Dr. Sheeraz A. Qureshi is an Associate Professor of Spinal Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also serves as the Chief of Spinal Trauma at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Co-Director of the Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Qureshi is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he was selected by the Department to serve as Administrative Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Qureshi completed a Spinal Surgery Fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center under the direction of Dr. Henry Bohlman who has trained more leading academic spine surgeons than anyone else in the world.
Upon completing his spine fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Dr. Qureshi was honored by his peers by being selected as the Cervical Spine Research Society Traveling Fellow. During this time Dr. Qureshi visited leading spine centers nationally and internationally performing cutting edge surgical procedures and collaborating on groundbreaking research.
Dr. Qureshi's clinical interests include minimally invasive cervical and lumbar spinal surgery, the evaluation and surgical management of degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine (such as herniated discs and spinal stenosis), minimally invasive spine surgery, microsurgery, spinal trauma and spinal tumors. Dr. Qureshi is a nationally recognized leader in spinal surgery and has advanced expertise in minimally invasive and motion sparing procedures of the cervical and lumbar spine including artificial disc replacement. He has authored numerous articles and contributed to numerous textbooks in the field of spinal surgery. His research has been presented at numerous national meetings. He often serves on the faculty of courses to teach the newest surgical techniques to other spinal surgeons.
His research interests include clinical outcomes after spinal surgery as well as biological and biomechanical effects of motion sparing spinal technology.
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Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Graduation Year: 2002
Professional Webpage: https://www.hss.edu/physicians_qureshi-sheeraz.asp
Member of committee that makes the national annual resident examination.AAOS Education Committee Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011
member of committee that designates which research projects the society will supportCervical Spine Research Committee Member, Cervical Spine Research Society, 2011
member of committee that sets guidelines regarding appropriate treatment for spinal conditions as deemed by the societyNorth American Spine Society Guidelines Committee Member, North American Spine Society, 2011
Elected one of top 100 spine specialists by Becker's Orthopaedics and Spine ReviewTop 100 Spine Surgeons, Becker's, 2011
Board Certified in Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery2010
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