SAMUEL K. CHO, M.D.


New York Office
Faculty Practice Associates
5 East 98th St., Box 1188
New York, NY 10029
(212) 241-0276
samuel.cho@mountsinai.org


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Chief, Spine Surgery at Mount Sinai West 

  • 2018-Present

Program Director, Spine Surgery Fellow, Mount Sinai Health System

  • 2018-Present

Associate Professor 

  • 2015-2018

Assistant Professor 

  • 2010-2015

 

Department of Neurosurgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Associate Professor

  • 2015-Present

Assistant Professor

  • 2013-2015

 


HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital (2010-Present)
New York, NY

  • Attending Surgeon in Spinal Surgery

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EDUCATION

Washington University School of Medicine (2000-2004)
St. Louis, MO

  • Doctor of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center (2004-2005)
New York, NY

  • Internship in General Surgery

New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center (2005-2009)
New York, NY

  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University Medical Center (2009-2010)
St. Louis, MO

  • Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery

MEDICAL LICENSURE

New York
New Jersey
Missouri
(expired)


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Member

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Member

American Orthopaedic Association

  • Member

AOSpine

  • Member

Cervical Spine Research Society

  • Member

North American Spine Society

  • Member

Scoliosis Research Society

  • Member

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Scoliosis Research Society Global Outreach Committee (2011-2012)

  • Member

Scoliosis Research Society Grant Review Committee (2012-2014)

  • Member

SRS International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques Committee (2012-2013)

  • Member

Scolioris Research Society ProgramCommittee – Reviewer (2012-2018)

  • Member

Scoliosis Research Society Awards and Scholarship Committee (2013-2014)

  • Member

Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Committee (2014-2015)

  • Member

Scoliosis Research Society CME Committee (2014-2018)

  • Member

Cervical Spine Research Society Instructional Course Lecture Committee (2015-2017)

  • Member

North American Spine Society CME Committee (2015-2017)

  • Member

North American Spine Society Outcomes Compendium Task Force (2015-2017)

  • Member

AOSpine North America Research Committee (2016-2018)

  • Member

INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sub-Internship (2012-Present)

  • Director

Low Back Pain Clinical Pathway Committee (2014-Present)

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Representative

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Quality Assurance Committee (2015-Present)

  • Member

JOURNAL/GRANT REVIEW/EDITORIAL

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2012)

  • External grant reviewer

Journal of Orthopaedic Research (2013)

  • Reviewer

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (2013)

  • Peer Review Committee Member

Global Spine Journal (2014)

  • Reviewer

Asian Spine Journal (2014)

  • Reviewer

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (2014)

  • Reviewer

Spine (2015)

  • Reviewer

Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2016)

  • Reviewer

Neurosurgery (2016)

  • Reviewer

HONORS/AWARDS

(COLLEGE)

Phi Beta Kappa
Rhodes Scholarship Finalist (Pennsylvania)
University of Virginia Lawn Resident
Raven Society
Echols Scholarship
MasterCard Asian Studies Scholarship
Endocrine Society Student Research Fellowship
Summer Medical And Research Training (SMART) Fellowship
Merck Index Award
Margaret Morgan Coughlin Award
Weedon Foundation
Dean’s List

 

(RESIDENCY)

Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation/DePuy Orthopaedic Resident Educational Grant
Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation New York Metropolitan Symposium
2nd place podium presentation winner (2008 and 2009)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research Education
Foundation/Orthopaedic Research Society Clinician Scientist Development Program Participant
American Orthopaedic Association/Zimmer/Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation Resident Leadership Forum Participant
Frank E. Stinchfield Award

 

Nominated for the Louis A. Goldstein Award for Best Clinical Poster: Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon S, Pahys JM, Cho W, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. Can Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Reliably Help Prevent Paraplegia During Posterior VCR Surgery? Scoliosis Research Society 45th Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, September 21-24, 2010.

Fielding Resident/Fellow Award: Pahys JM, Pahys JR, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Hawasli AH, Sweet FA, Lee DH, Riew KD. Methods to Decrease Post-operative Infections Following Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery. Cervical Spine Research Society 38th Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, December 2-4, 2010.

American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader Program Participant. American Orthopaedic Association 124th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 21-22, 2011.

Best Posters Presentation: Cho SK, Egorova NN, Hecht AC, Qureshi S, Allen A, Moskowitz A. Does Insurance Status Influence Surgical Outcome for Pediatric Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis? North American Spine Society 26th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2-5, 2011.

Nominated for the John H. Moe Award for Best Basic Science Poster: Cho SK, Koehler SM. Does BMP-2 Really Cause Cancer? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Scoliosis Research Society 47th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, September 5-8, 2012.

Best Poster in Clinical Science: Lee DH, Kim HM, Yang JJ, Lee HS, Noh HM, Kim NH, Hwang CJ, Cho SK. The Kappa Line: A Predictor of Neurologic Outcome After Cervical Laminoplasty. Cervical Spine Research Society 40th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 6 – 8, 2012.

Nominated for the Thomas S. Whitecloud Award for Best Basic Science Podium: Cho SK, Lu Y, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Lenke LG. The Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Diameter on Thoracic Spinal Canal Dimensions: An Anatomic Study. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 20th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 10 – 13, 2013.

Nominated for the Russell A. Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Podium: Cho SK, Egorova NN, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Caridi JM, Allen A, Kim YJ. Comparative Analysis of Osteotomies During Spinal Fusion for Adult and Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective Review of >6,000 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. The Scoliosis Research Society 48th Annual Meeting, Lyon, France, September 18 – 21, 2013.

AOSpine Research Commission Mentorship Award. Patient Reported Outcome Instruments in Spine Surgery. World Forum for Spine Research. Xi’an, China, May 15 – 17, 2014.

American Orthopaedic Association – Japanese Orthopaedic Association Traveling Fellowship. May, 9 – 29, 2016.

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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

 

(Published/Accepted)

