVI Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopedic Association, Madras, India, December 1991.

12. Anand N, Tanna DD: Unconventional Pedicle Spinal Instrumentation - The Bombay Experience. XXXVI Annual Conference of the Indian Orthopedic Association, Madras, India, December 1991.

13. (A study of 90 patients - Late Results). Spine + Science + Management Meeting, New Orleans, November 1993.

14. Anand N, Bossons C, Sutterlin III CE: Sacral Fixation with the TSRH Variable Angle Pedicle Screw. Spine + Science + Management Meeting, New Orleans, November 1993.

15. Anand N, Tanna DD: Unconventional Pedicle Spinal Instrumentation-The Bombay Experience (A study of 90 patients-Late Results), Spine+ Science+ Management Meeting, New Orleans, November 1993.

16. Anand N, Bossons C, Sutterlin III CE: Sacral Fixation with the TSRH Variable Angle Pedicle Screw. Spine Across the Sea, Maui, Hawaii, April 1994.

17. Anand N, Lowery GL, Fernandez D,: A New Technique for the Reduction of Spondylolisthesis.Spine Across the Sea, Maui, Hawaii, April 1994.

18. Anand N, Lowery GL, Fernandez D,: A New Technique for the Reduction of Spondylolisthesis.1994 American-European Meeting on Pedicle Fixation of the Spine and Other Advanced Techniques, Munich, Germany, July 1994.

19. Anand N, Bossons C, Sutterlin III CE: Sacral Fixation with the TSRH Variable Angle Pedicle Screw. Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October 1994.

20. Anand N, Bossons C, Sutterlin III CE: Sacral Fixation with the TSRH Variable Angle Pedicle Screw. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 1994.

21. Anand N, Lowery GL, Fernandez D,: A New Technique for the Reduction of Spondylolisthesis. International Symposium on the Lumbar Spine, Brussels, Belgium, August 1994.

22. Anand N, Malkani AL, , Helfet DL, Figgie MP: Pelvic Discontinuity in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. The AAOS 63rd Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 1996.

23. Anand N, Idio Jr., FG, Remer S, Hoppenfeld S: The Effects of Perioperative Blood Salvage and Autologous Blood Donation on Transfusion Requirements in Scoliosis Surgery. 31st Annual AOA Resident’s Conference, Sacramento, February 1998.

24. Anand N, Mey S, Weinstein RN: Supination-External Rotation Type 2 Injuries of the Ankle: Prospective Randomized Study Comparing of Immediate Mobilization to Cast Immobilization. The AAOS 66th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 1999.

25. Anand N, Mey S, Weinstein RN: “Boxer’s Fracture”– A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Immediate Mobilization to Immobilization. The AAOS 66th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 1999.

26. Anand N, Mey S, Weinstein RN: Supination-External Rotation Type 2 Injuries of the Ankle: Prospective Randomized Study Comparing of Immediate Mobilization to Cast Immobilization. 32nd Annual AOA Resident’s Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 1999.

27. Anand N, Fischio H, Ahrens JE, Regan JJ: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Disc Herniation – Classification and Outcome Study of 100 Consecutive Cases with Minimum 2 year Follow-up. 33rd AOA Annual Residents Conference, St Louis, Feb 2000.

28. Anand N, Fischio H, Ahrens JE, Regan JJ: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Disc Herniation – Classification and Outcome Study of 100 Consecutive Cases with Minimum 2 year Follow-up. The AAOS 67th Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 2000.

29. Anand N, Fischio H, Ahrens JE, Regan JJ: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Disc Herniation – Classification and Outcome Study of 100 Consecutive Cases with Minimum 2 year Follow-up. NASS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2000.

30. Anand N, Regan JJ, Bray RS: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy - Long-term Results and Functional Outcome of a Consecutive Series of Patients with minimum 2-year follow-up. NASS Annual Meeting, Seattle, October 2001.

31. Anand N, Regan JJ, Bray RS: Cervical Spine Disability Questionnaire and Treatment Intensity Questionnaire - Objective Outcome Measures of Cervical Spine Functional Status. An Analysis of Psychometric Properties. CSRS Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA, December 2001.

32. Anand N, Regan JJ, Bray RS: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy - Long-term Results and Functional Outcome of a Consecutive Series of Patients with minimum 2-year follow-up. The AAOS 69th Annual Meeting, Dallas, February 2002.

33. Anand N, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Regan JR, , 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.

34. Anand N,Report on Vertebral Augmentation for Osteoporotic Compression Fracture, AAOS/AOFM 2003

35. John J.Regan., Alan Villavicencio, Neel Anand.: Computer-Assisted Endoscopic Pedicle Fixation: Evaluation of Electromagnetic Flouroscopy and Flourocat in a Cadaver Model. World Spine III, Chicago, 2003

36. Anand N, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Regan JJ,: Management of cervical-thoracic junction kyphotic deformities. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, May 2004.

37. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Cantilever TLIF (C-TLIF) for Maintenance and Correction of Segmental Sagittal Deformity. IMAST, Bermuda, July 2004.

38. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Cantilever TLIF (C-TLIF) for Maintenance and Correction of Segmental Sagittal Deformity. Innovative Treatment Options in Spine Surgery, SRS 39th Annual Meeting, Buenos Aires, September 2004.

39. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Cantilever TLIF (C-TLIF) for Reduction of Spondylolisthesis. Innovative Treatment Options in Spine Surgery, SRS 39th Annual Meeting, Buenos Aires, September 2004.

40. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Management of Osteomyelitis Post Kyphoplasty in an Elderly Osteoporotic Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. AANS Spine Section, March 9 - 12, 2005.

41. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Unilateral Pedicle Screws with Cantilever Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) in the Treatment of Single Level Degenerative Scoliosis: A Case Series with Analysis of a Novel Surgical Technique. AANS Spine Section, March 9 - 12, 2005.

42. Anand N, Johnson JP, Lauryssen C, Cambron HO, Pashman RS, Regan JJ, , Bray RS: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, April 2005.

43. Anand N, Wolcott WP, Johnson JP, Pashman RS, Bray RS, , Cambron HO: Sagittal alignment of the Bryan cervical artificial disc. Spine Arthroplasty 5, New York, NY, May 2005.

44. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Unilateral Pedicle Screws with Cantilever Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) in the Treatment of Single Level Degenerative Scoliosis: A Case Series with Analysis of a Novel Surgical Technique. IMAST, Alberta, Canada, July 7 - 9, 2005.

45. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Unilateral Pedicle Screws with Cantilever Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) in the Treatment of Single Level Degenerative Scoliosis: A Case Series with Analysis of a Novel Surgical Technique. World Spine Society, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 31 - August 4, 2005.

46. Anand N, Johnson JP, Melamed H, Hunt L, 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. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2005.

47. Anand N, Hamilton J: Unilateral Pedicle Screws with Cantilever Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) in the Treatment of Single Level Degenerative Scoliosis: A Case Series with Analysis of a Novel Surgical Technique, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2005.

48. Anand N, Gravori T: Transverse Ligamentous Injuries: Mechanism of Injury, Classification, Initial Treatment, Definitive Treatment, Prognosis, Complications, Cervical Spine Trauma, November 2005.

49. Johnson JP, Melamed H, Anand N, Hunt LA, Pashman RS, 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 Assoc of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.

50. Anand N, Bray RS: Comparison of traditional midline approach versus muscle splitting paraspinal approach for posterior non-fusion stabilization of the lumbar spine- an analysis of early functional outcome. Spine Arthroplasty Society 6, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2006.

51. Anand N, Perri BR, Bray RS: Radiological analysis of segmental lumbar sagittal alignment following posterior non-fusion stabilization with the Dynesys system. IMAST, Athens, Greece, July 2006.

52. Anand N, Bray RS: Comparison of traditional midline approach versus muscle splitting paraspinal approach for posterior non-fusion stabilization of the lumbar spine- an analysis of early functional outcome. IMAST, Athens, Greece, July 2006.

53. Anand N, Perri BR, Bray RS: Hybrid combined fusion and non-fusion posterior stabilization of the lumbar spine with the Dynesys system: early clinical, radiological and functional outcomes. IMAST, Athens, Greece, July 2006.
54. Anand N, Bray RS: Posterior non-fusion stabilization of the lumbar spine for degenerative disc disease- clinical, radiological and functional results. IMAST, Athens, Greece, July 2006.

55. Anand N, Bray RS: Comparison of traditional midline approach versus muscle splitting paraspinal approach for posterior non-fusion stabilization of the lumbar spine- an analysis of early functional outcome. NASS, Seattle, September 2006.

56. 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

57. Dima Sheyn, Gadi Pelled, Zulma Gazit, Christopher J. Zarembinski, Neel Anand, Johnson J. Patrick, Dan Gazit: Injectable Adult Stem Cells as a Novel Therapeutic Platform for Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion. Joint Section of Spine/Peripheral Nerve Meeting. AANS/CNS. March 2007. Phoenix, AZ

58. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Johnson, JP, Bray, RS Jr. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease – Clinical, Radiological and Functional Results. Joint Section of Spine/Peripheral Nerve Meeting. AANS/CNS. March 2007. Phoenix, AZ

59. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Siddique, K, Perri, B, Bray, RS Jr. Comparison of traditional midline approach versus muscle splitting paraspinal approach for posterior non-fusion stabilization of the lumbar spine – An analysis of functional outcome. Joint Section of Spine/Peripheral Nerve Meeting. AANS/CNS. March 2007. Phoenix, AZ

60. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Johnson, JP, Bray, RS Jr. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease – Clinical, Radiological and Functional Results. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) 7th Annual Meeting, Berlin, May 2007

61. Anand N, Perri BR, Bray RS: Hybrid combined fusion and non-fusion posterior stabilization of the lumbar spine with the Dynesys system: early clinical, radiological and functional outcomes. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) 7th Annual Meeting, Berlin, May 2007.

62. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Johnson, JP, Bray, RS Jr. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease – Clinical, Radiological and Functional Results. IMAST, Bahamas, July 2007

63. Anand N, Perri BR, Bray RS: Hybrid combined fusion and non-fusion posterior stabilization of the lumbar spine with the Dynesys system: early clinical, radiological and functional outcomes. IMAST, Bahamas, July 2007

64. Ghostine, S, Baron, EM, Anand, N. TLIF With Unilateral Instrumentation - A Prospective Study Of 35 Patients With Minimum 2 Year Follow-Up. CNS September 15-20, 2007 San Diego, CA.

65. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Johnson, JP, Bray, RS Jr. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease – Clinical, Radiological and Functional Results. WOA, San Diego, CA, July 2007

66. Anand N, Perri BR, Bray RS: Hybrid combined fusion and non-fusion posterior stabilization of the lumbar spine with the Dynesys system: early clinical, radiological and functional outcomes. WOA, San Diego, CA, July 2007

67. Anand, N, Ghostine, S, Baron, EM. TLIF With Unilateral Instrumentation: Long-term results in 35 patients. North American Spine Society (NASS), Austin, TX, 2007

67. Anand,N, Thaiyananthan,T, Kalsa, K, Baron, EM, Ammar, KN. Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 Degree Fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis - A Feasibility Study. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Fall Meeting. November 17, 2007. Atlanta, Georgia.

68. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Thaiyananthan, T. Feasibility Of Long Segment Percutaneous Minimally Invasive Correction And Fusion For Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis. Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine (SMISS) 2nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. November 16-17, 2007

69. Anand N, Kalsa, K, Thaiyananthan,T, Baron, EM. Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 degree fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis - A Feasibility Study. Spine Arthroplasty Society Asia Pacific Conference Seoul, Korea. January 16-18, 2008.

70. Anand N, Thaiyananthan,T, Baron, EM. A Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 degree fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis – Early Results. Joint Section of Spine/Peripheral Nerve Meeting. AANS/CNS. February 27 – March 1, 2008. Orlando, FL

71. Neel Anand, MD, Eli M. Baron, MD, Ty Thaiyananthan, MD. Novel Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 degree fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis – Feasibility, Technique and Early Results. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, May 6-9 2008, Miami Beach, FL

72. Neel Anand, MD, Richard Wupperman, MD, Eli M. Baron, MD.Minimally invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 interbody fusion for anterior column support at the end of a long segment fusion: Early results. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, May 6-9 2008, Miami Beach, FL

73. Neel Anand, MD, Eli Baron, MD, Robert S. Bray, MD. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease – Minimum 2 year Clinical, Radiological and Functional Results for Back Pain. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, May 6-9 2008, Miami Beach, FL

74. P. Mcafee, D. Sengupta, N. Anand, G. Deol, N. Khanna, D. Tyndall, R. Balderston, A. Ingalhalikar. TRIUMPH™ Posterolateral Artificial Disc Biomechanics: The Effect of Posterior Tethering. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, May 6-9 2008, Miami Beach, FL

75. W. Taylor, I. Armstrong, N. Anand, B. Arnold, M. Rich . Mechanical testing of a Novel Percutaneous Pedicle Screw-based Motion Neutralization System. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, May 6-9 2008, Miami Beach, FL

76. Anand,N, Baron, EM, Thaiyananthan,G. Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 degree fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis - Radiologic and Clinical Follow-up. Accepted International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST), Hong Kong, 2008

77. Anand, N, Wupperman, R, Baron, EM. Minimally invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 interbody fusion for anterior column support at the end of a long segment fusion. International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST) Hong Kong, 2008

78. Huddleston, P, Dekutoski, M, Anand, N et.al. Percutaneous Instrumentation of Thoracic and Lumbar Injuries via Novel Unconstrained/Steerable Rod: Preliminary Results. International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST) Hong Kong, 2008

79. Anand,N, Baron, EM, Thaiyananthan,G . Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 degree fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis – Radiologic and Clinical Follow-up. World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Techniques (WCMISST 2008), June 3-7, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

80. Anand, N, Rosemann, R, Baron, EM. Minimally Invasive Circumferential Correction and Fusion of Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis: 1 year or greater results. Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine (SMISS) 2nd Annual Meeting, Henderson, NV. November 14-15, 2008

81. Anand, N, Rosemann, R, Baron, EM. Minimally invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 Interbody Fusion for anterior column support at the end of a long segment fusion: 1 year Clinical and Functional Outcome. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), November 13-15, 2008. Henderson, NV

82. Neel Anand, MD, Rebecca Rosemann, PA-C, Paul Salinas, MD, Eli M. Baron, MD. Can Minimally Invasive Adult Spinal Deformity Correction maintain Lordosis and Global Sagittal Balance? System. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, 2009, London, UK

83. Neel Anand, MD, Rebecca Rosemann PA-C, Eli M. Baron, MD Minimally invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 Interbody Fusion for anterior column support at the end of a long segment fusion: 1 year Clinical and Functional Outcome. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, 2009, London, UK

84. Neel Anand, MD; Eli Baron, MD, Rebecca Rosemann, MS, PA-C Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease with the Dynesys System – Minimum 3 year Clinical, Radiological and Functional. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, 2009, London, UK

85. Neel Anand, MD, Eli M. Baron, MD, Rebecca Rosemann, PA-C; Minimally Invasive Percuataneous Circumferential Correction and Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity: 1.5-year Clinical and Radiological results. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, 2009, London, UK

86. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Rosemann, R, Härtl, R, Kitchel, S, Patel, V, Safety and Complication Profile of Percutaneous Lumbosacral Interbody Fusion. 16th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), July, 2009, Vienna, Austria

87. Anand, N, Rosemann, R, Baron, EM. Minimally invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 Interbody Fusion for anterior column support at the end of a long segment fusion: 1 year Clinical and Functional Outcome. 16th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST),, July, 2009, Vienna, Austria

88. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Rosemann, R. Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Circumferential Correction and Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity: 1.5 year Clinical and Radiological Results. 16th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), July, 2009, Vienna, Austria.

89. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Rosemann, R. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Degenerative Disc Disease with the Dynesys System– Minimum 3 year Clinical, Radiological and Functional Outcomes. 16th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), July 2009, Vienna, Austria.

90. Anand, N, Rosemann, R, Salinas, P, Baron, EM. Can Minimally Invasive Adult Spinal Deformity Correction maintain Lordosis and Global Sagittal Balance? 16th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), July 2009, Vienna, Austria.

91. Anand, N, Rosemann, R, Lorio, M. One year results from a US IDE trial evaluating a dynamic stabilization system designed to restore the neutral zone .16th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), July 2009, Vienna, Austria.

92. Anand, N, Baron, EM, Rosemann, R, Härtl, R, Kitchel, S, Patel, V, Safety and Complication Profile of Percutaneous Lumbosacral Interbody Fusion. Submitted to Congress of Neurological Surgeons meeting New Orleans, Louisiana, October 24 - 29, 2009.

93. Mark Dekutoski, Paul Huddleston, Neel Anand, Joseph Riina, Robert Isaacs, Ralf Gahr; Thoracolumbar Fracture Management with Selective Fusion and Instrumentation Removal Open vs Percutaneous Stabilization of Thoracic and Lumbar Fracture in Ankylosing Spondylitis and DISH. North American Spine Society (NASS), San Francisco, CA, November 2009

94. N. Anand, B. Robie, N. Wharton, L. Ferrara, K. Yonemura, A.E. Castellvi: Quantity and Quality of Motion in Stenosis Patients; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010
95. A.E. Castellvi, A. Khandha, N. Wharton, L. Ferrara, N. Anand, J. Cheng; An Analysis of the PostOp Performance of the Stabilimax® Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (PDS) Implant through Measurement of Range of Motion (ROM) and InterPedicular Travel (IPT); SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

96. N. Anand, R. Rosemann, E. Baron; Mid to Long Term, 1-2 Year Radiological Analysis of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Adult Scoliosis; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

97. N. Anand, R. Rosemann, B. Khalsa, E. Baron; Minimally Invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 Interbody Fusion for Anterior Column Support at the End of a Long Segment Fusion: 1 to 2 year Clinical and Functional Outcomes; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

98. N. Anand, R. Balderstone, P.C. Mcafee, S.R. Chinthakunta, S. Khalil, A. Ingalhalikar, M. Moldavsky; Fatigue Effect on an Artificial Posterolateral Lumbar Disc Replacement: An in-vitro Cadaveric Model; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

99. R. Balderstone, N. Anand, G.S. Deol, S.R. Chinthakunta, S. Khalil, A. Ingalhalikar, M. Moldavsky; Determining Physiologic Fatigue Characteristics of an Artificial Posterolateral Lumbar Disc Replacement Using Center of Rotation; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

100. N. Anand, R. Balderstone, S.R. Chinthakunta, S. Khalil, A. Ingalhalikar, M. Moldavsky; Quantifying Subsidence of a Novel Artificial Posterolateral Lumbar Disc Replacement Post-fatigue Testing: A Cadaveric Study; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

101. R. Balderstone, N. Anand, N. Khanna, S.R. Chinthakunta, S. Khalil, A. Ingalhalikar; Migration of an Artificial Posterolateral Lumbar Disc Replacement (PLDR) Pre-fatigue and Post-fatigue: An in-vitro Cadaver Model; SAS 10th Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2010

102. R.Dryer, J.Regan, C.Hartjen, W.B.Rodgers, D. DiRisio, K.Pettine, J.Youssef, A. Rhyne, E.Laxer, M.Lorio, J.Marzluff, J.Highsmith, K.Rahn, R.Shugart, A.D.Tahernia, C.Morgan, W.Ceola, N.Anand, R.Delamarter, S.Hodges; Prospective US IDE Trial: Interim Results for the Treatment of Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Facet Replacement in 100 Patients Enrolled at 15 Centers; NASS 25th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 2010

103. N. Anand, E. Baron; Safety and Complications of Profile of Percutaneous Lumbosacral Axial Interbody Fusion, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Miami, FL, October 2010.

