Neurosurgery of the Spine

Neurologic surgery of the spine is that subspecialty of neurosurgery that deals with the evaluation and medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the spine, its supporting soft tissue structures, the spinal cord, the nerve roots and its vascular structures. It includes the in-depth study, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment (medical or surgical) of spinal cord and spinal column pathology.

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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 >