The Spine Institute is committed to advancing the scope of knowledge and expertise in the treatment of neurological, musculoskeletal, and spinal diseases through innovative research, technology leadership and education of future physician and surgeon scientists.
Starting in the Fall of 2015, Dr. Johnson and the Spine Foundation team will begin the initial stages of using stem cell transplantation technology for spinal cord repair in patients with ALS (ie: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and other spinal cord injury problems. Our group of surgeon-scientists and their fellows are currently engaging in preliminary tests, research and preparation to begin their first surgical procedures aimed at the cure of spinal cord injury with this technology.
J. Patrick Johnson, M.D., & Doniel Drazin, M.D., provide introductions and course overview at the 6th Annual Robotics, Endoscopy, Emerging Technologies and Navigation Course held recently by the Continue Reading …
Dr. J. Patrick Johnson recently coauthored Introduction. Ankylosing spondylitis, along with Doniel Drazin, MD, Tiffany Perry, MD, Michael Y. Wang, MD, Jens R. Chapman, MD, and Bernhard Meyer, MD. The Continue Reading …
Our commitment is focused on advancing the scope
of knowledge and expertise in the progressive treatment
of neurological, musculoskeletal, and spinal diseases
through innovative research, technology leadership and
education of future physician and surgeon scientists
dedicated to the optimal and compassionate treatment of patients to improve their quality of life.
The work of the Spine Institute Foundation is the made possible by people, like you, who have helped support the our organization and its mission for over a decade.