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D. Greg Anderson, M.D.

D. Greg Anderson, M.D.

Dr. Anderson is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training in spinal surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive approaches to spinal surgery.

Dr. Anderson holds the academic title of Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and is the Clinical Director of the Spine Section of the Orthopaedic Research Laboratory.  
 
He completed his residency training at the University of California in Irvine and his fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University.  Prior to joining the Rothman Institute, he has served as the Chief of Orthopaedics at the Langley Air Force Base and Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia. 
 
He is currently the President of the Society of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and active in the Cervical Spine Research Society, Scoliosis Research Society and the North American Spine Society. 

 

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Education

M.D., Loma Linda University, Loma Linda California
General Surgery Internship, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA
Fellowship in Spinal Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University

Titles & Certifications

Professor, Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
Clinical Director of the Spine Section, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Thomas Jefferson University
President elect, Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
ABC Traveling Fellow of American Orthopaedic Association, 2011
Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (founding member)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
Cervical Spine Research Society
North America Spine Society
American Spinal Injury Association
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Scoliosis Research Society

Hospital Affiliations

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Nazareth Hospital
Rothman Specialty Hospital

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Publications
  • Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
  • Smith HE, Kerr SM, Fehlings MG, Chapman J, Maltenfort M, Zavlasky J, Harris E, Albert TJ, Harrop J, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: Trends in Epidemiology and Management of Type II Odontoid Fractures: 20-year Experience at a Model System Spine Injury Tertiary Referral Center, J Spinal Disord Tech, 2010 Oct 11 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Zhang Y, Drapeau S An HS, Thonar EJ, Anderson DG: Transplantation of Goat Bone Marrow Stromal Cells to the Degenerating Intervertebral Disc in a Goat Injury Model. Spine 2010 Sep 30 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Skubutyte R, Markova, D, Freeman T, Dion A, Anderson DG, Williams C, Shapiro I, Risbud M: Hypoxia-inducible Factor regulation of ANK expression in nucleus pulposus cells: possible implications in controlling dystrophic mineralization in the Intervertebral Disc?  Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Sep;62(9):2707-15.
  • Tran CM, Markova D, Smith HE, Susarla B, Ponnappan RK, Anderson DG, Symes A, Shapiro IM, Risbud MV: Regulation of the CCN2/CTGF expression in the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc: Role of SMAD and AP1 signaling, Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Harrop JS, Naroii S, Maltenfort M, Anderson DG, Albert T, Ratliff JK, Ponnappan RK, Rihn JA, Smith HE, Hilibrand A, Sharan AD, Vaccaro A: Cervical Myelopathy: A clinical and radiographic evaluation and correlation to cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Spine, 2010 Feb 10 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lebude B, Yadla S, Albert T, Anderson DG, Harrop JS, Maltenfort M, Sharan A, Vaccaro AR, Ratliff JK: Defining "Complications" in Spine Surgery: Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons' Survey. J Spinal Disord Tech, 2010 Jan 27 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Samartzis D, Wein S, Shen FH, Beazell J, Francke E, Anderson DG: A revisitation of distractive-extension injuries of the subaxial cervical spine: a cadaveric and radiographic soft tissue analysis, Spine, 2010 Feb 15;35(4):395-402.
  • Rihn JA, Makda J, Hong J, Patel R, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: The use of rhBMP-2 in single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a clinical and radiographic analysis. Eur Spine J, 2009 Nov; 18(11):1629-36. Epub 2009 May 28.

 

  • Risbud M, Shapiro I, Ponnapan R, Albert T, Saraiya M, Zeng Y, Nasser R, Anderson DG: Reversine Enhances Generation of Progenitor-like cells by De-differentiation of annulus fibrosus cells, Tissue Eng Part A, 2010 Apr;16(4):1443-55, 2009 Dec 1 (Epub ahead of print)

 

  • Hamza MS, Anderson DG, Snyder JW, Deschner S, Cifu DX: Effectiveness of Levetiracetam in the Treatment of Lumbar Radiculopathy: An Open-Label Prospective Cohort Study, J of the American Academy of PM&R, Vol. 1:335-9, April 2009
  • Ratliff JK, LeBude B, Albert T, Anene-Maidoh T, Anderson G, Dagostino P, Maltenfort M, Hilibrand A, Sharan A, Vaccaro AR:  Complications in spine surgery: comparative survey of spine surgeons and patients who underwent spinal surgery., J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Jun:10(6):578-84

 

  • Rihn JA, Patel R, Makda J, Hong J, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Albert TJ: Complications associated with single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, Spine J, 2009 Aug;9(8):623-9

 

 

 

 

 

  • Agrawal A, Gajghate S, Smith H, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Shapiro IM, Risbud MV: Cited2 Modulates Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-Dependent Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Nucleus Pulposus Cells of the Rat Intervertebral Disc, Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Dec;58(12):3798-808
  • Zhang Y, An H, Tannoury C, Thonar E, Freedman M, Anderson DG: Biological Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease: Implications for the Field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Sep;87(9):694-702

 

  • Zhang Y, An H, Phillips F, Thonar E, Oegema T, An H, Roman-Blas J, He T, Anderson DG: Cell therapy using articular chondrocytes overexpressing BMP-7 or BMP-10 in a rabbit disc organ culture model, Spine, 2008 Apr 15;33(8):831-8.

 

  • Zhang Y, Anderson DG, Phillips FM, Thonar EJ, He T, Pietryla D, An H: Comparative Effects of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins and Sox9 Overexpression on Matrix Accumulation by Bovine Anulus Fibrosus Cells: implcations for anular repair, Spine. 2007 Nov 1;32(23):2515-20.
  • Cui M, Wan Y, Anderson DG, Shen FH, Leo BL, Laurencin CT, Balian G, Li X: Mouse GDF-5 Protein and DNA Therapy Potentiates Intervertebral Disc Cell Aggregation and Chondrogenic Gene Expression. Spine J. 2008 Mar-Apr;8(2):287-95 [Epub ahead of print Jul 2007] (2007 Outstanding Paper Award- North American Spine Society and The Spine Journal)

 

  • Schweitzer KM, Vaccaro AF, Harrop JS, Hurlbert J, Carrino JA, Rectine GR, Schwartz DG, Alanay A, Sharma DK, Anderson DG, Lee JY, Arnold PM: Interrater Reliability of Indentifying Indicators of Posterior Ligamentous Complex Disruption when Plain Films are Indeterminate in Thoracolumbar Injuries. J of Orthop Sci 12:437-442, 2007.

 

  • Fassett DR, Harrop JS, Maltenfort M, Jeyamohan SB, Ratliff JD. Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR, Sharan AS: Mortality Rates in Geriatric Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries, J Neurosurg Spine. 2007 Sep: 7(3):277-81.

 

  • Kerr SM, Tannoury C, White A, Hannallah D, Mendel R, Anderson DG: The role of minimally invasive surgery in the lumbar spine, Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 17(3), July 2007.

