AOSpine Spine Centers

Spine Centers

In addition to fostering a global community of spine care professionals; AOSpine maintains a global network of clinical institutions who meet an approved standard of educational standards and activities.  These institutions are known as AOSpine Spine Centers.
AOSpine Spine Centers host short and long-term fellowships and, when applicable, participate in research and educational initiatives.

Interested in becoming a part of the global AOSpine Spine Center network?  Please refer to the information below for your respective region.

Asia Pacific

Europe and Southern Africa

Latin America

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Middle East and Northern Africa

North America

 

Asia Pacific

Australia

​Princess Alexandra Hospital

Spine center director: Richard Williams
Spine team member: Geoff Askin
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative disease, deformity, trauma

Address: Orthopaedic Unit, Level 2, (Blue Lifts),
199 Ipswich Road,
Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 4102
Australia   
Tel: 0421 145 260
Email: r.luton-goggins@qut.edu.au  
 

​Royal Adelaide Hospital

Brian Freeman FRCS, MBChB, MD

Address: North Terrace
5000 Adelaide
South Australia
Australia
Tel: +61 88 222 4466
Fax: +61 88 222 2480
Email: RAHspine@health.sa.gov.au 
 

China

​Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University

Spine center director: Zhuojing Luo
Spine team members: Zhe Wang, Zhengxue Ye, Xueyu Hu, Jinghui Huang, Wei Liang, Ming Yan, Tang Din
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration (cervical and lumbar), deformity (scoliosis), injury (spine and spinal cord), infection (TB)

Address: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
127 West Changle Road
Xi'an, 710032
China
Tel: +86-29-84775275
Fax: +86-29-84775275
Website: www.fmmu.edu.cn
Email: zjluo@fmmu.edu.cn 
 

​Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University

Spine center director: Dongsheng Huang
Spine team members: Chunhai Li, Yan Peng, Anjing Liang, Wei Ye
Most frequent pathologies: Spine deformity, degenerative cervical and lumbar spinal disorders, spine trauma, spine tumo

Address: Department of Spine Surgery
No. 107, West Yanjiang Road
Guangzhou, 510120
China
Email: huangds18@163.com 
Website: www.syshospital.com/Item/2265.aspx
 

​Peking University Third Hospital

Spine center director: Zhong-Jun Liu
Spine team members: Zhongqiang Chen, Qiang Qi, Yu Sun
Most frequent pathologies: Craniovertebral junction surgery, degenerative cervical spine, cervical deformity, degenerative lumbar spine, spine tumor, thoracolumbar deformity

Address: No. 49 North Garden Rd. Beijing
100083 Beijing
China
Tel: +861062017691
Fax: +861062017700
Email: puh3_gk@bjmu.edu.cn 
Website: http://puh3.net.cn/englishweb/index.shtml  
 

​Shanghai Chanzheng Hospital

Spine center director: Wen Yuan
Spine team members: Huajiang Chen, Xinwei Wang
Most frequent pathologies: CSM, OPLL, spinal trauma, spinal stenosis

Address: No. 415 Fengyang Road
Shanghai, 200003
China
Tel: +862163610109 ext 73340
Fax: +862163520017
Website: http://www.shczyy.com/front/shouye.aspx
Email: spine@citiz.net 
 

​​Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University

Spine center director: Yong Hai
Spine team members: Jincai Yang, Qingjun Su, Lei Zang, Li Guan, Nan Kang, Xianglong Meng, Yuzeng Liu , Tie Liu
Most frequent pathologies: Spinal deformity (children & adult) , Degenerative disorders of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine

Address:

Department of Orthopedic Surgery
8 Gong Ti Nan Road, Chaoyang District,
Beijing, 100020
China

​Email: prof.haiyong@yahoo.com
Website: www.bjcyh.com.cn 
 

​​West China Hospital, Sichuan University

Yue-Ming Song MD

Address:

No. 37 Guo Xue Road
610041 Chengdu, Sichuan
China

Website: www.cd120.com 
 

Hong Kong

Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong

Spine denter director: Kenneth MC Cheung
Spine team members: Yat Wa Wong, Keith Luk, Wai Yuen Cheung, Kenny Kwan, Jason Cheung, Paul Koljonen
Most frequent pathologies: Scoliosis (paediatric and adult), degenerative (cervical and lumbar), tumour (primary and metastatic)

Address: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
5/F, Professorial Block,
Queen Mary Hospital,
102 Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2855 4254
Fax: +852 2817 4392
Website: www.ortho.hku.hk/services/spine-surgery 
Email: ortho1@hkucc.hku.hk 
 

