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

Atlanta, Georgia
(404) 350-0106

Faculty, Visiting Professorship and Invited Guest

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

Course Faculty

  1. Symposium on Contemporary Neurosurgery.  Topic:  Spinal Instrumentation, Ponte Vedre Beach, FL, May 4-7, 1989.

  2. University of Florida Contemporary Neurosurgery Course.  Topic:  Thoracolumbar Trauma, Gainesville, FL, November 30, 1989.

  3. A Contemporary Update on Disorders of the Spine.  Topics:  1) Cervical Spine Trauma, 2) Percutaneous Discectomy, Snowbird, UT, January 13 –20, 1990.

  4. Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation – A Cadaver Workshop.  University of Florida, The Florida Neurosurgical Society, Orlando, FL, August 19-23, 1990.

  5. A Contemporary Update on Disorders of the Spine and Hand-On Spinal Instrumentation Course, Snowbird, UT, January 5-12, 1991.

  6. Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation – A Cadaver Workshop, University of Florida, the Florida Neurosurgical Society, Orlando, FL, April 7-11, 1991.

  7. AANS Professional Development Program:  Degenerative Diseases of the Lumbar Spine.  Regional Presentations, 1991.  Topics:  1) Transverse Process Fusion, 2) Laminar Fixation Techniques, San Francisco, CA, June 8-9, 1991.

  8. Third Annual Spine Workshop.  Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences, Course Director:  P Klara, MD, Methesda, MD, June 10-21, 1991.

  9. Hands-On Spine Instrumentation Workshop.  Medical College of Wisconsin.  Course Director:  S Larson, MD, Milwaukee, WI, July 8-15, 1991.

  10. Practical Techiniques in Spinal Instrumentation – A Cadaver Workshop.  University of Florida, the Florida Neurosurgical Society, Orlando, FL, August 11-15, 1991.

  11. Cervical Spine Instrumentation Workshop.  Pre-meeting Course, The Hilton Head Neurosurgical Symposium, Course Directors:  J Tew MD, E. Downing, August 20, 1991.

  12. University of Texas, Lumbosacral Spine Instrumentation Course.  Course Director:  L V Ansell, San Antonio, TX, September 21, 1991.

  13. AANS Hands-On Lumbar Spine Instrumentation Course, Lumbar Pedicle Fixation, St. Louis, MO, November 23-24, 1991.

  14. Cervical Spine Research Society Workshop, Posterior Cervical Instrumentation, Philadelphia, PA, December 8, 1991.

  15. Special Guest Lecture:  Evolution of Thoracolumbar Instrumentation.  Spinal Instrumentation for Treatment of Lumbar Spine Instability.  Course Director:  S Heim, Chicago, IL, December 13-14, 1991.

  16. Cervical Fixation Techniques Workshop, AANS and CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Miami, FL, February 5, 1992.

  17. Posterior Cervical Plating Workshop, Contemporary Spinal Disorders.  Director:  D Spangler, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Vanderbilt University, Maui, HI, March 17, 1992.

  18. Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation, University of Florida, The Florida Neurosurgical Society, Orlando, FL, May 11-14, 1992.

  19. Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting, Cervical and Lumbar Cadaver Instrumentation, San Antonio, TX, May 15-17, 1992.

  20. Fourth Annual Spine Workshop, Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences.  Course Director:  P Klara, Bethesda, MD, June 8-19, 1992.

  21. AANS Lumbar Spine Instrumentation Course, Lumbar Pedicle Fixation,   San Antonio, TX, September 8-20, 1992.

  22. Hands-On Spine Instrumentation Course, St. Louis, MO, October 2-4, 1992.

  23. Hands-On Spine Instrumentation Course, Los Angeles, CA, November 20-22, 1992.

  24. A Contemporary Update on Disorders of the Spine, Snowbird, UT, January 10-15, 1993.

  25. Cervical Spine Stabilization Course, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, January 18-19, 1993.

  26. AANS and CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine, Cervical Stabilization, Tucson, AZ, February 17, 1993.

