Burt Yaszay, MD

Burt Yaszay, MD

Orthopedics, Spine Program, Fracture Program, Cerebral Palsy Program

On staff since June 2021

Children's Title: Chief, Medical Director, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Academic Title: Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Orthopedics and Sport Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"I have spent more time in the healthcare system than I hope anyone will ever have to, not just as surgeon, but also as a patient. Through my experiences I have learned that it is not just about providing the best care; but also assuring that caregivers and their child know this and feel cared for and advocated for by every member of their care team. This is the foundation for my practice and something I’ve been passionate about sharing with others through my role in teaching new surgeons. It is truly a privilege to be allowed to take care of one’s child, one that should be remembered with every step, every interaction, and at any opportunity by every care team member throughout each aspect of care."

  • Burt Yaszay, MD is the Chief of the Division of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.  He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association.

    Dr. Yaszay earned his medical degree at Stanford University.  He completed his internship and residency at the University of Washington.  This was followed by a fellowship in Pediatric and Adult Spine at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.  He obtained further training in Pediatric Orthopedics at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego where he remained for nearly 14 years before returning to Seattle.  His clinical interests include all areas of the spine.  He has extensive experience in adolescent and neuromuscular scoliosis, early onset scoliosis and the cervical spine. While focused on pediatric patients, his training in the adult spine ensures that any recommendations incorporate the long-term effects of the disease and its treatment.

    Understanding the need to improve care, Dr. Yaszay is extensively involved in research.  He is a member of multiple multi-center study groups including the Harms Study Group, Pediatric Spine Study Group, and the Fox Study Group.  He is a co-founder and prior President of the Pediatric Cervical Spine Study Group.  In addition to authoring over a 130 peer-reviewed articles, he has written 15 book chapters and been an editor for 3 major spine books.  His research awards include Hibbs Award (2018, 2020), Louis Goldstein Award (2018, 2020), Whitecloud Award and the Globus Medical QSV Research Award. Dr. Yaszay enjoys teaching as well as being a student.  He trains medical students, residents, fellows and visiting scholars.  He is frequently invited as a speaker at national and international conferences.  His most profound educational experience was being a SRS Travelling fellow and visiting major academic spine centers across Japan, China, South Korea and Hong Kong.

    Personally, Dr. Yaszay loves spending time with his wife, daughter and 2 dogs.  He likes cycling, enjoying the outdoors, and traveling. 

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Whitecloud Award Best Clinical Paper IMAST 2021
    Louis Goldstein Award Best Clinical Poster SRS 2020
    Hibbs Award Best Clinical Paper SRS 2020
    Louis Goldstein Award Best Clinical Poster - Principal Investigator SRS 2018
    Fellow American Orthopedic Association, Fellowship AOA 2018
    Hibbs Award Best Clinical Paper - Principal Investigator SRS 2018
  • Other Publications

