Best Practices for Fusion in Scoliosis Treatment

Baron S. Lonner, MD, Director of the Spine Institute of New York at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, discusses the best practices for treatment of scoliosis in adult and pediatric patients.  

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Pediatric Orthopedists, Physiatrists, Chiropractors, Rheumatologists, Pain Management, Neurologists, Physical Therapists, Internal Medicine    

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the burden of scoliosis and its treatment history  
  • Identify when fusion surgery is indicated
  • Assess treatment outcomes for pediatric and adult patients, and role of timing of intervention
  • Determine value measurements of treatment  

Accreditation Statement

Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mount Sinai Beth Israel designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt have established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. 

The following have reported that they do not have any financial relationships to disclose: 

Baron S. Lonner, MD

 

Presenter

Baron S. Lonner, MD

Baron S. Lonner, MD Baron S. Lonner, MD, is Director of the Spine Institute of New York and Chief of Spine Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel a member of the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Lonner is a board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon specializing in the reconstructive surgical treatment of pediatric and ...
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