104. D.DiRisio, J.Regan, C.Hartjen, R.Dryer, W.B.Rodgers, K.Pettine, J.Youssef, A.Rhyne, E.Laxer, L.Spector, M.Lorio, J.Marzluff, J.Highsmith, K.Rahn, R.Shugart, A.D.Tahernia, C.Morgan, T.Briggs, J.Ferguson, N.Anand, R.Delamarter, S.C.Humphreys, S.Hodges, P.Connolly, Treatment of 110 Symptomatic Lumbar Stenosis Patients at 16 Centers in an FDA IDE Facet Replacement Study; American Assoc. Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, April 9-13, 2011

105. N. Anand, S. Kahwaty, S. Daroudi, E. Baron, Long Term 2 to 4 year Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Spinal Deformity, ISASS/SAS, Las Vegas, NV, April 26-29, 2011

106. N. Anand, S. Kahwaty, E. Baron, S. Daroudi, A. King, O. Boachie-Adjei, Multicenter Minimally Invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 Interbody Fusion for Anterior Column Support at the End of a Long Segment Construct: Feasibility, Safety, Complications, Early and Late 3 Year Outcomes, ISASS/SAS, Las Vegas, NV, April 26-29, 2011

107. J.A. Youssef, J.J. Regan, C.A. Hartjen, R.F. Dryer, W.B. Rodgers, K. Pettine, D.J. DiRisio, A.L. Rhyne, E.B. Laxer, L.B. Spector, M.P. Lorio, J.M. Marzluff, J.M. Highsmith, K.A. Rahn, R.M. Shugart, A.D. Tahernia, C.J. Morgan, T.B. Briggs, J.F. Ferguson, W.M. Ceola, N. Anand, R.B. Delamarter, S.C. Humphreys, S. Hodges, P. Connolly; Prospective Randomized FDA IDE Pivotal Study of Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Patients Treated with ACADIA™: Interim Perioperative and Clinical Outcomes for the Investigational Device, ISASS/SAS, Las Vegas, NV, April 26-29, 2011

108. Anand, Neel; Kahwaty, Sheila; Daroudi, Shideh; Baron, Eli; Boachie-Adjei,Ohenaba, Multicenter Minimally Invasive AxiaLIF L5-S1 Interbody Fusion for Anterior Column Support at the End of a Long Segment Construct: Feasibility, Safety, Complications, Early and Late 3 Year Outcomes, Int’l Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), Gothenburg, Sweden, June 14-18, 2011

109. Anand, Neel; Daroudi, Shideh; Kahwaty, Sheila; Baron, Eli, Long Term 2 To 4 Year Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive (MIS) For Adult Spinal Deformity, Int’l Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), Gothenburg, Sweden, June 14-18, 2011

110. Neel Anand, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Two to Four Year Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Spinal Deformity, IMAST, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13-16, 2011

111. Dennis Crandall, MD; Eric Huish, BS; Sigurd H. Berven, MD; Neel Anand, MD; Murali P. Kadaba, PhD, MBA; Ryan McLemore, PhD; Radiographic Comparison of Fixed Cage vs. Expandable Cage in TLIF, IMAST, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13-16, 2011

112. Neel Anand, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Two to Four Year Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Spinal Deformity; SRS 46th Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, September 14-17, 2011

113. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Jeffrey Toll, BA; Eli M Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Long Term Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Significant Thoracolumbar Scoliosis (COBB angle greater than 30°); SMISS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 21-23, 2011

114. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Jeffrey Toll, BA; Eli M Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Long Term 2 to 4 year Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Spinal Deformity; SMISS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 21-23, 2011

115. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Jeffrey Toll, BA; Eli M Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Minimally Invasive AxiaLIF for Anterior Column Support in Long Segment Constructs: Minimum 1 year Functional and Clinical Outcomes; SMISS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 21-23, 2011

116. Anand, N, Khandehroo, B, Kahwaty S, Baron, E. M.  Can Transsacral AxiaLIF Fixation at the Bottom of a Long Construct Avoid the Need for Iliac Bolt? International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS)  - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

117.     Anand, N, Khandehroo, B, Kahwaty S, Baron, E. M.  Can Minimally Invasive Surgical Strategies for Deformity Correction Avoid the Need for Routine Osteotomies in Moderate to Severe Adult Scoliosis? International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS)  - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

118.     Anand, N, Khandehroo, B, Kahwaty S, Baron, E. M.  Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Instrumentation and Fusion for Adult Scoliosis - Functional and Radiological Outcomes; International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS) - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

119.     N. Anand, T. Castellvi, K. Yonemura, S. Kitchel, B.C. Cheng, B. Robie; 24 month functional outcomes from a US IDE trial evaluating a lumbar posterior dynamic stabilization (PDS) system with Interpedicular Travel (IPT) International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS) - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

120.     S.H. Kitchel, N. Anand, A. Castellvi, K. Yonemura, B. Cheng, B. Robie; Failure Analysis of Patients in a US IDE trial of a Posterior Dynamic Stabilization System who Did Not Achieve Primary Success Endpoints; International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS) - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

121.     B.C. Cheng, S. Kitchel, A.E. Castellvi, K. Yonemura, N. Anand, B. Robie; Radiographic Assessment of Stabilimax Patietns at 12 mos Follow up; International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS) - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

122.     S.H. Kitchel, N. Anand, A. Castellvi, K. Yonemura, B. Cheng, B. Robie; Screw Radiolucency Is Not Predicative of Clinical Failure at 2 years in Posterior Pedicle Based Dynamic Stabilization; International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 12 (ISASS) - Barcelona, Spain - March 20-23, 2012

123.     Anand, Neel, Khandehroo, Babak, Baron, Eli, Kahwaty Sheila; Does Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformities Affect the Incidence of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis?; 19th International Meeting on Advanced Spine techniques (IMAST); Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012

124.     Anand, Neel, Khandehroo, Babak, Baron, Eli, Kahwaty Sheila; Can Transsacral AxiaLIF Fixation at the Bottom of a Long Construct Avoid the Need for Iliac Bolt?; Scoliosis Research Society; 19th International Meeting on Advanced Spine techniques (IMAST); Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012 

125.     Anand, Neel, Khandehroo, Babak, Baron, Eli, Kahwaty Sheila; Can Minimally Invasive Surgical Strategies for Deformity Correction Avoid the Need for Routine Osteotomies in Moderate to Severe Adult Scoliosis?; Scoliosis Research Society; 19th International Meeting on Advanced Spine techniques (IMAST); Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012

126.     Anand, Neel, Khandehroo, Babak, Baron, Eli, Kahwaty Sheila; Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Instrumentation and Fusion for Adult Scoliosis - Functional and Radiological Outcomes; Scoliosis Research Society; 19th International Meeting on Advanced Spine techniques (IMAST); Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012

127.     Anand, Neel, Khandehroo, Babak, Baron, Eli, Kahwaty Sheila; Long Term 2 to 5 year Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Spinal Deformity; Scoliosis Research Society; 19th International Meeting on Advanced Spine techniques (IMAST); Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012

128. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C;Does Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformities Affect the Incidence of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK)?, Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Miami, FL, September 21-23, 2012

129. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Can Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Strategies for Deformity Correction Avoid the Need for Routine Osteotomies in Moderate to Severe Adult Scoliosis? Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Miami, FL, September 21-23, 2012

130. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Technique Related complications of circumferential Minimally Invasive spinal Surgery (MISS) for correction of Spinal Deformity - A 5 year experience. Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Miami, FL, September 21-23, 2012

131. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Complications of Minimally Invasive spinal Surgery (MISS) for Correction of Spinal Deformity – A 5 year experience. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Chicago, IL, March 18-23, 2013.

132. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C ; Technique Related complications of circumferential Minimally Invasive spinal Surgery (MISS) for correction of Spinal Deformity - A 5 year experience. Annual Meeting of The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), Scottsdale, Arizona, May 13-17, 2013.

133. Neel Anand, MD; Babak Khandehroo, MD; Eli Baron, MD; Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C; Does Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformities Affect the Incidence of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK)? Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), Scottsdale, Arizona, May 13-17, 2013.

134. N. Anand, B. Khandehroo, S. Kahwaty, E.M. Baron, : Complications of Minimally Invasive spinal Surgery (MISS) for Correction of Spinal Deformity – A 5 year experience. Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Vancouver, Canada, April 3-5, 2013.

135. N. Anand, B. Khandehroo, S. Kahwaty, E.M. Baron,: Does Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformities Affect the Incidence of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK)? Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Vancouver, Canada, April 3-5, 2013.

136. W.D. Tobler, T.J. Raley, N. Anand, R.J. Nasca, M.A. Melgar; Axial Presacral L4 to S1 Interbody Fusion using AxiaLIF and Posterior Instrumentation. Clinical Outcomes. Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Vancouver, Canada, April 3-5, 2013.

137. W.D. Tobler, N. Anand, M.A. Melgar, T.J. Raley, R.J. Nasca; Evaluation od Lumbar Lordosis in Patients treated with the AxiaLIF 2 Level Implant and Posterior Instrumentation. Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Vancouver, Canada, April 3-5, 2013.

138. D.G. Crandall, S. Berven, N. Anand, A. Byrd, M. Kadaba, J. Revella; Improving Segmental Lordosis with a Crescent Shaped Hydraulic Expandable TLIF Cage: Safety, Efficacy and Early Clinical Outcomes. Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Vancouver, Canada, April 3-5, 2013.

