Annual Forum '22 Team

SMISS President

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

 

Annual Forum Directors

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

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

     
Michael Steinmetz Photo  

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

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


Board of Directors 

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

International Directors

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

Invited Faculty 

Nitin Agarwal, MD
John Asghar, MD
Ali Baaj, MD
Hyun Bae, MD
Donald Blaskiewicz, MD
Ernest Braxton, MD
Mohamad Bydon, MD
Victor Chang, MD
John Chi, MD
Samuel Cho, MD
Aaron Clark, MD
Dom Coric, MD
Peter Derman, MD
Vedat Deviren, MD
Bob Eastlack, MD
Kevin Foley, MD
Kai Ming Fu, MD
Daniel Hafez, MD
Brandon Hirsch, MD
Christoph Hofstetter, MD
Meng Huang, MD
Chevy Iyer, MD
Larry Khoo, MD
Choll Kim, MD
Brian Kwon, MD
Joseph Laratta, MD 
Ronald Lehman, Jr., MD
Isador Lieberman, MD
Elizabeth Lord, MD
Rob Louis, MD
Luke Macyszyn, MD
Karthik Madhavan, MD
Rory Mayer, MD
Jason McGowan, MD
Gregory Mundis, Jr., MD
Pierce Nunley, MD
David Okonkwo, MD
Burak Ozgur, MD
Don Park, MD
Dom Pelle, MD
Brenton Pennicooke, MD
Mick Perez-Cruet, MD
Luiz Pimenta, MD
Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD
David Polly, MD
Gregory Poulter, MD
Zach Ray, MD
Saman Shabani, MD
Jian Shen, MD, PhD
Lee Tan, MD
William Taylor, MD
Khoi Than, MD
Luis Tumialán, MD
Juan Uribe, MD
Corey Walker
Peter Whang, MD
Chris Yeung, MD
Jang Yoon, MD


Program and Faculty Subject to Change