  1. Phan K, Kim JS, Lee NJ, Somani S, Di Capua J, Kothari P, Leven D, Cho SK. Frailty is Associated with Morbidity in Adults Undergoing Elective Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF). The Spine J.
  2. Somani S, Di Capua J, Kim JS, Phan K, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Kim JH, Dowdell J, Cho SK. ASA Classification as a Risk Stratification Tool in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Study of 5,805 Patients. Global Spine J.
  3. McAnany SJ, Overley S, Andelman S, Patterson DC, Cho SK, Qureshi S, Hsu WK, Hecht AC. Return to Play in Elite Contact Athletes after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Meta-Analysis. Global Spine J.
  4. Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kim JS, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Guzman J, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Phan K, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Frailty is Predictive of Adverse postoperative Events in Patients Undergoing Lumbar Fusion. Global Spine J.
  5. Merrill RK, Kim JS, Leven DM, Meaike JJ, Kim JH, Cho SK. A Preliminary Algorithm Using Spine Measurement Software to Predict Sagittal Alignment Following Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy. Global Spine J.
  6. Merrill RK, Kim JS, Leven DM, Kim JH, Cho SK. Beyond Pelvic Incidence – Lumbar Lordosis Mismatch: The Importance of Assessing the Entire Spine to Achieve Global Sagittal Alignment. Global Spine J.
  7. Phan K, Xu J, Maharaj MM, Li J, Kim JS, Di Capua J, Somani S, Tan K, Mobbs RJ, Cho SK. Outcomes of Short Fusion vs. Long Fusion for Adult Degenerative Scoliosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Orthop Surg.
  8. Phan K, Wang N, Kim JS, Kothari P, Lee NJ, Xu J, Cho SK. Effect of Preoperative Anemia on the Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). Global Spine J.
  9. Bronheim R, Oermann E, Cho SK, Caridi JM. Coagulation Profile as a Risk Factor for 30-Day Morbidity and Mortality Following Posterior Lumbar Fusion. Spine.
  10. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Shin JI, Phan K, Di Capua J, Somani S, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. Early Complications and Outcomes in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A NSQIP Study Based on 5,803 Patients. Global Spine J.
  11. Cho SK, Kim JS, Overley SC, Merrill RK. Cervical Laminoplasty: Indications, Surgical Considerations, and Clinical Outcomes. J Am Acad Orthop Surg.
  12. Shin JI, Phan K, Kothari P, Kim JS, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. Impact of Glycemic Control on Morbidity and Mortality in Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Undergoing Spinal Fusion. Clin Spine Surg.
  13. Di Capua J, Somani S, Kim JS, Phan K, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Cho SK. Elderly Age as a Risk Factor for 30-Day Postoperative Outcomes Following Elective Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Global Spine J.
  14. Lee NJ, Shin JI, Kothari P, Kim JS, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Incidence, Impact, and Risk Factors for 30-Day Wound Complications Following Elective Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Global Spine J.
  15. Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Guzman J, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Frailty Index is a Significant Predictor of Complications and Mortality Following Surgery for Adult Spinal Deformity. Spine. 2016 Aug 31.
  16. Martin CT, Pugely AJ, Gao Y, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Cho SK, Mendoza-Lattes S. Reliability of a Surgeon-Reported Morbidity and Mortality Database: A Comparison of Short-term Morbidity Between the Scoliosis Research Society and National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Databases. Iowa Orthop J. 2016;36:147-54.
  17. Lee DH, Cho JH, Hwang CJ, Lee CS, Cho SK, Ha JK. Can C3 Laminectomy Reduce Interlaminar Bony Fusion and Preserve the Range of Motion After Cervical Laminoplasty? Spine. 2016 Aug 11.
  18. Somani S, Di Capua J, Kim JS, Kothari P, Lee NJ, Leven DM, Cho SK. Comparing NIS and NSQIP: An Independent Risk Factor Analysis for Risk Stratification in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine.
  19. Di Capua, J, Somani S, Kim JS, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Cho SK. Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs) in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Predictors for HACs and Other 30-day Postoperative Outcomes. Spine.
  20. Phan K, Kim JS, Somani S, Di Capua J, Kim R, Shin J, Cho SK. Impact of Age on 30-day Complications after Adult Deformity Surgery. Spine.
  21. Phan K, Kim JS, Lee N, Kothari P, Cho SK. Impact of Insulin Dependence on Perioperative Outcomes following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). Spine.
  22. Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Kim JS, Skovrlj B, Martin CT, Pugely AJ, Gao Y, Caridi JM, Mendoza-Lattes SA, Cho SK. A Comparative Analysis Among the SRS M&M, NIS, and KID Databases for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deformity.
  23. Merrill RK, Kim JS, Leven DM, Kim JH, Cho SK. Multi-Rod Constructs Can Prevent Rod Breakage and Pseudarthrosis at the Lumbosacral Junction in Adult Spinal Deformity. Global Spine J.
  24. Kothari P, Somani S, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Kim J, Cho SK. 30-Day Morbidity Associated with Pelvic Fixation in Adult Patients Undergoing Fusion for Spinal Deformity: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Global Spine J.
  25. Thompson SE, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Nassr A, Mroz TE, Fish DE, Wang JC, Fehlings MG, Tannoury CA, Tannury T, Tortolani PJ, Traynelis VC, Gokaslan Z, Hilibrand AS, Isaacs RE, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Baird EO, Sasso RC, Arnold PM, Buser Z, Bydon M, Clarke MJ, De Giacomo AF, Derakhshan A, Jobse B, Lord EL, Lubelski D, Massicotte EM, Steinmetz M, Smith GA, Pace J, Corriveau M, Lee S, Cha PI, Chatterjee D, Gee EL, Mayer EN, McBride OJ, Roe AK, Yanez MY, Stroh DA, Than KD, Riew KD. C5 Palsy after Cervical Spine Surgery: A Mutli-Center Retrospective Review of 59 Cases. Global Spine J.
  26. O’Neill KR, Fehlings MG, Mroz TE, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Kanter AS, Steinmetz MP, Arnold PM, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Nassr A, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Baird EO, Smith JS, Shaffrey C, Tannoury CA, Tannoury T, Gokaslan ZL, Gum JL, Hart RA, Isaacs RE, Sasso RC, Bumpass DB, Bydon M, Corriveau M, De Giacomo AF, Derkhshan A, Jobse BC, Lubelski D, Lee S, Massicotte EM, Pace JR, Smith GA, Than KD, Riew KD. A Multi-Center Study of the Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes of Cervical Dural Tears. Global Spine J.
  27. McAnany SJ, Overley S, Andelman S, Patterson DC, Cho SK, Qureshi S, Hsu WK, Hecht AC. Return to Play in Elite Contact Athletes after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Meta-Analysis. Global Spine J.
  28. Shin JI, Kothari P, Phan K, Kim JS, Leven D, Lee NJ, Cho SK. Frailty Index as a Predictor of Adverse Postoperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Cervical Spinal Fusion. Spine.
  29. Phan K, Kothari P, Lee NJ, Virk S, Kim JS, Cho SK. Impact of Obesity on Outcomes in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion. Spine.
  30. Phan K, Kim JS, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Cho SK. Relationship Between ASA Scores and 30-Day Readmissions in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). Spine.
  31. Phan K, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Kim JS, Cho SK. Risk Factors for Readmissions Following Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Spine.
  32. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Phan K, Shin JI, Cutler HS, Lakomkin N, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. The Incidence and Risk Factors for 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions After Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion. Spine.
  33. Phan K, Huo YR, Hogan JA, Xu J, Dunn A, Cho SK, Mobbs RJ, McKenna P, Rajagopal T, Altaf F. Minimally Invasive Surgery in Adult Degenerative Scoliosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Decompression, Anterior/Lateral and Posterior Lumbar Approaches. J Spine Surg 2016;2(2):89-104.
  34. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Kim C, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Cho SK. The Impact of Resident Involvement in Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion. Spine.
  35. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Leven DM, Lakomkin N, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. Impact of Gender on 30-Day Complications after Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine.
  36. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Lakomkin N, Leven DM, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Cho SK. Impact of Resident Involvement on Morbidity in Adult Patients Undergoing Fusion for Spinal Deformity. Spine.
  37. Traynelis VC, Malone HR, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Kanter AS, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Baird EO, Isaacs RE, Rahman RK, Polevaya G, Smith JS, Shaffrey C, Tortolani PJ, Stroh DA, Arnold PM, Fehlings MG, Mroz TE, Riew KD. Rare Complications of Cervical Spine Surgery: Horner’s Syndrome. Global Spine J.
  38. Gokaslan Z, Bydon M, De la Garza-Ramos, R, Smith Z, Hsu WK, Qureshi SA, Cho S, Baird EO, Mroz TE, Fehlings MG, Arnold PM, Riew KD. Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy after Cervical Spine Surgery: A Multi-Center AOSpine Clinical Research Network Study. Global Spine J.
  39. Cutler HS, Guzman JZ, Connolly J, Al Maaieh M, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. Outcome Instruments in Spinal Trauma Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis. Global Spine J.
  40. Leven DM, Cho SK. Pseudarthrosis of the Cervical Spine. Current Review of Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management. Asian Spine J.
  41. Guzman JZ, Feldman ZM, McAnany S, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Osteoporosis in Patients Undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Spine.
  42. Overley SC, McAnany SJ, Andelman S, Patterson DC, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hsu WK, Hecht AC. Return to Play in Elite Athletes after Lumbar Microdiscectomy: A Meta-Analysis. Spine. 2015 Dec 3.
  43. Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin J, Shrivastava R, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Transoral Approach to the Cervical Spine. Spine. 2015 Dec 3.
  44. Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Skovrlj B, Laudier DM, Winkelstein BA, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Annular puncture with tumor necrosis factor-alpha injection enhances painful behavior with disc degeneration in-vivo. Spine J. 2015 Nov 20.
  45. Guzman JZ, Cutler HS, Connolly J, Skovrlj B, Mroz TE, Riew KD, Cho SK. Patient Reported Outcome Instruments in Spine Surgery. Spine. 2015 Oct 15.
  46. Shin JI, Lee NJ, Cho SK. Pediatric Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injury: A National Database Study. Spine.
  47. Lovy AJ, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Prevalence, Comorbidities, and Risk of Perioperative Complications in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Patients Undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Spine. 2015 Nov;40(21):E1128-34.
  48. Shaw R, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. Association between Age and Complications in Adult Scoliosis Surgery: An Analysis of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. Spine
  49. Hyun SJ, Kim YJ, Rhim SC, Cheh G, Cho SK. Pedicle Screw Placement in the Thoracolumbar Spine Using a Novel, Simple, Safe, and Effective Guide-Pin : A Computerized Tomography Analysis. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2015 Jul;58(1):9-13.
  50. Skovrlj B, Koehler SM, Anderson PA, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC, Cho SK.
  51. Association Between BMP-2 and Carcinogenicity. Spine. 2015 Aug 13.
  52. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Kim YJ. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Following Spinal Deformity Surgery in the Pediatric Patient. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 Jul;23(7):408-14.
  53. Sarkiss CA, Fogg GA, Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Caridi JM. To operate or not?: A literature review of surgical outcomes in 95 patients with Parkinson's disease undergoing spine surgery. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Jul;134:122-125.
  54. Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kim YJ. Association Between Surgeon Experience and Complication Rates in Adult Scoliosis Surgery: A Review of 5,117 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Spine. 2015 May 20.
  55. Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Cho SK. The Top 100 Classic Papers in Lumbar Spine Surgery. Spine.
  56. Cutler H, Guzman JZ, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. Patient Reported Outcomes in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis. Spine Deformity.
  57. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Rothenberg ES, Lu Y, McAnany S, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. The Burden of Clostridium Difficile After Cervical Spine Surgery. Global Spine J.
  58. Ueda H, Cutler Holt, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. Current Trends in the Use of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments in Degenerative Cervical Spine Surgery. Global Spine J.
  59. Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Overley SC, Qureshi SA, Caridi JM, Cho SK. The 100 Most Influential Papers in Cervical Spine Surgery. Global Spine J.
  60. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Caridi J, Cho SK. Posterior-Only Circumferential Decompression and Reconstruction in the Surgical Management of Lumbar Vertebral Osteomyelitis. Global Spine J.
  61. Skovrlj B, Lee, DH, Caridi J, Cho SK. Reoperations Following Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty. Asian Spine J. 2015 Jun;9(3):471-82.
