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Benefits of Membership

“The AANS/CNS Spine Section brings together neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons, spine surgery fellows, as well as residents and advanced practice providers focused on spinal surgery. The Spine Section advances our interests, represents us in national advocacy, and disseminates science. Becoming a member means joining this exceptional community and helping it grow.” ...Read More >

Spine Surgeons Wanted

New Research Grant-Emerging Investigator Program
| The Joint Spine Section Emerging Investigator Program is a two-year national neurosurgeon-investigator mentoring program for junior spine faculty. Accepted applicants will receive individualized mentoring from senior spine investigators at the American Academy of Neurological Surgery Annual Meeting, the AANS/CNS Joint...More>

Leadership & Mission

Officers & Partial List of Committees

Adam Kanter, MD
Adam Kanter | Chair
Eric Potts | Chair Elect
Leadership-Luis Tumialan, MD
Luis Tumialán | Secretary
Juan Uribe, MD
Juan Uribe | Treasurer
Domagoj Coric, MD
Domagoj Coric | Past Chair
John Shin, MD
J. Shin | Media Chair

About Spine Section

Mission Statement

To advance spine and peripheral nerve patient care through education, research and advocacy


To foster the use of spinal neurosurgical methods for the treatment of diseases of the spinal neural elements, the spine and peripheral nerves. To advance spinal neurosurgery and related sciences, to improve patient care, to support meaningful

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