 

 

 

 

  • Whang PG, Poelstra KA, Patel AA, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Hillibrand AS, Harrop JS, Sharan AD, Rattliff JK, Hurlbert J, Anderson P, Aarabi B, Sekhon L, Gahr R, Vaccaro AR: The Influence of Fracture Mechanism and Morphology on the Reliability and Validity of Two Novel Thoracolumbar Injury Classification Systems, Spine Spine. 2007 Apr 1;32(7):791-5
  • Lim M, Vaccaro AR, Lee J, Jacoby S, SanFilippo J, Oner FC, Hulbert J, Fehlings M, Arnold P, Harrop J Bono C, Anderson P, Anderson DG, Baron E: The Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Scale and Score (TLISS):  Inter-Physician and Inter-Disciplinary Validation of a New Paradigm for the Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma, Coluna/Columna (Brazil), 5(3):157-64, 2006

 

  • Zhang Y, Kerns J, Anderson DG, Lee YS, Chen EY, An H: Sensory neurons and fibers from multiple spinal cord levels innervate the rabbit lumbar disc, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 85:865-71, 2006
  • Sanfilippo JA, Lim MR, Jacoby SM, Laterra RM, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, "Normal” prevertebral soft tissue swelling following elective anterior cervical decompression and fusion, The Journal of Spinal Disorders, 2006 Aug;19(6):399-401.

 

Anderson DG. Image guidance in spinal surgery. Instr Course Lect. 2006;55:591-4.

 

 

 

  • Harrop J, Vaccaro AR, Hulbert RJ, Wilsey JT, Baron EM, Shaffrey CI, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF, Oner FC, Wood KB, Anand N, Anderson DG, Lim MR, Lee JY, Bono CM, Arnold PM, Rampersaud YR, Fehlings MG; Spine Trauma Study Group: Intrarater and interrater reliability and validity in the assessment of the mechanism of injury and integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex: a novel injury severity scoring system for thoracolumbar injuries. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting On Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, J Neurosurg Spine, 4(2):118-22, 2006
  • Vaccaro AR, Lim MR, Lehman R, Harrop J, Fisher C, Dvorak M, Anderson DG, Zeiller S, Lee J, Oner FC, Hulbert J, and the Spine Trauma Study Group: Surgical decision making for unstable thoracolumbar spine injuries: Results of a consensus panel review by the Spine Trauma Study Group, J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006 Feb;19(1):1-10

 

  • Saxena A, Baron EM, Anderson DG, Hilibrand A, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR:  Spinal disassociation masquerading as iatrogenic listhesis above a previous fusion, Spine, 31(6):E179-183, 2006.
  • Risbud MV, Shapiro IM, Guttapalli A, Martino A, Danielson KG, Beiner J, Hillibrand A, Albert TJ, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: Osteogenic potential of adult human stem cells of the lumbar vertebral body and the iliac crest, Spine, 31(1):83-9, 2006.

 

  • Lee J, Schwartz D, Anderson DG, Hilibrand A: Epidural hematoma causing dense paralysis after anterior cervical corpectomy.  A report of two cases. J Bone Joint Surg, 88:198-201, 2006
  • Battaglia TC, Tannoury T, Crowl AC, Chan DPK, Anderson DG: A cadaveric study comparing standard fluoroscopy and fluoroscopy-based computer navigation for screw fixation of the odontoid, Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, 14:175-180, 2005.

 

  • Anderson DG, Risbud MV, Shapiro IM, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: Cell-based therapy for disc repair, Spine J 5(6 Suppl):S297-S303, 2005.
  • Anderson DG, Tannoury C: Molecular pathogenic factors in symptomatic disc degeneration, Spine J, 5(6 Suppl):s260-6, 2005.

 

  • Samartzis D, Anderson DG, Shen F: Multiple simultaneous spine fractures in ankylosing spondylitis, Spine, 30(23), E711-715, 2005.
  • Lee J, Lim M, Vaccaro AR, Oner FC, Hurlbert J, Heglund R, Fehlings MG, Arnold P, Harrup J, Bono CM, Anderson P, Anderson DG, Harris MB, Brown AK, Stock GH, Barron EM: Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score:  A new Paradigm for the treatment of thoracolumbar spine trauma, J Orthop Sci, 10(6):671-5, 2005.

 

  • Anderson DG, Truumees E, Tannoury C, Harrup J, Sharan A, Albert TJ, Hilibrand A, Vaccaro AR: Emerging technology: Is there a role in cervical trauma surgery? Seminars in Spine Surgery, 17(2):106-12, 2005.
  • Munro BS, Anderson DG, Poelstra KA: Routine transurethral resection of the prostate complicated by severe acute hip pain, Orthopedics, 28(11)1371-2, 2005.
  • Anderson DG, Yoon T, Shen F, Kang J, Phillips F, An H: Summary statement: biologic repair or regeneration of the intervertebral disc. Spine J, 5(6 Suppl):S304, 2005.

 

  • Thaller J, Walker M, Kline AJ, Anderson DG, The effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents on spinal fusion, Orthopedics, 28(3)299-303, 2005.
  • Lee J, Zeiller S, Voltaggio L, Lim M, Hilibrand A, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Albert T: Histological analysis of a displaced femoral ring allograft filled with a recombinant human BMP-2 soaked collagen sponge, J Bone Joint Surg, 87(10):2318-22, 2005.

 

  • Vaccaro AR, Lehman RA Jr, Hurlbert RJ, Anderson PA, Harris M, Heglund R, Harrop J, Dvorak M, Wood K, Fehlings MG, Fisher C, Zeiller SC, Anderson DG, Bono CM, Stock GH, Brown AK, Kuklo T, Oner FC. A new classification of thoracolumbar injuries: the importance of injury morphology, the integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex, and neurologic status. Spine, 30(20):2325-33, 2005
  • Wimberly DW, Vaccaro AR, Goyal N, Harrop JS, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Hilibrand AS: Acute quadriplegia following closed traction reduction of a cervical facet dislocation in the setting of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: case report, Spine, 30(15):E433-8, 2005.

 

  • Phillips FM, Kwon B, Anderson DG, Carl A: Summary statement: novel technologies. Spine, 30(17 Suppl): S2, 2005.

 

  • Anderson DG, Albert TJ,  Fraser JK, Risbud M, Wuisman P, Meisel HJ,  Tannoury C, Shapiro I, Vaccaro AR: Cellular therapy for disk degeneration.  Spine, 30(17 Suppl):S14-9, 2005.
  • Vaccaro AR, Zeiller SC, Hurlbert RJ, Anderson PA, Harris M, Heglund R, Harrop J, Dvorak M, Wood K, Fehlings MG, Fisher C, Lehman RA Jr., Anderson DG, Bono CM, Kuklo T, Oner FC: The thoracolumbar injury severity score: a proposed treatment algorithm. J Spinal Disrd Tech, 18(3):209-15, 2005.