  62. Walter BA, Purmessur D, Likhitpanichkul M, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht HC, Iatridis JC. Inflammatory Kinetics and Efficacy of Anti-inflammatory Treatments on Human Nucleus Pulposus Cells. Spine.
  63. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon SM, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho W, Koester LA. Patients with Progressive Myelopathy Who Lack Spinal Cord Monitoring Data Have the Highest Rate of Spinal Cord Deficits Following Posterior VCR Surgery. Spine Deformity.
  64. Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Skovrlj B, Winkelstein BA, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Assessment of functional and behavioral changes sensitive to painful disc degeneration. J Orthop Res. 2015 Mar 2.
  65. Cutler HS, Guzman JZ, Connolly J, Al Maaieh M, Allen AK, Cho SK. Patient Reported Outcome Instruments in Pediatric Deformity Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis. Spine Deformity. 2015 Mar;3(3):136-143.
  66. Purmessur D, Cornejo MC, Cho SK, Roughley PJ, Linhardt RJ, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Intact glycosaminoglycans from intervertebral disc-derived notochordal cell-conditioned media inhibit neurite growth while maintaining neuronal cell viability. Spine J. 2015 Feb 7.
  67. Cho SK, Egorova NN. The Association between Insurance Status and Complications, Length of Stay and Costs for Pediatric Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine. 2015 Feb 15;40(4):247-56.
  68. Yang C, Zheng Z, Liu H, Wang J, Kim YJ, Cho S. Posterior vertebral column resection in spinal deformity: a systematic review. Eur Spine J. 2015 Jan 20.
  69. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon S, Pahys JM, Cho W, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. Can Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Reliably Help Prevent Paraplegia During Posterior VCR Surgery? Spine Deformity. 2015 Jan;3(1):73-81.
  70. Cho SK, Shin JI, Kim YJ. Proximal junctional kyphosis following adult spinal deformity surgery. Eur Spine J. 2014 Dec;23(12):2726-36.
  71. Silvestre J, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Overley S, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC. The Internet as a Communication Tool for Orthopaedic Spine Fellowships in the United States. Spine J. 2014 Nov 1;39(23):1924-33.
  72. McAnany S, Overley S, Baird E, Cho S, Hecht A, Zigler J, Qureshi S. The Five-Year Cost Effectiveness of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Cervical Disc Replacement: A Markov Analysis. Spine. 2014 Aug 14.
  73. Baird EO, Brietzke SC, Weinberg AD, McAnany SJ, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Hecht AC. Ambulatory spine surgery: a survey study. Global Spine J. 2014 Aug;4(3):157-60.
  74. Baird EO, Egorova NN, McAnany SJ, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Cho SK. National trends in outpatient surgical treatment of degenerative cervical spine disease. Global Spine J. 2014 Aug;4(3):143-50.
  75. Skovrlj B, Al Maaieh M, Guzman J, Caridi J, Cho SK. The 100 Classic Papers in Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine Deformity. 2014 Jul;2(4):241-247.
  76. Mckie J, Qureshi S, Iatridis J, Egorova N, Cho S, Hecht A. Trends in Bone Morphogenetic Protein Usage since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory in 2008: What Happens to Physician Practices When the Food and Drug Administration Issues an Advisory? Global Spine J. 2014 Jun;4(2):71-6.
  77. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu G, Buchowski JM, Dorward IG, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester LA. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann's Kyphosis: Correlation With X-Ray, MRI, and Surgical Outcome. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Jul 15.
  78. Skovrlj B, Motivala S, Panov F, Steinberger J, Stuelpnagel J, Cho SK, Caridi J. Fatal intraoperative cardiac arrest after application of surgifoam into a bleeding iliac screw defect. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Sep 15;39(20):E1239-42.
  79. Cho SK, Skovrlj B, Lu Y, Caridi JM, Lenke LG. The effect of increasing pedicle screw size on thoracic spinal canal dimensions: an anatomic study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Sep 15;39(20):E1195-200.
  80. Guzman JZ, Baird EO, Fields AC, McAnany SJ, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Cho SK. C5 nerve root palsy following decompression of the cervical spine: a systematic evaluation of the literature. Bone Joint J. 2014 Jul;96-B(7):950-5.
  81. Guzman JZ, Iatridis JC, Skovrlj B, Cutler HS, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Outcomes and complications of diabetes mellitus on patients undergoing degenerative lumbar spine surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Sep 1;39(19):1596-604.
  82. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Shin J, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Iatridis JC, Cho SK. The impact of diabetes mellitus on patients undergoing degenerative cervical spine surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Sep 15;39(20):1656-65.
  83. Skovrlj B, Al Maaieh M, Guzman J, Caridi J, Cho SK. The 100 Classic Papers in Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine Deformity. 2014 Jul;2(4):241-247.
  84. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Al Maaieh M, Cho SK, Iatridis JC, Qureshi SA. Cellular bone matrices: viable stem cell-containing bone graft substitutes. Spine J. 2014 Jun 11. pii: S1529-9430(14)00567-1.
  85. McAnany S, Cho S, Qureshi S, Hecht AC. A commentary on cervical spondylolysis in the contact athlete. Spine J. 2014 Jun 1;14(6):e7-8.
  86. Lu Y, Guzman JZ, Purmessur D, Iatridis JC, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Nonoperative management of discogenic back pain: a systematic review. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Jul 15;39(16):1314-24.
  87. Qureshi S, Goz V, McAnany S, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Delamarter RB, Fehlings MG. Health state utility of patients with single-level cervical degenerative disc disease: comparison of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with cervical disc arthroplasty. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 May;20(5):475-9.
  88. Lu Y, McAnany SJ, Hecht AC, Cho SK, Qureshi SA. Utilization trends of cervical artificial disc replacement after FDA approval compared with anterior cervical fusion: adoption of new technology. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Feb 1;39(3):249-55.
  89. Mayer JE, Dang RP, Duarte Prieto GF, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC. Analysis of the techniques for thoracic- and lumbar-level localization during posterior spine surgery and the occurrence of wrong-level surgery: results from a national survey. Spine J. 2014 May 1;14(5):741-8.
  90. Qureshi SA, Koehler SM, Lu Y, Cho S, Hecht AC. Utilization trends of cervical artificial disc replacement during the FDA investigational device exemption clinical trials compared to anterior cervical fusion. J Clin Neurosci. 2013 Dec;20(12):1723-6.
  91. Purmessur D, Guterl CC, Cho SK, Cornejo MC, Lam YW, Ballif BA, Laudier JC, Iatridis JC. Dynamic pressurization induces transition of notochordal cells to a mature phenotype while retaining production of important patterning ligands from development. Arthritis Res Ther. 2013;15(5):R122.
  92. Pahys JM, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Zebala LP, Kang MM, Cho W, Koester LA. Matched Cohort Analysis of Posterior-Only Vertebral Column Resection Versus Combined Anterior/Posterior Vertebrectomy for Severe Spinal Deformity. Spine Deformity. 2013 Nov;1(6):439-446.
  93. Shin SH, Ko KR, Cho SK, Choi YL, Seo SW. Surgical Outcome of Desmoid Tumors: Adjuvant Radiotherapy Delayed the Recurrence But Did Not Affect Long Term Outcomes. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jul;108(1):28-33.
  94. Cho SK, Lu Y, Lee DH. Dysphagia Following Anterior Cervical Spinal Surgery. A Systematic Review. Bone Joint J. 2013 Jul;95-B(7):868–73.
  95. Purmessur D, Cornejo MC, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Notochordal Cell-Derived Therapeutic Strategies for Discogenic Back Pain. Global Spine J. 2013 Jun;3(3):201-218.
  96. Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Cho SK, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Dorward IG, Cho W, Baldus C, Hill BW, Kang MM.Proximal junctional kyphosis in primary adult deformity surgery: evaluation of 20 degrees as a critical angle. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jun;72(6):899-906.
  97. Pahys JM, Pahys JR, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Hawasli AH, Sweet FA, Lee DH, Riew KD. Methods to Decrease Post-operative Infections Following Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg – Am. 2013 Mar 20;95(6):549-54.
  98. Cho SK, Riew KD. Adjacent Segment Disease Following Cervical Spine Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 Jan;21(1):3-11.
  99. Cho SK, Yi JS, Park MS, Hu G, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Lee DH, Riew KD. Hemostatic Techniques Reduce Hospital Stay Following Multilevel Posterior Cervical Spinal Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg – Am. 2012 Nov 7;94(21):1952-8.
  100. Lee CS, Noh H, Lee DH, Hwang CJ, Kim H, Cho SK. Analysis of sagittal spinal alignment in 181 asymptomatic children. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2012 Dec;25(8):E259-63.
  101. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Dorward IG, Shoda N, Baldus CR, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester LA. Comparison of Spinal Deformity Surgery in Patients with Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mullitus (NIDDM) vs. Controls. Spine. 2012 Jul 15;37(16):E978-84.
  102. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Yi JS, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Kang MM, Cho W, Baldus CR. Major Complications in Revision Adult Deformity Surgery: Risk Factors and Clinical Outcomes with Two- to Seven-Year Follow-Up. Spine. 2012 Mar 15;37(6):489-500.
  103. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Cho W, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Yi JS, Baldus CR. Comparative Analysis of Clinical Outcome and Complications in Primary vs. Revision Adult Scoliosis Surgery. Spine. 2012 Mar 1;37(5):393-401.
  104. Lee DH, Kim NH, Hwang CJ, Lee CS, Kim YT, Shin MJ, Cho SK. Neglected esophageal perforation after upper thoracic vertebral fracture. Spine J. 2011 Dec;11(12):1146-51.
  105. Cho SK, Stoker GE, Bridwell KH. Spinal Reconstruction Using Pedicle Screw-Based Instrumentation and rhBMP-2 in Neurofibromatosis Patients with Severe Dural Ectasia and Spinal Deformity: Two Case Reports and a Review of the Literature. J Bone Joint Surg – Am. 2011 Aug 3;93(15):e861-8.
  106. Cho W, Cho SK, Wu C. The biomechanics of pedicle screw-based instrumentation. J Bone Joint Surg - Br. 2010 Aug;92(8):1061-5.
  107. Lee JK, Amorosa L, Cho SK, Weidenbaum M, Kim Y. Recurrent lumbar disk herniation. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010 Jun;18(6):327-37.
  108. Seo SW, Lee D, Minematsu H, Kim AD, Shin M, Cho SK, Kim DW, Yang J, Lee FY. Targeting extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) signaling has therapeutic implications for inflammatory osteolysis. Bone. 2010 Mar;46(3):695-702.
  109. Seo SW, Cho SK, Storer SK, Lee FY. Zoledronate reduces unwanted bone resorption in intercalary bone allografts. Int Orthop. 2010 Apr;34(4):599-603.
  110. Suratwala S, Cho SK, Van Rattle J, Park SH, Seo SW, Chang SS, Gardner T, Lee FY. Enhancement of periprosthetic bone quality with topical hydroxyapatite-bisphosphonate composite: an experimental study. J Bone Joint Surg - Am. 2008 Oct;90(10):2189-96.
  111. Seo SW, Lee D, Cho SK, Kim AD, Minematsu H, Celil Aydemir AB, Geller JA, Macaulay W, Yang J, Young-In Lee F. ERK signaling regulates macrophage colony-stimulating factor expression induced by titanium particles in MC3T3.E1 murine calvarial preosteoblastic cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Nov;1117:151-8.
  112. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim JH, Cho SK, Cheh G, Yoon JY. Proximal junctional kyphosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis following 3 different posterior segmental spinal instrumentation and fusion: incidence and risk factor analysis of 410 cases. Spine. 2007 Nov 15;32(24)2731-8.
  113. Kim DW, Seo SW, Cho SK, Block JA, Hei TK, Chang SS, Lee SE, Lee FY. Targeting of cell survival genes using small interfering RNAs(siRNAs) enhances radiosensitivity of grade II chondrosarcoma cells.J Orthop Res.2007 Jun;25(6):820-8.
  114. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Hanson D. Traumatic noncontiguous double fracture-dislocation of the lumbosacral Spine. Spine J. 2006 Sep-Oct;6(5): 534-8.
  115. Kim DW, Lee HJ, Karmin JA, Lee SE, Chang SS, Tolchin B, Lin S, Cho SK, Kwon A, Ahn JM, Lee FY. Mechanical loading differentially regulates membrane-bound and soluble RANKL availability in MC3T3-E1 Cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Apr;1068:568-72.
  116. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Kim J, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Cheh G, Sides B. Comparative analysis of pedicle screw versus hybrid instrumentation in posterior spinal fusion of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine. 2006 Feb 1;31(3):291-8.
  117. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kim J, Cho SK. Proximal junctional kyphosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis following segmental posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion: minimum 5-year follow-up. Spine. 2005 Sep 15;30(18):2045-50.
  118. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Sides B, Blanke K. Comparative analysis of pedicle screw versus hook instrumentation in posterior spinal fusion of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine. 2004 Sep 15;29(18):2040-8.
  119. Dalkin AC, Burger LL, Aylor KW, Haisenleder DJ, Workman LJ, Cho S, Marshall JC. Regulation of gonadotropin subunit gene transcription by gonadotropin-releasing hormone measurement of primary transcript ribonucleic acids by quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assays. Endocrinology. 2001 Jan;142(1):139-46.