139. R.Haque, MD; G.M. Mundis, MD; Y. M. Ahmed, BS; T. Y. El Ahmadieh, MD; M.Y. Wang, MD; P.V. Mummaneni, MD; J. S. Uribe, MD; D.O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD; N. Anand, MD; A.S. Kanter, MD; F.La Marca, MD; V. Lafage, PhD; J.S. Terran, BS; V. Deviren, MD; R.G. Fessler, MD, PhD; International Spine Study Group; Comparison of Radiographic Results After Minimally Invasive (MIS), Hybrid (HYB) and Open (OPEN) Surgery for Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD): A Multi-Center Study of 184 Patients. 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

140. G.M. Mundis, MD; V.Lafage, PhD; B.A. Akbarnia, MD; R.K. Eastlack, MD; M.Y. Wang, MD; J. S. Uribe, MD; N. Anand, MD; P.V. Mummaneni, MD; D.O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD; A.S. Kanter, MD; F.La Marca, MD; R.G. Fessler, MD, PhD; C.I. Shaffrey, MD; V.Deviren, MD; International Spine Study Group; A Prospective Propensity Matched Cohort Analysis of Minimally Invasive (MIS), Hybrid (HYB), and Open Spine Surgery (OPEN) for the Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD); 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

141. M.Y. Wang, MD; P.V. Mummaneni, MD; K-M. Fu, MD, PhD; N. Anand, MD; D.O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD; A.S. Kanter, MD; F. La Marca, MD; R.G. Fessler, MD, PhD; J.S. Uribe, MD; C.I. Shaffrey, MD; V. Lafage, PhD; R. Haque, MD; V. Deviren, MD; G.M. Mundis, MD; International Spine Study Group; Less Invasive Surgery for Treating Adult Spinal Deformities (ASD): Ceiling Effects for Cobb Angle Correction with Three Different Techniques; 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

142. J.S. Uribe, MD; G.M. Mundis, MD; D.O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD; A.S. Kanter, MD; R.K. Eastlack, MD; M.Y. Wang, MD; P.V. Mummaneni, MD; N. Anand, MD; R.G. Fessler, MD, PhD; F. La Marca, MD; P.Park, MD; V.Lafage, PhD; C.I. Shaffrey, MD; V.Deviren, MD; International Spine Study Group; Are Complications in Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Surgery Related to Approach or Patient Characteristics? A Prospective Propensity Matched Cohort Analysis of Minimally Invasive (MIS), Hybrid (HYB), and Open (OPEN) Approaches; 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

143. D. Crandall, MD; J.A. Byrd, MD; S.H. Berven, MD; N. Anand, MD; M.P. Kadaba, PhD, MBA; J.Revella, RN; L.Taylor; An Expandable Crescent Shaped TLIF Cage to Improve Segmental Lordosis: Safety, Efficacy, and Early Clinical Outcomes. 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

144. P.V. Mummaneni, MD; M.Y. Wang, MD; V. Lafage, PhD; J. Ziewacz, MD, MPH; J.S. Terran, BS; D.O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD; J.S. Uribe, MD; N.Anand, MD; R.G. Fessler, MD, PhD; A.S. Kanter, MD; F.La Marca, MD; C.I. Shaffrey, MD; V.Deviren, MD; G.M. Mundis, MD; International Spine Study Group; Does Minimally Invasive Posterior Instrumentation (PPI) Prevent Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK) in Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Surgery? A Prospectively Acquired Propensity Matched Cohort Analysis; 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

145. D. Crandall, MD; L.Taylor; J.A.Byrd, MD; S.H. Berven, MD; N. Anand, MD; M.P. Kadaba, PhD, MBA; J.Revella,RN; Improving Local and Regional Lordosis in Degenerative Scoliosis: Preliminary Findings on the Effect of an Expandable TLIF Cage; 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

146. R.K. Eastlack, MD; G.M. Mundis, MD; M.Y. Wang, MD; P.V. Mummaneni, MD; J.S. Uribe, MD; D.O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD; B.A. Akbarnia, MD; N.Anand, MD; A.S. Kanter, MD; P.Park, MD; V.Lafage, PhD; C.I. Shaffrey, MD; R.G. Fessler, MD, PhD; V.Deviren, MD; International Spine Study Group; Is There a Patient Profile That Characterizes a Patient as a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) to Treat Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD)?; 20th Int’l Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Vancouver, Canada, July 10-13, 2013

147. Neel Anand MD, Babak Khandehroo MD, Eli M. Baron MD, Sheila Kahwaty PA-C; Limitations and Ceiling Effects of Circumferential Minimally Invasive Surgical (cMIS) techniques for the Treatment of Adult Scoliosis - Analysis of a 6-year experience, Annual Meeting of SMISS, Las Vegas, NV, Oct 1-3 2013

148. N. Anand, B. Khandehroo, S. Kahwaty, E.M. Baron ; Is there a limitation to correction of Sagittal balance with Circumferential Minimally Invasive Surgical (CMIS) correction of Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD)? 28th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS), New Orleans, LA, October 9-12, 2013.

149. N. Anand, B. Khandehroo, S. Kahwaty, E.M. Baron ; Does the Thoracolumbar Upper Instrumented Vertebra (UIV) Level Make a Difference in Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK) with Circumferential Minimally Invasive Surgical (CMIS) Correction of Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD)? 28th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS), New Orleans, LA, October 9-12, 2013.

Theses Submitted

1. "Transpedicular Screw Fixation for Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Spinal Disorders" - The Bombay Experience
This Thesis was accepted to the University of Liverpool for the degree of Mch.Orth. (1992).

2. “Internal Fixation of Traumatic Spine - An analysis of various methods"
This Thesis was accepted to the University of Bombay for the degree of M.S.Orth. (1988)

3. "Harrington Rod Instrumentation" - A method of treatment for fractures and fracture-dislocations of dorso-lumbar and lumbar spine with neurological involvement.
This Thesis was accepted to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay for the degree of F.C.P.S.Orth. (1988).

Clinical Investigation Protocols

Principal Investigator: Pivotal FDA IDE Clinical Study – A Clinical Study to evaluate the Acadia Facet Replacement System (AFRS), Facet Solutions, Hopkinton, MA,/Globus Medical, Audubon, PA; 2009 to present

Principal Investigator: A Phase II, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Study Evaluating the Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Discs with Allogeneic Cultured Chondrocytes (NuQu), ISTO Technologies, Inc, St. Louis, MO; 2013  

Principal Investigator: Stabilimax NZ Study Participants Collection of Addt’l Follow up Data, Clinical Investigational Plan, R-001; Rachiotek, LLC, Wellesley, MA, 2012

Principal Investigator: Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of NUBAC™ Disc Arthroplasty, Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc, Marquette, MI, 2009 to 2010

Principal Investigator: Pivotal FDA IDE Clinical Study – A Clinical Study to evaluate the Acadia Facet Replacement System (AFRS), Facet Solutions, Hopkinton, MA, 2009 to present

Principal Investigator: Pivotal FDA IDE Clinical Study - A Clinical Study Comparing Dynamic Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine with the STABILIMAX NZ™ Dynamic Spine Stabilization System to Posterolateral Instrumented Fusion, Applied Spine Technologies, New Haven, CT, 2007 to 2010

Principal Investigator: Pivotal FDA IDE Clinical Study – A Prospective Randomized Controlled Clinical Investigation of DIAM Spinal Stabilization System in Patients with Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease, Medtronic Inc, Memphis, TN, 2007 to 2008
Principal Investigator: Pivotal FDA IDE Clinical study – A Pivotal Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of NeoDisc versus Instrumented Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) in Subjects with Single Level Cervical Disc Disease, Nuvassive, San Diego, CA, 2006 to 2009

Co-Investigator: Pivotal IDE clinical Study - PCM Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement, Cervitech Inc., Rockaway, NJ, 2006 to 2008.

Principal Investigator: Pivotal FDA IDE clinical Study of the Dynesys Spinal System as a Non-Fusion for Spinal Stabilization, Zimmer Spine, Minneapolis, MN, 2003 to 2006

Co-Investigator: Pivotal IDE study of the Bryan Cervical Disc Prosthesis in the Treatment of Degenerative Disc, Medtronic Inc, Memphis, TN, 2003 to 2004.

Co-Investigator: Pivotal IDE study of the SBIII Charité Lumbar Disc Prosthesis, Johnson and Johnson, Raynham, MA, 2001-2004.

Video

1. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Cantilever TLIF (C-TLIF) for Maintenance and Correction of Segmental Sagittal Deformity. Innovative Treatment Options in Spine Surgery, SRS 39th Annual Meeting WEBCAST, Buenos Aires, September 2004.

2. Anand N, Hamilton J,: Cantilever TLIF (C-TLIF) for Reduction of Spondylolisthesis. Innovative Treatment Options in Spine Surgery, SRS 39th Annual Meeting WEBCAST, Buenos Aires, September 2004

3. 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

4. Brian Perri, Neel Anand, Gabriel Hunt, Leonel Hunt, MD: Cervicothoracic Deformity correction in Vaccaro, AR, Baron, EM Atlas of Spinal Surgery. Elsevier Medical Publishing, Philadelphia. 2007

5. Neel Anand, and Eli Baron: Paraspinal Approach and interlaminar decompression – A technique for Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization. SAS Journal. Winter 2008. 2:40–42. DOI: SASJ- 2007-0120-MIS

Visiting Professor

University of California San Diego, Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, San Diego, June 2007 – Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization for Lumbar DDD

University of Virginia Department of Spine Surgery Grand Rounds, Charlottesville, VA, August 2008 – Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis; Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion; CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation

University of South Florida, Department of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Tampa, FL, December 2009 – The Technique as well as the Do’s and Don’ts of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Spinal Deformity

Tampa Bay Orthopaedic Society, Tampa, FL, December 2009 – Minimally Invasive Surgery for correction and fusion of Scoliosis

Editorial and Review Work

  1. Spine Section Editor: Grays Anatomy 2013
  2. Deputy Editor: SAS Journal
  3. Peer Reviewer: SAS Journal
  4. Ad-Hoc Reviewer: Spine, Spine Journal, JBJS
  5. Reviewer – SAS/ISASS Annual Meeting, 2009, 2012, 2013
  6. Reviewer – NASS Annual Meeting, 2009, 2012, 2013
  7. Reviewer – SRS/IMAST, 2013

