Centers of Excellence

The Spinal Research Foundation has Research Partners across the country that share one core mission: improving spinal health care through research, education, and patient advocacy. These centers offer the best quality spinal health care while focusing on research programs designed to advance spinal treatments and techniques.

Allegheny Brain and Spine Surgeon  James P. Burke, MD, PhD  Altoona, PA

Allegheny Brain and Spine Surgeon

 James P. Burke, MD, PhD
 Altoona, PA

Atlanta Brain and Spine Care

 Regis W. Haid Jr., MD
 Atlanta, GA

Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute

 George A. Frey, MD
 Englewood, CO

Desert Institute for Spine Care

 Christopher A. Yeung, MD
Anthony T. Yeung, MD
 Justin S. Field, MD
 Nima Salari, MD
 Phoenix, AZ

The Hughston Clinic

 J. Kenneth Burkus, MD
 Columbus, GA
Indiana Spine Group   Rick C. Sasso, MD  Carmel, IN

Indiana Spine Group

 Rick C. Sasso, MD
 Carmel, IN
INOVA Research Center   Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH  Falls Church,VA

INOVA Research Center

 Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH
 Falls Church,VA

Midwest Orthopaedic Center

 Patrick T. O’Leary, MD
 Daniel S. Mulconrey, MD
 Peoria, IL
MUSC Darby Children’s Research Institute   Inderjit Singh, PhD  Charleston, SC

MUSC Darby Children’s Research Institute

 Inderjit Singh, PhD
 Charleston, SC

Oregon Neurosurgery Specialists

 Robert J. Hacker, MD
 Andrea  Halliday, MD
 Springfield, OR

The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center

 Gerard Girasole, MD
 Trumbull, CT

The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis

 Matthew F. Gornet, MD
Chesterfield, MO

Princeton Brian and Spine Care

 Mark R. McLaughlin, MD, FACS
 Langhorne, PA
Norton Spine Specialists-Rouben & Casnellie   David P. Rouben, MD  Louisville, KY

Norton Spine Specialists-Rouben & Casnellie

 David P. Rouben, MD
 Louisville, KY

New England Neurosurgical Associates, LLC

 Christopher H. Comey, MD
 Springfield, MA

Rutgers University

 Department of Biomedical Engineering
 Noshir A. Langrana, PhD, PE
 Piscataway, NJ

South Coast Orthopaedic Associates

 Aleksander Curcin, MD, MBA
 Coos Bay, OR

Southern Brain and Spine

 Najeed M. Thomas, MD
 Metairie, LA

Spine Colorado

 Jim A. Youssef, MD
 Douglas G. Orndorff, MD
Durango, CO

SpineCare Medical Group

Paul J. Slosar, Jr., MD
 Daly City, CA

Stanford University

 Menlo Medical Clinic
 Allan Mishra, MD
 Menlo Park, CA

Spine Clinic of Los Angeles

 Larry T. Khoo, MD
 Los Angeles, CA

Twin Cities Spine Center

 James D. Schwender, MD
 Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview  David W. Polly, Jr., MD Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview

David W. Polly, Jr., MD
Minneapolis, MN

Virginia Spine Institute

 Thomas C. Schuler, MD, FACS
 Brian R. Subach, MD, FACS
Reston, VA
Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center   Richard A. Banton, PT, DPT, ATC  E. Larry Grine, PT, MSPT, ATC  Reston, VA

Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center

 Richard A. Banton, PT, DPT, ATC
 E. Larry Grine, PT, MSPT, ATC
 Reston, VA