    • Clement RC, Yaszay B, McClung A, Bartley CE, Nabizadeh N, Skaggs DL, Thompson GH, Boachie-Adjei O, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Sanders JO, Pawelek J, Mundis GM, Akbarnia BA, Pediatric Spine Study Group (Formerly, Growing Spine Study Group).
      Growth-preserving instrumentation in early-onset scoliosis patients with multi-level congenital anomalies.
      34152580 Spine deformity, 2021 June 21
    • Ramo BA, McClung A, Jo CH, Sanders JO, Yaszay B, Oetgen ME, Pediatric Spine Study Group (PSSG).
      Effect of Etiology, Radiographic Severity, and Comorbidities on Baseline Parent-Reported Health Measures for Children with Early-Onset Scoliosis.
      33439608 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2021 May 5 : 103(9)803-811
    • Patel A, Pahys JM, Samdani AF, Newton PO, Bastrom TP, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Hwang SW, Harms Study Group.
      Early and late hospital readmissions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
      33939169 Spine deformity, 2021 May 3
    • Marciano G, Ball J, Matsumoto H, Roye B, Lenke L, Newton P, Vitale M, Harms Study Group.
      Including the stable sagittal vertebra in the fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis reduces the risk of distal junctional kyphosis in Lenke 1-3 B and C curves.
      33400234 Spine deformity, 2021 May : 9(3)733-741
    • Iqbal MO, Samdani AF, Pahys JM, Newton PO, Shah SA, Bastrom TP, Sponseller PD, Miyanji F, Hwang SW, Harms Study Group Investigators.
      What happens to the unfused upper thoracic curve after posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
      33892473 Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2021 April 23 : 1-7
    • Varley ES, Pawelek JB, Mundis GM Jr, Oetgen ME, Sturm PF, Akbarnia BA, Pediatric Spine Study Group., Yaszay B
      The role of traditional growing rods in the era of magnetically controlled growing rods for the treatment of early-onset scoliosis.
      33871833 Spine deformity, 2021 April 19
    • Hughes J, Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Parent S, Cahill PJ, Lonner B, Shah SA, Samdani A, Newton PO, Harms Study Group.
      Long-term Patient Perception Following Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis if Dissatisfied at 2-year Follow-up.
      33273434 Spine, 2021 April 15 : 46(8)507-511
    • McNeil N, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Yaszay B, Upasani VV, Newton PO
      Randomized controlled trial of energy healing effects on pain and anxiety in AIS posterior surgery: a pilot study.
      33683643 Spine deformity, 2021 March 8
    • Edmonds EW, Bland DC, Bastrom TP, Smith MM, Upasani VV, Yaszay B, Pennock AT
      Minimally displaced pediatric humerus lateral condyle fractures: risk factors for displacement and outcomes of delayed surgery.
      32694436 Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 2021 March 1 : 30(2)167-173
    • Zuckerman SL, Lenke LG, Cerpa M, Kelly MP, Yaszay B, Sponseller P, Erickson M, Garg S, Pahys J, Cahill P, Sides B, Gupta M, Fox Pediatric Spinal Deformity Study Group.
      Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of determining the deformity angular ratio in severe pediatric deformity curves.
      33201497 Spine deformity, 2021 March : 9(2)435-440
    • Saarinen AJ, Bauer JM, Verhofste B, Sponseller PD, Krengel WF, Hedequist D, Cahill PJ, Larson AN, Pahys JM, Martus JE, Yaszay B, Phillips JH, Helenius IJ
      Results of Conservative and Surgical Management in Children with Idiopathic and Nonidiopathic Os Odontoideum.
      33333287 World neurosurgery, 2021 March : 147e324-e333
    • Kluck D, Sullivan TB, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Yaszay B, Newton PO
      Predictors of spontaneous lumbar curve correction in thoracic-only fusions: 3D analysis in AIS.
      33201492 Spine deformity, 2021 March : 9(2)461-469
    • Konersman CG, Ewing E, Yaszay B, Naheedy J, Murphy S, Skalsky A
      Nusinersen treatment of older children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy.
      33608138 Neuromuscular disorders : NMD, 2021 March : 31(3)183-193
    • Bram JT, Mehta N, Flynn JM, Anari JB, Baldwin KD, Yaszay B, Pahys JM, Harms Study Group., Cahill PJ
      Sinister! The high pre-op left shoulder is less likely to be radiographically balanced at 2 years post-op.
      33201494 Spine deformity, 2021 March : 9(2)451-460
    • Sikora-Klak J, Upasani VV, Ilharreborde B, Cross M, Bastrom TP, Mazda K, Yaszay B, Newton PO
      Three-dimensional analysis of spinal deformity correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparison of two distinct techniques.
      32839853 Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2021 Feb. : 37(2)555-560
    • Pasha S, Shah S, Yaszay B, Newton P, Harms Study Group.
