University Hospital Spine Institute’s 1st Annual Comprehensive Spine Care Forum


Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Low Back Pain

Nicholas U. Ahn, MD discusses the evaluation and treatment of chronic lower back pain.
Nicholas Ahn, MD

Nicholas Ahn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Cervical Radiculopathy & Myelopathy

Zachary Gordon, MD discusses Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy and how to identify during an exam and provide treatment.
Zachary Gordon, MD

Zachary Gordon, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Lumbar Spine Stenosis

Manish K. Kasliwal, MD, MCh discusses lumbar spine stenosis and its changing demographics and increasing prevalence in patients older than 65 years.
Manish Kasliwal, MD

Manish Kasliwal, MD

Neurological Surgery-Spine

Spinal Infections

Gabriel A. Smith, MD talks about an increase in spinal infections, and provides a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.
Gabriel Smith, MD

Gabriel Smith, MD

Neurological Surgery

Metastatic Disease of the Spine

Christina W. Cheng, MD focuses on metastatic disease of the spine and provides methods of diagnosis and treatment.
Christina Cheng, MD

Christina Cheng, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Basics of Pain Management

Ankit Maheshwari, MD explains pain management techniques and interventional treatments offered.
Ankit Maheshwari, MD

Ankit Maheshwari, MD

Pain Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Medication Management for Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Melinda M. Lawrence, MD reviews types of pain and discusses medication options, prescribing guidelines, and the efficacy of treatment.
Melinda Lawrence

Melinda Lawrence

Anesthesiology

“Role of Physiatry in Multidisciplinary Spine Care”

Edwin Capulong, MD overviews health care models for spine care and gives and introduction to TM&R services offered across the system.
Edwin Capulong

Edwin Capulong

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy for Spinal Pathologies: 80% of My Caseload in 15 Minutes or Less

Benjamin Cooksey, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS identifies the benefits of early referral to outpatient physical therapy for neck and lower back pain, and differentiates the services offered for spinal patients from other disciplines.

1st Annual Comprehensive Spine Care Forum: University Hospitals Spine Institute Panel Discussion

1st Annual Comprehensive Spine Care Forum: University Hospitals Spine Institute case reviews presented on October 6, 2018.
Nicholas Ahn, MD

Nicholas Ahn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Edwin Capulong

Edwin Capulong

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Christina Cheng, MD

Christina Cheng, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Zachary Gordon, MD

Zachary Gordon, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Manish Kasliwal, MD

Manish Kasliwal, MD

Neurological Surgery-Spine
Melinda Lawrence

Melinda Lawrence

Anesthesiology
Ankit Maheshwari, MD

Ankit Maheshwari, MD

Pain Medicine (Anesthesiology)
Gabriel Smith, MD

Gabriel Smith, MD

Neurological Surgery