  27. Degenerative Lumbar Disease, Pre-Meeting Course, Southern Neurosurgical Society, Williamsburg, VA, April 1, 1993.

  28. AANS Hands-On Cervical Spine Techniques, Assistant Chairman, Kansas City, KS, May 14-16, 1993.

  29. AANS Hands-On Cervical Spine Techniques, Assistant Chairman, Toronto, Canada, June 4-6, 1993.

  30. Fifth Annual Spine Workshop, Uniformed Service, University of the Health Sciences.  Course Director:  P Klara MD and K Foley MD, Bethesda, MD, June 21-25, 1993.

  31. Cervical Spine Stbilization, Special Pre-meeting Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Vancouver, Canada, October 3, 1993.

  32. A Contemporary Update on Disorders of the Spine, Snowbird, UT, January 10-14, 1994.

  33. Cervical Spine Workshop, Pre-meeting Course, Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, February 9, 1994.

  34. AANS Hands-On Cervical Spine Technique, Co-Director, New Orleans, LA, May 13-14, 1994.

  35. Course Instructor:  Anterior Thoraco-Lumbar Fixation.  Sixth Annual Spine Workshop, Uniformed Service, University of Health Sciences.  Course Director:  P Klara MD and K. Foley MD, Bethesda, MD, June 6-17, 1994.

  36. Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation – A Cadaver Workshop.  Clinical Correlation:  Odontoid Screw and Anterior Locking Plates, University of Florida The Florida Neurosurgical Society, Orlando, FL, August 28-September 1, 1994.

  37. CNS Annual Meeting, Co-Director:  Thoraco-Lumbar Stabilization.  Speaker:  Thoraco-Lumbar Instability, Chicago, IL, October 1-6, 1994.

  38. State of the Spine from A to Z.  Workshops:  Anterior T-L Locking Plate, T-L Burst Fractures, Orion Plate, Cervical Instrumentation, Spinal Science Advancement Foundation, Puerto Rico, November 3-6, 1994.

  39. A Contemporary Update on Disorders of the Spine. Presentation: Spinal Cord Injuries.  Faculty: Anterior Cervical Plate. Sofwire. Tampa General Healthcare/Spine Center, Whistler, Canada, January 8-13, 1995.

  40. Practical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation - A Cadaver Workshop. Faculty:  Anatomy and Instrumentation of the Posterior Cervical Spine. The University of Florida, the Florida Neurosurgical Society, Orlando, FL, April 9-13, 1995.

  41. Lateral Mass Plating the Cervical Spine. Seventh Annual International Spine Workshops.  Bethesda, MD, June 12, 1995.

  42. Total Spine: Advanced Concepts and Constructs. Spinal Science Advancement Foundation. Cancun, MX, February 1-4, 1996.

  43. Disorder of the Spine and Cervical Stabilization. AANS/CNS Joint Section, Lake Buena Lake, FL, March 1, 1996.

  44. Cervical Spine Stabilization. AANS Pre-meeting Course, Minneapolis, MN, April 28, 1996.

  45. Lateral Mass Plating the Cervical Spine. Eighth Annual International Spine Workshops, Bethesda, MD, June 10, 1996.

  46. “Odontoid Fixation” and “Anterior Cervical Approach.” Anterior Surgical Approaches to the Spine, Medical Education Research Institute and the Spinal Science Advancement Foundation, Memphis, TN, August 3-4, 1996.

  47. Cervical Spine Stabilization. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Pre-meeting Course, Montreal, Canada, September 28, 1996.

  48. Total Spine: Advanced Concepts and Construct. Spine Science Advancement Foundation. Cancun, MX, February 1-4, 1997.

  49. Cervical Spine Stabilization: Occipital Cervical & Subaxial Stabilization. AANS Pre-meeting Course. Denver, CO, April 12, 1997.

  50. Practical Clinic:  Cervical Spine Instability: Instrumentation and Other Methods of Management. AANS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, April 12-16, 1997.

  51. Lateral Mass Plating the Cervical Spine. Ninth Annual International Spine Workshops.  Bethesda, MD, May 10, 1997.

  52. Hands On: A Comprehensive Approach for Neurosurgeons. AANS Spine Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, May 12-18, 1997.

  53. Spine Surgery - Hands-On. AANS, Albuquerque, NM May 12-18, 1997.

  54. Lumbosacral Instrumentation and Fusion: Screws, Dowels, and Cages. CNS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 28, 1997.

