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Becker's Spine Review—March 28, 2014

Frank Cammisa, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Cammisa is a spine consultant for the National Hockey League Player Association. He is the chief of the spine service at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York as well as an associate scientist in its research division. He is also a professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. His areas of clinical interest include minimally invasive spinal surgery, computer-assisted spinal surgery, microsurgery, athletic spinal injuries and motion-preserving procedures. He has received numerous research grants and has served as one of the lead investigators of a seven-year, multi-center national study funded by a $21 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. He earned his medical degree at College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has also completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Miami.

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