India

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

Spine center director: Sajesh Menon
Spine team member: Dr Krisnakumar
Most frequent pathologies: Lumbar and cervical disc degeneration, deformities, tumors

Address: Department of Neurosurgery
Ponnakara PO,
Kochi, 686016
India
Tel: +91 484 400 1234
Fax: +91 484 280 2020
Email: sajesh@aims.amrita.edu 
 

​Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Spine center director: Shankar Acharya
Spine team members: R.S. Chahal, K.L. Kalraeam members: R.S. Chahal, K.L. Kalra
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative, trauma, infective spine, deformity, tumor

Address: Department of Spine Surgery
Rajinder Nagar
Delhi, 110060
India
Email: shankaracharya29@gmail.com 
Website: www.sgrh.com
 

​Park Clinic

Spine center director: Saumyajit Basu
Spine team members: Sandip Chatterjee, Manoj Kumar Bhattacharyya, Amitava Biswas, Amna Goswami, Debasish Sanyal, Trinanjan Sarangi, Parthasarathi Goswami
Most frequent pathologies: Lumbar degenerative pathologies, spinal deformities, cervical degenerative pathologies, spinal tumours

Address: 4, Gorky Terrace
Kolkata, 700017
India
Tel: +9133 22817800, 22801986,7
Fax: +9133 22801807
Website: www.parkclinickolkata.com
Email: saumyajitbasu@hotmail.com 
 

​​Ganga Hospital

Spine center director: Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran
Spine team members: Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi Kanna
Most frequent pathologies: Traumatic spinal injuries, degenerative lumbar and cervical spine surgeries, spinal Infections and pediatric deformities

Address: 313 Mettupalayam Road
641043 Coimbatore
India
Website: www.gangahospital.com 
Email: ajoyshetty@gmail.com
 

​​India Spinal Injuries Centre

Spine center director: Harvinder Singh Chhabra
Spine team members: Kalidutta Das, B. Mohapatra, M.L. Bansal, Vikas Tandon, Ankur Nanda, Gururaj Sangondimath, Neeraj Gupta, Tarush Rustagi, Rajat Mahajan
Most frequent pathologies: TLIF - 1 level, nerve root block - 1 level, posterior pedicle screw fixation - 2 levels, laminoforaminotomy - 1 level

Address: Sector-C, Vasant Kunj
110070 New Delhi
India
Website: www.isiconline.org 
​Email:

hr.mgr@isiconline.org

 

​​STAVYA Spine Hospital & Research Institute

Dave Bharatkumar Rajendraprasad MB, BS, MS Ortho, M.Ch. Ortho

Address: Nr. Nagari Eye Hospital, Nr. Hindi Rastrabhasha College, Mithakhali
380006 Ahmedabad
India
Website: www.spinehospital.in 
 

​​Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Spine center director: Arvind Kulkarni
Spine team member: Vishal Kundnani
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration, Infection

Address: Department of Spine Surgery
New Marine Lines,
Mumbai, 400020
India
Email: drarvindspines@gmail.com  
Website: www.bombayhospital.com   
 

​​Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore, India

Satish Rudrappa

Address: Sakra Spine Center, Sy No. 52/2 and 52/3,
Deverabeesanahalli, Varthur Hobli, Opposite Intel,
Outer Ring Road, Bangalore 560103, India
 

Japan

​​Okayama Rosai Hospital

Spine center director: Masato Tanaka
Spine team members: Taro Yamauchi, Koji Uotani, Yoshihiro Hujiwara
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Deformity, Trauma

Address: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1-10-25 Chikkomidorimach
Okayama 702-0131
Japan
Website:

http://www.okayamah.rofuku.go.jp  

Email:

soumukachou@okayamah.johas.go.jp

 

​​Showa University Hospital

Spine center director: Tomoaki Toyone
Spine team members: Dr Shirahata, Dr Kudo, Dr Matsuoka, Dr Maruyama, Dr Ishikawa,
Dr Ozawa
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, deformity, trauma, tumor

Address: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1-5-8 Hatanodai Shinagawa-ku,
Tokyo 142-8666
Japan
Email: toyone@med.showa-u.ac.jp
Website:

http://www.showa-u.ac.jp/en/international/  

 

Korea

Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea

Spine center director: Kee-Yong Ha
Spine team members: Young-Hoon Kim (OS), Sang-Il Kim (OS), Kyeong-Sik Ryu (NS), Jin-Sung Kim (NS), Jung-Woo Hur (NS)
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, tumors, degenerative diseases, infection and trauma for lumbar and cervical spine