Teaching Conferences and Symposia

COURSE DIRECTOR/CO-DIRECTOR/CHAIRMAN

  1. Course Director, Fifth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Feb 3-4, 2006.
  2. Course Director, Sixth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Mar 1-3, 2007
  3. Chairman, Current Concepts in Spine, Los Angeles, CA, Dec 8, 2007
  4. Course Director, Seventh Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Feb 1-3, 2008
  5. Course Director, Eighth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 29-Feb 1, 2009
  6. Course Co-Chairman, Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons (APSS): Problems and solutions in adult scoliosis treatment: The role of Lumbosacral Fixation, New York, NY, January 2010
  7. Course Co-Director, Ninth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 2-4, 2010
  8. Course Chairman, Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons (APSS): Adult Complex Spine Workshop: Current Concepts in Lumbosacral Fixation, Las Vegas, NV, June 2010
  9. Course Co-Director, Tenth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 3-5, 2011
  10. Course Co-Director, 11th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 2-4, 2012
  11. Course Director, Deformity Course, Tampa, FL, January 25-26, 2013
  12. Course Co-Director, 12th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 31- Feb. 2, 2013
  13. Course Director, Spine Masters, Dubai, UAE, September 1-3, 2013
  14. Course Chairman, SMISS, Las Vegas, November 1-3, 2013
  15. Course Co-Director, 13th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 30- Feb. 1, 2014