 

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INVITED PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Cho SK, Kim YJ. History of Spinal Deformity Surgery Part I: The Pre-modern Era. Korean J Spine. 2011:8(1):1-8.
  2. Cho SK, Kim YJ. History of Spinal Deformity Surgery Part II: The Modern Era. Korean J Spine. 2011:8(1):9-23.

 


 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

2016

  1. Dowdell J, Iatridis JC, Cho SK. Injectable Biologics for Degenerative Disc Disease. Let’s Discuss: Biologics in Orthopaedics (accepted).

2014

  1. Allen A, Zhu E, Cho SK. Adult and Adolescent Scoliosis. AAOS Post-Operative Rehabilitation (submitted).

2013

  1. Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC. Anterior Transthoracic Approach to the Cervicothoracic Junction. In Eck JC, Vaccaro AR (eds): Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations Philadelphia: Jaypee 2013.
  2. Cho SK. Surgical Anatomy and Biomechanics in Cervicothoracic Junction and Thoracic Spine. In Kim DH (ed): Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine 2nd Edition Philadelphia: Elsevier 2013.
  3. Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Varma V, Cho SK. Complications of Stand-Alone Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. In Vaccaro AR, Kim DH (eds.): Complications of Spinal Instrumentation (submitted).

 


 

INVITED LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

2016

North American Spine Society 31st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 26 – 29, 2016

  1. Somani S, Kim JH, Kim J, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Di Capua J, Cho SK. Hypoalbuminemia as a Risk Factor following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Podium.
  2. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Guzman J, Cho SK. Duration of Anesthesia as a Risk Factor for Postoperative Complications in Patients undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Podium.
  3. Overley SC, Merrill R, Cho SK, Hecht A, Qureshi SA. Postoperative Bracing after One- and Two-Level ACDF: Is It Necessary? A Prospective Trial. Podium.
  4. McAnany SJ, Overley SC, Anwar M, Guzman J, Cho SK, Cutler H, Hecht A, Qureshi SA. The Rate of Revision Discectomy or Eventual Need for Fusion after Open or Dilator Tube Approach for Lumbar Microdiscectomy. Podium.
  5. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Guzman J, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. Frailty Index is a Significant Predictor of Complications and Readmissions following Posterior Lumbar Fusion. Podium.
  6. Leven DM, Kothari P, Somani S, Kim JH, Di Capua J, Kim J, Cho SK. Diabetes is a Risk Factor for Postoperative Complications in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: An Analysis of 8720 Patients. Podium.
  7. Kothari P, Di Capua J, Somani S, Kim JH, Leven DM, Kim J, Lee NJ, Cho SK. Nutritional Insufficiency as a Predictor for Adverse Outcomes in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Poster.
  8. Leven DM, Merrill R, Kim J, Meaike JJ, Suchman K, Kim JH, Bronheim R, Gidumal S, Cho SK. Fundamental Differences and Changes in Pelvic Parameters Depending on Age, Gender and Race. Poster.
  9. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Guzman J, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. Racial Disparity in Total Hospital Length of Stay for Adults undergoing Elective ACDF. Poster.
  10. Kim J, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Somani S, Di Capua J, Kim JH, Leven DM, Cho SK. Age as a Risk Factor following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). Poster.
  11. Somani S, Di Capua J, Kim JH, Kim J, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Cho SK. ASA as a Risk Factor following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). Poster.
  12. Kim JH, Kim J, Lee NJ, Di Capua J, Leven DM, Kothari P, Somani S, Cho SK. Risk Factors for LOS Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). Poster.
  13. McAnany SJ, Overley SC, Andelman S, Kim J, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht A. Return to Play in Contact Athletes following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: a Meta-Analysis. Poster.
  14. Lee NJ, Kim J, Leven DM, Di Capua J, Somani S, Kim JH, Kothari P, Cho SK. Number of Major Complications as a Predictor for Mortality and Length of Stay in Elective Anterior Lumbar Fusion (ALF) in ACS NSQIP. Poster.
  15. Di Capua J, Kim JH, Somani S, Kothari P, Lee NJ, Kim J, Leven DM, Cho SK. Number of Major Complications as a Predictor for Mortality and Length of Stay in Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion (PLF) in ACS NSQIP. Poster.
  16. Overley SC, McAnany SJ, Andelman S, Kim J, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht A. Return to Play in Adolescent Athletes with Symptomatic Spondylolysis without Listhesis: a Meta-Analysis. Poster.

Scoliosis Research Society 51st Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, September 21 – 24, 2016

  1. Merrill RK, Leven DM, Kim JS, Meaike JJ, Suchman KI, Kim JH, Bronheim RS, Gidumal SS, Cho SK. Fundamental Differences and Changes in Pelvic Parameters Depending on Age, Gender and Race. Poster.

International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 23rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, July 13 – 16, 2016

  1. Merrill RK, Leven DM, Kim JS, Meaike JJ, Suchman KI, Kim JH, Bronheim RS, Gidumal SS, Cho SK. Fundamental Differences and Changes in Pelvic Parameters Depending on Age, Gender and Race. Podium.

American Orthopaedic Association-Japanese Orthopaedic Association Traveling Fellowship, Japan, May 9 – 29, 2016

  1. Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokyo, Japan, May 10, 2016. Lecture: Sagittal Imbalance Syndrome.
  2. Japanese Orthopaedic Association 89th Annual Congress, Yokohama, Japan, May 14, 2016. Lecture: Sagittal Imbalance Syndrome.
  3. Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tzu, Japan, May 18, 2016. Lecture: Small Animal (Rat) Discogenic Pain Model.
  4. Shiga University of Medical Science, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Otsu, Japan, May 19, 2016. Lecture: Sagittal Imbalance Syndrome.
  5. University of Toyama Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, May 24, 2016. Lecture: Small Animal (Rat) Discogenic Pain Model.
  6. Tokai University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, May 26, 2016. Lecture: Sagittal Imbalance Syndrome.
  7. Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Orhopaedic Surgery, May 27, 2016. Lecture: Sagittal Imbalance Syndrome.

Lumbar Spine Research Society 9th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 14 – 15, 2016

  1. Di Capua J, Somani S, Kim JH, Lee N, Kothari P. Cho SK. Diabetes Mellitus as a Predictor for Adverse Outcomes in Adult Spinal Deformity Cases. Podium.
  2. Somani S, Kim JH, Di Capua J, Kothari P, Lee N, Cho SK. ASA Class as an Independent Risk Factor for Complications After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Podium.
  3. Somani S, Kim JH, Di Capua J, Lee N, Kothari P, Cho SK. Age Stratification and Associated Postoperative Complications Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Poster.
  4. Somani S, Di Capua J, Kim JH, Lee N, Kothari P, Cho SK. Preoperative Anemia as an Independent Risk Factor for Complications Following Elective Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Poster.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 83rd Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 1 – 5, 2016

  1. Martin CT, Pugely A, Cho SK, Lattes Mendoza S. Is the SRS Membership Accurately Reporting M&M Data?: A Comparison of the SRS and NSQIP databases. Poster.

Orthopaedic Research Society 62nd Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 5 – 8, 2016

  1. Lai A, Watanabe H, Ho L, Cho S, Hecht A, Pasinetti G, Iatridis J. Polyphenol Metabolites Potentially Alleviate Painful Behavior Induced by Annular Injury - An In-vivo Rat Model. Poster.
  2. Watanabe H, Lai A, Schuchman M, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Can Intradiscal Injection with TNF-α Inhibitor Reduce Pain and Disc Degeneration in a Rat Model? Poster.

 

2015

Cervical Spine Research Society 43rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, December 3 – 5, 2015

  1. Gokaslan Z, Bydon M, Rhee J, De la Garza Ramos R, Smith Z, Hsu W, Qureshi S, Cho SK, Baird E, Mroz T, Fehlings M, Arnold P, Riew KD. Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy After Cervical Spine Surgery – A Multicenter Study. Podium
  2. O’Neill, KR, Fehlings MG, Mroz TE, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Kanter A, Steinmetz MP, Arnold PM, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Nassr A, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Baird EO, Smith JS, Tannoury C, Tannoury TY, Gokaslan ZL, Hart RA, Isaacs RE, Sasso RC, Bumpass DB, Bydon M, Corriveau M, De Giacomo A, Derakhshan A, Jobse BC, Lubelski D, Lee S, Massicotte EM, Pace J, Smith G, Than KD, Riew KD. A Multicenter Study of the Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes of Cervical Dural Tears. Poster.
  3. Kothari P, Lee JN, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Transoral Approaches to the Cervical Spine. Poster.
  4. Leven DM, Lee JN, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Factors Associated with Morbidity and Mortality in Adults Undergoing Cervical Corpectomy. Poster.

Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 5 – 7, 2015.

  1. McAnany SJ, Patterson D, Meier K, Overley SC, Cutler H, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Cost effectiveness of open versus minimally invasive lumbar microdiscectomy: A Markov Model. Podium.
  2. McAnany SJ, Anwar MA, Overley SC, Kim J, Cutler H, Guzman J, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. The Rate of Revision Discectomy and Eventual Need for Fusion Following Lumbar Microdiscectomy via an Open or Dilator Tube Approach. Poster.

North American Spine Society 30th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 14 – 17, 2015.

  1. Leven DM, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Kothari P, Cho SK. “Comorbidities and Operative Factors Are Predictive of Mortality Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (PODIUM). Value Award Nominee
  2. Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Kothari P, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Predictors of unplanned readmission for adults undergoing elective lumbar spine fusion” (E-POSTER).
  3. Steinberger J, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Guzman J, Cho SK. “Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Transoral Approaches to the Cervical Spine” (PODIUM).
  4. Steinberger J, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Readmissions after Spinal Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  5. Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Kothari P, Cho SK. “Nutritional Status as an Adjunct Risk Factor for Increased Complications and Prolonged Length of Hospital Stay in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion Surgery” (PODIUM). Value Award Nominee
  6. Steinberger J, Kothari P, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Influencing Factors on Length of Stay in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion: An Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database” (E-POSTER).
  7. Steinberger J, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Duration of Anesthesia as a Risk Factor for Postoperative Complications in Patients Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Fusion”(PODIUM). Value Award Nominee
  8. Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ. Cho SK. “Impact of Preoperative Anemia on Perioperative Outcomes in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  9. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Morbidity associated with pelvic fixation in patients undergoing fusion for spinal deformity: a matched propensity adjusted analysis” (E-POSTER).
  10. Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Does Pelvic Fixation Increase Morbidity and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Fusion?” (PODIUM). Value Award Nominee
  11. Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Nutritional Status as an Adjunct Risk Factor Any Major Complication, Prolonged Length of Hospital Stay, and 30 Day Unplanned Readmission in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  12. Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Korthari P, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Factors Associated with Increased Length of Stay Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  13. Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “The Impact of Resident Involvement in Outcomes for Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion” (PODIUM). Value Award Nominee
  14. Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Kothari P, Cho SK. “Influence of Smoking on Wound Complications in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  15. Leven DM, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Higher American Society of Anesthesiology Score is an Independent Risk Factor for Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (PODIUM).
  16. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Korthari P, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Risk Factors for Hospital-Acquired Conditions and Associated Complications Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion”(E-POSTER).
  17. Leven DM, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Risk Factors for Readmission Following Posterior Lumbar Fusions” (PODIUM).
  18. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Is ASA Score a Predictor of 30 Day Perioperative Readmission in Adults Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Fusion?” (E-POSTER).

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 26 – 30, 2015.

