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Our Neurosurgery Spine Team

Our spine team comprises world-renowned specialists. Neurosurgeons, neurologists, pain specialists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians and therapists collaborate to develop a unique treatment plan, individualized for each patient. We also participate in a joint program with orthopedic surgery for the most up-to-date approaches to spine care.

Director of the Neurosurgical Spine Center

Photo of Dr. Nicholas Theodore, M.D., M.S.

Theodore, Nicholas, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Neurosurgical Spine Center
 

Spine Neurosurgeons

Photo of Dr. Allan Joel Belzberg, M.D.

Belzberg, Allan Joel, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Benign Tumors, Benign Tumors of the Head and Neck, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Disease, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Claudication, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ) Lesioning, Erb's Palsy, Hand Conditions, Head and Neck Tumors, Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Lumbar Spine Diseases, Microsurgical Nerve Repair, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Pain, Nerve Compression, Nerve Grafting, Nerve Injury, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurofibromatosis, Neurosurgery, Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy, Pediatric Brachial Plexus, Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumors, Perinatal Brachial Plexus Injury, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Repair and Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Tumor, Sacral Tumors, Schwannoma, Schwannomas of the Head and Neck, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumors, Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Tethered Spinal Cord, Thoracic Disc Herniation, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Ulnar Neuropathy
 
Photo of Dr. Ali Bydon, M.D.

Bydon, Ali, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Back Disorders, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Basilar Impression, Basilar Invagination, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Deformity, Cervical Spine Disease, Cervical Spine Revision Surgery, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Chondrosarcoma, Chordomas, Complex Cervical Spine Reconstruction Surgery, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Hemangioblastoma, Hemangiomas, Kyphosis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Osteoblastoma, Radiculopathy, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Infection, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Pain, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis, Thoracic Disc Herniation, Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)
 
Photo of Dr. Sheng-Fu Larry Lo, M.D., M.H.S.

Lo, Sheng-Fu Larry, M.D., M.H.S.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Back Disorders, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Cavernous Malformations, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chondrosarcoma, Chordomas, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Herniated Disc, Kyphosis, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Sacral Tumors, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis
 
Photo of Dr. Daniel Michael Sciubba, M.D.

Sciubba, Daniel Michael, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Basilar Invagination, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Deformity, Chondrosarcoma, Chordomas, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Flat-Back Deformity, Giant Cell Tumor, Hemangioblastoma, Kyphosis, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Cancer, Neck Masses, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Osteoblastoma, Osteoid Osteoma, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis
 
Photo of Dr. Timothy Francis Witham, M.D.

Witham, Timothy Francis, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Back Disorders, Back Pain, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Chordomas, Chrondrosarcoma, Complex Cervical Spine Reconstruction Surgery, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Giant Cell Tumor, Hemangioblastoma, Hemangiomas, Kyphosis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Pain, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Oncology, Osteoblastoma, Osteoid Osteoma, Radiculopathy, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Infection, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Pain, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery, Spine Tumors, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Thoracic Disc Herniation
 

Advanced Practitioners

Cassandra Blair

Cassandra Blair, PA-C

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Laura Blanchfield, NP, CRNP

Julia McCracken

Julianna (Julie) McCracken, PA-C

Minda Zhu

Alex Minda Zhu, PA-C

Other Neurosurgeons We Work With

Photo of Dr. William Stanley Anderson, M.A., M.D., Ph.D.

Anderson, William Stanley, M.A., M.D., Ph.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Deep Brain Stimulation, Dystonia, Epilepsy Surgery, Essential Tremor, Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy, Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease, Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy, Temporal Lobectomy, Therapeutic Neuromodulation
 
Photo of Dr. Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D.

Bettegowda, Chetan, M.D., Ph.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Brain Tumors, CyberKnife and stereotactic radiosurgery, Gliomas, Meningiomas, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Neurosurgery, Pituitary Tumors, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Tumors, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)
 
Photo of Dr. Judy Huang, M.D.

Huang, Judy, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Acute Stroke Care, Aneurysm Repair, Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (ASH), Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Brain Cancer, Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Metastases, Brain Tumors, Carotid Artery Disease, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Carotid Endarterectomy, Cavernous Angioma, Cavernous Malformations, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebral Revascularization, Cerebral Vascular Malformations, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Spine Disease, Chiari Malformations, Complex Skull Reconstruction, Cranioplasty, CyberKnife and stereotactic radiosurgery, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Intracranial Aneurysm, Ischemic Heart Disease, Meningiomas, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Microsurgery, Microvascular Surgery, Moyamoya Disease, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Disease, Primary Brain Tumors, Skull Implants, Skull Lesions, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Vascular Malformations, Spine Surgery, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Stroke, Stroke Imaging, Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery, Stroke Rehabilitation, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Syringomyelia, Transient Ischemic Attack
 
Photo of Dr. Michael Lim, M.D.

Lim, Michael, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Glioblastoma, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Oncology, Radiosurgery, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)
 
Photo of Dr. Shih-Chun Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Lin, Shih-Chun, M.D., Ph.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Brain Metastases, Brain Tumors, Cervical Spine Disease, Endoscopic Brain Neurosurgery, Glioblastoma, Herniated Disc, Lumbar Spine Diseases, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pituitary Tumors, Radiosurgery, Skull Base Surgery, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumors, Trigeminal Neuralgia
 
Photo of Dr. Jared Joseph Marks, M.D.

Marks, Jared Joseph, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Neurosurgery, Spinal Trauma, Spine, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery
 
Photo of Dr. Jon David Weingart, M.D.

Weingart, Jon David, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Acoustic Neuromas, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Chiari Malformations, Glioblastoma, Gliomas, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Neuro-Oncology, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pituitary Tumors, Primary Brain Tumors, Spina Bifida, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Stereotactic Biopsy, Stereotactic Functional Surgery, Tethered Spinal Cord
 

Other Staff Members

Ramsey, Nicole
Surgical Coordinator

Suk, Ian
Medical Illustrator

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