Regis W. Haid, Jr., MD, Spine Surgeon

Atlanta, Georgia
(404) 350-0106

Curriculum Vitae Overview - Regis W. Haid, Jr., M.D.

Regis W. Haid, Jr., M.D.

Office address: 2001 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 575
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Telephone: 404-350-0106
Citizenship: United States

Regis W. Haid, Jr. MD

Current Titles / Affiliations:
Atlanta Brain and Spine Care
Atlanta, Georgia

Director, Neuroscience Service Line
Co-Director, Piedmont Spine Center
Piedmont Healthcare System
Atlanta, GA

Previous Academic and Professional Appointments:
1988-1989 Clinical Instructor, Attending Staff
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida

1988-1989 Attending Staff
Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Gainesville, Florida

1988-1989 Medical Director
Acute Spinal Cord Injury Center, District III
Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

1989-1993 Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

1989-1993 Staff Neurosurgeon
Wilford Hall Medical Center
San Antonio, Texas

1993-2001 Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Emory University

2001-2003 Professor of Neurological Surgery
Department of Neurosurgery
The Emory Clinic
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

2003 Founding Partner, Atlanta Brain and Spine Care
Atlanta, GA

2008-2012   Co-Director, Piedmont Spine Center
Piedmont Hospital
Atlanta, GA

2008-2012   Director, Neuroscience Service Line
Piedmont Healthcare System
Atlanta, GA

 

Licensure/Boards:
2000 Board Certified: The American Board of Neurological Surgery
Aug. 5, 1993 Georgia
Oct. 10, 1988 Florida
April 24, 1984 Pennsylvania
Nov. 14, 1983 West Virginia

Education:
Undergraduate:
1974-1978 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana
Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Graduate:
1978-1982 West Virginia University
School of Medicine
Morgantown, West Virginia
M.D.

Postgraduate:
1982-1983 Surgery Intern
Department of Surgery
West Virginia University Medical Center
Morgantown, West Virginia

1983-1988 Resident
Department of Neurosurgery
West Virginia University Medical Center
Morgantown, West Virginia

Nov. 1986 Neurosurgical Trauma Rotation
Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinator: Joseph C. Maroon, M.D.
President, Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1987-1988 Chief Resident
Department of Neurosurgery
West Virginia University Medical Center
Morgantown, West Virginia \

1988-1989 Fellow in Spinal Disorders
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida

Military or Government Service:
United States Air Force, Medical Corps, San Antonio, Texas
October 5, 1978 Commissioned
July 3, 1989 Active Duty
July 2, 1993 Honorable Discharge