  1. Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Age As A Risk Factor For Postoperative Complications In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  2. Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Shin JI, Leven DM, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Age is An Independent Risk Factor for Post-Operative Complications and Mortality Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  3. Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Leven DM, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Clinical Features Associated With Venous Thromboembolism Risk In Patients Undergoing Adult Deformity Surgery: A Review Of 4,793 Patients” (E-POSTER).
  4. Leven DM, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Kothari P, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Comorbidities And Operative Factors Are Predictive Of Mortality Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  5. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Comparative Analysis Between Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion And Combined Posterior/Interbody Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  6. Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Kothari P, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Comparative Analysis Of Anterior And Three-Column Osteotomies During Adult Spinal Deformity Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  7. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Comparative Analysis Of Laminotomy And Microdiscectomy With Revisions” (E-POSTER).
  8. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Comparative Analysis Of Standard Discectomy With Extraforaminal Discectomy” (E-POSTER).
  9. Kothari P, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Diabetes Is An Independent Risk Factor For Reoperation And Readmission Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  10. Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Leven DM, Shin JI, Kothari P, Cho SK. “Does Obesity Increase Complications After Posterior Cervical Fusions: An Analysis Using The ACS NSQIP Database” (E-POSTER).
  11. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Shin JI, Lee NJ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Does Pelvic Fixation Increase Morbidity And Mortality In Patients Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Fusion?” (E-POSTER).
  12. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. “Does Smoking Increase The Risk Of Wound Infections In Patients Undergoing Posterior Cervical Fusion?” (E-POSTER).
  13. Kothari P, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Leven DM, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Duration Of Anesthesia As A Risk Factor For Postoperative Complications In Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  14. Steinberger J, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Duration Of Anesthesia As A Risk Factor For Postoperative Complications In Patients Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  15. Steinberger J, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Duration Of Anesthesia As An Independent Risk Factor For Postoperative Complications In Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  16. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Duration Of Operation As A Risk Factor For Increased Rates Of Complications And Length Of Stay” (E-POSTER).
  17. Steinberger J, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Factors Associated With Increased Length Of Stay (LOS) Following Adult Deformity Surgery (ADS)” (E-POSTER).
  18. Leven DM, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Frailty Index Is A Significant Predictor Of Complications And Mortality Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  19. Kothari P, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Frailty Index Is A Significant Predictor Of Complications And Readmissions Following Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  20. Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Higher American Society Of Anesthesiologist (ASA) Score Is An Independent Risk Factor For Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery (ADS)” (E-POSTER).
  21. Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Impact Of Operative Time On Outcomes In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  22. Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Impact Of Preoperative Anemia On Perioperative Outcomes In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  23. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Incidence, Outcomes And Clinical Factors Associated With Perioperative Blood Transfusion In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  24. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Independent Predictors For Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) And Associated Complications In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  25. Kothari P, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Influence Of Gender On Outcomes After Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  26. Kothari P, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Influence Of Gender On Outcomes After Lumbar Spinal Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  27. Kothari P, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Influence Of Gender On Outcomes After Spinal Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  28. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Influence Of Smoking On Wound Complications In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  29. Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Is ASA Score A Predictor Of 30 Day Perioperative Readmission In Adults Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Fusion?” (E-POSTER).
  30. Leven DM, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Malnutrition Is A Risk Factor For Major Postoperative Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  31. Steinberger J, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Morbidity And Mortality Associated With Transoral Approaches To The Cervical Spine” (E-POSTER).
  32. Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “ Nutritional Status As An Adjunct Risk Factor For Increased Complications And Prolonged Length Of Hospital Stay In Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  33. Kothari P, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Obese Class III Adults Have Significantly Greater Risk Of Multiple Complications After Adult Deformity Surgery: An Analysis Of 4,716 Patients In The ACS NSQIP Database” (E-POSTER).
  34. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Kothari P, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Operative Time Is An Independent Predictor Of Complications Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  35. Lee NJ, Kothari P, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Operative Time Is An Independent Predictor Of Complications Following Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  36. Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Leven DM, Kothari P, Cho SK. “Patients With Noninsulin Dependant Diabetes Have Greater Risk Of Complications After Adult Deformity Surgery: An Analysis Of 4,716 Patients In The ACS NSQIP Database” (E-POSTER).
  37. Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Kothari P, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Predictors Of Uplanned Readmission For Adults Undergoing Elective Lumbar Spine Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  38. Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Preoperative Anemia As A Predictor For Major Postoperative Complications In Elective Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  39. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Racial Disparity In Total Hospital Length Of Stay For Adults Undergoing Elective ACDF” (E-POSTER).
  40. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Racial Disparity In Wound Complications For Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  41. Leven DM, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Lee, NJ, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Readmissions After Spinal Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  42. Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Kothari P, Shin JI, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Cho SK. “Relationship Between ASA Scores And 30-Day Readmissions In Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  43. Lee, NJ, Leven DM, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. “Relationship Between ASA Scores And 30-Day Readmissions In Patients Undergoing Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  44. Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Leven DM, Shin JI, Kothari P, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Blood Transfusion And Associated Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  45. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Complications And Extended Length Of Stay For Patients Undergoing Anterior Fixation For Odontoid Fractures”(E-POSTER).
  46. Kothari P, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Hospital-Acquired Conditions And Associated Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  47. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Hospital-Acquired Conditions And Associated Complications Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  48. Kothari P, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. Risk Factors For Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) And Associated Complications Following Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  49. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Morbidity Following Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  50. Leven DM, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Readmission Following Anterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  51. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Kothari P, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Readmission Following Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  52. Kothari P, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Readmission Following Posterior Lumbar Fusions” (E-POSTER).
  53. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Wound Complications Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  54. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Wound Complications Following Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  55. Kothari P, Leven D, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “Risk Factors For Wound Complications Following Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  56. Lee NJ, Leven DM, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Surgical Approach Is Associated With Increased Rates Of Complications And Longer Length Of Stay In Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  57. Lee, NJ, Leven DM, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Surgical Approach Is Associated With Reoperation Rates And Longer Length Of Stay In Patients Undergoing Elective Lumbar Fusion”(E-POSTER).
  58. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. “The Effect Of Race On Patients Undergoing Elective Posterior Cervical Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  59. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “The Effect Of Smoking On Complications In Adults Undergoing Elective Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  60. Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Kothari P, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “The Impact Of Resident Involvement On Postoperative Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).
  61. Leven DM, Kothari P, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “The IncidenceAnd Predictors For 30 Day Wound Complications In Adult Deformity Spinal Fusion Surgery, An Analysis Of The ACS NSQIP Database” (E-POSTER).
  62. Kothari P, Leven D, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Cho SK. “Risk Factors for Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) and Associated Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery (ADS)” (E-POSTER).
  63. Kothari P, Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Age as a Risk Factor for Postoperative Complications in Adults Undergoing Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion” (E-POSTER).
  64. Kothari P, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Leven DM, Cho SK. “Risk Factors for Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) and Associated Complications Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)” (E-POSTER).
  65. Guzman JZ, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Mendoza-Lattes S, Cho SK. “Comparative Analysis of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) database and the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) for Adult Scoliosis Surgery” (E-POSTER).

Scoliosis Research Society 50th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, September 30 – October 3, 2015

  1. Kothari PA, Steinberger J, Shin JI, Lee NJ, Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Leven DM, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Influence of Gender on Outcomes after Deformity Spine Surgery” (PODIUM).
  2. McNeill IT, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Negative Sagittal Imbalance Following Spinal Fusion for Kyphoscoliosis.” (PODIUM).
  3. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Martin CT, Pugely AJ, Gao Y, Caridi JM, Mendoza-Lattes SA, Cho SK. “Accuracy of the SRS MM Database in Adolsecent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Comparison Between the SRS, NIS and KID Databases” (PODIUM).
  4. Leven DM, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Lee NJ, Kothari PA, Shin JI, Guzman JZ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Frailty Index is a Significant Predictor of Complications and Mortality Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (E-POSTER).

International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 22nd Annual Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 8 – 11, 2015

  1. Lee NJ, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Shin JI, Kothari PA, Leven DM, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “The Incidence and Predictors of Early Morbidity and Mortality in Adults Undergoing Elective Fusion for Spinal Deformity” (PODIUM).
  2. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Steinberger J, Kothari PA, Lee NJ, Shin JI, Leven DM, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “Obese Class III Adults Have Significantly Greater Risk of Multiple Complications after Adult Deformity Surgery: An Analysis of 4,716 patients in the ACS NSQIP Database” (PODIUM).
  3. Kothari P, Leven DM, Lee NJ, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Guzman JZ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. “The Impact of Resident Involvement on Postoperative Complications Following Adult Deformity Surgery” (PODIUM).

Cervical Spine Research Society European Section 31st Annual Meeting, London, United Kingdom, May 26 – 28, 2015

  1. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, McNeill IT, Lovy AJ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Is Age Associated with Increased Complication Rates in Cervical Spine Surgery? A Review of 11,765 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Podium.
  2. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Lovy AJ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Prevalence, Comorbidities and Risk of Perioperative Complications in HIV-Positive Patients Undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster.
  3. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Size on Cervical Spinal Canal Diameter. Poster.
  4. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Caridi JM, Cho SK. Proximal Facet Joint Violation during Pedicle Screw Instrumentation in the Cervical Spine. Poster.
  5. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, McAnany S, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Cho SK. Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Undergoing Elective Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster.
  6. Ueda H, Skovrlj B, Cutler H, Guzman JZ, Cho SK. Current Use of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments in Degenerative Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster.

Lumbar Spine Research Society 8th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 9 – 10, 2015

  1. McAnany S, Overley S, Cho S, Hecht A, Qureshi S, Cutler H, Rubenstein W, Anderson M. The Rate of Lumbar Spinal Fusion Following Microdiscectomy. Podium.

Orthopaedic Research Society 61st Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 28 – 31, 2015

  1. Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Skovrlj B, Winkelstein B, Cho S, Hecht A, Iatridis J. Effects of Depth of Annular Injury and Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha on Disc Degeneration and Pain. Poster.

 

2014

The Catholic University of Korea, School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Spine Symposium Keynote Lecture, Seoul, Korea, December 20, 2014

  1. Sagittal Imbalance Syndrome.
  2. Cervical Spinal Deformity: A Case-Based Presentation.

Cervical Spine Research Society 42nd Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, December 3 – 6, 2014

  1. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Lovy AJ, Hecht AC, Cho SK, Qureshi SA. Incidence, Comorbidities and Risk of Perioperative Complications in HIV-Positive Patients Undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Podium.
  2. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Al Maaieh M, Cho SK, Qureshi SA. Cellular Bone Matrices: Viable Stem Cell-Containing Bone Graft Substitutes. Poster.

North American Spine Society 29th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12 – 15, 2014

  1. Skovrlj B, Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Winkelstein B, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis J. Effect of Lumbar Intradiscal Injection of Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha and Nerve Growth Factor/Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Disc Degeneration. Podium.
  2. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Incidence, Characteristics, Outcomes and Complications in Uncontrolled Diabetic Patients Undergoing Spinal Deformity Surgery. Poster.
  3. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Outcomes and Complications in Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes Undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Podium.
  4. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. The Impact of Uncontrolled Diabetes in Patients Undergoing Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery. Podium.
  5. Guzman JZ, Cutler H, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Skovrlj B, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Utilization of Patient Reported Outcome Instruments in Degenerative Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster.
  6. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Controlled Diabetes Mellitus in Patients undergoing Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery. Poster.
  7. Guzman JZ, Skovrlj B, Cutler H, Cho SK, Caridi J. Outcomes and Trends of Parkinson’s Disease Patients Undergoing Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery. Poster.
  8. Guzman JZ, Cutler H, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Skovrlj B, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. The Use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Adult Spinal Deformity Over the Past Decade. Poster.

Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Grand Rounds, New York, NY, October 22, 2014

  1. Modern Cervical Spinal Surgery: Arthrodesis to Arthroplasty.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 64th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 18 – 22, 2014

  1. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Al Maaieh M, Cho SK, Qureshi SA. Cellular Bone Matrices: Viable Stem Cell-Containing Bone Graft Substitutes. Poster.
  2. Skovrlj B, Sarkiss CA, Guzman JZ, Cho SK, Caridi J. A Literature Review of Spine Surgery Outcomes in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Poster.
  3. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Cutler H, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Cho SK. Utilization of Patient Reported Outcome Instruments in Degenerative Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster
  4. Skovrlj B, Caridi J, Cho SK. Is Age Associated With Increased Complications Rates in Adult Scoliosis Surgery? A Review of 5,591 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Poster.
  5. Skovrlj B, Cutler H, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Cho SK. Patient Centered Outcome Measures in Spine Surgery. Poster.
  6. Skovrlj B, Al Maaieh M, Caridi J, Cho SK. Association between Surgeon Experience and Complication Rates in Adult Scoliosis Surgery: A Review of 5,117 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Poster.
  7. Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Al Maaieh M, Caridi J, Kim Y, Riew KD. Is Age Associated With Increased Complications Rates in Cervical Spine Surgery? A Review of 11,765 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Poster.
  8. Skovrlj B, Al Maaieh M, Cho SK. Relationship between Surgeon Experience and Complication Rates in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Review of 12,440 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Poster.
  9. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Cho SK. The Use of Patient Centered Outcome Instruments in Oncological Surgery of the Spine: A Bibliometric Analysis 2004-2014. Poster.
  10. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Cutler H, Cho SK, Caridi J. Outcomes and Trends of Parkinson’s Disease Patients Undergoing Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery. Poster.
  11. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Cutler H, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Cho SK. The Use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Adult Spinal Deformity Over the Past Decade. Poster.
  12. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Caridi J, Cho SK. Is Age Associated With Increased Complication Rates in Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery? A Review of 34,764 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Poster.
  13. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Controlled Diabetes Mellitus in Patients undergoing Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery. Poster.
  14. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Caridi J, Cho SK. Incidence, Characteristics, Outcomes and Complications in Uncontrolled Diabetic Patients Undergoing Spinal Deformity Surgery. Poster.
  15. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. The Impact of Uncontrolled Diabetes in Patients undergoing Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery. Poster.
  16. Skovrlj B, Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Winkelstein B, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis J. Effect of Lumbar Intradiscal Injection of Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha and Nerve Growth Factor/Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Disc Degeneration and Pain Behavior in an In-Vivo Rat Model. Poster.
  17. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. National Trends of Cervical Spine Surgery in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Poster.
  18. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Outcomes and Complications in Patients with Controlled Diabetes undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster.
  19. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Cho SK. Outcomes and Complications in Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery. Podium.

