HSS Spine

HSS Spine Surgeons and Physicians

Our specialists decided to be great at one
thing: spines.

Our doctors are the top specialists in the world and they share this quality with all of the other members of your team. Your surgeon will be a spine expert, as will your anesthesiologist, nurses, radiologists and rehabilitation specialists.

  • Operations that would be considered complicated elsewhere are routine at HSS
  • Our surgeons teach surgeons at other hospitals
  • From simple to intricate procedures, our track record puts us far out in front


Todd J. Albert, MDJohn S. Blanco, MDFrank P. Cammisa Jr., MDMatthew E. Cunningham, MD, PhDJames C. Farmer, MDFederico P. Girardi, MDCharles B. Goodwin, MDRussel C. Huang, MDAlexander P. Hughes, MDHan Jo Kim, MDDarren R. Lebl, MD, FAAOSPatrick F. O'Leary, MD, FACS, PCBernard A. Rawlins, MDAndrew A. Sama, MDHarvinder S. Sandhu, MDFrank Schwab, MDRoger F. Widmann, MD
* Surgeon-in-Chief
** Chief of Spine Service
*** Interim Chief of Scoliosis Service

Pain Management Specialists

Robert S. Griffin, MD, PhDSemih Gungor, MDVladimir N. Kramskiy, MDJeffrey Y.F. Ngeow, MDDaniel I. Richman, MDSeth A. Waldman, MDDavid Y. Wang, MD
* Director of Pain Management Division


Gregory E. Lutz, MDVincenzo Castellano, MDAlice Chen, MDPaul M. Cooke, MDStephen G. Geiger, MDChristopher Lutz, MDPeter J. Moley, MDAlexander C. Simotas, MDJennifer L. Solomon, MDJames F. Wyss, MD, PT

Associated Physician

Cathleen L. Raggio, MD


Julia M. Kim, PhD

Internal Medicine / Perioperative Medicine

Chad M. Craig, MDC. Ronald MacKenzie, MD