 

  • Tannoury T, Crowl AC, Battaglia TC, Chan DP, Anderson DG: An anatomical study comparing standard fluoroscopy and virtual fluoroscopy for the placement of C1-2 transarticular screws. J Neurosurg Spine, 2(5):584-8, 2005.
  • Anderson DG, Li X, Balian GB: A fibronectin fragment alters the metabolism of rabbit intervertebral disc cells in vitro, Spine, 30(11):1242-6, 2005.

 

  • Harrop JS, Sharan A, Anderson DG, Hillibrand AS, Albert TJ, Flanders A, Vaccaro AR: Failure of standard imaging to detect a cervical fracture in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis. Spine, 30(14):E417-9, 2005.
  • Li X, Lee J, Balian G, Anderson DG: Modulation of chondrocyte properties of fat-derived mesenchymal cells in co-cultures with nucleus pulposus, Connective Tissue Res, 46(2):175-82, 2005.

 

  • Vaccaro AR, Patel T, Fischgrund J, Anderson DG, Truumees E, Herkowitz H, Phillips F, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ. A 2-year follow-up pilot study evaluating the safety and efficacy of OP-1 putty (rhBMP-7) as an adjunct to iliac crest autograft in posterolateral lumbar fusions. Eur Spine J, 14(7): 623-9, 2005
  • Anderson DG, Voets C, Ropiak R, Betcher J, Silber JS, Daffner S, Cotler J, Vaccaro AR: Analysis of patient variables affecting neurologic outcome following traumatic cervical facet dislocation. Spine J, 4(5), 506-12, 2004.
  • Walker MH, Anderson DG: Molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration. Spine J 4(6 suppl):158S-166S, 2004.

 

  • Li X, Leo BM, Beck G, Balian G, Anderson GD: Collagen and proteoglycan abnormalities in the GDF-5 deficient mice and molecular changes when treating disk cells with recombinant growth factor. Spine, 29(20):2229-34, 2004.
  • Tannoury TY, Zmurko MG, Tannoury CA, Anderson DG, Chan DP: Multiple unstable cervical fracture with cord compromise treated non-operatively: A case report, Spine, 29(11):E234-8, 2004.

 

  • Leo BM, Li X, Balian G, Anderson DG:  In vivo bioluminescent imaging of virus mediated gene transfer and transduced cell transplantation in the intervertebral disk.  Spine, 29(8):838-44, 2004.
  • Vaccaro AR, Patel T, Fischgrund J, Anderson DG, Truumees E, Herkowitz HN, Phillips F, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ, Wetzel T, McCulloch JN: A pilot study evaluating the safety and efficacy of OP-1 (rhBMP-7) as a replacement for iliac crest autograft in posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis for degenerative spondylolisthesis. Spine, 29(17), 1885-92, 2004.

 

  • Anderson SD, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: Skeletal fracture demographics in spinal cord injured patients. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 124(3):193-6, 2004.
  • Grauer JN, Vaccaro AR, Beiner JM, Kwon BK, Hilibrand AS, Harrop JS, Anderson G, Hurlbert J, Fehlings MG, Ludwig SC, Hedlund R, Arnold PM, Bono CM, Brodke DS, Dvorak MF, Fischer CG, Sledge JB, Shaffrey CI, Schwartz DG, Sears WR, Dickman C, Sharan A, Albert TJ, Rechtine GR: Similarities and differences in the treatment of spine trauma between surgical specialties and location of practice. Spine, 29(6):685-96, 2004.
  • Anderson DG, Li X, Tannoury T, Beck G, Balian G: A fibronectin fragment stimulates invertervertebral disc degeneration in vivo. Spine, 28(20), 2338-45, 2003.

 

  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Daffner SD, Brislin BT, Leland JM, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: Donor site morbidity after anterior iliac crest bone harvest for single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Spine, 28(2), 134-9, 2003.
  • Zmurko MG, Anderson DG: Timing of surgical intervention following a cervical fracture, dislocation or central cord Injury. Operative Techniques in Spine Surgery, 14:165-169, 2003.

 

  • Vaccaro AR, Patel T, Fischgrund J, Anderson DG, Truumees E, Herkowitz H, Phillips F, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ: A pilot safety and efficacy study of OP-1 putty (rhBMP-7) as an adjuvant to iliac crest autograft in posterolateral lumbar fusions. Eur Spine J, 12(5):495-500, 2003.
  • Cooper MT, McGee KM, Anderson DG: The epidemiology and cost of athletic spine and head injury. Clin Sports Med. Jul;22(3):427-43, 2003

 

  • Anderson DG, Albert TJ: The molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration.  Seminars in Spine Surgery, (Lumbar Degenerative Disease), 15(4):352-60, 2003
  • Zmurko MG, Tannoury TY, Tannoury CA, Anderson DG: Cervical sprains, strains and minor fractures, and other cervical injuries in the athlete. Clin Sports Med. 22(3):513-21, 2003

 

  • Anderson DG, Wierzbowski LR, Schwartz DM, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: Pedicle screws with high electrical resistance: A potential source of error during stimulus-evoked EMG. Spine, 27(14):1577-81, 2002.
  • Anderson DG, Izzo MW, Hall DJ, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand A, Arnold W, Tuan RS, Albert TJ: Comparative gene expression profiling of normal and degenerative discs: analysis of a rabbit annular laceration model. Spine, 27(12):1291-6, 2002.

 

  • Anderson DG, Albert TJ: Bone grafting, implants and plating options for anterior cervical fusions. Orthopedic Clinics of North America, 33(2), 317-28, 2002
  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Anderson PA, McCormick P: Management of postprocedural discitis. Spine J, 2(4)279-87, 2002.

 

  • Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Toth CA:  Recombinant human osteogenic protein-1 (bone morphogenetic protein-7) as an osteoinductive agent in spinal fusion.  Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S69-65, 2002
  • Sandhu HS, Anderson DG, Andersson GB, Boden SD, Damien C, Ebara S, Helm G, Lane JM, McKay B, Seeherman H, Wozney J: Summary Statement: alternative delivery by gene therapy and cost justification of bone morphogenetic proteins for spine fusion.  Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S59-S65, 2002

 

  • Anderson DG, Andersson GB, Boden SD, Damien C, Ebara S, Helm G, Lane JM, McKay B, Sandhu HS, Seeherman H, Wozney J: Summary Statement: Clinical BMP Programs. Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S49, 2002
  • Sandhu HS, Anderson DG, Andersson GB, Boden SD, Damien C, Ebara S, Helm G, Lane JM, McKay B, Sandhu HS, Seeherman H, Wozney J: Summary statement: safety of bone morphogenetic proteins for spine fusion. Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S39, 2002

 

  • Seeherman H, Anderson DG, Andersson GB, Boden SD, Damien C, Ebara S, Helm G, Lane JM, McKay B, Sandhu HS, Wozney J: Summary statement: biology of spine fusion, bone graft substitutes, and the burden of proof. Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S24-5, 2002
  • Helm G, Anderson DG, Andersson GB, Boden SD, Damien C, Ebara S, Lane JM, McKay B, Sandhu HS, Seeherman H, Wozney J: Summary statement: bone morphogenetic proteins: basic science. Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S9, 2002

 

  • Boden SD, Anderson DG, Andersson GB, Damien C, Ebara S, Helm G, Lane JM, McKay B, Sandhu HS, Seeherman H, Wozney J: Summary statement: overview of bone morphogenetic proteins for spine fusion. Spine, 27(16 Suppl 1):S1, 2002
  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Hayes VM, Vaccaro AR: Advances in the surgical management of lumbar degenerative disease. Orthopedics, 25(7):767-71, 2002

 

  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Albert TJ: Clinical spinal neuroanatomy: What you need to know to survive in everyday practice. Resident and Staff Physician, 2002.
  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Simeone FA, Albert TJ: Preoperative discography: The appropriate indications and interpretations. The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal, 14:79-82, 2001.

