Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

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Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD

Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D., is an award-winning neurosurgeon who combines surgical expertise with advanced training in state-of-the-art techniques to provide patients with effective, minimally invasive treatments for conditions of the spine. Dr. Fu specializes in scoliosis, disc herniation, spinal stenosis, and tumors of the spinal cord. He is widely published and has presented  lectures on his research internationally.

TRAINING
Dr. Fu obtained his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his medical and graduate training in the M.D./Ph.D. program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing his residency and chief residency in neurosurgery at the University of Virginia, Dr. Fu completed a combined neurosurgical/orthopedic spine fellowship at the University of Virginia under Dr. Christopher Shaffrey, where he received advanced training in deformity, reconstructive, and oncological spine surgery.

RESEARCH
Dr. Fu combines his clinical interests in deformity, reconstructive, revision, and tumor surgery with active research in clinical outcomes. His work has been presented at multiple national and international meetings and been published in journals such as Spine, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurophysiology, and Journal of Neuroscience. He has been nominated for and won multiple awards at meetings such as the Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. His work has been featured in Spinal News and Orthopedics Today.

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