Address: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
222 Banpodae-ro, Seocho-gu,
Seoul, 06591
Korea South
Email: cmceun@naver.com
Website: www.cmcseoul.or.kr/global/eng/front 
 

Kyung-Hee University Hospital at Gangdong

Sung-Min Kim MD, PhD

Address: 149, Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu
134-727 Seoul
Korea
Website:

http://inter.khnmc.or.kr/kuims/index.do 

 

Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University

Yong-Eun Cho MD, PhD

Address: 211 Eonjuro, Gangnam-gu
135-720 Seoul
Korea South
Website:

www.yuhs.or.kr/en/gan_index.asp 

 

Malaysia

Sarawak General Hospital

Spine center director: Chung Chek Wong
Spine team members: Boon Beng Tan, Brian Yian Young Teo
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative spine, correction of spine deformity, spine trauma, infections and tumour

Address: Department of Orthopaedic
Jalan Hospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, 93586
Malaysia
Website: http://hus.moh.gov.my
Email: spinewong@gmail.com 
 

New Zealand

Burwood Spine Unit, Burwood Hospital

Jeremy Evison

Address: Burwood Spine Unit, 
Burwood Hospital
Christchurch 8083
New Zealand 
 

Singapore

​National University Hospital

Gabriel Liu MBBCh, MSc, FRCS, FRCSEd (Orth), FAMS (Orth)

Address: 1E Kent Ridge Road, NUHS Tower Block, Level 11
119228 Singapore  
Singapore
Website:

www.nuh.com.sg 

 

Singapore General Hospital, SingHealth

Seang-Beng Tan

Address: Outram Road
169608 Singapore    
Singapore
Website:

www.sgh.com.sg 

 

Thailand

​Orthopaedics, Phramongkuthklao Hospital

Warat / Anant Tassanawipas

Address: 315 Rajavithi Road
Rathewee
Bangkok
Thailand
Email: warattas@hotmail.com 
 

 

Europe and Southern Africa 

Estonia

​​East-Tallinn Central Hospital

Spine Director: Taavi Toomela
Spine Team: Rasmus Allikvee, Tanel Vahopski, Greete Pedai
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration

Address: East-Tallinn Central Hospital
Ravi18
10138 Tallinn
Estonia
Email: taavi.toomela@itk.ee   
Website: www.itk.ee  
 

Belgium

​​GZA/ZNA Neurosurgical Department

Spine Director: Ricky Rasschaert
Spine Team: Ricky Rasschaert, Kris De Smedt, Pieter Van Loo, Dirk Berghmans
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration

Address: Lindendreef 1
2020 Antwerpen
Belgium
Email: ricky@dr-rasschaert.be     
Website: https://www.zna.be/nl/zna-middelheim 
 

Finland

​​Tampere University Hospital

Spine Director: Marko Neva
Spine Team: Jarmo Välipakka, Kimmo Vihtonen, Anne Salonen
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration, Deformity

Address: Teiskontie 35, P.O. Box 2000
33521 Tampere
Finland
Email: marko_neva@yahoo.com     
Website: http://www.pshp.fi  
 

France

​​​Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Orthopaedic Department

Spine Director: Hugues Pascal-Moussellard
Spine Team: Raphael Bonaccorsi, Nicolas Barut, Pierre Emmanuel Moreau
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Trauma

Address: 47-83 boulevard de l'Hôpital
75013 Paris
France
Email: hugues.moussellard@aphp.fr       
Website: https://www.aphp.fr/contenu/hopital-universitaire-pitie-salpetriere-0  
 

​​Aix-Marseille Université

Spine Director: Patrick Tropiano
Spine Team: Benjamin Blondel, Stephan Fuentes, Aymeric Faure
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma

Address: 13005 Marseille
France
Email: ptropiano@ap-hm.fr          
 


Germany

​BG Unfallklinik Frankfurt am Main gGmbH 

Spine Director: Frank Kandziora
Spine Team: Matti Scholz, Andreas Pingel, Philipp Schleicher
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration

Address: Friedberger Landstrasse 430
60389 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Email: matti.scholz@bgu-frankfurt.de  
Website: www.bgu-frankfurt.de 
  

​​University Hospital Heidelberg, Neurosurgical Spine Division

Spine Director: Daniel Hertle
Spine Team: Karl Kiening, Klaus Zweckberger, Andreas Unterberg
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative Diseases