 

  • Anderson DG, Silber J, Vaccaro A: Spine training. Spine surgery fellowships: perspectives of the fellows and directors. Spine J, May-Jun;1(3):229-30, 2001
  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Albert TJ: Practical and functional spinal neuroanatomy for the orthopaedic surgeon. The Thomas Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal, 29:40-46, 2000.

 

  • Harrop J, Anderson DG: Neurologic Improvement Following Thoracic, Thoracolumbar, and Lumbar Spinal Cord (Conus Medullaris) Injuries, Spine (accepted for publication)
  • Patel A, Anderson DG, Maltenfort M, Vaccaro AR, Ratliff J, Hilibrand A, Harrop JS, Sharan AD, Ponnappan RK, Rihn J, Albert TJ: Lumbar Decompression using a traditional midline approach vs. a tubular retractor system: comparison of patient-based clinical outcomes, Spine. (accepted for publication)

 

  • Harris E, Sayadipour A, Massey P, Duplantier N, Anderson DG. Mini-open versus Open Decompression and Fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis with Stenosis. The American Journal of Orthopedics. (accepted for publication)
  • Anderson DG, Limthongkul W, Sayadipour A, Kepler C, Harrop JS, Maltenfort M, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand A, Rihn J, Albert TJ. A radiographic analysis of degenerative spondylolisthesis at the L4-5 level: evidence of a heterogeneous disease. Spine. (manuscript submitted)
  • Anderson DG, Sayadipour A, Limthongkul W, Shelby K, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand A, Rihn J, Ponnappan R, Ratliff JK, Harrop JS, Prasad S, Weinstein MS. Anterior Interbody Arthrodesis with Percutaneous Posterior Pedicle Fixation for Degenerative Conditions of the Lumbar Spine. Spine. (manuscript submitted)
  • Anderson DG, Sayadipour A, Limthongkul W, Martin N, Vaccaro A, Harrop J. Neurologic Recovery Following Central Cord Syndrome in Surgically Treated Patients. European Spine journal. (manuscript submitted)
  • Invited Publications

 

  • Smith H, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Hilibrand AS, Harrop J, Ratliff JK: Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Classification of Thoracolumbar Injuries, Seminars in Spine Surgery. June 2010

 

  • Robbins MM, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: The Role of Bioresorbable Products in Spinal Surgery, SpineLine, May-June; 2004.
  • Anderson DG: MicroTLIF: A case study. DePuy Acromed, 2002.

 

  • Anderson DG, Silber JS, Vaccaro AR. Literature review: Nonoperative Treatment versus Posterior Fixation for Thoracolumbar Junction Burst Fractures without Neurologic Deficit. SpineLine, 2(4):20-21, 2001.
  • Anderson DG, Silber JS, Vaccaro AR. Literature review: Single-stage Posterolateral Transpedicle Approach for Spondylectomy, Epidural Decompression and Circumferential Fusion of Spinal Metastases. SpineLine, 2(3):20-22, 2001.

 

  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR. Literature review: Lumbar High-Intensity Zone and Discography without Low Back Problems. SpineLine, 2(2):19-20, 2001.
  • Anderson DG, Silber JS, Vaccaro AR: Spine Surgery Fellowships: The Fellow’s and Fellowship Director’s Perspectives, Letter to the Editor, The Spine Journal, 2001

 

  • Anderson DG: Healing the Whole Man. LLU Alumni Journal, Fall 1990.
  • Gebauer G, Anderson DG: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Topic "Complications of Lumbar Spine Surgery", Seminars in Spine, (manuscript submitted)

 

  • Book Chapters

 

  • Dibra F, Anderson DG, Sayadipour A. Intraoperative Imaging: Radiation Safety, Techniques, and Technology, In Anderson, Ludwig, Wang, Mummaneni (Ed.), Handbook of Percutaneous Spinal Fixation. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, MO., 2010
  • Neubauer P, Dibra F, Anderson DG: Pedicle Cannulation with True AP Fluoroscopic Imaging, In Anderson, Ludwig, Wang, Mummaneni (Ed.), Handbook of Percutaneous Spinal Fixation. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, MO., 2010

 

  • Neubauer P, Dibra F, Anderson DG: Anatomic Relationships with Two Dimensional Imaging, In Anderson, Ludwig, Wang, Mummaneni (Ed.), Handbook of Percutaneous Spinal Fixation. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, MO., 2010
  • Anderson DG, Poelstra K, Tannoury CA: Minimally Invasive Exposure Techniques, In Vaccaro AR, Atlas of Operative Techniques in Spinal Surgery, Elsevier, New York, NY, 2008

 

  • Anderson DG, Tannoury CA, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: Posterior Lateral Disc Removal, In Vaccaro AR, Atlas of Operative Techniques in Spinal Surgery, Elsevier, New York, NY, 2008
  • Anderson DG, Tannoury CA: Cervical Osteomyelitis, In Albert TJ, Lee JY and Lim MR eds, Cervical Spine Surgery Challenges, Thieme Medical, 2008

 

  • Kostuik J, Anderson DG, Kabeish K: Surgery for Adults, In Heary RF, Albert TJ, eds Spinal Deformities: The Essentials, Theime, New York, NY, 2007.
  • Tannoury CA, Pahl M, Anderson DG: Imaging for Back Pain and  Spinal Infection, In Vaccaro AR and Anderson DG, eds Decision Making in Spinal Care, Thieme Medical Publishing, New York, NY, 2007

 

  • Tannoury CA, Pahl M, Anderson DG: Atlas C1 Ring Fracures, In Vaccaro AR and Anderson DG, eds Decision Making in Spinal Care, Thieme Medical Publishing, New York, NY, 2007
  • Tannoury CA, Pahl M, Anderson DG: Odontoid Fractures, In Vaccaro AR and Anderson DG, eds Decision Making in Spinal Care, Thieme Medical Publishing, New York, NY, 2007

 

  • Tannoury C, Anderson DG: Patient Selection for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, In Bono CM and Vaccaro AR, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Marcel-Deckker, New York, NY 2007
  • Tannoury C, Anderson DG: Minimally Invasive Total disc Replacement and Facet Joint Replacement, In Bono CM and Vaccaro AR, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Marcel-Deckker, New York, NY 2007

 

  • Anderson DG, Tannoury C:  Patient selection for Fusion vs. Motion Sparing Surgery for Symptomatic Degenerative Disc Disease, In Vaccaro AR, Spinal Arthroplasty: Preservation of Motion, Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • Tannoury CA, Oguz E, Stock G, Brown A, Anderson DG: Biomaterials in Spinal Arthroplasty, In Vaccaro AR et al, Spinal Arthroplasty: Preservation of Motion, Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • Anderson DG, Yuan P, Hanna A, Albert TJ: The Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedure, In Rothman-Simeone The Spine, 5th Edition, Herkowitz, Garfin, Eismont, Bell eds, Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2006.

