NOTICE: 2024 ABSTRACT CENTER CLOSING SOON | The deadline for submission is OCTOBER 2, 2023. | See Upcoming Meeting page for details

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 Summit 2023 Recap & 2024 Call for Abstracts


The deadline for submission is October 2, 2023.

Thank you to all our colleagues, attendees, and industry partners for attending this year’s Spine Summit in Miami!

Browse a variety of photos from the 2023 Spine Summit meeting. Watch three videos from the meeting, above. More videos are available to view here.

Spine Summit 2024

Save the Date for the 2024 Spine Summit in Las Vegas: February 21–24, 2024.

Letter Posted: Medical Policy Number 0016 “Back Pain—Invasive Procedures”

| Via email: ExecutiveResponseTeam@aetna.comSUBJECT: Medical Policy Number 0016 “Back Pain—Invasive Procedures” Dear Mr. Kane and Drs. Moffitt and McDonough, On behalf of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders...More>

#NEUReview Digital Biomarkers and the Evolution of #Spine Care Outcomes Measures: Smartphones and Wearables by Bi et al @nyugrossman et al @RoeeBer @DKondziolkaCNS @ekoermann @JohnHShinMD @zaazoue #Digitalbiomarker #Digitalhealth #Outcomes #PRO

The deadline to register for the AANS Fall Managing Coding courses in order to receive your materials on time is approaching quickly. Register for the cranial-focused course by Oct. 3 and register for the spine-focused course by Oct. 9.

💡1 week to go! Abstract deadline is Monday 10/2 for Spine Summit 24 Vegas. See why record #attendees join us each year. @eapotts @CAS_Spine @thejuansuribe @AANSNeuro @spinesection

Our Miami 23 videos are online and free to check out ➡️

This course is essential for any advanced practitioner who wants to provide the best care for their neurosurgical patients. Don't miss this chance to learn from the experts and stay up-to-date on the latest advances in neurosurgery.

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Leadership & Mission

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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