Address: INF 400
69120 Heidelberg
Germany
Email: Carolin.goth@med.uni-heidelberg.de    
Website: http://www.klinikum.uni-heidelberg.de
  

​Department of surgical and conservative Therapie, Hospital Rummelsberg

Spine Director: Uwe Vieweg
Spine Team: Uwe Vieweg, Jonas Streikus, Christin Maue 
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Trauma

Address: Rummelsberg 71 
90592 Nürnberg Schwarzenbruck
Germany
Email: Anja.Pelz@Sana.de  
Website: www.krankenhaus-rummelsberg.de 
  

​​Schön Klinik Nürnberg Fürth

Spine Director: Klaus John Schnake
Spine Team: Heiko Koller, Bastian Storzer, Sylvia Schreyer
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, adult and pediatric Deformity

Address: Europa-Allee 1
90763 Nürnberg Fürth
Germany
Email: AcGoetz@Schoen-Kliniken.de    
Website: http://www.schoen-kliniken.de
  

​​Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität

Spine Director: Bernhard Meyer
Spine Team: Jens Lehmberg, Yu-Mi Ryang, Ehab Shiban
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Tumor

Address: Ismaninger Str. 22
81675 München
Germany
Email: Stephanie.Juenger@mri.tum.de    
Website: http://www.neurokopfzentrum.med.tum.de/neurochirurgie  
  

Schön Klinik München Harlaching

Spine Director: Christoph Mehren
Spine Team: H. Michael Mayer, Andreas Korge, Christoph Siepe
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration, Infection and Deformity

Address: Harlachinger Strasse 51
81547 Munich
Germany
Email: cmehren@schoen-kliniken.de
Website: www.schoen-kliniken.de
 

Zentralklinik Bad Berka

Spine Director: Heinrich Böhm
Spine Team: Motaz Shousha, Mohamed Alhashash, Hassan Allouch
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative Diseases

Address: Robert-Koch-Allee 9
99437 Bad Berka
Germany
Email: Simone.Krausch@zentralklinik.de     
Website: http://www.zentralklinik.de  
 

Helios Klinikum Erfurt

Spine Director: Ali Ezzati
Spine Team: Branko Krajnovic, Ahmed Shawky Abdelgawaad, Hamdan Abdelrahman
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Trauma

Address: Nordhaeuser street 74
99089 Erfurt
Germany
Email: ali.ezzati@helios-kliniken.de      
Website: https://www.helios-gesundheit.de/kliniken/erfurt/unser-angebot/unsere-fachbereiche/wirbelsaeulenchirurgie/
 

Hungary

​​National Center for Spinal Disorders

Spine Director: Peter Pal Varga
Spine Team: Aaron Lazary, Andras Bank, Marton Ronai
Most frequent pathologies: Tumor, Degeneration, Trauma

Address: Kiralyhago u. 1-3.
1126 Budapest
Hungary
Email: vpp@bhc.hu 
Website: www.ogk.hu 
 

Italy

​​Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi

Spine Director: Claudio Lamartina
Spine Team: Pedro Berjano, Stefano Boriani , Paolo Lepori, Gian Luigi Siccardi
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration

Address: v. Riccardo Galeazzi, 4
20161 Milan
Italy
Email: claudio.lamartina@unimi.it  
Website: https://galeazzi.grupposandonato.it/  
 

Unit of Oncologic and Degenerative Spine Surgery at Rizzoli Institute

Spine Director: Alessandro Gasbarrini
Spine Team: Stefano Bandiera, Giovanni Barbanti Brodano, Riccardo Ghermandi, Silvia Terzi, Giuseppe Tedesco, Gisberto Evangelisti
Most frequent pathologies: Tumors and Degeneration

Address: Via Pupilli 1 
40136 Bologna, Italy
Email: alessandro.gasbarrini@ior.it     
Website: www.ior.it  
 

Netherlands

​Sint Maartenskliniek

Spine Director: Maarten Spruit
Spine Team: Philip Horsting, Robert-Jan Kroeze, Diederik Groot
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Hengstdal 3
6522JV Nijmegen
Netherlands
Email: p.horsting@maartenskliniek.nl    
Website: www.maartenskliniek.nl 
 

University Medical Center Utrecht

Spine Director: F. Cumhur Oner
Spine Team: Renè Castelein, Moyo Kruyt, Jorrit Jan Verlaan 
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Heidelberglaan 100
3584 CX / Utrecht
The Netherlands
Email: M.Wernars@umcutrecht.nl 
Website: www.umcutrecht.nl 
 