Scoliosis Research Society 49th Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK, September 10 – 13, 2014

  1. Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Caridi J, Al Maaieh M, Bridwell K, Lenke LG, Kim Y. Association Between Surgeon Experience and Complication Rates in Adult Scoliosis Surgery: A Review of 5,117 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Podium.
  2. Guzman JZ, Cutler H, Al Maaieh M, Connolly J, Skovrlj B, Cho SK. The Use of Scoliosis Research Society and Other Patient Centered Outcome Instruments in Pediatric Spinal Deformity: A Bibliometric Analysis of Published Literature 2004-2013. Poster.

International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 21st Annual Meeting, Valencia, Spain, July 16 – 19, 2014

  1. Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Al Maaieh M, Caridi J, Kim Y, Riew KD. Is Age Associated With Increased Complication Rates in Cervical Spine Surgery? A Review of 11,765 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Podium.
  2. Skovrlj B, Cho SK, Al Maaieh M, Caridi J, Bridwell K, Lenke LG, Kim Y. Is Age Associated With Increased Complication Rates in Adult Scoliosis Surgery? A Review of 5,591 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2004-2007. Podium.
  3. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Cho SK, Caridi J. Outcomes of Lumbar Spine Surgery In Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Podium.
  4. Skovrlj B, Guzman JZ, Al Maaieh M, Lu Y, Egorova N, Cho SK, Qureshi SA. The Burden of Clostridium Difficile after Lumbar Spine Surgery. Poster.

Cervical Spine Research Society European Section 30th Annual Meeting, Pamplona, Spain, June 25 – 27, 2014

  1. Skovrlj B, Sarkiss CA, Guzman JZ, Cho SK, Caridi J. A Literature Review of Spine Surgery Outcomes in Patients with Parkinson’s disease. Poster.

Lumbar Spine Research Society 7th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 1 – 2, 2014

  1. Skovrlj B, Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Winkelstein B, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Effect of Lumbar Intradiscal Injection of Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha and Nerve Growth Factor / Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Disc Degeneration, Pain Behavior and Neurovascular Ingrowth in an In-Vivo Rat Model. Podium.
  2. Skovrlj B, Sarkiss CA, Guzman JZ, Cho SK, Caridi J. A Literature Review of Spine Surgery Outcomes in Patients with Parkinson’s disease. Poster.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgerons 81st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 11 - 15, 2014

  1. Cho SK. National Trends in the Surgical Management of Pediatric Cervical Spine Trauma. Podium.
  2. Cho SK, Lu Y, Lenke LG. The Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Diameter on Thoracic Spinal Canal Dimensions. Podium.
  3. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim YJ. Comparative Analysis of Four Osteotomies Performed during Pediatric Spinal Fusion Surgery. Poster.

Orthopaedic Research Society 60th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 15 – 18, 2014

  1. Cornejo MC, Cho SK, Sung A, Giannarelli C, Iatridis JC, Purmessur D. Developmental Strategies for Addressing Discogenic Back Pain: Soluble Factors from Notochordal Cells Inhibit Angiogenesis and Endothelia Cell Invasion via Regulation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor. Podium.
  2. Lai A, Moon A, Purmessur D, Skovrlj B, Winkelstein B, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC. Effect of Lumbar Intradiscal Injection of Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha and Nerve Growth Factor on Disc Degeneration, Pain Behavior and Neurovascular Ingrowth in an In-Vivo Rat Model. Podium.
  3. Walter BA, Purmessur D, Likhitpanichkul M, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Iatridis JC. Inflammatory Kinetics and Efficacy of Anti-inflammatory Treatments on Degenerated Human Nucleus Pulposus Cells. Poster.

 

2013

Cervical Spine Research Society 41st Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, December 5 – 7, 2013

  1. Mckie J, Qureshi S, Iatridis J, Egorova N, Cho SK, Hecht AC. Trends in Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP) Usage Since the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory in 2008: What Happens to Physician Practices When the FDA Issues an Advisory? Podium.

Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 6th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 1 -3, 2013

  1. Skovrlj B, Lu Y, Caridi J, Cho SK. The Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Size on Thoracic Spinal Canal Dimensions: A Cadaveric Study. Poster.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 63rd Annual Meeting, San Fransisco, CA, October 19 – 23, 2013

  1. Skovrlj B, Lu Y, Caridi JM, Cho SK. The Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Diameter on Thoracic Spinal Canal Dimensions: An Anatomic Study. Poster.
  2. Skovrlj B, Koehler S, Purmessur D, Iatridis J, Hecht A, Qureshi SA, Cho SK. Does BMP-2 really cause cancer? Poster.
  3. Skovrlj B, Lee DH, Caridi J, Cho SK. Reoperations Following Cervical Total disc Arthroplasty. Poster.

North American Spine Society 28th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 9 – 12, 2013

  1. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Caridi JM, Kim YJ. Recent Trends in Surgical Treatment of Adult Scoliosis: A Review of 7,570 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2001-2008. Podium.
  2. Cho SK, Egorova NN, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Caridi JM, Kim YJ. Comparative Analysis of Osteotomies During Adult Spinal Fusions: A Retrospective Review of 3,990 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. Poster.
  3. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Allen A, Kim YJ. Recent Trends in Surgical Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Review of 17,412 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2001-2008. Poster.
  4. Cho SK, Lu Y, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Lenke LG. The Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Diameter on Thoracic Spinal Canal Dimensions: An Anatomic Study. Poster.
  5. Lu Y, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Utilization Trends of Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement After FDA Approval Compared to Anterior Cervical Fusion: Adoption of New Technology. Podium.
  6. Lu Y, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Cervical Disc Arthroplasty versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Systematic Review. Podium.
  7. McKie J, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Egorova NN, Hecht AC. Trends in Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP) Usage Since the US Food and Durg (FDA) Advisory in 2008: What Happens to Physician Practices When the FDA Issues an Advisory? Poster.

Scoliosis Research Society 48th Annual Meeting, Lyon, France, September 18 – 21, 2013

  1. Cho SK, Egorova NN, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Caridi JM, Allen A, Kim YJ. Comparative Analysis of Osteotomies During Spinal Fusion for Adult and Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective Review of >6,000 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. Podium.
  2. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Allen A, Kim YJ. Recent Trends in Surgical Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Review of 17,412 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2001-2008. Podium.
  3. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Caridi JM, Kim YJ. Recent Trends in Surgical Treatment of Adult Scoliosis: A Review of 7,570 Cases from the Scoliosis Research Society Database 2001-2008. Podium.

International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 20th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 10 – 13, 2013

  1. Cho SK, Lu Y, Skovrlj B, Caridi JM, Lenke LG. The Effect of Increasing Pedicle Screw Diameter on Thoracic Spinal Canal Dimensions: An Anatomic Study. Podium.

Cervical Spine Research Society – European Section 29th Annual Meeting, Bordeaux, France, May 30 – 31, 2013

  1. Lu Y, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Utilization Trends of Cervical Disc Arthroplasty After FDA Approval Compared to Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion in the United States: Adoption of New Technology. Poster.
  2. Lu Y, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Cervical Arthroplasty versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Systematic Review. Poster.

Orthopaedic Research Society 59th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 26 – 29, 2013

  1. Purmessur D, Cornejo MC, Cho SK, Goodsell N, Stock IR, Iatridis JC. Intervertebral disc derived notochordal cell conditioned media inhibits neurite outgrowth from SH-SY5Y cells and dorsal root ganglion cells whilst maintaining neuronal cell viability. Podium.
  2. Walter BA, Purmessur D, Hecht AC, Qureshi S, Cho SK, Iatridis JC. Comparison of anti-inflammatory treatments on degenerated human nucleus pulposus cells. Poster.

 

2012

Cervical Spine Research Society 40th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 6 – 8, 2012

  1. Cho SK, Kohler S, Purmessur D, Iatridis J, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC. Does BMP-2 Really Cause Cancer? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Poster.
  2. Baird E, Egorova NN, Moskowitz AJ, McAnany S, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Cho SK. Increasing Number of Ambulatory Cervical Spine Surgeries: Is It Safe? Poster.
  3. Lee DH, Kim HM, Yang JJ, Lee HS, Noh HM, Kim NH, Hwang CJ, Cho SK. The Fate of Hinge Fracture Following Cervical Open Door Laminoplasty. Poster.
  4. Lee DH, Kim HM, Yang JJ, Lee HS, Noh HM, Kim NH, Hwang CJ, Cho SK. The Kappa Line: A Predictor of Neurologic Outcome After Cervical Laminoplasty. Poster.
  5. Lee DH, Noh HM, Yang JJ, Lee HS, Hwang CJ, Lee CS, Cho SK. The Risk of Facet Joint Breach by Cervical Pedicle Screw Placement in the Degenerative Spine. Poster.

North American Spine Society 27th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 24 – 27, 2012

  1. Kohler S, Purmessur D, Iatridis J, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Cho SK. Does BMP-2 Really Cause Cancer? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Podium and poster.
  2. Mayer JE, Dang RP, Duarte GF, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC. Analysis of the Techniques for Thoracic and Lumbar Level Localization During Posterior Spine Surgery and the Occurrence of Wrong Level Surgery: Results from a National Survey. Podium.
  3. McAnany S, Cho SK, Hecht AC, Qureshi SA. Defining health state utility factors for the cervical spine. Poster.

Scoliosis Research Society 47th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, September 5 – 8, 2012

  1. Cho SK, Kohler S. Does BMP-2 Really Cause Cancer? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Poster.
  2. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu G, Buchowski JM, Dorward I, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Correlation with X-Ray, MRI, and Surgical Outcome. Podium.

International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques 19th Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, July 1 – 21, 2012

  1. Cho SK, Kohler S. Does BMP-2 Really Cause Cancer? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Poster.

Lumbar Spine Research Society 5th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 26 – 27, 2012

  1. Mayer JE, Dang RP, Duarte GF, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC. Analysis of the Techniques for Thoracic and Lumbar Level Localization During Posterior Spine Surgery and the Occurrence of Wrong Level Surgery: Results from a National Survey. Poster.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgerons 79th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 7-11, 2012

  1. Cho SK, Egorova NN, Hecht AC, Qureshi S, Allen A. Does Insurance Status Influence Surgical Outcome for Pediatric Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis? Podium (alternate) and poster.
  2. Zebala LP, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Kang MM, Pahys JM, Cho W. RhBMP-2 and Modern Surgical Techniques Reduce the Pseudarthrosis Rate in Adult Spinal Deformity. Podium.
  3. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu G, Buchowski JM, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester LA. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis. Poster.

Orthopaedic Research Society 58th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 4-7, 2012.