Committee Memberships:
National and International:
1989-1990 Registration Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1989-1993 Sergeant-at-Arms Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1991-1993 Resident Program, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1991 By-Laws Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1991 Chairman, Residents' Registration Committee
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1991-1992 Annual Meeting Committee, Orlando, Florida
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1991-1994 Placement Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1992 Chairman, Special Course Committee
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1992 Annual Meeting Committee, Washington
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1992-1993 Credentials Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
1993-1996 Awards Committee, Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and
Peripheral Nerves, AANS/CNS Chairman, 1996
1993 Spine Task Force - AANS/CNS
1993-2002 Scientific Program Committee, Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine
and Peripheral Nerves, AANS/CNS Annual Meeting
1993 CPT Spinal Task Force, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
1994 Special Courses Planning Committee, CNS Annual Meeting
1995-1997 THINK FIRST Foundation, Board of Directors
1995-1996 Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons,
Guidelines for Spine Clearance in Trauma
1995-1996 Committee on Pedicle Screw Fixation, American Medical Association,
Department of Technology Assessment
Executive Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
1997 Chairman, Sergeant-at-Arms Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA
1998 AANS Professional Development Program Faculty
1998 CNS Education Committee
1998 Nominating Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
1998-2000 Strategic Planning Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
1998-2002 Exhibit Chairman: AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine
and Peripheral Nerves
2000 Education Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2000-2003 Board of Directors, FIENS
2001 Annual Meeting Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2001 Scientific Advisory Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2001 NASS: North American Spine Society, Scientific Program Committee
2001 CNS Education Committee
2001-2003 Program Committee, 8th International Meeting on Advanced Spine
Techniques (IMAST), The Scoliosis Research Society
2002-2003 Chairperson Elect: AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2002 Scientific Advisory Committee: AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2002 IMAST Abstract Committee
2003 Program Committee, World Spine II
2003-2004 Chairperson, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2003-2004 Ex-Officio Board Liaison to the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders
of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2003-2004 Strategic Planning Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2003-2007 Membership Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
Advisory Board, Southern Medical Device Association (SEMDA)
2004-2005 Immediate Past Chairperson, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2004-2005 Nominating Committee Chair, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2004-2005 Strategic Planning Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2005-2006 Scientific Advisory Committee, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders
of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2006-2013 AANS Development Committee
2008-2010 Ex-Officio Member, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2008-2010 Chair’s Advisory Council, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
Traveling Fellowship Sub-Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
2008 Physician Leadership Cabinet, Piedmont Healthcare
2008 Founding Member, Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS)
2008-2010 Chair’s Advisory Council, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the
Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2008-2010 Traveling Fellowship Sub-Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
2011-2012 Scientific Committee, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
(SMISS) 2011 Annual Meeting
2011-2014 Scientific Program Sub-Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
2011 Member, Board of Directors, Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS)
2011 Co-Chair, Spine Advocacy Task Force (SPA), AANS
2011 Nominating Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
2011-2012 Chair, Membership Committee, Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS)
2011-2014 Neurosurgery Research and Education (NREF) Executive Council
2012 Collaborative Spine Research Foundation (CSRF) Advisory Council
Member, AANS
2012 Chair, Development Committee, AANS
2012 Scientific Committee, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS)
2012 Fellow, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
2012 Member, Development Committee, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
2013 Active Fellow, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)

 

Institutional
1979 Co-Chairman, Freshman Orientation Committee
West Virginia University School of Medicine
1981 Chairman, Clinical Orientation Committee
West Virginia University School of Medicine
1980-1982 Hospital Liaison Committee
West Virginia University School of Medicine
1981-1982 Admissions Committee
West Virginia University School of Medicine
1993-2002 Physical Medicine Coordinating Committee
Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University
1998 Emory Clinic Credentials Committee
1998 Emory Clinic Physician Compensation Committee
1997 Emory Clinic Human Resources Committee
2003-2005 Spine Task Force, Piedmont Hospital
2008-2010, 2012  Physician Leadership Cabinet, Piedmont Healthcare
2010-2012  Philanthropy Board, Piedmont Hospital
2010 Strategic Planning Committee, Piedmont Hospital

 

Editorships and Editorial Boards:
1989-1990 Editorial Board, Clinical Neurosurgery,
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
1995-2000 Editorial Board, Neuro-Orthopaedic
1995-2004 Ad Hoc Review Board, Neurosurgery
1997-1998 Ad Hoc Review Board, Surgical Neurology
1997-2006 International Advisory Board, Spinal Surgery,
Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
1999-2001 Editorial Board, Journal of Spinal Disorders,
Lippincott-Raven Publishers
2000-2004 Ad Hoc Review Board, Spine
2001 Topic Editor, Neurosurgical Focus. Journal of Neurosurgery
2001-2002 Ad Hoc Review Board, Neurosurgical Focus
2001-2003 8th IMAST Advisory Board, Scoliosis Research Society
2001-2003 Ad Hoc Review Board, The Neurologist
2002-2004 Associate Editor, Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques
2002-2005 Associate Board, The Spine Journal, NASS
2002-2003 Editorial Board, Neurosurgery
2002-2003 Editorial Board, SANS. AANS/CNS Joint Section of Spine and Peripheral Nerves
2003 Editorial Board, Neurosurgical Focus
2003 Ad Hoc Review Board, Surgical Neurology
2003-2005 Editorial Board, Journal of Neurosurgery
2003-2005 Editorial Board, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine
2003-2005 Editorial Board, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics
2008-2009 Editorial Board, Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation
2009 Editorial Board, Contemporary Neurosurgery