Poland

​Medical University of Gdansk, Copernicus Centre

Spine Director: Rafal Pankowski
Spine Team: Wojciech Kloc, Stanislaw Adamski, Marek Roclawski
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Trauma

Address: Medical University of Gdansk, Copernicus Centre, Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
Nowe Ogrody 1-6
80-803 / Gdansk
Poland
Email: rafalpankowski@wp.pl  
Website: https://copernicus.gda.plwww.gumed.edu.pl  
 

Portugal

Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central

Spine Director: António Andrade
Spine Team: Joao Martins, Nelson Carvalho, Naod Berhanu
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformities, Degenerative

Address: Rua Jose Antonio Serrano
1150-199 Lisboa
Portugal
Email: nelcar@netcabo.pt     
Website: http://www.chlc.min-saude.pt   
 

Serviço de Ortopedia, Centro Hospitalar de São João

Spine Director: Nuno Neves
Spine Team: António Moura Gonçalves, Vitorino Veludo, André Pinho
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration

Address: Serviço de Ortopedia, Centro Hospitalar de São João
Al. Prof. Hernâni Monteiro
4200-319 Porto
Portugal
Email: antonionogueirasousa@gmail.com        
Website: http://portal-chsj.min-saude.pt  
 

Russia

Saint-Petersburg Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology

Spine Director: Alexander Mushkin 
Spine Team: Arkadyi Vishnevsky, Denis Malamashin, Dmitry Kuklin
Most frequent pathologies: Inflammatory Diseases

Address: Ligovsky 2-4
Politechnicheskaya 32
194064 St.-Petersburg
Russia
Email: aymushkin@mail.ru  
Website: http://www.spbniif.ru
 

Federal State Budgetary Institution Privolzhskiy Federal Research Center

Spine Director: Sergey Mlyavykh
Spine Team: Andrey Bokov, Alexander Aleynik, Andrey Dydykin
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Trauma

Address: Verkhnevolzhskaya naberezhnaya – 18
603 115 Nizhny Novgorod
Russian Federation
Email: serg.mlyavykh@gmail.com  
Website: http://www.nniito.ru   
 

Novosibirsk Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics

Spine Director: Alexander Krutko 
Spine Team: Sergei Markin, Konstantin Borzykh, Andrei Basilev
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Frunze str. 19
630091 Novosibirsk
Russian Federation
Email: imtz@inbox.ru 
Website: www.niito.ru 
 

Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center "Restorative traumatology and orthopedics"

Spine Director: Alexander Gubin
Spine Team: Sergey Ryabykh, Alexander Burtsev, Dmitry Savin
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration, Deformity, Metabolic, Inflammatory, Genetic

Address: 6, M. Ulianova street
640014, Kurgan
Russia
Email: Inter-head@mcvto.ru
Website: http://www.ilizarov.ru

 

 

South Africa

Groote Schuur Hospital / University of Cape Town

Spine Director: Robert Dunn
Spine Team: Nicholas Kruger, James Watt, Crispen Thompson
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformity

Address: Anzi Road, Observatory
7925 Cape Town
South Africa
Email: MB.VanderBerg@uct.ac.za
 
Website: www.orthopaedics.uct.ac.za
 

Spain

Universitary Hospitalary Complex Santiago de Compostela

Spine Director: Maximo-Alberto Diez-Ulloa
Spine Team: Jesús Pino-Minguez, María Otero-Fernandez, Carlos Pernal-Durán
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Trav. da Choupana s/n
15706 Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña)
Spain
Email: maximoalberto.diez@usc.es 
 

University Hospital "Marques de Valdecilla"

Spine Director: Rubén Martín Láez
Spine Team: Jose Ángel Martínez Agüero, David Suárez Fernández, Leonor López de Dicastillo
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Trauma

Address: Avda Valdecilla s/n
39008 Santander
Spain
Email: jmagueros@yahoo.es
Website: http://neurocirugia.humv.es/    
 

Hospital La Fe

Spine Director: Teresa Bas
Spine Team: Paloma Bas , Jose Luis Bas, Silvia Perez, Pedro Rubio, Jorge Morale
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity

Address: Avenida Fernando Abril Martorell 106
46021 Valencia
Spain
Email: teresabas@gmail.com  
Website: www.hospital-lafe.com  
 

Sweden

​Uppsala University Hospital

Spine Director: Konstantinos Pazarlis
Spine Team: Peter Försth, Claes Olerud, Yohan Robinson
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration, Tumor, Infection