  55. Cervical Spine Instrumentation. Congress of the Peruvian Neurosurgical Society and the Spine Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Lima Peru, November 1-2, 1997.

  56. Special Course IV - Basics of Microendoscopic Discectomy. AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Annual Meeting, Rancho Mirage, CA, February 11-14, 1998.

  57. Cervical Spine Instability: Instrumentation and Other Methods of Management. AANS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 25-30, 1998.

  58. Lumbosacral Instrumentation and Fusion: Cages, Dowels and Screws. CNS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 3-8, 1998.

  59. Cervical Spine Fixation. Latin American Congress of Neurosurgery. Santiago, Chile, October 10-11, 1998.

  60. Cervical Spine Stabilization. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, New Orleans, LA, April 24, 1999.

  61. Microendoscopic Discectomy. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, New Orleans, LA, April 25, 1999.

  62. Thoracolumbar Stabilization. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, New Orleans, LA, April 25, 1999.

  63. Lumbosacral Fusion. CNS Pre-Meeting Course, Boston, MA, October 30, 1999.

  64. Lumbar Interbody Fusion. AANS/CNS Joint Spine Pre-Meeting Course, Palm Springs, CA, February 23, 2000.

  65. Lumbar Interbody Fusion. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, San Francisco, CA, April 8, 2000.

  66. 019, Cervical Spine Instability:  Instrumentation and Other Methods of Management. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2000.

  67. 029, Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation for Residents.  AANS Pre-Meeting Course, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2000.

  68. 035, Cervical Spine Instability:  Instrumentation and Other Methods of Management. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2000.

  69. Panelist:  Breakfast Seminar 105, Spinal Stabilization:  State of the Art.  AANS, San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2000.

  70. Discussant: Paper # 743, Virtual Fluoroscopy:  Multiplanar X-Ray Guidance with Minimal Radiation Exposure. AANS, Scientific Session IV, San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2000.

  71. Panelist:  Breakfast Seminar # 407, Complications in Complex Spinal Surgery:  Lessons Learned. AANS, San Francisco, CA, April 13, 2000.

  72. Anterior Odontoid Screw Fixation. C1-C2 Fixation. Anterior Cervical Fixation. World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Spine Seminar. St. Petersburg, Russia, May 20-21, 2000.

  73. PLIF. ALIF. Anterior Cervical Fixation. IMAST: International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Techniques. Barcelona, Spain, July 6-8, 2000.

  74. Degenerative and trauma cases. 10th Annual Course on The Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders. Beaver Creek, CO, January 14, 2001.

  75. Interbody devices with posterior instrumentation for spondylolisthesis indications, techniques, results. 10th Annual Course on The Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders. Beaver Creek, CO, January 16, 2001.

  76. C1-C2 spinal fixation:  indications, technique, outcomes. 10th Annual Course on The Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders. Beaver Creek, CO, January 16, 2001.

  77. Current Controversies, AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section Pre-Meeting Course, Phoenix, AZ, February 14, 2001.

  78. Future Considerations, AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section Pre-Meeting Course, Phoenix, AZ, February 14, 2001.

  79. Laparoscopic anterior lumbar interbody fusion. AANS Special Course, Toronto, Canada, April 21, 2001.

  80. Basics of spinal stabilization, fusion, and instrumentation for residents. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, Toronto, Canada, April 22, 2001.

  81. Spine stabilization: state of the art. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, Toronto, Canada, April 23, 2001.

  82. Lumbar spine fusion: indications, patient selection and current techniques. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, Toronto, Canada, April 24, 2001.

  83. Complications in complex spinal surgery: lessons learned. AANS Pre-Meeting Course, Toronto, Canada, April 25, 2001.


  84. CSSG:  Cervical Spine Study Group. 1st Annual Residents and Fellows Course. Phoenix, AZ, May 4-6, 2001.

  85. 1st Annual Cervical Spine Student Group:  Resident Instructional Course. Phoenix, AZ, May 4-6, 2001.

  86. Healthcare professional: healer—or line worker? Emory University, Atlanta, GA, May 22, 2001.

  87. Global Spine. Maui, HI, June 16-18, 2001.

  88. Kyphosis with primary presentation: role of brace, halo, surgery, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, etc. The Surgical Management of Adult Spinal Deformity with Degeneration. IMAST, Paradise Island, Bahamas, July 11-14, 2001.