Honors and Awards:
January 1986 Crutchfield, Gage and Thompson Award
Neurosurgical Society of the Virginias
Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Intracerebral Hematoma
Hot Springs, Virginia

May 9, 1987 Resident's Research Day, First Place
Fifth Annual West Virginia University
Unilateral Jumped Facet Dislocation
Changing Concepts in Management
Morgantown, West Virginia

August 10, 1987 Resident's Research Award, First Place
Spine Trauma - Diagnosis and Treatment
West Virginia Neurosurgical Society
West Virginia State Medical Association
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

March 30, 1988 Resident's Research Award, Second Place
Cervical Spine Dislocations
Southern Neurosurgical Society
Hot Springs, Virginia

May 7, 1988 Resident's Research Award, First Place
Cervical Spine Injuries
American College of Surgeons
West Virginia Chapter
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

1994-1995 Best Doctor’s in America, Naifeh and Smith, eds.
Woodward/White, Aiken, South Carolina

1996-1997 Best Doctor’s in America, Southeast Region. Naifeh
and Smith, eds. Woodward/White, Aiken, South Carolina

1998-2004 Best Doctor’s in America, Naifeh and Smith, eds.
Woodward/White, Aiken, South Carolina

2001 National Registry of Who’s Who

2001-2002 National Registry of Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals

2002-2003 Top Surgeons, Consumer’s Research of America

2004 The Richard C. Schneider Lecturer, American Association
of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, May 3, 2004
The Charles Drake Lecturer, Spine Surgery Conference,
John A. Jane Society Meeting, Charlottesville, VA,

2006 Hall of Fame Inductee, Christian Brothers High School,
Memphis, Tennessee, January 29, 2006

2006 Canadian Neurosurgical Society (CNSS) Penfield Lecturer, Canadian
Congress of Neurological Sciences, Montreal, Canada, June 15, 2006

2006 Global Directory of Who’s Who

2007 Atlanta Magazine’s Top Doctor List
SRF (Spinal Research Foundation) Regional Center of Excellence
Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors

2008-2009 Cambridge Who’s Who Executive and Professional Registry

2010 AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves,
Meritorious Award Winner

2011 Outcomes Committee Award, Analysis of the Three United States
FDA-IDE Cervical Arthroplasty Trials, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting



Society Memberships:
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Association of Standards for Testing Materials: Committee of Spinal Implants
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Georgia Neurosurgical Society (GNS)
International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST)
Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS)
Monongalia Neurologic Society
Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA)
Neurosurgical Society of the Virginias
New York Academy of Sciences
Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
Society for Neurosciences, Northern West Virginia
Southern Neurosurgical Society (SNS)
The American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
The World Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
West Virginia Neurosurgical Society
West Virginia State Medical Society
World Federation Neurological Surgery

Patents / Technology Development:
Codman/Johnson & Johnson P.I. Anterior Cervical Plating System. FDA cleared. Internationally
distributed. Co-developers: Regis Haid, Volker Sonntag, Stephen Papadopoulos. Patented
Sofamor-Danek: Novus Cervical Spine Interbody Cage. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Kevin
Foley, Steven Heim, Stephen Papadopoulos. Patented

Sofamor-Danek: Anterior Cervical Fixation System: Atlantis. F.D.A. Cleared. Co-Developers:
egis Haid, Volker Sonntag, Stephen Papadopoulos. Patented

Sofamor-Danek: PLIF II Instrumentation. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Gerald Rodts, Christopher Comey. Patented

DePuy Acromed: SLIM-LOC Anterior Cervical Plating System. Co-Developers: Regis Haid,
Volker Sonntag, Stephen Papadopoulos. Patented.

Medtronic: Atlantis-Vision Anterior Cervical Plating System. Co-Developers: Regis Haid,
Volker Sonntag, Stephen Papadopoulos.