 

  • Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: Osteogenic Protein-1, Connolly PJ, Yuan H, Bao Q, Boden S, eds. Advanced Spinal Surgical Technologies. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 2006
  • Anderson DG, Albert TA, Tannoury CA: Adult Scoliosis, In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 3, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Rosemont , IL, 2006

 

  • Anderson DG, Tannoury CA: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 3, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Rosemont , IL, 2006
  • Anderson DG, Tannoury CA: Image Guidance in Spinal Surgery.  In Instructional Course Lecture Series, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont , IL, 2006

 

  • Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Gavin KF: Cervical Orthoses and Cranioskeletal Traction. In: Clark CR, ed. The Cervical Spine, 4th Edition. Cervical Spine Research Society, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005
  • Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: Classification of Lower Cervical Spine Injuries.  In: Clark CR, ed. The Cervical Spine, 4th Edition. Cervical Spine Research Society, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005

 

  • Anderson DG, Silber JS, Albert TJ: Management of Cervical Kyphosis due to Surgery, Degenerative Disease or Trauma. In: Clark CR, ed. The Cervical Spine, 4th Edition. Cervical Spine Research Society, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005
  • Leo B, Walker M, Anderson DG: The Molecular Basis of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, In Freese A, Simeone F, Leone R and Janson R eds. Principles of Molecular Neurosurgery, Karger Medical Publishing, Switzerland/Germany, 2005

 

  • Tsung-Ting T, Anderson DG: Dysphagia/Esophageal Injuries, In An H, Jenis L, eds. Spine Surgery Complications: Treatment and Prevension, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005.
  • Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR: Bone Growth Factors for Spine Fusion: OP-1. In: Corbin T, Helm GA, Anderson DG: Cellular and genetic approaches for spinal fusions, In Haid RW, Subach BR, Rodts GE, eds. Progress in Neurological Surgery: Advances in Spinal Stabilization. Karger AG, Basel, Switzerland, 2004

 

  • Balian G, Anderson DG: Potential of bone marrow mesenchymal cells as a graft for spinal fusions. In: Lewandrowski KU et al. eds. Advances in Spinal Fusion-Clinical Applications of Basic Science, Molecular Biology, Biomechanics and Engineering. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY. 2004
  • Chamroontaneskul K, Anderson DG: Construct Failure in Cervical Corpectomy Surgery. In: Vaccaro AR et al. eds. Complications of Pediatrac and Adult Spinal Surgery.  Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, 2004

 

  • Shen F, Anderson DG: Thoracoscopic Surgery of the Spine. In: Miller MD, Cole BJ (eds): Textbook of Arthroscopy, WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2004.
  • Shen F, Anderson DG: Laparscopic Surgery of the Spine. In: Miller MD, Cole BJ (eds): Textbook of Arthroscopy,  WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2004

 

  • Shen F, Anderson DG: Posterior Endoscopic Lumbar Surgery. In: Miller MD, Cole BJ (eds): Textbook of Arthroscopy, WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2004.
  • LeCroy M, Anderson DG: Adult Trauma (Spine Portion). Review of Orthopaedics, 4th Edition, Miller MD, Brinker MR, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2004

 

  • Helm GA, Anderson DG: Cellular and Genetic Approaches for Spinal Fusions, In Haid RW, Subach BR, Rodts GE, eds. Progress in Neurological Surgery: Advances in Spinal Stabilization. Basel, Karger, 2003
  • Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR: Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Disc Degeneration, In Proceeding of the European Spinal Arthroplasty Society (Released on CD-ROM), 2002

 

  • Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Gavin KF, Fromal, AL: Spinal Orthoses.  In: Vaccaro AR, Betz RA, Zeidman S, eds. Principles and Practice of Spine Surgery. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2002
  • Anderson DG, Tannoury CA: Subaxial Injuries:Extension-Distraction Injuries, In Vaccaro AR, Anderson P eds. Cervical Spine Trauma., Maryland Composition,  (in press)

 

  • Anderson DG, Tannoury CA: Anterior Thoracic Arthrodesis Following Corpectomy, In Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, (eds) Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, New York, (in press)
  • Zmurko M, Anderson DG: Spinal Cord Injury, In Miller M (ed), Essential Orthopaedics, Elsevier, New York, (in press, 2009)

 

  • Tannoury C, Anderson DG, Albert TJ: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Lumbar Spine, In Arthritis & Arthroplasty: The Spine, Elsevier, (in press, 2008)
  • Samartzis D, Shen FH, Anderson DG, Perez-Cruet MJ. History of minimally invasive spinal fusion techniques. In Perez-Cruet MJ, Pimenta L, Beisse R, Kim DH. eds. Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. (in press, submitted - April 2008)

 

  • Smirnov E, Anderson DG: Thoracolumbar Fractures, In Devlin V., Spine Secrets, (in press, submitted Oct 2009)
  • Smirnov E, Anderson DG: Spinal Instrumentation, In Devlin V., Spine Secrets, (in press, submitted Oct 2009)

 

  • Anderson DG, Tannoury C: MIS Posterior Fusion Techniques, In Garfin S, Herkowitz H, Eismont F, Bell G and Balderston R eds. Rothman-Simeone; The Spine-6th Edition, Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA (in press, submitted Oct 2009)
  • Dumonski M, Anderson DG. Lumbar Disc Herniation, In  Ed Rihn J, MS Exam of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple, SLACK Inc., Thorofare, NJ, (in press, submitted Dec 2009)

 

  • Sayadipour A, Anderson DG, Mlyavykh S, Pearlmuter O, Vaccaro AR. Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries, In Edward Benzel, MD (Ed.), Surgery Techniques, Complication Avoidance and Management (3rd edition), Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Silber J, Anderson DG, Albert T.  Post-laminectomy kyphosis In CSRS textbook (5th Ed), Lippincott, Raven, Philadelphia (in press)

 

  • Anderson DG, Sayadipour A: Subaxial Cervical Injuries: Current Concepts in Classification and Treatment, In Benzel E eds, Spine surgery Techniques, Complication Avoidance and Management (3rd edition), Elsevier, Philadelphia PA, (in press/anticipated publications Spring 2011)
  • Anderson DG, Sayadipour A, Kepler C: Minimally Invasive Lumbar Microdiscectomy and Laminectomy, In Operative Techniques in Spinal Surgery, Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA, (in press/anticipated publication 2011)

 

  • Journal Editorships
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, In Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, Samartzis D, Shen FH, Anderson DG, Vol. 38(3) July 2007

 

  • Head and Neck Injuries, In Clinics in Sports Medicine, Anderson DG, Helm GA (eds), WB Saunders, Vol. 22,(3), July 2003.
  • Lumbar Disc Disease, In Seminar in Spine Surgery, Albert TJ, Anderson DG (eds), WB Saunders, 2003.