  89. IMAST: International Society for Advanced Spinal Techniques. Bahamas. July 14-17, 2001.
  90. 031:  Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chicago, IL, April 7, 2002.

  91. Panelist:  Techniques, 111, Lumbar Spine Fusion:  Indications, Patient Selection and Current Techniques, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chicago, IL, April 8, 2002.

  92. Discussant:  Scientific Session IV, Abstract #747, Anterior plating for cervical trauma:  The effect of plate design on graft subsidence and the preservation of segmental lordosis, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chicago, IL, April 8, 2002.

  93. Panelist:  Lumbar, 214, Complications in Complex Spinal Surgery:  Lessons Learned, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chicago, IL, April 9, 2002.

  94. Discussant:  Plenary Session II, Abstract #751, The Effect of Wearing a Restrictive Neck Brace on Driver Performance, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chicago, IL, April 9, 2002.

  95. Panelist:  Artificial Disc, 403, Contemporary Treatment Option of Cervical Disc Disease,

  96. American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chicago, IL, April 11, 2002.

  97. Sawbone Workshop, Discectomies/Corpectomies, Cervical Spine Study Group (CSSG) 2nd Annual Resident Instructional Course, San Antonio, TX, May 3, 2002.

  98. Sawbone Workshop, Subaxial Fixation, Cervical Spine Study Group (CSSG) 2nd Annual Resident Instructional Course, San Antonio, TX, May 4, 2002.

  99. Roundtable Case Discussion:  Cervical Challenges, 9th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Montreux, Switzerland, May 24, 2002.

  100. Instructional Course:  Anterior Cervical Fixation, 9th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Montreux, Switzerland, May 24, 2002.

  101. Panelist, “Indications and Contraindications for Cages”, Current Issues in Lumbar Cage Technology, 9th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Montreux, Switzerland, May 24, 2002.

  102. Panelist, Current Issues in Lumbar Cage Technology, Didactic Session #5:  Lumbar Degenerative, Infection, Tumor, 9th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Montreux, Switzerland, May 24, 2002.

  103. Roundtable Discussion:  Cervical Challenges, 9th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Montreux, Switzerland, May 25, 2002.

  104. Global Spine:  Advances in Total Cervical Disc Replacements, Maui, HI, July 11, 2002.

  105. Panelist:  Cervical Myelopathy:  Anterior vs posterior surgery, Session 5:  Cervical Spine, Global Spine:  Surgical Principles and the Latest Techniques, Maui, HI, July 14, 2002.

  106. Anterior Cervical Techniques Workshop/Demo, Product “Atlantis”, Session 5:  Cervical Spine, Global Spine:  Surgical Principles and the Latest Techniques, Maui, HI, July 14, 2002.

  107. Controversies in Lumbar Fusion:  Indications for Fusion in Degenerative Lumbar Disease, Western Neurosurgical Society Spinal Symposium, Victoria, B.C., Canada, October 14, 2002.

  108. Session 1:  Cervical Spine, Global Spine:  Surgical Principles and the Latest Techniques, Dana Point, CA, October 18, 2002.

  109. Cervical Spine Symposium:  Emerging Technologies – Impact in Treating the Cervical Spine, Sedona, AZ, October 24-27, 2002.

  110. PC 016:  Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation, AANS, San Diego, CA, April 26, 2003.

  111. Discussant:  Paper #21:  Prognostic Factors for Radiofrequency Facet Rhizotomy for Chronic Low Back Pain, Scientific Session II, AANS, San Diego, CA, April 28, 2003.

  112. Panelist:  213:  Complications in Complex Spinal Surgery:  Lessons Learned, AANS, San Diego, CA, April 29, 2003.

  113. Preserving Motion in the Diseased Cervical Spine, Instructional Course Lecture Session #4, International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 10th Annual Meeting , Rome, Italy, July 12, 2003.


  114. M04:  Intra-operative Salvage Techniques:  “Getting Out of Trouble in Spinal Surgery”.  Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 20, 2003.

  115. Demonstrations, Workshops and Cases:  Minimal Invasive Lumbar Discectomy with Fusion and Instrumentation, The Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders, Beaver Creek, CO, January 19, 2004.