Invited Speaker/Faculty/Moderator

  1. Emerging Technologies in Spinal Surgery, Washington DC, October 2002
    Minimal Access to Spine Surgery Gas Assisted Laproscopic ALIF
    Panel Discussion Minimally Invasive Surgery
  2. Third Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders. La Quinta, CA, February 2004.
    Cantilever TLIF
    Dynesys
  3. NASS Workshop on “Surgical Approaches and Techniques for the Lumbar Spine” St. Louis, Missouri, April 2004
    Open and Laproscopic Approaches for ALIF.
  4. Spine Technology Education Group. Los Cabos, August 2004.
    Dynesys
  5. NASS, Chicago, Illinois, October 2004.
    TLIF Workshop
  6. Non-FusionTechnologies/”Soft Restraints”, Practical Anatomy & Surgical Education, St. Louis, Missouri, November 2004.
    Posterior Interbody Fusion Techniques (Open PLIF and TLIF),
  7. AANA. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, January 2005.
    Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion/Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  8. 72nd American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting.Wash., D.C., Febr 2005.
    Symposium: Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Surgery: Minimal and Maximally Invasive
  9. National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) 6th Int’l Symposium on Osteoporosis. Wash., DC, April 2005
    Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
  10. North American Spine Society (NASS) Spring Break 2005 - Spring into Motion. BalHarbour, FL, April 2005.
    Dynesys
  11. Hands-on Cadaver Instructional Course, San Diego April 2005
    Instructor XLIF Training Course
    Instructor Minimally Invasive TLIF Training Course
  12. Spine Trauma Study Group, New York, NY, April 2005
    Advances in Kyphoplasty
    Alternatives to Cement Augmentation
  13. Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Instructional Course, Santa Monica, CA May 2005
    Case Presentations Dynesys
  14. IMAST Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada, July 2005
    Minimally Disruptive TLIF
    Percutaneous Stabilization of Thoracolumbar Fractures
    Kyphoplasty Workshop
  15. 2nd Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Symposium, Los Cabos, August 2005
    Dynesys
    Instructor Kyphoplasty Workshop
  16. Loma Linda Dept of Orthopaedic Annual Meeting, Mammoth Lakes, CA September 2005
    Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Dynesys
  17. Technologies in Spine Surgery, Washington DC, September 2005
    XLIF
  18. NASS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, September 2005
    Instructor Dynesys Workshop
  19. American College of Rheumatology (ACR) National Meeting, San Diego, November 2005
    Orthopaedic Symposium, Advances in Orthopaedic Surgery Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
  20. Hands-on Cadaver Instructional Course, San Diego, December 2005
    XLIF Training Course Instructor
    Minimally Invasive TLIF Training Course Instructor
  21. IOACON 2005, Bombay, India. December 2005
    Minimally Invasive Fusion Surgery
    Lumbar Disc Herniations
    Dynamic Non-Fusion Technology
    Microdecompression for Spinal Stenosis
    XLIF
    Cantilever TLIF
  22. Spine Trauma Study Group (STSG) Meeting, Vancouver, January 2006
    MRI Standards in Spine Trauma
  23. Fifth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders. Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2006.
    Dynesys: Dynamic Non-Fusion Stabilization
    Posterior Lumbar Artificial Disc Devices
    XLIF
    Cadaver Workshop: MAST TLIF, Thoracic Pedicle Screws
  24. 72nd American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. Chicago, March 2006
    Symposium: Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Surgery: Minimal and Maximally Invasive XLIF
  25. Scoliosis Association Meeting, La Jolla, April 2006
    Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization Dynesys
  26. 1st Spine Technology Summit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2006
    Faculty Panel Discussion on Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
  27. 6th Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2006
    Instructional Course Posterior Non-Fusion Technology
  28. Global Spine 2006, Las Vegas, June 2006
    The Role for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Spine Trauma
    Cadaver Workshop MAST TLIF
  29. 3rd Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Symposium, Los Cabos, June 2006
    Dynesys
    Lytic Spondylolisthesis How I do it
    Neuromonitoring
  30. IMAST, Athens, Greece, July 2006
    Moderator Spondylolisthesis Symposium
    Instructor ICL: Posterior Percutaneous Instrumentation for Spine Trauma
  31. NASS Annual Meeting, Seattle, September 2006
    Trans1 Workshop
  32. "Contemporary Surgical Techniques in Spine Trauma", Phoenix, October 2006
    The MRI & PLC: How it can Guide Treatment in T/L Trauma
    Debate: Cervical Fracture Dislocations
  33. Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine (SMISS) 2006, San Diego, November 2006
    Moderator: Case Presentations
    Instructor: XLIF Workshop
  34. Dynesys Course and Workshop, Las Vegas, November 2006
    Case Presentations Dynesys for DDD
  35. HSS Alumni Meeting, New York, November 2006
    Debate: Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization for DDD
  36. Globus Annual Sales Meeting, Tampa, January 2007
    Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization for DDD
  37. Spine Trauma Study Group (STSG) Meeting, Denver, January 2007
    MRI to evaluate Cervical Discoligamentous Complex in Cervical Spine Trauma
  38. AANA. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, January 2007.
    Instructor Dynesys Workshop
    Faculty Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Update
  39. One Spine Mtg Controversies in Spine Surgery, Cancun, February 2007
    Faculty Debate: Cervical Arthroplasty is the standard of Care
    Faculty Debate: Fusion for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
    Faculty Debate: Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization for DDD
    Moderator & Instructor Minimally Invasive Techniques in Spine Trauma
    Moderator & Instructor Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
  40. 73rd American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. San Diego, February 2007
    Symposium: Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Surgery: Minimal and Maximally Invasive XLIF
  41. MAST Cadaver Workshop, Satellite Training Center, Marina Del Rey, CA. February 2007
    MAST TLIF
    Thoracic Pedicle Screws
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion
    Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
    Multilevel Pecutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation
  42. 6th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2007.
    Faculty Dynamic Non-Fusion Stabilization for Lumbar DDD
    Faculty Posterior Lumbar Artificial Disc Devices
    Faculty Lateral Artificial Disc Replacement
    Faculty Fusionless Scoliosis Surgery in the Pediatric Spine
    Faculty NeoDisc Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    Faculty Multilevel Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation
    Moderator Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Symposium
    Instructor Cadaver Workshop: MAST TLIF, Thoracic Pedicle Screws
  43. San Diego Spine Meeting, San Diego, CA. March 2007
    Faculty Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization for Lumbar DDD
  44. 2nd Spine Technology Summit, Berlin, Germany, May 2007
    Faculty Panel Discussion on Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
  45. 7th Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, May 2007
    Faculty Meet the Expert: Dynesys
  46. A Comprehensive Spine Review for Residents & Fellows, White Sulphur Springs, WV, May 2007
    Faculty Pediatric Spinal Deformity
    Faculty Adult Spinal Deformity
    Faculty Congenital Spinal Disorders
  47. Spine Trauma Study Group (STSG) Meeting, Tampa, June 2007
    Moderator Spinal Trauma Outcomes, breakout session
  48. City Wide San Deigo Spine Conference, San Diego, June 2007
    Guest Speaker Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Update on the Science and Technology
  49. 4th Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Symposium, Los Cabos, June 2007
    Faculty Round Table Discussion Dynesys
    Faculty Round Table, Vertebral Augmentation Kyphoplasty for Truama
    Faculty Minimal Access Surgery, Nerve Surveillance for MIS applications
  50. IMAST (International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies), Bahamas, July 2007
    Moderator Cervical and Lumbar Arthroplasty
    Early Bird Round Table Case Discussion Panel Lumbar Spine Challenges
    Instructor: Advanced Topics In MAST, Multilevel Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Instrumentation for Degenerative Scoliosis
    Instructor AxiaLIF: Advanced Techniques and Indications in Complex Lumbar Spine
  51. World Spine IV: Fourth Interdisciplinary Congress on Spine Care, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2007
    Faculty Symposium: Advances in the Treatment of Thoracolumbar Scoliotic Deformity, Minimally Invasive Posterior Correction Procedures
    Faculty Symposium: Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Posterior Thoracolumbar Minimally Invasive Strategies
  52. SINCOL: SIMPOSIO INTERNACIONAL DE COLUNA, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil August 2007
    Guest Speaker Cervical Disc Arthroplasty will be the Standard of Care in the Future
    Faculty Dynesys for degenerative disc disease
    Faculty Dynesys, Complications and How to avoid them
    Faculty PEMF for Cervical Spine Fusion, results of a prospective randomized trial
  53. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Workshop, San Diego, Sep 2007
    Faculty CD Horizon Longitude Training,
  54. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Workshop, San Diego, Sep 2007
    Faculty Minimally Invasive Multilevel Percutaneous Instrumentation for Trauma and Complex Deformity,
  55. The Leaders in Spine Surgery Series, Advanced Decision Making with Emphasis on Posterior Solutions, Las Vegas, Oct 2007
    Panel Lumbar and Cervical Degenerative case Discussions
    Instructor Cadaver Workshop
  56. NASS Annual Meeting, Austin, October 2007
    Faculty: Trans1 Workshop L5-S1 Minimally Invasive Fusion at the End of Long Scoliosis Constructs
  57. Visiting Professor, China, November 2007
    L5-S1 Minimally Invasive Fusion at the End of Long Scoliosis Constructs, MAST, TLIF
    Huashan Hospital, Shanghai, November 5, 2007
    2nd Hospital of ZJ Medical School, Hangzhou, November 6, 2007
    Zhongda Hospital, Nanjing, November 7, 2007
  58. Chinese Orthopedic Association Meeting, Zhengzhou, China, November 2007
    Key Note Speaker - Posterior Motion Segment Stabilization
  59. Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine Annual Meeting, San Diego, Nov. 2007
    Faculty Posterior Motion Segment
  60. Current Concepts in Spine Surgery, Los Angeles, December 2007
    Course Chair Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
    Posterior Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty
  61. Visiting Professor, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India, January 2008
    The State of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  62. 17thAnnual Dr.Tom Lowe Spine Symposium: The Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders, Beaver Creek, January 2008
    Faculty Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Indications and Surgical Options
    Faculty Lumbo-Sacral Fixation Challenges and Complications
    Faculty Lumbar Degenerative Disorders Approach Options: MIS vs. Open
    Faculty TL Trauma Challenges and Complications
  63. APSAS Annual Meeting, Seoul, Korea, January 2008
    Faculty Symposium Indications for Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
    Free Paper Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 degree Fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis a Feasibility Study
  64. APEC Current Techniques in Advanced Spine Care, Memphis, January 2008
    Faculty MAST TLIF Overview
    CD Horizon Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion Technique
    Overview of Neuromonitoring
  65. Selby Spine Society Meeting, Park City, UT, January 2008
    Faculty Minimally Invasive Correction and Fusion for Adult Scoliosis
  66. Seventh Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, February 2008
    Course Chair
    Faculty Multilevel Percutaneous Pedicle Fixation for Spine Trauma
    Faculty Dynesys What Have We Learned?
    Faculty Stabilimax NZ
    Faculty Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
    Faculty Cervical ADR Will Become the Standard of Care Cervical ADR Debates
    Moderator Lumbar ADR Debates: Reality & Controversy
    Instructor Saw Bones Workshop: Longitude Fusion System, Prestige Cervical Artificial Disc
  67. ONE Spine Controversies in Spine Surgery, Cancun, February 2008
    Faculty Cervical Best Treatment Options
    Aging Spine Options for Sustained Fixation and MIS Treaments
    The Lumbar Spine: Best Treatment Options
  68. Winter Spinal Clinics, Cranial and Spinal Surgery, Snow Mass, CO, February 2008
    Faculty Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) for Scoliosis
    Minimally Invasive L5-S1 Fusion and Correction for Adult Scoliosis
  69. Minimally Invasive Deformity Course, Oakland CA, March 2008
    Faculty MIS TLIF
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  70. Stabilimax NZ Surgeon Training, Dallas, TX, April 2008
    Faculty Technique, Pearls & Tips, Case Presentation
  71. MAST Deformity Focus Group Meeting, Memphis, TN, April 2008
    Faculty Minimally Invasive Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
    Faculty MIS TLIF
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  72. Minimally Invasive Deformity Course, Denver, CO, April 2008
    Faculty MIS TLIF
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  73. Minimally Invasive Deformity Course, in conjunction with AANS Annual Meeting Chicago, IL , April 2008
    Faculty MIS TLIF
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  74. 3rd Spine Technology Summit, Miami, FL, May 2008
    Faculty Panel Discussion on Cervical Total Disc Replacement
    Panel Discussion on The Aging Patient Revolution in Spine Care
    Presenter Dynesys Dynamic Stabilization
    Presenter Triumph TDR
  75. 8th Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, May 2008
    Faculty Moderator Innovative Technologies
    Presenter: Novel Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multi-Level 360 Degree Fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis Feasibility, Technique and Early Results
    Presenter: Dynamic Stabilization and Indications in Back Pain; Stabilimax NZ Clinical Inv. Meeting
    Presenter: Trans1 AxiaLIF. A Novel Fusion Technique. Instructional course presented for Trans1
  76. SRS/AAOS Current Trends & Treatment Methods in Pediatric and Adult Spinal Deformity, Dallas, TX, May 2008
    Faculty Presenter: Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
  77. 1st World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques, Honolulu, HI, June 2008
    Faculty Presenter: Pre-Course Discussion on Posterior Dynamic Stabilization and Dynesys
    Presenter: Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction
    Presenter: Symptomatic Adjacent Disease
    Presenter: Pedicle Based Dynamic Stabilization
  78. 5thInnovative Techniques in Spine Surgery, Los Cabos, Mexico, June 2008
    Faculty Presenter: Posterior Non-Fusion Devices; Stabilimax NZ and Dynesys
    Presenter: Posterior Disc Replacement; Transforaminal Disc
    Presenter: Minimally Invasive Surgery; Nerve Surveillance for MIS applications
  79. IMAST (International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies), Hong Kong, July 2008
    Faculty Moderator: Session #1 Cervical and Lumbar Arthroplasty Early Bird Round Table Case Discussion Panel Lumbar Spine Challenges
    Instructor: MAST, Multilevel Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Instrumentation for Degenerative Scoliosis
    Instructor:AxiaLIF: Advanced Techniques and Indications in Complex Lumbar Spine
  80. Western Spine Symposium, San Diego, CA, August 2008
    Faculty Moderator: Surgical Options for Low Back Pain
    Presenter: In 2010 what would you do?
    Presenter: Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
  81. Minimally Invasive Deformity Course, St Louis, MO, August 2008
    Faculty MIS TLIF,
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  82. First Brazilian Congress of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Techniques, Gramado, Brazil Aug. 2008
    Faculty Presenter: Surgical Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures
    Presenter: Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
    Debater: Degenerative Disease Lumbar II
    Presenter: Pedicle Based Stabilization What Have We Learned?
  83. DIAM Clinical Investigators Meeting OUS Clinical Trial, Nice, France September 2008
    Invited Speaker: US Experience DIAM vs. Microdecompression
  84. 1st Inaugural Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, October 2008
    Faculty: Presenter: AxiaLIF for Adult Deformity
  85. NASS Annual Meeting, Toronto, October 2008
    Faculty: Trans1 Workshop L5-S1 Minimally Invasive Fusion at the End of Long Scoliosis Constructs
  86. Emerging Techniques and Technologies in Spine Surgery, Toronto, Canada, November 2008
    Faculty: Trans1 Workshop L5-S1 Minimally Invasive Fusion at the End of Long Scoliosis Constructs
  87. Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 2008
    Faculty: Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Scoliosis
  88. Minimally Invasive Deformity Course, Scottsdale, AZ, December 2008
    Faculty MIS TLIF,
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  89. Presacral Fusion L5-1 Surgeon Training Course, New Orleans, LA, December 2008
    Faculty Trans1 AxiaLIF
  90. 18th Annual Dr. Tom Lowe Spine Symposium: The Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders, Beaver Creek, January 2009
