Dr. Praveen Mummaneni is the Director of the Cervical Spine Program, Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Program, Director of the Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Fellowship Program, Co-Director of the UCSF Spine Center, and Vice-Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Mummaneni specializes in complex cervical spine surgery for C1-2 pathologies and instability, cervicothoracic kyphosis, cervical myelopathy and in minimally invasive spine surgery for degenerative spondylolisthesis, stenosis, adult spinal kyphosis and scoliosis, spinal tumors, and spinal trauma. Dr. Mummaneni was board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 2005 and served as a guest examiner for the Oral Board Exam in 2011. Dr. Mummaneni was the 2013 President of the San Francisco Neurological Society. He now serves as the Chair of the AANS-CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves and President of the California Association of Neurological Surgeons. He also served as a Director at Large for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Scoliosis Research Society.
- Courses: Safety in Spine Surgery Summit
- Website: http://neurosurgery.ucsf.edu/index.php/about_us_faculty_mummaneni.html