Address: Ing 61, 6tr
75185 Uppsala
Sweden
Email: anneli.johansson@akademiska.se
Website: www.akademiska.se 
 

Switzerland

Inselspital, Bern University Hospital

Spine Director: Lorin Michael Benneker
Spine Team: Marius Keel, Timo Ecker, Moritz Deml
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration

Address: Freiburgstrasse
3010 Bern
Switzerland
Email: karin.haueter@insel.ch  
Website: www.orthopaedie.insel.ch 
  

​​University Hospital Basel

Spine Director: Stefan Schaeren
Spine Team: Morton Wasner, Arne Mehrkens, Codula Netzer, Oliver Fiebig,
Gregory Jost, Julia Vavken
Most frequent pathologies: Tumor, Degeneration

Address: Spitalstrasse 21
4031 Basel
Switzerland
Website: www.unispital-basel.ch/das-universitaetsspital/bereiche/chirurgie/kliniken-institute-abteilungen/spinale-chirurgie/ 
 
  

Turkey 

Medical Park Göztepe

Spine Director: Deniz Konya
Spine Team: Deniz Konya, Zafer Orkun Toktas, Baran Yilmaz
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration

Address: Medical Park Göztepe
E5 Üzeri 23 Nisan Sok. No: 17 Merdivenköy, Kadıköy
34732 Istanbul
Turkey
Email:

drdkonya@hotmail.com    

Website: www.medicalpark.com.tr     
 

 

United Kingdom

London Bridge Hospital

Spine Director: Khai Sing Lam
Spine Team: Tom Ember, Bahram Fakouri, Vivian Elweel
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration

Address: The London Bridge Hospital
27 Tooley Street
London, SE1 2PR
United Kingdom
Email:

Khai.lam@hcahealthcare.co.uk  

Website: www.londonbridgehospital.com   
 

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Spine Director: Melvin Grainger
Spine Team: Marcin Czyz, Simon Hughes, Petr Rehouzek, Faizul Hassan
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Tumors, Deformity

Address: The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Bristol Road
B15 3US Birmingham
United Kingdom
Email:

marcin.czyz@nhs.net      

Website: http://www.roh.nhs.uk   
 

Centre of Spinal Studies & Surgery / Nottingham University Hospitals

Spine Director: Michael Grevitt
Consultants: Hossein Mehdian, Bronek Boszczyk, Phil Sell
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Centre of Spinal Studies & Surgery
Nottingham University Hospitals
Queen's Medical Centre Campus
Derby Road
West Block D-Floor
NG7 2UH Nottingham
United Kingdom
Email: DIANE.OHARE@NUH.NHS.UK 
Website: www.nottinghamspine.co.uk 
 

​Northern General Hospital (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)

Spine Director: Antony Louis Rex Michael
Spine Team:
 Neil Chiverton, Ashley Cole, Lee Breakwell, Marcel Ivanov, Michael Athanassacopoulos, James Tomlinson
Most frequent pathologies:
 Trauma, Tumor

Address: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Herries Road 
S5 7AU Sheffield 
United Kingdom
Email: Antony.Michael@sth.nhs.uk 
Website: www.sth.nhs.uk 
 

​Spinal Surgical Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Spine Director: Alexander Gibson
Spine Team:
 Jan Lehovsky, Sean Molloy, Kia Rezajooi
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity

Address: Spinal Surgical Unit
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Brockley Hill
Stanmore, HA7 4LP
United Kingdom
Email: alexander.gibson@rnoh.nhs.uk
Website: www.rnoh.nhs.uk 
 

​University Hospital of Wales

Spine Director: Sashin Ahuja
Spine Team: John Howes, Iqroop Chopra, Mike McCarthy
Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Heath Park
CF14 4XW Cardiff
United Kingdom
Email: sashinahuja@doctors.org.uk 
Website: www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk 
 

​​Royal Victoria Hospital

Spine Director: Andrew O'Brien
Spine Team: Niall Eames, Eugene Verzin, Greg McLorinan, Nagy Darwish, Jim Sales
Most freuent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration, Deformity

Address: 274 Grosvenor Road
Belfast BT12 6BA
United Kingdom
Website: www.belfasttrust.hscni.net/hospitals/RVHIntro.htm
 

 

Latin America

Argentina

​Hospital San Martín de La Plata

La Plata, Argentina

Spine Director: Pedro Luis Bazán 
Spine Team: Alvaro Enrique Borri, Martin Medina
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degenerative, Tumor, Metabolic, Spine of the elderly (Elderly)