  116. Discussant:  Fusion is the Answer, David Cahill Memorial Controversies Session, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, San Diego, CA, March 20, 2004.

  117. Cervical Spine Study Group (CSSG) 4th Annual Resident Instructional Course, Chicago, IL, May 20-23, 2004.


  118. Cadaver Workshop Session, Global Spine:  Surgical Principles and the Latest Techniques, Chicago, IL, June 25, 2004.

  119. Panelist:  Case Panel:  Treatment options for complex cervical reconstruction:  anterior versus posterior; multi-level versus corpectomy; occipital, cervical, thoracic junction options, Global Spine:  Surgical Principles and the Latest Techniques, Chicago, IL, June 26, 2004.

  120. Lumbosacral Session, Innovations in Spinal Fixation:  An Advanced Course, Boston, MA, August 14-15, 2004.

  121. Panelist:  Update on Artificial Cervical Disks, Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders:  Complications of Current Spine Techniques, Beaver Creek, CO, January 17, 2005.

  122. 021, Artificial Cervical Disc Technology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 16, 2005.

  123. 035, Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 17, 2005.


  124. 036, Indications, Limitations and Complications of Transoral Approaches to the Spine and Craniocervical Stabilization Techniques, American Association of Neurological Surgeons 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 17, 2005.

  125. Panelist/Lumbar Interbody Fusion:  Seminar 111, Complications in Complex Spinal Surgery:  Lessons Learned, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 18, 2005.

  126. Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA) Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 5-8, 2005.

  127. PC22, Mastering Spinal Disorders:  Dealing with Complexities, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 55th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 9, 2005.

  128. T21, Intraoperative Salvage Techniques:  “Getting Out of Trouble in Spinal Surgery”, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 55th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 11, 2005.

  129. Panelist:  Case Discussions, Session 1:  Spinal Deformity, Part 3:  Thoracic Sagittal Plane Deformity; Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders:  Complex Spine Surgery from Cervical to Sacrum, Beaver Creek, CO, January 15, 2006.

  130. Panelist:  Case Discussions, Session 2:  Lumbar Spine, Part 3:  Emerging Technologies for the Lumbar Spine; Surgical Management of Spinal Disorders:  Complex Spine Surgery from Cervical to Sacrum, Beaver Creek, CO, January 16, 2006.

  131. Scientific Session I:  The Evolution of Cervical Spine Surgery, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 22nd Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 16, 2006.

  132. Panelist:  Scientific Session I:  The Evolution of Cervical Spine Surgery, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 22nd Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 16, 2006.
  133. 035 Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 17, 2005.

  134. 036 Indications, Limitations and Complications of Transoral Approaches to the Spine and Craniocervical Stabilization Techniques, American Association of Neurological Surgeons 73rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 17, 2005.

  135. 012, Artificial Cervical Disc Technology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 74th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 22, 2006.

  136. 022, Cervical Spine Instability:  Instrumentation and Other Methods of Management, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 74th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 23, 2006.

  137. 035, Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 74th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 23, 2006.

  138. Panelist:  211, Complications and Complex Spinal Surgery:  Lessons Learned, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 74th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 25, 2006.
  139. Panel Member:  Case Presentation and Panel Discussion:  SPINE, Georgia Neurosurgical Society (GNS) Annual Spring Meeting, Sea Island, GA, May 27, 2006.

  140. Honored Guest Faculty:  Cleveland Spine Review--Hands-On 2006:  A Comprehensive Approach for Neurosurgeons and Orthopaedic Surgeons, Cleveland, OH, July 20-23, 2006.

  141. PC21, Spinal Arthroplasty, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 56th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 8, 2006.

  142. PC26, Mastering Spinal Disorders:  Dealing with Complexities, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 56th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 8, 2006.

  143. T21, Intraoperative Salvage Techniques:  Getting Out of Trouble in Spinal Surgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 56th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 10, 2006.

  144. PC016, Basics of Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and Instrumentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), 75th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2007.

  145. PC032, Artificial Cervical Disc Technology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), 75th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 15, 2007.