 

  • Books Edited
  • Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery, Anderson DG, Benzel E, Crawford A, Regan J, Vaccaro, AR (eds.), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, 2004.

 

  • Decision Making in Spinal Care, Anderson, DG, Vaccaro AR, (eds.), Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, 2007  
  • Decision Making in Spinal Care, second edition, Anderson, DG, Gebauer G, Vaccaro AR, (eds.), Thieme Medical Publishers, (anticipated 2011)  

 

  • Section Editorships
  • General Knowledge, In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 8, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005

 

  • Visiting Professorships/Invited Grand Rounds Presentations

 

  • Temple University, Department of Surgery, "Cervical Trauma: A Contemporary Approach", Oct, 20, 2010.
  • Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, “Surgical Emergencies of the Axial Skeleton”, May 2009.

 

  • Naval Medical Center San Diego Department of Orthopaedics, “Thoracolumbar Spinal Trauma Update” and “New Advances in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery”, Mar 2007.
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego Orthopaedic Program, Thoracolumbar Trauma Classification and Treatment and Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Apr 2006.

 

  • DePuy Corporate Headquarters, Raynam, MA, “New Advances in MIS Spinal Surgery”, Nov 2005.
  • Baylor University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, “New Advances in Spinal Surgery”, Jun 2005.

 

  • University of Virginia, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, “Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Myth or Reality?”, Nov 2004.
  • University of Florida, Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, “Disc Degeneration and Regeneration” and “Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion”, Gainesville, FL, Apr 2003.

 

  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Multidisciplinary Spinal Conference,“Upper cervical fractures and dislocations” and “Lower cervical fractures and dislocations”, Portsmouth, VA, Sep 2002.
  • Tidewater Spine Society, Guest Speaker, Portsmouth, VA Sep 2002.

 

  • Medical College of Virginia, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lumbar Degenerative Conditions, Richmond, VA, Jan 2002.
  • Presentation of Scientific Papers

 

  • Kiapour A, Goel V, Anderson DG, Ferrara L: Biomechanical evaluation of a novel technique for correcting lumbar spine stenosis: an in vitro and FE study, ORS 2011 Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California, January 13-16, 2011. (accepted for podium presentation
  • Patel A, Hilibrand A, Anderson DG, Harrop J, Ponnappan R, Maltenfort M, Smith H, Radcliff K, Yalda S, Vaccaro A, Albert TJ: Spinal Cord Injury Associated with Type II Odontoid Fractures: a Retrospective Cohort Analysis, Cervical Spine Research Society, Charlette NC, 2010 (Podium presentation)
  • Rihn J, Hilibrand A, Anderson DG, Harrop J, Ponnappan R, Vaccaro A, Albert TJ: Does anterior soft tissue swelling correlate with dysphagia following anterior cervical surgery? Cervical Spine Research Society, Charlette NC, 2010 (Podium presentation)
  • Limthongkul W, Radcliff K, Hong J, Su B, Anderson DG, Hilibrand A, Rihn J, Ponnapan R, Vaccaro A, Albert TJ: Radiographic predictors of postoperative C5 palsy after cervcial laminectomy and fusion, Cervical Spine Research Society, Charlette NC, 2010 (Poster presentation)
  • Jackson DM, Karp J, Anderson DG, Gelb D, Ludwig S: A Novel Radiographic Targeting Guide for Percutaneous Placement of Transfacet Screws in the Cervical Spine with Limited Fluoroscopy: A Cadaver Feasibility Study. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, 2010 Annual Meeting, Nov 5-7, Miami Florida (podium presentation)
  • Ponnapan R, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Markova D, Shapiro I, Risbud M: Effect of TNF-alpha and IL-1-beta on rat intervertebral disc  in organ culture: an atraumatic model to analyze degenerative disc disease. IMAST, Toronto, July 2010 (podium presentation)
  • Zhang Y, Markova D, Saitta B, Markov V, Enomoto-Iwamoto M, An H, Chee A, Anderson DG: Cell Therapy with human umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells for intervertebral disc repair in cultured rabbit disc explants, International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, April 2010, New Zealand, (poster presentation)
  • Zhang Y, Drapeau S, An H, Markova D, Lenart B, Anderson DG: Histological features of the degenerating intervertebral disc in the goat disc-injury model, International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, April 2010, New Zealand, (poster presentation)
  • Zhang Y, Marakova D, Pacifici M, An H, Anderson DG: Fibronectin Alternative Splice Variants in the Human Intervertebral Disc, Orthopaedic Research Society 56th Annual Meeting, Mar 2010, New Orleans, LA (podium Presentation)
  • Anderson, DG et al. Does the duration of symptoms affect outcomes in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation?  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual meeting, New Orleans, Mar 2010 (podium presentation)
  • Anderson, DG: Minimally Invasive Options for Direct Decompression of the Lumbar Spine, Society of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Las Vegas, Oct 2009.(podium presentation)
  • Anderson, DG. Markova, D., Adams, SL., Pacifici, M., An, HS., Zhang, Y. Fibronectin Alternative Splice Variants in the Human Intervertebral Disc. 2009 Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Study of Lumbar Spine (ISLSS), Miami, FL (poster presentation)
  • Anderson, DG. Markova, D., Adams, SL., Pacifici, M., An, HS., Zhang, Y. Fibronectin Alternative Splice Variants in the Human Intervertebral Disc. 2009 Rush University Forum, Chicago, IL (podium presentation).
  • Anderson, DG. Markova, D., Adams, SL., Pacifici, M., An, HS., Zhang, Y. Fibronectin Alternative Splice Variants in the Human Intervertebral Disc. 24th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS), 2009, San Francisco, CA (podium presentation).
  • Smith HE, Sukhoon Oh, Anderson DG, Zhang Y, Miller P, DeArment L, Fitzpatrick N, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Collins CM: T2 Mapping as a Potential Biomarker in a Rabbit Model of Intervertebral Disk Damage and Degeneration, 2009 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, (poster presentation)

 