 

Hospital Churruca Visca

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Spine Director: Dr. Marcelo Valacco
Spine Team: Felix Imposti, Mariano Servidio
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative, Deformity, Trauma, Infection

Website: www.supbienestar.gob.ar  
Churruca Visca
 

Brazil

Hospital da Restauração

Recife, Brazil

Spine Director: Geraldo Sá Carneiro Filho 
Spine Team: Juliano Chaves, Julio Lustosa, Claudiao Falcão, Saul Quinino 
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration

Website: www.hr.saude.pe.gov.br 
 

Instituto Nacional de Traumatologia e Ortopedia

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Spine Director: Luis Eduardo Carelli Texeira da Silva
Spine Team: Luiz Cláudio Vilella Schettino, Alderico Girão Campos de Barros, Gustavo Borges Laurindo Azevedo, Antônio Eulálio Araújo Pedrosa Junior, Renato Henriques Tavares, Luis Antônio Medeiros Moliterno, Renato João Muniz Texeira, Guilherme Rezende, Alexandre Peixoto de Melo, América Almeida Limoeiro, Ricardo de Souza Portes Meirelles
Most frequent pathologies: Degeneration, Deformity

Website: www.into.saude.gov.br
 

Hospital das Clínicas

São Paulo, Brasil

Spine Director: Alexandre Fogaça 
Spine Team: Tarcisio Barros Filho, Raphael Marcon, Reginaldo Oliveira, Eduardo Von Uhlendorf, Roberto Basile Junior, Fernando Pedrosa
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degenerative, Tumor

​ Email:

aacristante@uol.com.br
Website: www.hcnet.usp.br 
 

Hospital Santa Casa

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Spine Director: Robert Meves 
Spine Team: Maria Fernanda Silber Caffaro, Ricardo Umeta, Osmar Avanzi
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative, Deformities, Trauma, Tumor

Website: www.santacasasp.org.br/portal/site 
 

Hospital Universitário Cajuru

Curitiba, Brasil

Spine Director: Emiliano Vialle 
Spine Team: Luiz Roberto Vialle, Emiliano Vialle, Ubirajara Bley Filho, Luiz Gustavo Rocha, Ricardo Munhoz da Rocha Guimarães

Most frequent pathologies: All spine pathologies

Website: http://www.hospitalcajuru.org.br/ 
 

Hospital Pequeno Príncipe

Curitiba, Brasil

Spine Director: Dr. Luis Eduardo Munhoz da Rocha
Spine Team: Carlos Abreu de Aguiar, Luiz Müller Ávila, Ricardo M. R. Guimarães

Most frequent pathologies: Deformity, Tumor, Infection

Website: www.pequenoprincipe.org.br   
Pequeno Principe
 

Instituto Columna / Hospital Ortopédico – Lifecenter

Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Spine Director: Dr. Cristiano Menezes 
Spine Team: Roberto Sakamoto, Christiano Simões, Marcos Antonio Ferreira Junior, Leonardo Aguiar, Marcelo Gonçalves, Daniel Oliveira, Manoel Porto

Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative, Deformity, Trauma

Website: http://www.cristianomenezes.com.br
Instituto Columna
 

Chile

Clínica Alemana de Santiago

Santiago, Chile

Spine Director: Bartolomé Marré
Spine Team: Ratko Yurac, Bernardo Merello, Felipe Novoa, José Antonio Riera, Álvaro Silva, Carlos Thibaut
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration

Website: http://www.alemana.cl
Hospital del Trabajador
 

Hospital del Trabajador

Santiago, Chile

Spine Director: José Fleiderman
Spine Team: Vicente Ballesteros, Francisco Ilabaca, Miguel Lecaros, Alejandro Urzua and Juan Zamorano
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Degeneration

Website: http://www.hospitaldeltrabajador.cl/ 
Hospital del Trabajador
 

Colombia

Instituto Roosevelt

Bogotá, Colombia

Spine Director: Carlos Montero Silva
Spine Team: David Meneses Quintero, Fernando Alvarado,
Wilmer Godoy
Most frequent pathologies: Deformities

Website: www.institutoroosevelt.org.co 
 

Hospital Militar

Bogotá, Colombia

Spine Director: Javier Matta 
Spine Team: Fernando Torres Romero and Victor Arrieta Maria
Most frequent pathologies: All spine pathologies with emphasis on trauma and degenerative; in addition management of traumatic injury of the pelvic ring (sacroiliac joint, pubic symphysis and acetabulum)

