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Treating Complex Spine Disorders

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Spinal deformities and scoliosis can happen at any age and often go undiagnosed or untreated. This Stony Brook Medicine Panel talks to complex spine disorders like scoliosis, and our doctors discuss: 

  • how they are diagnosed
  • the medical and surgical treatment options available
  • how they affect both adults and children

Dr. Barsi and Dr. David Wallach from Stony Brook Orthopaedic Associates Spine and Scoliosis Center talked with Dr. Harry Mushlin from the Neurosurgery Spine Center.

Whether your needs are complex or routine, we’ll work with you to determine the best possible treatment path for your unique spine condition.

  • James M Barsi, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

    James Barsi, M.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stony Brook University. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Barsi completed fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery with an emphasis on scoliosis and pediatric trauma. He specializes in all care of the pediatric patient including: scoliosis and kyphosis, hip disorders, fractures and growth plate injuries of the extremities, and pediatric sports medicine.

  • Harry Mushlin, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Neurosurgery & Ortho Rehab

  • David Wallach, MD
    Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

This article is intended to be general and/or educational in nature. Always consult your healthcare professional for help, diagnosis, guidance and treatment.