  146. Discussant:  #614:  What Are the Statistically Significant Risk Factors for Nonunion When Performing ACDF with Allograft and Cervical Plating?, Author:  Kevin T. Foley, Scientific Session II – Spine and Peripheral Nerve, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), 75th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 16, 2007.

  147. Panelist, 311:  Complications and Complex Spinal Surgery: Lessons Learned, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), 75th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 18, 2007.

  148. Session 3:  Cervical Spine:  Dynamic Stabilization, The Spine Summit:  Emerging Technologies & Best Practices, Maui, HI, June 9, 2007.

  149. Panelist:  Case Discussions; Session 4:  Spinal Trauma, The Spine Summit:  Emerging Technologies & Best Practices, Maui, HI, June 9, 2007.

  150. Cervical Arthroplasty:  Core Education Course, Memphis, TN, August 4, 2007.

  151. Cervical Arthroplasty:  Core Education Course, Memphis, TN, August 24, 2007.

  152. PC33, Mastering Spinal Disorders:  Dealing with Complexities, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 57th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 16, 2007.

  153. T21, Intraoperative Salvage Techniques:  Getting Out of Trouble in Spinal Surgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 57th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 18, 2007.

  154. Spine on the Mountain:  Innovation Meets Practice:  An Interactive Forum, Vail, CO, February 21-23, 2008.

  155. 031, Artificial Cervical Disc Technology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, April 27, 2008.

  156. Panelist:  110, Complications and Complex Spinal Surgery:  Lessons Learned, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, April 28, 2008.

  157. GS Discussant:  PEMF Increases ACDF Fusion Rates in Patients 50 or Older, Scientific Session II – Spine, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, April 28, 2008.

  158. Panelist:  317, Spinal Surgical Challenges, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, April 30, 2008.

  159. Panelist:  Session 1:  Cervical Degenerative Disease, Spine on the Mountain:  Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, February 19, 2009.

  160. Panelist:  Session 2:  Cervical Biologics and Fusion, Spine on the Mountain:  Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, February 19, 2009.

  161. Panelist:  Session 5:  Lumbar Degenerative, Spine on the Mountain:  Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, February 21, 2009.

  162. 018:  Artificial Cervical Disc Technology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 3, 2009.

  163. Panelist:  117:  Spinal Surgical Challenges, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 4, 2009.

  164. Panelist:  209:  Complications and Complex Spinal Surgery: Lessons Learned, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 5, 2009.

  165. Globus/MERC Emerging Technologies, Miami, FL, May 16, 2009.

  166. Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA) Scientific Meeting, Hot Springs, VA, June 7-10, 2009.

  167. Panelist:  114:  Artificial Cervical Disc, XIV World Congress of Neurological Surgery of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Boston, MA, August 31, 2009.

  168. Faculty:  PC37:  Spine 3-D:  Technique and Operative Anatomy, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 25, 2009.

  169. Faculty:  Integrated Medical Learning® Clinical Science Session: Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, What Is the Best Management Strategy for Single Level Medically Refractory Cervical Radiculopathy?, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 27, 2009.

  170. 2nd Annual Spinal Update for Primary Care Providers, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA, November 14, 2009.
  171. Panelist:  Case Discussion:  Session 3:  Spondylolisthesis, Spine on the Mountain:  Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, January 30, 2010.

  172. Discussant:  Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of the Odontoid Process - Clinical Outcomes, Scientific Session II - Spine, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 3, 2010.
  173. Panelist:  216, Spinal Surgical Challenges, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 4, 2010.
  174. Panelist:  Case Discussions, Session 2:  Cervical Myelopathy, Spine on the Mountain:  Innovation Meets Practice, Vail, CO, January 28, 2011.
  175. Panelist:  315 Spinal Surgical Challenges, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Meeting, Denver, CO, April 13, 2011.
  176. Faculty, Resident Oral Boards Style Case Conference, AANS Fundamentals in Spinal Surgery for Residents, Burr Ridge, IL, November 10, 2011.
  177. Panelist:  Session 2:  Case Discussions:  Lumbar Multi-Level Degeneration, Spine on the Mountain, Vail, CO, January 27, 2012.
  178. Panelist:  Session 6:  Complications and Controversies:  Case Discussions: Complications, Their Avoidance, and Management, Spine on the Mountain, Vail, CO, January 29, 2012.
  179. CLC Meeting Chair, AANS Corporate Leadership Council Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 28, 2012.
  180. Debate:  An Open Posterior Decompression and Fusion (+/- Interbody) is Best, Session 3:  MIS Deformity, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Miami, FL, September 22, 2012.
  181. Faculty:  Resident Oral Boards Style Case Conference, AANS Fundamentals in Spinal Surgery for Residents Course, Burr Ridge, IL, November 8, 2012.
  182. Panelist:  Session 3:  Biologics, Spine on the Mountain:  Global Spinal Balance, Vail, CO, February 1, 2013.