  • Ratliff J, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Harrop J, Sharan A: A Survey of Spine Surgeons and Spine Surgery Patients, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 2009 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, March 11 - 14, 2009, (accepted for podium presentation)
  • Rihn JA, Smith HE, Ponnappan R, Risbud M, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Albert TJ.  Evaluation of Time- and Dose- Dependent Cytotoxic Effects of Lidocaine on Bovine Nucleus Pulposus Cells In Vitro.  Cervical Spine Research Society.  Austin, Texas December 2008.  (First Place Award, Basic Science Poster)
  • Zhang Y, Anderson DG, Smith HE.  The Role of Human Umbilical Cord Blood-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (hUCB-MSC) in Cervical Intervertebral Disc Regeneration.  2007 Research Grant Update, Cervical Spine Research Society.  Austin, Texas December 2008. (Podium Presentation)

 

  • Zaslavsky J, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Hilibrand A: Does the Preoperative Lateral Extension Radiograph Accurately Predict a Surgeons Ability to Obtain Cervical Lordosis Using an Intraoperative Manual Extension Maneuver? Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting, San Antonio, TX Dec, 2008 (Podium Presentation)
  • Harris E, Anderson DG: Percutaneous vs. Open Pedicle Screw Placement in Patients Undergoing Fusion for Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, Nov 2008 (Poster Presentation)

 

  • Smith HE, Freeman T, Susarla B, Schaer T, Symes A, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Shapiro I, Risbud M: Smad-3 Null Mouse Exhibits Thoracic Kyphosis, Osteopenic Spine, and Degenerative Disc Changes. 15th Annual Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques, Hong Kong, July 2008. (E-poster Presentation)
  • Di Paola M, Zhang Y, Shen Y, Freeman T, Chu, M, Anderson DG. Histologic characterization of the knee joint in a collagen VI deficient murine model, Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, Mar 2008 (Podium Presentation)

 

  • Anderson DG: Intradiscal therapy for the treatment of Disc Degeneration, Europe-America Spine-Line, Utrecht, Netherlands, Nov 12, 2007. (Podium Presentation)
  • Smith HE, Kerr SM, Albert TJ, Harrop J, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Maltenfort M, Vaccaro AR: Early Complications of Surgical vs. Conservative Treatment of Isolated Type II Odontoid Fractures in Octogenarians: a Retrospective Cohort Study, Cervical Spine Research Society, San Francisco, Nov 2007 (Podium Presentation)

 

  • Sanfilippo JA, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Harrop J, Sharan A, Ratliff J, Anderson DG. Clinically Insignificant epidural hematoma following elective posterior cervical decompression and fusion, Cervical Spine Research Society, San Francisco, Nov 2007 (Podium Presentation)
  • Zhang, Y., Chu, M-L., Vaccaro, AR., Albert, T., Hilibrand, A., Anderson, DG: Characterization of Fibronectin Fragments in Human Surgical Interbertebral Disc Specimens.  68th Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), 2007, Boston, MA., Poster Presentation.

 

  • Zhang Y, Ponnappan RK, Anderson DG, Phillips FM:  Transplantation of chondrocytes over-expressing bone morphogenetic proteins to reverse intervertebral disk degeneration in the rabbit. 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), Boston, MA, Podium Presentation.
  • Zhang Y, Anderson DG. Cell Therapy for the Degenerating Intervertebral Disc in the Rabbit Disc Organ Culture System.  68th Annual Assebly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), 2007, Boston, MA. Poster Presentation (Awarded the Presidents Award for Outstanding Research).

 

  • Zhang Y, Anderson DG:  Comparative Effects of Adenovirus Expressing Bone Morphogenetic Proteins and Sox9 on Matrix Accumulation by Bovine Anulus Fibrosus Cells - Implications for Anular Repair. 68th Annual Assebly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), 2007, Boston, MA. Poster Grand Rounds.
  • Zhang Y, Phillips FM, Thonar E, An HS, Anderson DG: Genetically-Engineered Chondrocytes to Repair the Degenerating Intervertebral Disk in the Rabbit. Plenary Session, 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Academic Physiatrists’ 2007, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 86:S82, 2007.

 

  • Zhang Y, Phillips FM, An HS, Thonar E, Oegema T,  Shen  Y, Roman-Blas J, He TC, Anderson, DG: Cell therapy for the degenerating intervertebral disk in the rabbit disk organ culture system. 2007 Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Study of Lumbar Spine (ISLSS), Hong Kong. Podium Presentation
  • Zhang Y, Anderson DG, Phillips FM, Thonar E., He TC, Pietryla D, An HS: Comparative effects of bone morphogenetic proteins and SOX9 overexpression on matrix accumulation by bovine annulus fibrosus cells – implications for annular repair. 2007 Annual Meeting for the International Society for the Study of Lumbar Spine (ISLSS), Hong Kong, Podium Presentation.

 

  • Murray D, Anderson DG: Twenty-Four Month Results from the Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center IDE Trial of ProDisc-C vs. ACDF, North American Spine Society, San Antonio, TX, Oct 23-27-2007 Podium Presentation.
  • Sanfilippo JA, Jacoby JM,Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR, Harrop JS,  Sharon A: Acceptable Epidural Hematoma following Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion. Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting, Palm Beach Florida, Dec 2006, Podium Presentation.

 

  • Zhang Y, Phillips FM, Anderson DG, Thonar E, Pietryla D, He T, An HS: Comparative Effects of Adenovirus Expressing Bone Morphogenetic Proteins and Sox9 on Matrix Accumulation by Bovine Anulus Fibrosus Cells:Implications for Anular Repair, Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting, Palm Beach Florida, Dec 2006, Podium Presentation.
  • Zhang Y, An HS, Anderson DG, Thonar E, Oegema T, Phillips FM: Cell Based Gene Therapy for the Degenerating Intervertebral Disc in the Rabbit Disc Organ Culture System, North American Spine Society, Seattle, WA, 2006, Poster Presentation.

 