Website: http://www.hospitalmilitar.gov.co/ 
Hospital Militar
 

Hospital Universitário Fundación Santa Fé de Bogotá

Bogotá, Colombia

Spine Director: Dr. Luis Carlos Morales Saenz
Spine Team: Andrés Rodríguez Múnera, Fernando Alvarado Gómez, Fernando Hakim Daccach, María Constanza Bedoya Vizcaya, Enrique Jiménez Hakim, David Meneses Quintero, Juan Fernando Ramon Cuellar, Camilo Velez 
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative, Deformity, Trauma, Tumor, Infection

Website: www.fsfb.org.co  
Hospital Militar
 

Mexico

​​Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación                                                         

Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico

Spine Director: Barón Zárate Kalfópulos 
Spine Team: Alejandro Reyes Sánchez, Luis Miguel Rosales Olivarez, Armando Alpizar Aguirre
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative and deformity

Website:     http://www.inr.gob.mx/  

 

 

 

Middle East and Northern Africa

Egypt

​​Ain Shams University

Spine Director: Mohamed Khattab
Spine Team: Mohamed Wafa, Abdelfatah Saoud, Magdy Gamal, Ahmed El-Badrawi, Ahmed Morsi
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Infection, Deformity

Address: 56, Ramsis Street, El Abbasia
Cairo
Egypt
Email: mohmedkhattab@gmail.com  
Website: www.asu.edu.eg    
 

​Spine Unit Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine

Spine Director: Hesham El Saghir
Spine Team: Ahmed Hassan, Fahmy Anwar, Rafat Kamal, Hesham Abdel Kayoum,
Yasser Allam
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformity

Address: Spine Unit Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine
Alexandria
Egypt
Email: elsaghirspine@hotmail.com  
 

Jordan

​​Al Khalidi Hospital and Medical Center

Spine Director: Muhammad Assous 
Spine Team: Moutaz Abu Nassar
Most frequent pathologies: 

Address: 39 Ibn Khaldoun street
11183 Amman
Jordan
Email: massous@hotmail.com  
Website:  www.khmc.jo  
   

Iran

​Chamran Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Spine Director: Ali Haghnegahdar 
Spine Team: Majidreza Farrokhi, Mohammad ali Erfani, Babak Pourabbas, Keyvan Eqbal, Amirreza Mesbahi
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Deformity, Degeneration

Address: Chamran BLVD
Shiraz
Iran
Email: haghnegahdar.ali@gmail.com
Website: http://www.chamran.sums.ir
   

Pakistan

​Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital

Spine Director: Amer Aziz
Spine Team: Shahzad Javed, Naeem Ahmad, Ijaz Ahmad, Rizwan Akram,
Atiq uz Zaman, Abdullah Shah
Most frequent pathologies: Degenerative Diseases

Address: Jallo
53400 Lahore
Pakistan 
Email: Rizwanakram@lmdc.edu.pk
Website: http://www.ghurkitrust.org.pk   
 
 

​​Department of Spine Surgery, Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi
Spine Director: Muhammad Asad Qureshi
Spine Team:  Muhammad Asad Qureshi, Ibrahim Farooq Pasha, Muhammad Talha, Ahmed Bilal Khalique
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Infection

Address:

Tameezuddin Road
46000 Rawalpindi
Pakistan

Email:

asadspine@gmail.com  

 

Saudi Arabia

​Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

Spine Director: Mahdi Bassi 
Spine Team: Andrew Wild, Ahmed Deraz
Most frequent pathologies: Trauma, Tumor, Deformity, Degeneration, Infection

Address: Palasteen street
2537 Jeddah
Saudi Arabia
Email: mbassi@fakeeh.care     
Website: http://www.dsfh.med.sa/eng/
 

​King Khalid University Hospital

Spine Director: Khalid Alsaleh
Spine Team: Abdulmonem Alsiddiky, Waleed Awwad, Osama Alrahaily
Most frequent pathologies:
 Trauma, Deformity, Degeneration, Infection

Address: King Saud University Medical City
11472 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
Email: khalsaleh@ksu.edu.sa
Website: http://www.medicine.ksu.edu.sa
 

 

North America

United States

​Spine Education and Research Institute

Michael Janssen DO
Spine Team: Joseph M. Morreale, MD; Anton V. Zaryanov, MD

Address: 9005 Grant Street, Suite 200
80229 Denver
CO
United States
Tel: +1 303-287-2800
Fax: +1 303-287-7357
Email:  youngrenm@centerforspineandortho.com
 
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