  1. Purmessur D, Guzman J, Cho SK, Iatridis JC. Notochordal-rich tissue inhibits neurite extension and maintains neural cell viability. Poster.
  2. Purmessur D, Canal Guterl C. Cornejo MC, Abbott RA, Cho SK, Laudier D, Iatridis JC. Hydrostatic pressure enhances notochordal cell phenotype and metabolic activity with increased proteoglycan accumulation. Podium.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, New York, NY, January 12, 2012.

  1. Pediatric Spinal Deformity.

 

2011

Cervical Spine Research Society 39th Annual Meeting, Scotsdale, AZ, December 8-10, 2011

  1. Lee DH, Cho SK, Park MS, Min WK, Riew KD. Dysphagia Following Revision Anterior Cervical Surgery. Podium.

The Valley Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Ridgewood, NJ, October 25, 2011.

  1. Modern Cervical Spinal Surgery: From Arthrodesis to Arthroplasty.

North American Spine Society 26th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2-5, 2011

  1. Cho SK, Egorova NN, Hecht AC, Qureshi S, Allen A, Moskowitz A. Does Insurance Status Influence Surgical Outcome for Pediatric Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis? Poster.
  2. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu G, Buchowski JM, Dorward IG, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester LA. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Correlation with X-Ray, MRI, and Surgical Outcome. Podium.
  3. Pahys J, Pahys J, Cho SK, Zebala L, Kang M, Hawasli A, Sweet F, Lee DH, Riew KD. Methods to Decrease Post-Operative Infections Following Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery. Poster.
  4. Zebala L, Buchowski J, Bridwell K, Cho SK, Pahys J, Kang M, Cho W. RhBMP-2 and Modern Surgical Techniques Significantly Reduce the Pseudarthrosis Rate in Long Fusions to the Sacrum for Complex Adult Spinal Deformity. Poster.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, New York, NY, October 4, 2011.

  1. Primer on Spinal Deformity.

Scoliosis Research Society 46th Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, September 14-17, 2011

  1. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon S, Pahys JM, Cho W, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. Can Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Reliably Help Prevent Paraplegia During Posterior VCR Surgery? Podium.
  2. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Yi JS, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Baldus CR. Is There a Difference in Clinical Outcome Between Adult Patients Under and Over Age 60 Who Have Revision Scoliosis Fusion Surgery to the Sacrum? Podium.
  3. Kim YJ, Fischer CR, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clement JL, Gupta MC, Cho SK. Optimal Lowest Instrumented Vertebra to Avoid Adding-On or Distal Junctional Kyphosis for Thoracic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Podium.
  4. Zebala LP, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Cho W. RhBMP-2 and Modern Surgical Techniques Significantly Reduce the Pseudarthrosis Rate in Long Fusions to the Sacrum for Complex Adult Spinal Deformity. Poster.
  5. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu G, Buchowski JM, Dorward IG, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester LA. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Correlation with X-Ray, MRI, and Surgical Outcome. Poster.

International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques 18th Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13-16, 2011

  1. Cho SK, Egorova NN, Hecht AC, Qureshi S, Allen A, Moskowitz A. Does Insurance Status Influence Surgical Outcome for Pediatric Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis? Poster.
  2. Zebala LP, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Cho W. RhBMP-2 and Modern Surgical Techniques Significantly Reduce the Pseudarthrosis Rate in Long Fusions to the Sacrum for Complex Adult Spinal Deformity. Podium.
  3. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Dorward IG, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Koester LA. Anterior Lengthening Does Occur in Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO) at the Osteotomized Body as well as at the Discs Above and Below: Geometric Analysis. Poster.
  4. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu G, Buchowski JM, Dorward IG, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester LA. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Correlation with X-Ray, MRI, and Surgical Outcome. Poster.

American Orthopaedic Association 124th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 22-25, 2011

  1. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clement J, Cho SK, Fischer CR. Optimal Lowest Instrumented Vertebra to Avoid Adding-on or Distal Junctional Kyphosis for Thoracic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Poster.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, New York, NY, March 9, 2011.

  1. Primer on Spinal Deformity.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 78th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 15-19, 2011

  1. Zebala LP, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Kang MM, Pahys JM, Cho W, Baldus C. Outcomes of rhBMP-2 versus Iliac Crest Bone Graft in Upper Thoracic to Sacrum Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Podium.
  2. Zebala LP, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Luhmann SJ, Cho SK, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Cho W, Sides B. The Use of Low Dose Tranexamic Acid Reduces Blood Loss and Blood Transfusions in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery. Podium.
  3. Pahys JM, Pahys JR, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Hawasli AH, Sweet FA, Lee DH, Riew KD. Methods to Decrease Post-operative Infections Following Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery. Podium.
  4. Pahys JM, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Zebala LP, Kang MM, Cho W, Koester L. Matched Cohort Analysis of Posterior Only Vertebral Column Resection vs. Combined Anterior/Posterior Vertebrectomy for Severe Spinal Deformity. Podium.
  5. Pahys JM, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Zebala LP, Cho SK, Kang MM, Cho W, Baldus C. Prevalence and Outcomes of Coronal Decompensation Following Primary Multilevel Spinal Fusion for Adult Deformity. Poster.
  6. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clement J, Cho SK, Fischer CR. Optimal lowest instrumented vertebra for thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Podium.

 

2010

Cervical Spine Research Society 38th Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, December 2-4, 2010

  1. Cho SK, Yi JS, Hu G, Kang MM, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Riew KD. Hemostatic Techniques Reduce Hospital Stay Following Multilevel Posterior Cervical Spinal Surgery. Podium.
  2. Pahys JM, Pahys JR, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Hawasli AH, Sweet FA, Lee DH, Riew KD. Methods to Decrease Post-operative Infections Following Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery. Podium.
  3. Kang MM, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Cho SK, Lee DH, Riew KD. Aberrant Dermatomes and Myotomes for Cervical Roots. Podium.

North American Spine Society 25th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 5-9, 2010

  1. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Baldus CR. Is There a Difference in Clinical Outcome Between Adult Patients Under and Over Age 60 Who Have Revision Scoliosis Fusion Surgery to the Sacrum? Podium.
  2. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Baldus CR. Comparative Analysis of Clinical Outcome and Perioperative Complications in Primary vs. Revision Adult Scoliosis Surgery. Podium.

Scoliosis Research Society 45th Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, September 21-24, 2010

  1. Pahys JM, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Zebala LP, Cho SK, Kang MM, Cho W, Baldus C. Prevalence and Outcomes of Coronal Decompensation Following Primary Multilevel Spinal Fusion for Adult Deformity. Podium.
  2. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kang MM, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Yi JS, Cho W, Baldus C. Comparative Analysis of Clinical Outcome and Perioperative Complications in Primary vs. Revision Adult Scoliosis Surgery. Podium.
  3. Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Yi JS, Cho W, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Baldus C. Major Complications in Revision Adult Deformity Surgery: Risk Factors and Clinical Outcomes with Two to Seven-Year Follow-Up. Podium.
  4. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon S, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho W, Koester L. Myelopathic Patients Who Lack Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Data Have the Highest Rate of Spinal Cord Deficits Following Posterior VCR Surgery. Podium.
  5. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Dorward IG, Shoda N, Baldus C, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Koester L. Comparison of Spinal Deformity Surgery in Patients with Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) vs. Controls. Podium.
  6. Pahys JM, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Zebala LP, Kang MM, Cho W, Koester L. Matched Cohort Analysis of Posterior Only Vertebral Column Resection vs. Combined Anterior/Posterior Vertebrectomy for Severe Spinal Deformity. Podium.
  7. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon S, Pahys JM, Cho W, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. Can Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Reliably Help Prevent Paraplegia During Posterior VCR Surgery? Poster.
  8. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Dorward IG, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Koester L. Anterior Lengthening Does Occur in Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO) at the Osteotomized Body As Well As the Discs Above and Below: Geometric Analysis. Poster.
  9. Kang MM, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Cho W, Dorward IG, Baldus C. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Primary Adult Deformity Surgery – PJK of 20 Degrees As a Critical Angle. Poster.

International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques 17th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 21-24, 2010

  1. Kang MM, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Cho W, Dorward IG, Baldus C. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Primary Adult Deformity Surgery – PJK of 20 Degrees as a Critical Angle. Podium.
  2. Zebala LP, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Nabb CE, Luhmann SJ, Cho SK, Pahys JM, Kang MM, Cho W, Sides B. The Use of Lowe Dose Tranexamic Acid Reduces Blood Loss and Blood Transfusions in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery. Podium.
  3. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Gupta MC, Clement JL, Cha TD, Cho SK. Sagittal Plane Changes According to the Thoracic Kyphosis Change Following Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumented Fusion of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Podium.
  4. Cho SK, Lenke LG, Bolon S, Pahys JM, Cho W, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. Can Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Reliably Help Prevent Paraplegia During Posterior VCR Surgery? Podium.
  5. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clement JL, Kim YB, Cho SK. Distal Stop at T12 vs. L1 for Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are They Different? Poster.
  6. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Gupta MC, Boachie-Adjei O, Clement JL, Cho SK, Cha TD, Fischer CR. Stable Vertebra for Surgical Management of Thoracic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (Lenke Type 1 and 2): How Much Stable Is Enough? Poster.
  7. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Dorward IG, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Koester L. Anterior Lengthening Does Occur in Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO) at the Osteotomized Body as well as the Discs Above and Below: Geometric Analysis. Poster.
  8. Zebala LP, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH, Cho SK, Kang MM, Pahys JM, Cho W, Sides B. Outcomes of rhBMP-2 vs. Iliac Crest Bone Graft in Upper Thoracic to Sacrum Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Poster.
  9. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Dorward IG, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Koester L. The Effect of Posterior Shortening and Anterior Lengthening Using Smith-Petersen Osteotomy (SPO) for Kyphosis Correction. Poster.
  10. Kang MM, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Pahys JM, Zebala LP, Cho SK, Cho W, Hawasli A, Dorward IG, Sides B. Low to Moderate De Novo Adult Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis – Analysis of and Radiographic Outcomes of Surgical Treatment. Poster.
  11. Cho W, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Hu Guangxun, Buchowski JM, Dorward IG, Pahys JM, Cho SK, Kang MM, Zebala LP, Koester L. The Prevalence of Abnormal Preoperative Neurologic Exam in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis: Correlation with X-Ray, MRI, and Surgical Outcome. Poster.
  12. Kim YJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Clement JL, Cho SK, Rahman R. Comparative Analysis of Two Thoracic Kyphogenic Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumented Fusion Techniques in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Poster.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 77th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 9-13, 2010.

  1. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clements J, Kim YB, Cho SK, Cha TD. Distal Stop at T12 versus L1 for Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are They Different? Podium.
  2. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Boachie-Adjei O, Hamill C, Cha TD, Cho SK. Proximal Thoracic versus Thoracolumbar Stop Following Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Adult Patients with Sagittal Imbalance: Which One Is Better? Podium.

Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, St. Louis, MO, February 24, 2010.

