Michael F. Lospinuso, M.D., Chief of Spine Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Participates in Prestigious Spine Congress in Switzerland
Source Newsroom: Meridian Health
Newswise — September 25, 2013 – Neptune, NJ – Michael F. Lospinuso, M.D., chief of Spine Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, recently attended the 2013 Advanced Deformity Visitation led by Dr. Deszo Jeszensky, a world renowned spine surgeon who practices at the Schulthess Klinik in Switzerland. The medical congress, attended by spine surgeons recognized for their commitment to innovation in spine surgery, was a three day exchange of the field’s most advanced practices.
The congress took place from Sunday, July 28 to Thursday, August 1 at Schulthess Klinik – an orthopedic center of excellence specializing in sophisticated treatments of the musculoskeletal system for patients with joint, back, hand and foot disorders. Dr. Lospinuso and other spine surgeons reviewed complex spinal surgery cases and participated in spinal procedures. Dr. Lospinuso also presented complex cases to the group, focusing on spine fractures caused by trauma and adult spinal deformities, such as spinal stenosis.
As chief of Spine Surgery at Jersey Shore, Dr. Lospinuso directs a comprehensive spine program. He and his team specialize in all aspects of complex spinal surgery, including microsurgery, artifical disc replacement, spondylothesis and cervical spine surgery. Dr. Lospinuso trained at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical College in New York, NY. As an American Orthopedic (AO) Fellow, Dr. Lospinuso regularly contributes to peer reviewed medical journals and presents at medical lectures.
About Jersey Shore University Medical Center:
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Jersey Shore specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, nerve surgery and women’s specialty services. Through the hospital’s clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs. For more information about Jersey Shore University Medical Center call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit www.JerseyShoreUniversityMedicalCenter.com