We found 6 spine surgeons near Worcester, MA.
Dr. Patrick Connolly works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Worcester, MA. Dr. Connolly's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Connolly's hospital/clinic affiliations include UMass Memorial Medical Group and UMass Memorial Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Adult spinal deformity, cervical myelopathy, cervical spine disk herniation, lumbar spinal ... (Read more)
Dr. Michael Stauff's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Penn State College of Medicine, Dr. Stauff performed his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Group, Mountain States Health Alliance, and UMass Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Stauff is not accepting new patients at this time.
Dr. Frederik Pennings, who practices in Worcester, MA, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. He is in-network for Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Leiden University Medical Center. Dr. Pennings offers interpreting services for his patients. He is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Group and UMass Memorial Medical Center. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Complex spine surgery, regardless of etiology, including tumor, infection, degenerative spine and ... (Read more)
Dr. Christian Dipaola is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Dipaola attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Poster Award, AO Spine North America Banff Fellowship Forum; North American Spine Society- The Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award; and Best Fellow's Paper Award, Canadian Spine Society. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UMass Memorial Medical Group and UMass Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Dipaola welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Spinal deformity/scoliosis, spinal trauma, spinal tumors (metastatic and primary)
Dr. Jason Eck practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include osteopathic medicine. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Eck takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Eck has received distinctions including AO Spine North America Fellowship, 2007-2008.; American Spinal Injury Association-Synthes; and Resident Research Award, .. He is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Osteopathy
Dr. Thomas Kesman is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Kesman is an in-network provider for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) and Medicare insurance. He has an open panel. He is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School. He trained at Mayo Clinic for his residency.
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- Correction of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis
- Spinal fusion
- Minimally invasive spine surgery, including decompression surgeries such as discectomy and laminectomy
- Balloon kyphoplasty, a procedure done to repair compression fractures in vertebrae