  1. Cervical Spine Injuries in Athletes.

 

2009

  1. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Boachie-Adjei O, Hamill C, Cha TD, Cho SK. Proximal Thoracic versus Thoracolumbar Stop Following Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Adult Patients with Sagittal Imbalance: Which One Is Better? Podium. North American Spine Society 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 10-14, 2009.
  2. Kim YJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Hamill C, Lee JK, Cho SK. Selection of Proximal Fusion Level in Adult Lumbar Segmental Instrumented Fusion to L5 or S1 for Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis. Podium. North American Spine Society 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 10-14, 2009.
  3. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Boachie-Adjei O, Hamill C, Cho SK, Kim YB. Sagittal Decompensation Following Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Adult Patients with Sagittal Imbalance, Podium. North American Spine Society 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 10-14, 2009.
  4. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clements J, Kim PD, Cho SK. Sagittal Plane Changes According to the Thoracic Kyphosis Change Following Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumented Fusion of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Poster. North American Spine Society 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 10-14, 2009.
  5. Kim YJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Clements J, Kim PD, Cho SK. Comparative Analysis of Two Thoracic Kyphogenic Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumented Fusion Techniques in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Poster. North American Spine Society 24th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 10-14, 2009.
  6. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Boachie-Adjei O, Hamill C, Cha TD, Cho SK. Proximal Thoracic versus Thoracolumbar Stop Following Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Adult Patients with Sagittal Imbalance: Which One Is Better? Podium. Scoliosis Research Society 44th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 23-26, 2009.
  7. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Boachie-Adjei O, Hamill C, Cho SK, Kim YB. Sagittal Decompensation Following Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for Adult Patients with Sagittal Imbalance, Podium. Scoliosis Research Society 44th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 23-26, 2009.
  8. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Boachie-Adjei O, Clements J, Kim PD, Cho SK. Comparative Analysis of Sagittal Plane Measures Following 3 Different Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumented Fusion of AIS: Hooks Only vs. Sublaminar Wiring vs. Thoracic Pedicle Screw Instrumentation, Podium. Scoliosis Research Society 44th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 23-26, 2009.
  9. Cho SK, Seo SW, Kim CH, Shin MJ, Minematsu H, Kim KO, Nair K, Lee FY. Pharmacologic Treatment for Particle-Induced Osteolysis: A Case for ERK Inhibition. Poster. Orthopaedic Research Society 55th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 22-25, 2009.

 

2008

  1. Kim YJ, Rhim SC, Cho SK, Kim YB. What Is the Ideal Starting Point and Trajectory for Pedicle Screw Placement? CT Analysis of Pedicle Screw Placed Using a Novel Simple Guide-Pin. Poster. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 15th Annual Meeting, Hong Kong, July 8-11, 2008.
  2. Cho SK, Seo SW, Shin MJ, Kim CH, Minematsu H, Lee FY. The Role of MAPK/ERK Signaling in Titanium Particle-Induced Osteolysis: In Vitro and In Vivo Study. Podium. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation New York Metropolitan Symposium. Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, May 8, 2008.
  3. Cho SK, Seo SW, Minematsu H, Cha TD, Shin MJ, Kim BJ, Huh JM, Lee FY. ERK 1/2 Mediates Titanium Particle-Induced Osteolysis: A Murine Calvarial Osteolysis Study. Poster. Orthopaedic Research Society 54th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  4. Seo SW, Cho SK, Shin M, Kim AD, Minematsu H, Aydemir AC, Lee FY. ERK Signaling Mediates Inflammatory Osteolysis by Inducing RANKL and MCSF Expression in Osteoblasts. Podium. Orthopaedic Research Society 54th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.

 

2007

  1. Cho SK. ERK 1/2 Signaling Regulates Titanium Particle-Induced M-CSF Expression in Murine Calvarial Pre-osteoblastic Cells. Podium. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation New York Metropolitan Symposium, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, May 11, 2007.
  2. Cho SK, Prince DE, Lipton CB, Shrivastava N. Acute Scaphoid Fractures: Current Perspectives and Controversies. Grand Rounds, New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, April 12, 2007.

 

2006

  1. Cho SK. Osteosarcoma and Surgical Options. Grand Rounds, New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, July 20, 2006.
  2. Kim DW, Lee SE, Seo S, Cho S, Hei T, Lee FY. Dual Silencing of Bcl-2 and Bcl-XL Genes Enhances Radiosensitivity in Chondrosarcoma. Poster. Orthopaedic Research Society 52nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 19-22, 2006.

 

2005

  1. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Cheh G, Cho SK, Ramo B, Yoon JY. Sagittal Plane Analysis Following Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumentation. Paper #7. Scoliosis Research Society 40th Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, October 27-30, 2005.
  2. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Cheh G, Cho SK, Ramo B, Yoon JY. Sagittal Plane Analysis Following Posterior Segmental Spinal Instrumentation. Poster. North American Spine Society 20th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, September 27-October 1, 2005.
  3. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim J, Cho S. Comparison of Pedicle Screw Versus Hybrid Instrumentation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Paper #289. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 72nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 23-27, 2005.
  4. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim J, Cho S. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in 328 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis after Posterior Spinal Fusion. Paper #292. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 72nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 23-27, 2005.
  5. Tolchin BD, Birk DM, Chang SS, Chung W, Cho SK, Kwon A, Lee JH, Lee FY. Mechanical Loading Alters the Expression of Osteogenic and Osteoclastogenic Regulators in vitro. Poster. Orthopaedic Research Society 51st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 20-23, 2005.

 

2004

  1. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kim J, Cho S. Proximal Junctional Change in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Following Segmental Posterior Spinal Instrumentation and Fusion: Minimum Five-year Follow-up. Paper #94. North American Spine Society 19th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 26-30, 2004.
  2. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim J, Cho SK. Selection of the Lowest Instrumented Vertebra in Thoracic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (Lenke type 1 and 2) Following Segmental Posterior Spinal Fusion. Poster. North American Spine Society 19th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 26-30, 2004.
  3. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kim J, Cho SK. Comparative Analysis of Pedicle Screw Versus Hybrid (Hook and Screw) Instrumentation in Posterior Spinal Fusion of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Matched Cohort Analysis. Poster. North American Spine Society 19th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 26-30, 2004.
  4. Kim YJ, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kim JH, Cho S. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Following Segmental Posterior Spinal Instrumentation and Fusion: Minimum 5 Years Follow-up. Paper #29. Scoliosis Research Society 39th Annual Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 7, 2004.
  5. Yu J, Chang SS, Suratwala S, Abdelmessieh P, Hong D, Chung WS, Cho SK, Lee HJ, Lee FY. Stromal Cells of Unicameral Bone Cyst (UBC) are Preosteoblasts Expressing CBFA-1 and Undergo Apoptosis in Response to Bisphosphonate. Poster. The Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Annual Meeting, California, July, 2004.

 

2003

  1. Kim YJ, Lenke LG, Cho SK, Bridwell KH, Sides B, Blanke K. Comparative Analysis of Pedicle Screw Versus Hook Instrumentation in Posterior Spinal Fusion of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Paper #81. Scoliosis Research Society 38th Annual Meeting, Quebec, Canada, September 11-13, 2003.

 

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RESEARCH GRANTS

 

2015

  1. Zimmer Biomet Research Grant (7/1/15 – 6/30/16)
    Title: Survey of Spine Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments Among Normal Adults
    Amount: $5,000
    Role: Principal Investigator (5% effort)
  2. Zimmer Biomet Educational & Travel Grant (7/1/15 – 6/30/16)
    Purpose: Funding for medical student research
    Amount: $5,000
    Role: Principal Investigator

2013

  1. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (7/1/13 – 6/30/14)
    Title: Notochordal Cells Release Anti-Neural and Anti-Vascular Factors That Can Be Used to Treat Discogenic Pain
    Amount: $50,000
    Role: Principal Investigator (5% effort)
  2. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (PI Hecht AC) (7/1/13 – 6/30/16)
    Title: The Effect of Esomeprazole Magnesium on Incidence of Dysphagia Following Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Double Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Study.
    Amount: $24,874
    Role: Co-Investigator (2% effort)
  3. AO Foundation (PI Purmessur D) (6/1/13 – 5/31/15)
    Title: Developmental Strategies for Treating Symptomatic Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
    Amount: approx. $60,000
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.5% effort)
  4. National Institutes of Health R01 (PI Iatridis JC) (7/1/13 – 6/30/18)
    Title: Notochordal Cell Derived Therapies for Painful Disc Degeneration
    Amount: $2,757,968
    Role: Co-Investigator (2% effort)

2012

  1. Cervical Spine Research Society (PI Baird EO) (12/1/12 – 11/31/13)
    Title: Is Postoperative Bracing Beneficial Following One and Two Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) Using Allograft and Anterior Cervical Plate? A Prospective, Randomized Study.
    Amount: $14,900
    Role: Co-Investigator (2% effort)

 


 

COURSE CHAIR/MODERATOR

 

2016

  1. North American Spine Society 31st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 26 – 29, 2016.
    • Moderator: Cervical Surgery.
  2. Zimmer Biomet Spine Northeast Chief Residents and Fellows Training Course, Parsippany, NJ, June 3 – 4, 2016.
    • Chair: Lumbar Deformity Techniques: VCR, SPO, PSO.
    • Strategies to Reduce Blood Loss and Other Intraoperative and Perioperative Complications.

2015

  1. Cervical Spine Research Society 20th Instructional Course, San Diego, CA, December 2, 2015.
    • Moderator: Surgical Techniques/Decision-Making in Cervical Spine Surgery.

2014

  1. Stryker Spine Current Controversies: Complex Spinal Procedures, Hicksville, NY, September 19 – 20, 2014.
    • Chair: Surgical Treatment of Adult Degenerative Scoliosis.

 


 

COURSE FACULTY

 

2016

  1. Globus Medical Planning and Achieving Lumbar Spinal Balance Course, New York, NY, November 12, 2016.
    • How Can We Reduce the Risk of Rod Fracture?
  2. 13th Annual Mount Sinai Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Course, New York, NY, October 21 – 22, 2016.
    • The SPORT study: How should this affect the PCP’s evaluation?
  3. Globus Medical Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Cadaveric Training Program, Austin, TX, September 17, 2016.
    • Case Review: PJK vs. PJF, When to Take Action?
  4. Hospital for Special Surgery Spine Symposium, New York, NY, June 10, 2016.
    • Tips for Avoiding Iatrogenic Cervical and Cervicothoracic Deformity.

2015

  1. 12th Annual Mount Sinai Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Course, New York, NY, October 23 – 24, 2016.
    • The SPORT study: How should this affect the PCP’s evaluation?
  2. Zimmer Biomet Adult Deformity Course, Miami, FL, December 11 – 12, 2015.
    • Iatrogenic Flatback and the Use of PSO.
    • Strategies to Reduce Blood Loss and other Intraoperative and Perioperative Complications.
    • My Techniques for Smith-Petersen Osteotomy.
  3. Stryker Spine Fall Deformity Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, Novebmer 6 – 7, 2015.
    • PSO/VCR: Closing the Defect, Interbody Selection, Mechanics.
    • Choosing LIV: L4 or L5 vs. Pelvis.
    • Case Presentation: Loss of MEP.
  4. The 22nd Advanced Techniques in Cervical Spine Decompression and Stabilization, St. Louis, MO, September 10 – 12, 2015.
    • C5 Palsy.

 


 

GLOBAL OUTREACH/MEDICAL MISSIONS

 

2014

  1. Pediatric Spinal deformity surgery at Xijing Hospital, Xi’an, People’s Republic of China. One week.

2013

  1. Pediatric spinal deformity surgery a the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China. One week.

2012

  1. Pediatric spinal deformity surgery a the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China. One week.

2011

  1. Pediatric spinal deformity surgery at the Hospital Dr. Salvador B. Gautier, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. One week.

 

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