      Discovering the association between the pre- and post-operative 3D spinal curve patterns in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
      33442848 Spine deformity, 2021 Jan. 13
    • Ohashi M, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Yaszay B, Upasani VV, Newton PO, Harms Study Group.
      Associations between three-dimensional measurements of the spinal deformity and preoperative SRS-22 scores in patients undergoing surgery for major thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
      32488765 Spine deformity, 2020 Dec. : 8(6)1253-1260
    • Bauer JM, Shah SA, Sponseller PD, Samdani AF, Newton PO, Marks MC, Lonner BS, Yaszay B, Harms Study Group.
      Comparing short-term AIS post-operative complications between ACS-NSQIP and a surgeon study group.
      32720267 Spine deformity, 2020 Dec. : 8(6)1247-1252
    • Bodendorfer BM, Shah SA, Bastrom TP, Lonner BS, Yaszay B, Samdani AF, Miyanji F, Cahill PJ, Sponseller PD, Betz RR, Clements DH 3rd, Lenke LG, Shufflebarger HL, Marks MC, Newton PO, Harms Study Group.
      Restoration of Thoracic Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Over a Twenty-year Period: Are We Getting Better?
      32890296 Spine, 2020 Dec. 1 : 45(23)1625-1633
    • Shen K, Clement RC, Yaszay B, Bastrom T, Upasani VV, Newton PO
      Three-dimensional analysis of the sagittal profile in surgically treated Lenke 5 curves in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
      32705449 Spine deformity, 2020 Dec. : 8(6)1287-1294
    • Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Sponseller PD, Abel M, Cahill PJ, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Samdani AF, Daquino C, Newton PO
      Major complications following surgical correction of spine deformity in 257 patients with cerebral palsy.
      32720268 Spine deformity, 2020 Dec. : 8(6)1305-1312 PMCID:PMC7384279
    • Beauchamp EC, Lenke LG, Cerpa M, Newton PO, Kelly MP, Blanke KM, Harms Study Group Investigators.
      Selecting the "Touched Vertebra" as the Lowest Instrumented Vertebra in Patients with Lenke Type-1 and 2 Curves: Radiographic Results After a Minimum 5-Year Follow-up.
      32804885 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2020 Nov. 18 : 102(22)1966-1973
    • Abousamra O, Sullivan BT, Shah SA, Yaszay B, Samdani AF, Cahill PJ, Newton PO, Sponseller PD
      Do seizures compromise correction maintenance after spinal fusion in cerebral palsy scoliosis?
      31821271 Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 2020 Nov. : 29(6)538-541
    • Kluck D, Newton PO, Sullivan TB, Yaszay B, Jeffords M, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE
      A 3D Parameter Can Guide Concave Rod Contour for the Correction of Hypokyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
      32453225 Spine, 2020 Oct. 1 : 45(19)E1264-E1271
    • Williams BA, McClung A, Blakemore LC, Shah SA, Pawelek JB, Sponseller PD, Parent S, Emans JB, Sturm PF, Yaszay B, Akbarnia BA, Pediatric Spine Study Group.
      MRI utilization and rates of abnormal pretreatment MRI findings in early-onset scoliosis: review of a global cohort.
      32333333 Spine deformity, 2020 Oct. : 8(5)1099-1107
    • Segal DN, Orland KJ, Yoon E, Bastrom T, Fletcher ND, Harms Study Group.
      Fusions ending above the sagittal stable vertebrae in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: does it matter?
      32405718 Spine deformity, 2020 Oct. : 8(5)983-989
    • Skalsky AJ, Dalal P, Le J, Ewing E, Yaszay B
      Screening Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Systems for Catheter Patency via Catheter Access Port Aspiration.
      32027431 Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society, 2020 Oct. : 23(7)1003-1008
    • Baldwin KD, Cahill PJ, Sponseller PD, Abel MF, Spiegel DA, Flynn JM, Pahys JM, Harms Study Group Investigators.
      BMI change following spinal fusion for neuromuscular scoliosis surgery.
      32394323 Spine deformity, 2020 Oct. : 8(5)1081-1087
    • LaValva SM, Baldwin K, Swarup I, Flynn JM, Pahys JM, Yaszay B, Abel MF, Bachmann K, Shah SA, Sponseller PD, Cahill PJ, Harms Study Group.
      Prolonged Postoperative Intubation After Spinal Fusion in Cerebral Palsy: Are There Modifiable Risk Factors and Associated Consequences?
      32301849 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2020 Sept. : 40(8)431-437
    • Eguia F, Nhan DT, Shah SA, Jain A, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Pahys JM, Marks MC, Sponseller PD, Harms Study Group.
      Of Major Complication Types, Only Deep Infections After Spinal Fusion Are Associated With Worse Health-related Outcomes in Children With Cerebral Palsy.
      32150131 Spine, 2020 July 15 : 45(14)993-999
    • Lindgren AM, Bennett R, Yaszay B, Newton PO, Upasani VV
      Quality improvement in post-operative opioid and benzodiazepine regimen in adolescent patients after posterior spinal fusion.
      31925760 Spine deformity, 2020 June : 8(3)441-445