Visiting Professorships:

  1. University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, October 21, 1991.
  2. UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 1991.
  3. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1991.
  4. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, May 27-28, 1992.
  5. University of Cincinnati/Mayfield, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1992.
  6. Baylor University, Houston, TX, June 18, 1992.
  7. University of Texas, Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 1992.
  8. Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, July 30, 1992.
  9. University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, August 6, 1992.
  10. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, October 1992.
  11. Aichi University. Aichi, Japan, April 1996.
  12. University of Oregon Health Science Center. Portland, OR, May 16-18, 1996.
  13. West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV, June 1-2, 1996.
  14. Wayne State University. Detroit, MI, November 14-15, 1996.
  15. Henry Ford Hospital System. Detroit, MI, January 10, 1998.
  16. University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI, June 4-5, 1999.
  17. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, August 24, 2000.
  18. Rush Medical College. Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch. Chicago, IL, January 4, 2001.
  19. University of Pittsburgh, Department of Neurosurgery.  Pittsburgh, PA, May 2001.
  20. Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, June 7, 2002.
  21. University of Cincinnati, Mayfield Clinic, Cincinnati, OH, November 20, 2002.
  22. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, January 23-24, 2003.
  23. Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 11-12, 2003.
  24. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, September 29, 2003.
  25. University of Miami , Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, February 2, 2006.
  26. Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, The Neurologic Institute, New York City, NY, July 20, 2006.
  27. Roper Saint Francis Spine Center, Charleston, SC, September 6, 2007.
  28. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, October 30, 2007.
  29. Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA, October 3, 2008.

Invited Guest:

  1. Missouri Neurosurgical Society. St. Louis, MO, April 11, 1992.
  2. Japanese Congress of Neurological Surgery, Matsue, Japan, April 11, 1996.
  3. Montana Neurosurgical Symposium. Kalispell, MT, September 3-6, 1996.
  4. South Carolina Spine Society. Charleston, SC, November 1-2, 1996.
  5. North Carolina Neurosurgical Society. Pinehurst, NC, November 16, 1996.
  6. 2nd Annual Indiana Spinal Trauma Symposium. Indianapolis, IN, May 3, 1997.
  7. Montana Neurosurgical Symposium. Kalispell, MT, September 1-3, 1997.
  8. First Japanese-Korean Spine Society, Nagoya, Japan, September 19-21, 1997.
  9. Wisconsin Neurosurgical Society.  Madison, WI, June 5, 1999.
  10. Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society. ID, June 22-24, 1999.
  11. Brazilian Neurosurgical Society. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 9-11, 1999.
  12. Colorado Spine Symposium, 10th Annual Denver, CO, November 5, 1999.
  13. Russian Neurosurgical Federation. St. Petersburg, Russia, May 19-20, 2000.
  14. Montana Neurosurgical Symposium. Chico, MT, August 28-30, 2000.
  15. Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA) 55th Annual Meeting, jointly held with The Society of British Neurological Surgeons, Kiawah Island, SC, April 21-24, 2002.
  16. Western Neurosurgical Society. Victoria B.C., CANADA, October 13-14, 2002.
  17. American Academy of Neurological Surgery, Williamsburg, VA, October 29-November 1, 2003.
  18. Honored Guest:  Japanese Paraplegia Society, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan, November 13-14, 2003.
  19. Interurban Neurosurgical Society, Chicago, IL, March 5, 2004.
  20. Honored Guest:  Neurosurgical Society of the Virginias, White Sulfur Springs, VA, January 20-22, 2005.
  21. Guest Speaker:  Second Annual Fellows’ Ski Weekend, Steamboat Springs, CO, January 25-28, 2007.
  22. Interurban Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 4, 2011.

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