Location: Johns Hopkins University, Schaffer Auditorium, Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, 1800 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 (Parking available in Orleans St. Garage)
Time: 6:30PM Lecture
Expert Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Theodore
Topic: Novel Concepts in Spinal Cord Pathophysiology
Dr. Theodore is the new director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center. A nationally recognized expert in brain and spinal cord injury, minimally invasive spine surgeries and robotics, he most recently served as the Volker K.H. Sonntag Endowed Professor and chief of the Division of Spinal Disorders at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.
As an award-winning teacher and researcher, he has written or co-authored 30 book chapters and over 175 peer-reviewed journal articles, and he is co-holder of numerous patents for medical devices and procedures. His research focuses on trauma, spinal cord injuries, robotics and developing an understanding of the genetic and molecular bases of spinal diseases.
Dr. Theodore earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute, where he also completed a fellowship in spinal surgery.
Dr. Theodore will treat patients with all types of spinal disorders, including trauma, Chiari malformations, spinal deformities, degenerative and congenital spine conditions and spinal tumors.