Chicago — Becker's Healthcare congratulates all members of the 2014 "235 Spine Surgeons to Know" list. The list features spine surgeons from around the country and highlights their leadership roles and professional accomplishments. Surgeons were selected for this list based on their professional experience and role in advancing the field.
Many surgeons featured in this list are founders and presidents of private practices. Others are hospital and health system department leaders. They conduct research in addition to their clinical practice and have published and presented on their findings nationally and internationally. Several surgeons on the list also hold leadership positions with large national societies, associations and organizations.
Additionally, prominent spine surgeons on the list are active in:
· Developing and innovating in the device space
· Serving on the board of directors for local and national companies and organizations
· Treating professional and youth athletes
· Organizing charitable care trips abroad
· Serving in the United States Military
· Instructing other spine surgeons
· Heading political and patient advocacy efforts
Members of the list were selected based on editorial research after publicly soliciting recommendations. Surgeons do not pay and cannot pay to appear on this list. Direct questions and comments about this list to Becker's Spine Review Editor-in-Chief Laura Dyrda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Becker's Spine Review is a Chicago-based online and print publication focused on news and analysis of the business and legal issues related to spine surgeons and practices. The publication includes electronic newsletters, additional web content and a quarterly print publication sent to spine surgeons and practice decision-makers across the country.