Journal of Spine

ISSN: 2165-7939

Open Access

Andrew Cappuccino

Andrew Cappuccino

Andrew Cappuccino, MD
orthopedic surgeon Eastern Niagara Hospital, USA


Dr. Andrew received his undergraduate education in biomedical and material science engineering at Johns Hopkins University, and medical schooling at the University of Buffalo, Dr. Cappuccino completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery. He became Board Certified in Orthopedics, and then returned to Johns Hopkins to complete specialty training in spine surgery. Dr. Cappuccino is one of the first surgeons in the country to be certified by the American Board of Spine Surgery. During his training and continuing presently, Dr. Cappuccino has been an investigator in numerous studies and trials dedicated to improving spinal surgery outcomes and technologies. He is a sought after teacher of spine surgery techniques internationally. He has taught surgeons all over Europe, South America, Australia, Africa and Asia. He has authored numerous spine surgery textbook chapters and journal articles, contributing his expertise to spine doctors everywhere. Dr. Cappuccino has been a principle investigator on international teams of doctors who have developed artificial disc replacements for the neck and back. As an individual, he has performed more disc replacements than any other surgeon in the country.

Research Interest

Minimally invasive spine surgery
Lateral and anterior spine surgery
Spinal injuries in professional football and hockey players
Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia for spinal cord injuries
Biomechanics of the spine
Motion sparing technology
Artificial Discs

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