S3P-Certified Surgeons

The Surgeons listed have commited themselves to following best practices associated with improving spine surgery Quality, Safety and Value.


Michael Wang

Dr. Michael Wang was born in Scottsdale, Arizona and spent his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia. He then attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California where received both his B.S. and M.D. degrees. He completed his residency at the University of Southern California/LA County general Hospital and went on to become the Spine Program Director and Spine Fellowship Director at MORE...
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Mark Weidenbaum

Mark Weidenbaum, MD, treats a broad range of spinal disorders in adults and children, including deformities, arthritis, trauma, tumors, instability, and degenerative conditions. His surgical procedures range from minimally invasive, microsurgical approaches to complex spinal reconstructions. Dr. Weidenbaum is active in basic science as well as clinical research and has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is MORE...
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Peter Whang

Dr. Whang is an Associate Professor in the Yale Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Harvard University and his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles and received specialized fellowship training in orthopaedic and neurosurgical spinal MORE...
  • Courses: Safety in Spine Surgery Summit
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Vijay Yanamadala

Dr. Yanamadala is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, where he also serves as the Director of the Spine Outcomes Center. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School, after which he completed his residency in Neurological Surgery MORE...
  • Courses: Safety in Spine Surgery Summit
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