Editorial Board

Founder & Editor in Chief
Prof. Pierre A. Guertin, Ph.D.

Prof. Pierre A. Guertin, Ph.D.
Professor
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Laval University
Canada

  Biography :

Regular researcher at the CHU de Québec Research Center, and professor in the Department of Psychiatry-Neurosciences, Dr. Guertin’s work focuses on paralysis. He discovered a pharmacological treatment called Spinalon that can powerfully activate the locomotor neurons of the spinal cord in paraplegic animals, despite complete injury. This discovery is patented and clinical trials (phase I-IIa) in humans have been successfully completed. This important advance was highlighted in various reports, notably on Radio-Canada television and radio.

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1. A key subset of receptors involved in spinal-mediated biological rhythms., Subvention, Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie Canada, Subventions à la découverte SD (individuelles et d'équipe), from 2016-04-01 to 2021-03-31 2. Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec - CHU de Québec-Université Laval, Subvention, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec - Université Laval, Centres de recherche affiliés, from 2017-01-01 to 2099-12-31

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Regional Editors for IJBBA
Board Members
Editorial Board Member
Dr. Jose Manuel F. Ignacio, MD

Dr. Jose Manuel F. Ignacio, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedics
University of the Philippines
Philippines

  Biography :

o Philippine Orthopaedic Association o Philippine Spine Society (Charter Member) o Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Osteosynthesefragen, Spine Section (AO Spine) o Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) o Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Spine Section (APSS) o Philippine College of Surgeons o Philippine Medical Association

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Dr. Adsul Nitin Maruti

Dr. Adsul Nitin Maruti
Clinical Assistant
Spine Surgery
Sir Gangaram Hospital
India

  Biography :

 Orthopedic Surgeon with academic and surgical experience in top Medical Institutions in India and South Korea looking to pursue a future in Spine Surgery.  Interested in Clinical research in Spine Surgery.  Intent to build a distinct career in spine surgery with committed and dedicated people, which will help me to use this knowledge for society.

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Dr. Morgan P. Lorio, MD, FACS

Dr. Morgan P. Lorio, MD, FACS
Researcher
Advanced Orthoedics and Pain Management
Altamonte Springs, FL
USA

  Biography :

Opelousas Catholic High School Graduation Class of 1980 Louisiana State University-Eunice Associate of Science (1981) Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge B.S. in Biochemistry (1984) Louisiana State University Medical School-Shreveport M.D. (1988)

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Dr. Siavash S. Haghighi, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Siavash S. Haghighi, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D.
Director
Clinical Neurodiagnostic Department
SHARP Memorial Hospital
USA

  Biography :

Supervision of Intra-operative neurophysiologic monitoring, interpreting data, and reviewing neurosurgical, orthopaedic, otolaryngology, and vascular cases utilizing multi-modality evoked potentials, program development, supervision of EEG/EP personnel, oversight of patient records, and fiscal responsibilities: 1) University of Missouri-Columbia Hospitals and Clinics, Boone Memorial Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Columbia, Missouri, 1/86-3/96. 2) Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP), Hahnemann Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3/96-9/96. 3) University of Nebraska Medical Center, Children Memorial Hospital, Clarkson Memorial Hospital, and Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, 9/96-2/2000. 4) Sharp Memorial Hospital, Grossmont Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista Hospital, Sharp Coronado Hospital, San Diego, California, 3/2000-present.

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Dr. Arvind G Kulkarni

Dr. Arvind G Kulkarni
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Mumbai Spine Scoliosis & Disc Replacement Centre
Bombay Hospital
India

  Biography :

Dr Arvind G Kulkarni is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Bombay Hospital, one of the premier corporate hospitals of India. He has a vast experience in spinal surgery having trained in some of the top spinal centres across the globe such as KEM Hospital Mumbai, National University Hospital Singapore, Westmead Adult & Children’s Hospitals as well as St George Hospital, Australia and Toronto Western Hospital & Hospital for Sick Children Canada.

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He is one of the pioneers of artificial disc replacement and Minimally Invasive Spinal surgery in India. His special interests are Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Deformity Correction, Artificial Disc Replacement, etc He has been awarded the Scoliosis Research Society Global Outreach Award twice in 2004 and 2005. He has been a recipient of Korean SICOT award. He has various national & international presentations as well as numerous scientific publications in high-impact journals to his credit. He was awarded the ASSI Best Publication Award in 2005.

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Dr. Sumeet Kautik Sonawane

Dr. Sumeet Kautik Sonawane
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
. K. L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College
India

  Biography :

Studies MS in orthopaedics from prestigious Sancheti Institute for orthopaedics and rehabilitation, Pune. Currently working as assistant professor in Department of Orthopaedics B. K. L. Walawalkar rural medical college, Dervan, Ratnagiri, India. I have major interest in minimally invasive spine surgery and endoscopic spine surgery. Serving as spine surgeon in rural region of India and helping to people live and work spine pain free.

