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Scoliosis (Adult)

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Doctors Who Treat Adult Scoliosis

Our neurosurgical faculty includes some of the very best world-renowned specialists. At the new Midtown East Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care, surgical patients are treated by:

Dr. Kai-Ming FuKai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D. is the Co-director of the Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program. 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. He has extensive fellowship training in orthopedic and neurosurgical deformity surgery in both the pediatric and adult populations.  Dr. Fu specializes in minimal access surgery for deformity as well as having advanced training in open techniques.  He is well published in the field of deformity and is an Active fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society. (Read more about Dr. Fu.)

Dr. Ali A. BaajAli Baaj, M.D., Co-director of the Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal surgery. Dr. Baaj has advanced training and expertise in spinal oncology and complex reconstructive surgery for spinal deformities. He is accomplished in both minimally invasive spinal surgery and open complex spine surgery, having had formal training in both orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery. (Read more about Dr. Baaj.)

Dr. Michael VirkDr. Michael Virk is a widely published neurosurgeon with specialty training in minimally invasive and complex surgery for a wide variety of spine conditions. In addition to scoliosis, his specialties include herniated discs, spinal tumors, trauma, degenerative disease, radiculopathy, and spinal stenosis. Dr. Virk uses state-of-the-art minimally invasive techniques with intraoperative, computer-assisted navigation as well as spinal endoscopy. He also uses fundamental, open surgical strategies in patients who will benefit most from these. (Read more about Dr. Virk)