    • Bachmann KR, Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Vitale M, Roye BD, Marks MC, Sponseller PD, Asghar J, Samdani AF, Newton PO
      The variability in the management of acute surgical site infections: an opportunity for the development of a best practice guideline.
      32077083 Spine deformity, 2020 June : 8(3)463-468
    • Newton PO, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Kluck DG, Saito W, Yaszay B
      Anterior Spinal Growth Modulation in Skeletally Immature Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Comparison with Posterior Spinal Fusion at 2 to 5 Years Postoperatively.
      32379117 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2020 May 6 : 102(9)769-777
    • Hwang SW, Pendleton C, Samdani AF, Bastrom TP, Keeny H, Lonner BS, Newton PO, Harms Study Group., Pahys JM
      Preoperative SRS pain score is the primary predictor of postoperative pain after surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an observational retrospective study of pain outcomes from a registry of 1744 patients with a mean follow-up of 3.4 years.
      31993788 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2020 April : 29(4)754-760
    • Miller DJ, Flynn JJM, Pasha S, Yaszay B, Parent S, Asghar J, Abel MF, Pahys JM, Samdani A, Hwang SW, Narayanan UG, Sponseller PD, Cahill PJ, Harms Study Group.
      Improving Health-related Quality of Life for Patients With Nonambulatory Cerebral Palsy: Who Stands to Gain From Scoliosis Surgery?
      31306277 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2020 March : 40(3)e186-e192
    • Kluck DG, Farnsworth CL, Jeffords ME, Marino NE, Yaszay B, Upasani VV, Newton PO
      Spinal rod gripping capacity: how do 5.5/6.0-mm dual-diameter screws compare?
      31960354 Spine deformity, 2020 Feb. : 8(1)25-32
    • Newton PO, Ohashi M, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Yaszay B, Marks MC, Betz R, Lenke LG, Clements D
      Prospective 10-year follow-up assessment of spinal fusions for thoracic AIS: radiographic and clinical outcomes.
      31925756 Spine deformity, 2020 Feb. : 8(1)57-66
    • Valdovino AG, Bastrom TP, Reighard FG, Cross M, Bartley CE, Shah SA, Yaszay B, Newton PO, Upasani VV
      Obesity Is Associated With Increased Thoracic Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients and Nonscoliotic Adolescents.
      31731995 Spine deformity, 2019 Nov. : 7(6)865-869
    • Usmani MF, Shah SA, Yaszay B, Samdani AF, Cahill PJ, Newton PO, Marks MC, Sponseller PD
      The Role of Cross-Links in Posterior Spinal Fusion for Cerebral Palsy-Related Scoliosis.
      31634301 Spine, 2019 Nov. 1 : 44(21)E1256-E1263
    • Helenius IJ, Bauer JM, Verhofste B, Sponseller PD, Krengel WF, Hedequist D, Cahill PJ, Larson AN, Pahys JM, Anderson JT, Martus JE, Yaszay B, Phillips JH
      Os Odontoideum in Children: Treatment Outcomes and Neurological Risk Factors.
      31577680 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2019 Oct. 2 : 101(19)1750-1760
    • Bachmann KR, Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Reighard FG, Upasani VV, Newton PO, Harms Study Group Investigators.
      A three-dimensional analysis of scoliosis progression in non-idiopathic scoliosis: is it similar to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
      31183529 Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2019 Sept. : 35(9)1585-1590
    • Oore J, Connell B, Yaszay B, Samdani A, Hilaire TS, Flynn T, El-Hawary R, Children’s Spine Study Group., Growing Spine Study Group.
      Growth Friendly Surgery and Serial Cast Correction in the Treatment of Early-onset Scoliosis for Patients With Prader-Willi Syndrome.
      31393296 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2019 Sept. : 39(8)e597-e601
    • Newton PO, Wu KW, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Upasani VV, Yaszay B, Harms Study Group.
      What Factors Are Associated With Kyphosis Restoration in Lordotic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients?
      31202377 Spine deformity, 2019 July : 7(4)596-601
    • Mitchell A, Upasani VV, Bartley CE, Newton PO, Yaszay B
      Rigid segmental cervical spine instrumentation is safe and efficacious in younger children.
      30941509 Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2019 June : 35(6)985-990
    • Phillips L, Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Shah SA, Lonner BS, Miyanji F, Samdani AF, Parent S, Asghar J, Cahill PJ, Newton PO
      L3 translation predicts when L3 is not distal enough for an "ideal" result in Lenke 5 curves.
      30980174 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2019 June : 28(6)1349-1355
    • Yaszay B, Jankowski PP, Bastrom TP, Lonner B, Betz R, Shah S, Asghar J, Miyanji F, Samdani A, Newton PO