Medtronic Sofamor Danek: Intervertebral Spacers. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Kevin Foley, Steven Heim.

AME, Inc. Design of cervical spine lateral mass instrumentation. FDA cleared. Internationally distributed. Haid Universal Bone Plate.

Sofamor-Danek: Anterior CSR Instrumentation. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Stephen Papadopoulos, Curtis Dickman, Kevin Foley

Sofamor-Danek: Cornerstone Instrumentation. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Stephen Papadopoulos, Kevin Foley

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Trimline Instrumentation. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Stephen Papadopoulos, Kevin Foley

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Artificial Cervical Disc – Prestige ST; Prestige LP. Co-Developers: Regis Haid, Vincent Traynelis, Tom Zdeblick

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Mystique Absorbable Anterior Cervical Plate. Developer: Regis Haid, Alex Vaccaro

Axially-fixed vertebral body prosthesis and method of fixation. Co-developers: Michael MacMillan, Regis Haid Jr., Patented November 15, 1991.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Anterior Cervical Plating System. Co-developers: Robert A. Farris, Wade Poyner, Volker K. H. Sonntag, Regis W. Haid Jr., Stephen M. Papadopoulos, Patented November 28, 2000.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Guide Sleeve for Offset Vertebrae. Co-developers: Regis W. Haid Jr., Christopher Comey, Bradley T. Estes, Jeffrey D. Moore, Eddie F. Ray III, Patented March 6, 2001.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Method and Instrumentation for Posterior Interbody Fusion.
Co-developers: Bradley T. Estes, Regis W. Haid Jr., Eddie F. Ray III, Jeffrey D. Moore, Gerald E. Rodts Jr., Patented June 5, 2001.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Intervertebral Spacers. Co-developers: James E. Van Hoeck, Troy McDonald, Bradley J. Coates, Regis W. Haid Jr., Stephen e. Helm, Kevin Foley, Eugene C. Eckstein, Patented July 23, 2002.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Method and Instrumentation for Posterior Interbody Fusion.
Co-developers: Bradley T. Estes, Regis W. Haid Jr., Eddie F. Ray III, Jeffrey D. Moore, Gerald E. Rodts Jr., Patented January 14, 2003.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Anterior Cervical Plating System. Co-developers: Robert A. Farris, Jeffrey Wade Poyner, Volker K. H. Sonntag, Regis W. Haid Jr., Stephen M. Papadopoulos, Patented December 30, 2003.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Adjustable Surgical Guide and Method of Treating Vertebral Members. Do-developers: James E. Van Hoeck, Kevin Foley, Regis Haid, Stephen Papadopoulos, Stephen Helm, Patented: June 29, 2004.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Modular Intervertebral Prosthesis System. Co-developers: Bradley J. Coates, James E. Van Hoeck, T. Andrew Simonton, Regis Haid, Kevin Foley, Patented
May 31, 2005.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Anterior Cervical Plating System. Co-developers: Robert A. Farris, Jeffrey Wade Poyner, Volker K. H. Sonntag, Regis W. Haid Jr., Stephen m. Papadopoulos, Patented February 21, 2006.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Artificial Spinal Discs and Associated Implantation and Revisions Methods. Do-developers: Thomas A. Zdeblick, Vincent C. Traynelis, Regis W. Haid, Greg C. Marik, Bradley J. Coats, Courtney S. Williams, Craig M. Squires, Patented October 2, 2007.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Technique and Instrumentation for Preparation of Vertebral Members. Co-developers: Regis W. Haid, Vincent C. Traynelis, Thomas A. Zdeblick, Bradley J. Coates, Greg C. Marik, Craig M. Squires, Courtney S. Williams, Linda M. Holmes, Patented November 27, 2007.

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Intervertebral Spacers. Co-developers: James E. Van Hoeck, Troy McDonald, Bradley J. Coates, Regis W. Haid Jr., Stephen e. Helm, Kevin Foley, Eugene C. Eckstein, Patented December 25, 2007.

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