Officer Commitee

Juan Uribe

Juan Uribe, MD

Juan S. Uribe was born in Boston, MA. Dr. Uribe completed double neurosurgical residency training at the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia and the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. Given his interest in the spine, Dr. Uribe completed a clinical complex spine fellowship at the University of Miami and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. He is currently the Chief of Spinal Disorders as well as the Vice Chairman of Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ.

With over two decades of research experience, Dr. Uribe leads interdisciplinary, collaborative teams to achieve novel research discoveries. He serves as the Volker K.H. Sonntag Chair of Spine Research. His research focus is advancing the technologies and techniques in minimally invasive surgery. Additional research interests include anatomical, biomechanical, and clinical studies of applying minimally invasive spine surgery to complex traumatic injuries, tumors, and degenerative diseases.

Aligning with his clinical endeavors and research pursuits, Dr. Uribe has lectured extensively on minimally invasive spine surgery at both national and international conferences. Dr. Uribe has expanded the use of minimally invasive techniques in complex spine pathologies and has trained spine surgeons in six continents. His publication record includes numerous book chapters and over two hundred peer reviewed journal articles.


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 >