      Progressive decline in pulmonary function 5 years post-operatively in patients who underwent anterior instrumentation for surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
      30798454 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2019 June : 28(6)1322-1330
    • Louer C Jr, Yaszay B, Cross M, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Shah SA, Lonner B, Cahill PJ, Samdani A, Upasani VV, Newton PO
      Ten-Year Outcomes of Selective Fusions for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
      31045663 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2019 May 1 : 101(9)761-770
    • Hollenbeck SM, Yaszay B, Sponseller PD, Bartley CE, Shah SA, Asghar J, Abel MF, Miyanji F, Newton PO
      The Pros and Cons of Operating Early Versus Late in the Progression of Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis.
      31053320 Spine deformity, 2019 May : 7(3)489-493
    • Talathi NS, Flynn JM, Pahys JM, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Lonner BS, Miyanji F, Shah SA, Cahill PJ
      The Effect of the Level of Training of the First Assistant on the Outcomes of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery.
      30893240 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2019 March 20 : 101(6)e23
    • Jackson T, Yaszay B, Sponseller PD, Newton PO, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Cahill PJ, Harms Study Group.
      Factors associated with surgical approach and outcomes in cerebral palsy scoliosis.
      30143896 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2019 March : 28(3)567-580
    • Herman MJ, Brown KO, Sponseller PD, Phillips JH, Petrucelli PM, Parikh DJ, Mody KS, Leonard JC, Moront M, Brockmeyer DL, Anderson RCE, Alder AC, Anderson JT, Bernstein RM, Booth TN, Braga BP, Cahill PJ, Joglar JM, Martus JE, Nesiama JO, Pahys JM, Rathjen KE, Riccio AI, Schulz JF, Stans AA, Shah MI, Warner WC Jr, Yaszay B
      Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance: A Consensus Statement and Algorithm from the Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance Working Group.
      30601421 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2019 Jan. 2 : 101(1)e1
    • Lonner BS, Ren Y, Bess S, Kelly M, Kim HJ, Yaszay B, Lafage V, Marks M, Miyanji F, Shaffrey CI, Newton PO
      Surgery for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients After Skeletal Maturity: Early Versus Late Surgery.
      30587326 Spine deformity, 2019 Jan. : 7(1)84-92
    • Fitzgerald R, Upasani VV, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Reighard FG, Yaszay B, Newton PO
      Three-Dimensional Radiographic Analysis of Two Distinct Lenke 1A Curve Patterns.
      30587323 Spine deformity, 2019 Jan. : 7(1)66-70
    • Bastrom TP, Yaszay B, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Lonner BS, Kelly MP, Samdani A, Asghar J, Newton PO
      Major Complications at Two Years After Surgery Impact SRS Scores for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients.
      30587327 Spine deformity, 2019 Jan. : 7(1)93-99
    • Abousamra O, Sullivan BT, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Cahill PJ, Newton PO, Sponseller PD
      Three Methods of Pelvic Fixation for Scoliosis in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Differences at 5-year Follow-Up.
      29939974 Spine, 2019 Jan. 1 : 44(1)E19-E25
    • Brooks JT, Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Samdani A, Cahill PJ, Miyanji F, Newton PO, Harms Study Group.
      Do All Patients With Cerebral Palsy Require Postoperative Intensive Care Admission After Spinal Fusion?
      30587303 Spine deformity, 2019 Jan. : 7(1)112-117
    • Brooks JT, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Lonner BS, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Asghar J, Newton PO, Yaszay B, Harms Study Group.
      In Search of the Ever-Elusive Postoperative Shoulder Balance: Is the T2 UIV the Key?
      30348348 Spine deformity, 2018 Nov. : 6(6)707-711
    • Toombs C, Lonner B, Shah S, Samdani A, Cahill P, Shufflebarger H, Yaszay B, Sponseller P, Newton P
      Quality of Life Improvement Following Surgery in Adolescent Spinal Deformity Patients: A Comparison Between Scheuermann Kyphosis and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
      30348343 Spine deformity, 2018 Nov. : 6(6)676-683
    • Newton PO, Kluck DG, Saito W, Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP
      Anterior Spinal Growth Tethering for Skeletally Immature Patients with Scoliosis: A Retrospective Look Two to Four Years Postoperatively.
      30277999 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2018 Oct. 3 : 100(19)1691-1697
    • Jain A, Sullivan BT, Shah SA, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Marks MC, Sponseller PD
      Caregiver Perceptions and Health-Related Quality-of-Life Changes in Cerebral Palsy Patients After Spinal Arthrodesis.
      29215495 Spine, 2018 Aug. 1 : 43(15)1052-1056