    Faculty Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Indications and Surgical Options
    Faculty Lumbo-Sacral Fixation Challenges and Complications
    Faculty Lumbar Degenerative Disorders Approach Options: MIS vs. Open
    Faculty TL Trauma Challenges and Complications
  91. Eighth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, January 2009
    Course Chair
    Faculty Multilevel Percutaneous Pedicle Fixation for Spine Trauma
    Faculty Dynesys What Have We Learned?
    Faculty Multilevel Percutaneous 360 Degree Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
    Moderator Lumbar ADR Debates: Reality & Controversy
  92. Presacral Fusion L5-1 Surgeon Training Course, Park City, UT, February 2009
    Moderator /Faculty Trans1 AxiaLIF
  93. Winter Spinal Clinics, Cranial and Spinal Surgery, Snow Mass, CO, February 2009
    Faculty Minimally Invasive L5-S1 Fusion and Correction for Adult Deformity
  94. Minimally Invasive Deformity Course, Denver, CO, March 2009
    Faculty MIS TLIF,
    Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion,
    CD Longitude Multilevel Percutaneous Fixation
  95. Preservation of Motion in the Spine, Duck Keys, FL, April 2009
    Faculty Preservation of Motion in Lumbar spine
  96. Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS) Annual Meeting, London, UK, April 2009
    Faculty Master Techniques in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; MIS Radiographic Anatomy.
    Moderator Percutaneous Techniques
  97. IMAST (International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies), Vienna, Austria, July 2009
    Faculty Anterior Surgery for Adult Deformities: How do Lateral Approaches Change our Treatment Strategies in this Population?
  98. SINCOL: SIMPOSIO INTERNACIONAL DE COLUNA, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil July 2009
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Fusion of L5-S1at the end of long fusions.
    Minimally Invasive Correction of Scoliosis
    Posterior Non-fusion stabilization What we know today
    Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty The differences and result
  99. Complex Spine Study Group Meeting, Washington DC, August 2009
    Faculty: MIS Deformity Applications
  100. Presacral Fusion L5-1 Surgeon Training Course, Indianapolis, IN, September 2009
    Faculty Trans1 AxiaLIF
  101. MAST Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion Technique Course, Denver, CO, September 2009
    Faculty Lateral Anatomy and Physiology Review
  102. 2nd Annual Symposium Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons, Las Vegas, October 2009
    Faculty Clinical Results of 18 Month Deformity Study
  103. Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Las Vegas, October, 2009
    Faculty Technology Forum: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment Options
    Presentation: Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion Technique
  104. 6th Annual Meeting Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery, Scottsdale, AZ, October 2009
    Faculty Posterior dynamic stabilization: Indications and Results
    Oxgenated Scaffolds
    MIS Applications for Trauma
    Moderator MIS Round TableDiscussion / Faculty AxiaLIFClinical Results
  105. NASS 24thAnnual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2009
    Faculty Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Acute Spine Trauma Course:
    Minimally Invasive Stabilization of TL Fractures
    Critical Concepts in Adult Deformity Surgery Course: Minimally Invasive Deformity
    Correction: Anterior and/or Posterior Approaches
    DLIF Workshop
    Trans1 Workshop
  106. Complex Spine Study Group (CSSG) San Diego, CA, January 2010
    Faculty Debate: MIS vs. Open Procedure for Adolescent Scoliosis
  107. Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons (APSS): Problems and solutions in adult scoliosis treatment: The role of Lumbosacral Fixation, New York, NY, January 2010
    Faculty Clinical Data Presentation
    Faculty Clinical Data Panel Discussion
  108. MAST Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion Technique Course, Scottsdale, AZ, January 2010
    Faculty Lateral Anatomy and Physiology Review
  109. Ninth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, February 2010
    Course Co-Chair
    Moderator Minimally Invasive Innovative Technologies
    Faculty MIS for Spine Trauma
    Minimally Invasive Fixation in AIS/MIS Scoliosis Surgery: It is possible?
    Anatomical Facet Replacement System
    X-Stop
    Stabilimax NZ
  110. 4th Annual Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery Symposium, Marina Del Rey, CA, Febr, 2010
    Faculty ACDF vs. Disc Arthroplasty
  111. Presacral Fusion L5-1 Surgeon Training Course, San Diego, CA, March 2010
    Faculty Trans1 AxiaLIF
  112. Preservation of Motion in the Spine; Duck Keys, FL, April 2010
    Faculty Experience with Stabilimax a posterior dynamic stabilization system
    ACADIA Facet Replacement Results
    MIS Correction of Scoliosis
  113. 10th Annual Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology (SAS), New Orleans, LA, April 2010
    Moderator MIS Case Presentation/Discussion
  114. 3rd Annual Dubai Spine Masters, Dubai, UAE, May 2010
    Faculty Percutaneous MIS Fixation Multilevel Introduction
    Trans Sacral Screw Fixation
  115. 2nd World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Techniques (WCMISST); Las Vegas, NV, June 2010
    Faculty MISS Deformity Correction, Posterior Approach
    Faculty Dynamic Stabilization, Pedicle Based
  116. Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons (APSS): Adult Complex Spine Workshop: Current Concepts in Lumbosacral Fixation, Las Vegas, NV, June 2010
    Faculty MIS Complex Spine Clinical Data
    Case Presentation Discussion
  117. 7th Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Symposium, Los Cabos, Mexico, June 2010
    Faculty Clinical Performance: Stabilimax Pedicle Based Motion Preservation System
    MIS Applications for Trauma
    AxiaLIF: Clinical Results
  118. ONE Spine: Controversies in Spine Surgery, Bahamas, June 2010
    Faculty: Deformity Challenges Panel
    MIS L5-S1 Fusion
    Lumbar Spine, Best treatment options: Case Panel
    Use of Minimally Invasive Correction of Adult Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis
    The Aging Spine: Case Panel
  119. IMAST (International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies), Toronto, Canada, July 2010
    Faculty: Adult Deformity: Less Invasive Paracoccygeal Approaches and the use of Navigation and Percutaneous
    Pedicle Screw systems in the treatment of adult deformity.
    Approaches to Degenerative Disc Disease: Non-operative, Fusion, Arthroplasty, Nucleus Replacement
    Lumbar Degenerative Panel
    Workshop: Decision Making relative to Extension to the Sacrum Pelvis: Hands On Demonstration
    Workshop: The Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Adult Degenerative Deformity: Hands On Demo
    DLIF workshop
  120. NASS (North American Spine Society) 25th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 2010
    Moderator: Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty
    Faculty: Innovations in Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Complex Spine: Workshop
  121. Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS); Miami, FL , October 2010
    Faculty: Indications and Results for MIS Surgical Approach (Single Approach Posterior or Lateral vs. Combined) for Adult Scoliosis
    Scoliosis Panel discussion
    DLIF workshop
  122. Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Navigation Hands-on Symposium, Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Dec. 2-4, 2010
    Faculty Advanced MIS: Patient selection and principles for deformity correction
    Surgical demonstration
    AxiaLIF and XLIF challenges: How I do it.
    Future of MIS: Panel Discussion
  123. Spine on the Mountain: Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, January 27-30, 2011
    Faculty: Deformity at the Junctions: Panel Discussion
    MIS for Spinal Deformity: Hype or Reality?
    MIS Complications of Neurologic Decompression: Adequacy of Decompression,
    Spinal Fluid Leaks, and Neurologic Injury
  124. Tenth Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, February 2011
    Course Co-Chair
    Moderator: Frontier Technologies
    Faculty: Complications and Controversies: Surgery with New Technology Case Presentations
    Deformity: Surgery with New Technology Case Presentations
  125. Winter Spinal Clinics, Cranial and Spinal Surgery, Snow Mass, CO,Febr 27-Mar 1, 2011
    Faculty: Controversies in Lumbar Spine Surgery: Innovative Technologies
  126. Current Solutions in Spine Surgery, Duck Keys, FL, Mar 30-Apr 1, 2011
    Moderator: Updates
    Faculty: Case Presentation
    Anchoring Long Constructs with AxiaLIF
  127. Presacral Fusion L5-1 Surgeon Training Course, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2011
    Faculty Trans1 AxiaLIF
  128. Int’l Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS/SAS) Meeting, Las Vegas, NV April, 2011
    Faculty: Work shop: MAST Correction Technique
  129. Spine Technology Summit, Napa, CA, May 11, 2011
    Faculty: Personalized Stem Cell Therapy
  130. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery: 2011, Cabo, June 24-25, 2011
    Faculty: Surgical Techniques and pearls: MIS Applications for Trauma
    Techniques and Complications:Pre-Sacral for L5-S1 Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
  131. 18th IMAST (International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2011
    Faculty: Adult Deformity: Minimally Invasive Lateral and Trans-sacral Techniques for Deformity Correction
    MIS: Optimal Treatment of Significant (50-Degree) Thoracolumbar Scoliosis in 50-Year-Old
  132. Hibbs Spine Society, Louisville, KY, September 2011
    Faculty Can MIS Correction of Spinal deformity avoid the need for Routine Osteotomies?
  133. SRS Annual meeting (Scoliosis Research Society), Louisville, KY, September 2011
    Workshop Minimally Invasive Lumbosacral Fusion for Scoliosis Constructs
  134. Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS); Las Vegas, NV, Oct 2011
    Lab: Fundamentals of Lateral MIS
    Technology Forum: MIS Advanced Complex Spine Techniques
    Round Table: Deformity
    Moderator: Deformity and Trauma
    Faculty: New Technology and Advanced Techniques
  135. Decision Making Strategies for Complex Degenerative Conditions Course; New Orleans, LA, October 2011
    Faculty Minimally Invasive Options: Treatment options, Surgical Pearls on Procedures
  136. NASS (North American Spine Society) 26th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2011
    Lab Course: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Hands-on Course
    Faculty MIS: Complication Review and Avoidance
    Trauma: Thoracolumbar Fractures & Dislocations: Indications for Open vs. MIS
  137. Spine Fellow Live Course, IEP; Miami, FL. November 18, 2011
    Moderator Deformity and Trauma
    Faculty Role of Motion Preserving Reconstruction
    Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis
  138. 21st Annual Tom Lowe Spine Symposium: The surgical Management of Spinal Disorders, Beaver Creek, CO Jan 13-16,2012;
    Faculty What is the role of MIS for deformity now?
    When should we do traditional method vs. MIS?
    What is the 2-5 year follow-up with rigorous assessment of implant complications and non-union?
    Faculty Minimally invasive surgery in the elderly: Increasing safety or increasing risks?
    Panel Adult Deformity I, Adult Deformity II, MIS techniques, Aging Spine
  139. Spine on the Mountain: Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, January, 2012
    Faculty MIS for Spinal Deformity: Can We Get Optimal Sagittal Plane Correction?
    Lumbar Multilevel Degeneration
    When Does a Lumbar Degenerative Case Become a Deformity?
    Adult Deformity
  140. 11th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, Febr. 2012
    Course Co-Chair
    Moderator: Frontier Technologies
    Faculty: Deformity: Minimally Invasive Correction of Severe ( >50%) Thoracolumbar Scoliosis
  141. Winter Spinal Clinics, Cranial and Spinal Surgery, Snow Mass, CO, February, 2012
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Lumbosacral Fixation with AxiaLIF at the Bottom of Long Constructs in Adult Spinal Deformity
  142. ISASS 12 (Int’l Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery), Barcelona, Spain, March, 2012
    Moderator: Minimally Invasive Surgery
  143. Current Solutions in Spine Surgery, Duck Keys, FL, April 17-21, 2012
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive AxiaLIF for Anterior Column Support in Long Segment Constructs: Minimum 1 year Functional and Clinical Outcomes
  144. Dubai Spine Masters: Complex Spine Reconstruction & Deformity Management Strategies, Dubai, UAE. May 6-8 2012
    Moderator: Adult Deformity MIS Techniques
    Moderator: Case Presentation: Minimally Invasive Technique for Adult Deformity Case
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Techniques for Adult Deformity Correction with Focus on Direct Lateral Techniques
    Faculty: Management of Degenerative Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis: Role for MIS
    Debate: Best Treatment for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Is Interbody Fusion
    Debate: Moderate Deg. Scoliosis in an Elderly Patient. The Safest and Best Procedure Is Minimally Invasive
    Video Case presentation: MIS Fusion Techniques
    Panel: Ideal Image Guidance Case. Is Image Guidance Really Better?
  145. SMISS Course: Advances in MIS, Miami, FL. May 19, 2012
    Faculty: AxiaLIF: Indications, technique and outcomes
    Lab: AxiaLIF
  146. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery:Carlsbad, CA, June 21-23, 2012
    Faculty: AxiaLIF+: The next generation of lumbosacral fusion
    Faculty: Minimally invasive approaches to spinal trauma
    Faculty: VEO Lateral Access System: Seeing is Believing
    Debate: Surgical Management of symptomatic lumbar degenerative scoliosis: Open full-curve deformity correction is optimum;
  147. AANS Course: Minimally Invasive Lateral Interbody Fusion, Chicago, IL June 29-30, 2012
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Lateral Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Approach: Complications and Avoidance
  148. 19th IMAST (International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Technologies), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2012
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Lateral and Trans-Sacral Techniques for Deformity Correction
    Debate: Optimal Treatment of Moderate (30-Degree) Thoracolumbar Scoliosis with Stenosis in 70-Year-Old
    Workshop: MIS Approaches for the Complex Spine
  149. Spine Across the Sea, Kauai, Hawaii, July 29-Aug2, 2012
    Moderator: Best Poster Presentations
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Lateral Access to the Lumbar Spine
  150. Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) 47th Annual Meeting, Chicago Sept 5-8, 2012
    Faculty: Direct lateral approaches in lumbar scoliosis
    MIS Pelvic fixation techniques
    Degenerative lumbar curve requiring decompression and interbody fixation
  151. Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Miami, FL, Sept , 2012
    Debate: MIS Deformity; Fixation to Pelvis: MIS Pre-sacral Approach is Best Option
    Faculty: Does Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformities Affect the Incidence of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK)?,
    Faculty: Can Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Strategies for Deformity Correction Avoid the Need for Routine Osteotomies in Moderate to Severe Adult Scoliosis?
  152. NASS (North American Spine Society) 27th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 24-27, 2012
    Faculty: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Hands-on Course: LLIF
  153. Spine Fellow Live Course, IEP; San Diego, CA. November 16-18, 2012
    Faculty: MIS Approaches to Deformity and Trauma
    Low Back Pain with DDD: Role of Motion Preserving Reconstruction
  154. Deformity Course , Tampa, FL, January 25-26, 2013
    Course Director
    Faculty: Surgery workshop
  155. 12th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV Jan 31-Febr 2. 2013
    Course Co-Chair
    Moderator: Controversies in Spine Surgery
    Faculty: The Challenges and Controversies in MIS Correction of Spinal Deformity
  156. Winter Clinics, Cranial and Spinal Surgery, Snow Mass, CO Febr 24-26, 2013,
    Faculty: Complications: MIS Lateral Transpsoas Approach Complications and Avoidance
    Faculty: Emerging Treatments: Circumferential MIS Strategies for the Correction of Moderate to Severe Adult Scoliosis (>50 degrees)
  157. ISASS (Int’l Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery) Annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 3-5, 2013
    Moderator: Cervical Arthroplasty - Oral Posters
    Faculty: Does Minimally Invasive Surgical (MIS) Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformities Affect the Incidence of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK)?
    Faculty: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS) for Correction of Adult Spinal Deformity A 5 Year Experience
  158. LSRS – Lumbar Spine Research Society 6th annual meeting Chicago, IL, April 11-12, 2013
    Faculty: MIS for Deformity Correction
  159. Ganga Hospital Operative course, Coimbatore, India, April 25-28, 2013
    Faculty: Surgery workshop
  160. SMISS Cadaver Lab, Miami, FL, May 18,2013
    Faculty: Surgery workshop
  161. Deformity Correction Course , Tampa, FL, June 7, 2013
    Faculty: Surgery workshop
  162. Spine Technology and Educational Group Organization 10th Annual Symposium “State of Spine Surgery: A Think Tank”, Cabo, Mexico, June 20-22, 2013
    Panelist in case presentations
    Faculty: MIS treatment of degenerative scoliosis
  163. Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Las Vegas, NV, Oct 1-3 , 2013
    Course Director
    Faculty: Limitations of MIS Techniques for Correction of Spinal Deformity
    Faculty: Complications and Reality of MIS Lateral Approach