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Have special interest in minimally invasive spine surgeries like percutaneous transforaminal lumar spine endoscopic surgeries, percutaneous endoscopic cervical spine surgeries, percutaneous spine fixations, kyphoplasty.

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Dr. Sudhir Ganesan

Dr. Sudhir Ganesan
Consultant Spine Surgeon
Sri Ramachandra Institue of Higher Education and Research
Chennai
India

  Biography :

Dr.Sudhir Ganesan completed his undergraduation from Thoothukudi Government Medical College, under the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University. He pursued his postgraduation in Orthopedic surgery in the prestigious Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore and was awarded the Dr. Balu Sankaran Gold Medal, for securing All India first rank in DNB Orthopaedics. His passion towards the field of spine surgery, lead him to pursue his FNB (Fellowship in National Board by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) super speciality in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. He was awarded the best outgoing Fellow of FNB spine there as well. To hone his skills further, he went as an observer in Spine Surgery to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK. He was awarded the Tamil Nadu State Orthopaedic Association Foreign Fellowship Award 2017 which he utilized for his training in endoscopic spine surgery from St.Anna’s Hospital, Herne,Germany. He was also the recipient of AO Asia Pacific Research Grant Award 2017 for his molecular project. He has been elected as an AO Spine Asia Pacific Delegate Council Member 2019-2020.

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His prime area of interests are Degenerative disorders, Trauma and deformities. His special area of interest is Endoscopic Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries. His surgery count spans around 700 Spine Surgeries per year. He strongly believes in knowledge sharing and enlightening the young minds and has thus been the key note speaker and faculty in various conferences.

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Dr. G. Balamurali

Dr. G. Balamurali
Consultant Spine and Neurosurgeon
Head of Spine Service
Kauvery Advanced Spine Centre, Kauvery Hospital,
India

  Biography :

Internationally trained Spinal Neurosurgeon with 15 years of surgical experience, from UK. Extensively trained in all niche aspects of spinal surgery as part of 3-year fellowship in the UK (Liverpool & Nottingham), USA (San Francisco & Chicago) and Switzerland (Zurich). Senior Spine and neurosurgeon in India for 6 years.

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• MINIMALLY INVASIVE AND ENDOSCOPIC SPINE SURGERY • SPINAL CORD TUMOUR SURGERY • PAEDIATRIC SPINE SURGERY • BRACHIAL PLEXUS DREZ LESIONING • COMPLEX SPINE SURGERY

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Dr. Ellen Marie Frydenberg

Dr. Ellen Marie Frydenberg
Researcher
General Registration
Norwegian Medical Board
Australia

  Biography :

Dr Ellen Frydenberg has more than 10yrs experience in neurosurgery and spine surgery. She has worked at some of the busiest neurosurgical and spine centres in Sydney Australia. Originally from Oslo Norway, Dr Frydenberg attended The Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin Ireland for her medical degree. After completing a medical degree she started basic surgical training in Dublin before moving to Sydney Australia in 2007.

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Since 2007 she has worked as a neurosurgical/spine surgical registrar and fellow, whilst also persuing a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology and a Graduate diploma in Anatomy. She has a wide range of research interests in both cranial and spinal neurosurgery.

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Dr. Timothy R. STEEL

Dr. Timothy R. STEEL
Researcher
Department of Neurosurgery
Conjoint Senior Lecturer University of NSW
Australia

  Biography :

Dr Timothy Steel is a leading neurosurgeon and spine surgeon in Sydney with more than 21 years experience as a consultant neurosurgeon. Much of his time as a neurosurgeon has been spent at the leading edge of spine surgery in Australia, helping people attain a better quality of life. He has established an international reputation as a result of his meticulous approach to surgery and specialised individual patient care. Dr Steel underwent 10 years of surgical training after his internship at some of the finest hospitals in Australia, the United States of America and England. Since then, Dr Steel has performed more than 8,000 minimally invasive neurosurgical spinal operations, 2,000 complex spine instrumentation operations and 2,000 brain surgeries. He was the first surgeon in the world to perform ultra-short segment fusion surgery for unstable spine fractures

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He continues his research and development of the techniques of minimally invasive and percutaneous spine surgical techniques and continues to perform disc replacement and spine fusion surgery.

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Dr. Vinu Gopal

Dr. Vinu Gopal
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Govt Medical College,Kottayam,Kerala ,India
India

  Biography :

MEMBERSHIPS: • Neurological Society of India (NSI) • NSSA(National spinal surgeons association(LIFE MEMBER and EXECUTIVE MEMBER ) • NTSI(National neurotrauma association of India(LIFE MEMBER)

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Neurosurgery

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