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Effect of Anterior Procedures on Pulmonary Function: Revisited, Balancing the Benefits with the Risks of Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering IMAST Virtual July 2020
    "Patient Selections", Non-Fusion Anterior Vertebral Body Growth Modulation Technique for Treatment of Scoliosis: Do Our Dreams Really Come True? IMAST Virtual July 2020
    Panelist, Leveraging Technology in the Era of COVID-19: Telemedicine and Virtual Communication for the Spine Car Provider SRS Webinar April 2020
    Faculty, Complex Cervical Deformity Challenges ICEOS Atlanta, GA Nov. 2019
    Faculty, Management of the Complex: How to Approach the Complex Patients and Problems in EOS. "Too Much Kyphosis". ICEOS Atlanta, GA Nov. 2019
    Chair. Premeeting Course. "Improving Patient Outcomes through Peak Surgeon Performance. SRS Montreal, Canada Sept. 2019
    Faculty, Navigation Options for Spinal Surgeons: State of the Art 2019 SRS Montreal Canada Sept. 2019
    Faculty, "Preventing Shoulder Imbalance in AIS" The 2019 Peking Union Medical College Hospital International Congress on Spine Deformity and 1st International Early Onset Scoliosis Summit Beijing, China May 2019
    Faculty Symposium, Surgeon Well Being for the Benefit of the Patient: How Can We Become Better for Everyone Else? AAOS Las Vegas, NV March 2019
    Chair, Half Day Course "Achieving Excellence in the Management of Severe Pediatric Deformity" SRS Bologna, Italy Oct. 2018
    Co-Chair, Premeeting Course "Physician Well Being for the Benefit of the Patient: How Can We be Better for Everyone Else?" SRS Bologna, Italy Oct. 2018
    Faculty ICL, Pediatric and Adolescent Spine Care for the General Orthopaedic Surgeon AAOS San Diego, CA March 2018
    Faculty, ICL, Practical Guide to Avoiding and Managing Complication in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery AAOS San Diego, CA March 2018

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Orthopedic Surgery

Medical/Professional School

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Surgery - General, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Fellowship

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York

Clinical Interests

All areas of the spine. Adolescent and neuromuscular scoliosis, early onset scoliosis and the cervical spine.