  • Anderson DG: Laparoscopic Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusions: Maybe RCT’s do work (Symposium: The Levels of Evidence: More Confusing of Helpful in Decision-Making for the Spine), 19th Annual International Intradiscal Therapy Society, Phoenix, AZ, April 5-9, 2006, Podium Presentation.
  • Shen F, Luke Choi, Anderson DG et al:  Bone marrow aspirate with or without platelet concentrates as a bone graft substitute for posterolateral spinal Fusion: A randomized, controlled study using an animal model, North American Spine Society Meeting, Seattle, Sep 26-30, 2006, Podium Presentation. 
  • Wein SM, Samartzis D, Beasell J, De Bueno M, Rockwell R, Wood H, Allarie P, Anderson DG, Shen F: A new variant of the distractive-extension injury of the lower cervical spine: an anatomic cadaveric section, radiographic and finite element analyses, CSRS, San Diego, Dec 2005, Podium Presentation
  • Sanfilippo J,  Jacoby  J, Lim M, Albert TJ, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG: Normal prevertebral soft tissue swelling after anterior cervical decompression and fusion. CSRS, San Diego, NASS, Philadelphia, Dec 2005, Podium Presentation
  • Anderson DG and Bono C: Moderators: Disc Basic Science Special Interest Poster Presentation Session, NASS, Philadelphia, Dec 2005
  • Francke E, Thaller J, Leo B, Anderson DG, Shen F, Kern J: The Protective Effects of a Novel Adenosine A2a analogue Following Traumatic Spine Cord Injury in a Rat Model, Sep 2005, Podium Presentation
  • Rockwell B, Shen F, Allaire P, Wood H, Darvish K, Anderson DG: Isolated posterior cervical fixation produces high strut graft stresses in flexion: a novel finite element model of the rigidly instrumented three-level corpectomy strut graft, IMAST Meeting, July 2005, Podium Presentation
  • Li X, Li J, Zeng Q, Shen F, Balian G, Anderson DG, Laurencin C: Microgravity Induced Disc Degeneration, North Americal Spine Society, Oct 2005, Podium Presentation
  • Becker V, Nardone W, McDonnell D, Anderson DG, Robbins S, Maiman D,  Fry M, Jones D, Bethel A: Comparison of Autograft to DBX Demineralized Bone Matrix Putty Combined with Autograft used in Posterolateral Lumbar Spinal Fusion. American Association of Neurologic Surgeons, Apr 2005, Poster Presentation
  • Scuderi G, Brusovanik G, Anderson DG, Vaccaro A: Lavage in patients with lumbar HNP and radiculopathy, World Spine III, Dec 14, 2004, Podium Presentation.
  • Franke E, Thaller J, Leo B, Shen F, Anderson DG, Kern J: The Protective Effects of a Novel Adenosine2 Analogue Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in a Rat Model, Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting, Dec 2004, Poster Presentation

 

  • Rockwell RD, Allaire PE, Shen FH, Darvish K, Wood H, Anderson DG: Finite Element Modeling of the subaxial cervical spine under physiologic loads, American College of Surgeons,  New Orleans, Oct 2004, Poster Presentation
  • Millington S, Darvish K, McWey R, Iversson B, Anderson DG: Biomechanics and modeling of multi-level cervical spine corpectomy constructs under axial and torsional loading, 5th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies of the Canada, U.S.A., Japan and Europe, October 10-13, 2004, Poster Presentation

 

  • Li X, Balian G, Anderson DG: The N-terminal fibronectin fragment leads to degenerative events in disk explants and disc cells in culture, Orthopaedic Research Society, 2004 Podium Presentation
  • Li X, Leo B, Beck G, Balian G, Anderson DG: Collagen and proteoglycan abnormalities in GDF-5 deficient mice may be corrected by treating of disc cells with recombinant growth factor, Orthopaedic Research Society, 2004 Podium Presentation

 

  • Li X, Tannoury T, Balian G, Anderson, DG: A Fibronection Fragment Induces Intervertebral Disc Degeneration in vivo, North American Spine Society, 2003 Podium Presentation
  • Leo BM, Li X, Balian GB, Anderson DG: In vivo bioluminescent imaging of virus mediated gene transfer and transduced cell transplantation in the intervertebral disk, North American Spine Society, 2003 Poster Presentation

 

  • Leo B, Balian GB, Anderson DG: In vivo bioluminescent imaging of virus mediated gene transfer and transduced cell transplantation in the intervertebral disc, Virginia Orthopaedic Society Meeting, 2003 Podium Presentation
  • Li X, Anderson DG, Tannoury T, Beck G, Balian G: A Fibronectin Fragment Stimulates Invertervertebral Disc Degeneration in vivo. Orthopaedic Research Society, 2003 Podium Presentation

 

  • Tannoury T, Crowl A, Battaglia T, Chan D, Anderson DG:  Comparison of virtual fluoroscopy to conventional fluoroscopy for C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation. Cervical Spine Research Society, 2002, Podium Presentation
  • Tannoury T, Crowl A, Battaglia T, Chan D, Anderson DG:  Comparison of virtual fluoroscopy to conventional fluoroscopy for C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation. North American Spine Society, 2002, Poster Presentation

 

  • Anderson DG, Izzo M, Albert TJ, Hall D, Hilibrand A, Vaccaro AR, Tuan R: Intervertebral disc gene expression: Comparison of normal and abnormal discs in an animal model.  Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, 2002 Podium Presentation
  • Silber JS, Anderson DG, Brislin B, Hilibrand A, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: Functional Assessment of Donor Site Morbidity Following Anterior Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest for Single Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion by a Single Surgeon. Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting, 2001 (selected for CSRS Poster Award)

 

  • Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Izzo MW, Hall DJ, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand A, Tuan R: Intervertebral Disc Gene Expression: Comparison of Normal and Degenerating Discs in an Animal Model. Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting, 2001 Podium Presentation
  • Anderson DG, Wierzbowski LR, Schwartz DM, Hilibrand A, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ: Pedicle screws with a high electrical resistance: A potential source of error with stimulus-evoked EMG. North American Spine Society, 2001 Podium Presentation

 

  • Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Izzo MW, Hall DJ, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand A, Tuan R: Gene expression in the intervertebral disc: comparison of normal and degenerated discs in an animal model. Presented at the International Society for the Study for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Meeting, Edinburgh, 2001 Podium Presentation
  • Izzo MW, Anderson DG, Hall DJ, Tuan R, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ: Gene Expression in Human Discectomy Specimens. Presented at the International Society for the Study for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Meeting, Edinburgh, 2001 Podium Presentation

 

  • Anderson DG, Gardner V, White J, Caiozzo VJ: Fibrin Glue Prevents Peridural Adhesions in a Rat Laminectomy Model. California Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Irvine, 1997 podium presentation by Anderson (selected for Orthopaedic Hospital Resident Research Award)
  • Anderson DG, Gardner V, White J, Caiozzo VJ: Fibrin Glue Prevents Peridural Adhesions in a Rat Laminectomy Model. North American Spine Society Meeting, Vancouver, 1996 Poster Presentation

 

  • Anderson DG, Gardner V, White J, Caiozzo VJ: Fibrin Glue Prevents Peridural Adhesions in a Rat Laminectomy Model. Scoliosis Research Society Meeting, Toronto, 1996 Poster Presentation
  • Anderson DG, Gardner V, White J, Caiozzo VJ: Fibrin Glue Prevents Peridural Adhesions in a Rat Laminectomy Model. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Meeting, San Francisco, 1997 Poster Presentation

 

  • Anderson DG, Baker M, Haddad F, Baldwin K, Caiozzo V: Skeletal Muscle Recovery Following Hindlimb Suspension; the Effects High Resistance Training on Myosin Heavy Chain Gene Expression. Western Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Santa Fe, 1995 Podium Presentation (Selected for Vernon P. Thompson Award)
  • Anderson DG, Baker M, Haddad F, Baldwin K, Caiozzo V: Skeletal Muscle Recovery Following Hindlimb Suspension; the Effects High Resistance Training on Myosin Heavy Chain Gene Expression. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Atlanta, 1996 Poster Presentation

 

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