Intramural Lectures and Conferences

  1. 1. Current update and concepts in burst fractures. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 2003.
  2. Dynamic stabilization: a conceptual revolution. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 18, 2003.
  3. Stabilization for degenerative disc disease: fusion and non-fusion techniques. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Back Pain Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 14, 2003.
  4. Thoracic pedicle screws. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, March 24, 2004.
  5. Non-fusion spinal instrumentation technologies. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 2004.
  6. Motion preservation in spinal surgery. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 2005.
  7. Posterior non-fusion stabilization with Dynesys: beyond the IDE study. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 2005.
  8. Beat back pain and save your spinal motion: surgery without fusion. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Back Pain Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 2005.
  9. Beat back pain and save your spinal motion: surgery without fusion. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Back Pain Conference, Las Vegas, NV. February 2006.
  10. Office Orthopaedics: The Essentials of Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Care: Acute Back Pain, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 2006.
  11. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 2006.
  12. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Future Concepts in Artificial Disc Treatment of Cervical Spine Disorders. Cervical Spine Community Conference. Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, California. Saturday, February 3, 2007
  13. Beat back pain and save your spinal motion: surgery without fusion. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Back Pain Conference, Las Vegas, NV. March 2007.
  14. Beat back pain and save your spinal motion: surgery without fusion. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Back Pain Conference, Los Angeles, CA. March 2007.
  15. Spine Trauma in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Medical and Surgical Approach to Spine Disease and Spine Deformity in Ankylosing Spondylitis. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles, CA. March 2007
  16. The State of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Today: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2007.
  17. Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization for DDD – An update: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA, May, 2007.
  18. Baron, EM, Anand, N. New Developments in Spine Surgery. Temple Community Hospital, Los Angeles, CA. Tuesday, May 15, 2007.
  19. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion. Nursing Staff Presentation. Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, California. Tuesday, June 26, 2007
  20. The State of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Today: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Research Dept Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA, July, 2007.
  21. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery. Sherman Oaks Hospital & Health Center, Sherman Oaks, California. Thursday, July 26, 2007
  22. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Future Concepts in Artificial Disc Treatment of Cervical Spine Disorders. Cervical Spine Community Conference. Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, Febr. 3, 2007
  23. Baron, EM, Anand, N. New Developments in Spine Surgery. Temple Community Hospital, Los Angeles, CA. Tuesday, May 15, 2007.
  24. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion. Nursing Staff Presentation. Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, California. Tuesday, June 26, 2007
  25. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery. Sherman Oaks Hospital & Health Center, Sherman Oaks, California. Thursday, July 26, 2007
  26. Baron, EM, Anand, N. X-STOP® Interspinous Process Decompression (IPD®) System. Primary Care Physician Informational Lecture. Grand Havana Room, Beverly Hills, CA Thursday, September 20, 2007.
  27. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Cement Augmentation for Osteoporotic Fractures –Kyphoplasty versus Vertebroplasty. Primary Care Physician Informational Lecture. Grand Havana Room, Beverly Hills, CA Thursday, September 20, 2007
  28. Thoracic pedicle screws. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 2007
  29. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Atypical Diagnoses in the Cervical Spine that should NOT Be Missed. 2008 Interdisciplinary Symposium Cervical Spine Trauma. Presented by Southern California University of Health Sciences and Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care. Southern California University of Health Sciences Performing Arts Center, Whittier, CA. Sunday, February 24, 2008.
  30. Baron, EM, Anand, N. Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Multilevel 360 Degree Fusion for Deg. Scoliosis - Feasibility Study. Cervical Spine Community Lecture. Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, California. Saturday, March 15, 2008
  31. Anand, N. Baron, EM, Stabilization of the Spine without Fusion. Spine Community Lecture. Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, California. Saturday, March 15, 2008
  32. Rivadeneira, D., Anand, N., Minimally Invasive Surgery L5-S1 Fusion: A Spine and Colorectal Perspective; Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 2009
  33. Anand, N, Baron EM, Minimally Invasive Surgery: Correction of Adult Scoliosis; Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 2009
  34. Anand, N., Baron, EM., Zarembinski, CJ. Latest Advances in Spine Care; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Community Lecture, Los Angeles, CA, Dec 8th, 2009
  35. Anand, N., Anatomy and Pathology of Scoliosis & Current Treatments; LAUSD District 8 School Nurses Lecture, Gardena, CA, February 2010
  36. Anand, N., Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery – State of the Art;  T.N. Medical College reunion, New York, NY, August 2010
  37. Anand, N., Kahwaty, S., Scoliosis Screening and Education; Scoliosis Association Community Outreach. Mission Viejo, CA, October 8th, 2011
  38. Anand, N; Minimally Invasive Surgery for Correction of Scoliosis, 10 years experience, Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA, March 13, 2013

Industry Relations

Consulting: Applied Spine, Globus Medical, Hydrocision, Medtronic, Nuvasive, Trans1, Zimmer, Rachiotek
Stocks. Stock Options, Private Investments: Applied Spine, Bonovo, Globus Medical, Hydrocision, Medtronic, Paradigm Spine, Pearl Diver, Pioneer, Theracell, Trans1
Royalties: Globus Medical, Medtronic, Nuvasive
Surgical Advisory Board: Applied Spine, Atlas Spine, Globus Medical, Theracell, Medtronic, Rachiotek

Fellows Trained

John K. Stokes, MD 2001-2002
Paul C. Liu, MD 2001-2002
Alan T. Villavicencio, MD 2001-2002
F. Clifford Roberson, MD 2001-2002
Darren Bergey, MD 2002-2003
Mark Wolgin, MD 2002-2003
Firooz Amjadi, MD 2002-2003
Ali Abazari, MD 2002-2003
Karin Swartz, MD 2003-2004
Saad Khairi, MD 2003-2004
Chris Lycette, MD 2003-2004
Hamid Miraliakbar, MD 2003-2004
S. Craig Meyer, MD 2003-2004
Toki Oyelese, MD 2004-2005
Khawar Siddique, MD 2004-2005
John Hamilton, MD 2004-2005
Hooman Melamed, MD 2004-2005
Brian Perri, DO 2004-2005
Anthony Hadden, MD 2005-2006
Tooraj Gravori, MD 2005-2006
Edward Rustamzadeh, MD 2005-2006
Justin Paquette, MD 2005-2006
Stepan Kasimian, MD 2005-2006
Eli Baron, MD 2006-2007
Kevin Ammar, MD 2006-2007
Raman Rabbani, MD 2006-2007
Richard Wupperman, MD 2007-2008
Curt Freudenberger, MD 2007-2008
Ty Thaiyananthan, MD 2007-2008
Terrence Kim, MD 2008-2009
Paul Salinas, MD 2008-2009
J. Scott Schoeb, MD 2008-2009
Stephen Scibelli, MD 2009-2010
Thomas Phillips, MD 2010-2011
Harvinder Bedi, MD 2011-2012
M.Kamran Khan, DO 2011-2012
Ali Shirzadi, MD 2011-2012
Ashley T. Simela, MD 2013-2014

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