Annual Forum '21 Team

Annual Forum Directors


Robert K. Eastlack, MD, FAAOS
Head, Division of Spine Surgery
Co-Director, Spine Fellowship Training Program
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic
Cervical, Complex, and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 



Brian Kwon, MD
New England Baptist Hospital 






 Luis Tumialan, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Barrow Brain and Spine 




Dr. Taylor    

William Taylor, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of California San Diego


Board of Directors 

Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD - President
Adam Kanter, MD - President-Elect
Frank M. Phillips, MD - Secretary
Sheeraz Qureshi, MD - Treasurer
Juan Uribe, MD - Immediate Past President
Neel Anand, MD - Director at Large
Paul Park, MD -  Director at Large
Stephen Ryu, MD - Director at Large
Michael Y. Wang, MD - Director at Large

International Directors

Jin-Sung Luke Kim, MD
Yoshihisa Kotani, MD

Invited Faculty 

Rodrigo Amaral, MD
Hyun Bae, MD
Adam Bruggeman, MD
Peter Derman, MD
Vedat Deviren, MD
Jakub Godzik, MD
Roger Hartl, MD
Serena Hu, MD
Richard Hynes, MD
Ronald Lehman, Jr., MD
Isador Lieberman, MD
Hani Malone, MD
Cristiano Menezes, MD
Catherine Miller, MD
Isaac Moss, MD
Gregory Mundis, Jr., MD
David Okonkwo, MD
Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD
Jian Shen, MD, PhD
Tyler Smith, MD
Khoi Than, MD
Anand Veeravagu, MD
Peter Whang, MD
Christopher Yeung, MD