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Dr. Qureshi Appointed Mount Sinai Spine Center & Chief, Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Briggs
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We are pleased to share the appointment of Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, as Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Spine Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital and Chief of Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS).


Dr. Qureshi is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Co-Director of the Spinal Surgery Fellowship Program at ISMMS.  


Dr. Qureshi is an international leader in the field of minimally invasive and motion-sparing spine surgery.  He has been invited to give lectures and teach surgical skills to spine surgeons both locally and internationally.  In addition to authoring over 100 textbook chapters and original research articles, Dr. Qureshi is involved in leadership roles with several major spinal surgery societies, and has chaired several national and international courses on minimally invasive spinal surgery procedures.  As part of the fellowship training program, Dr. Qureshi trains orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons in advanced techniques in spinal surgery.

 

Dr. Qureshi earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, where he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society.  While at Tufts, Dr. Qureshi also completed a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus on Health Administration.  Dr. Qureshi’s orthopaedic surgery training was done at Mount Sinai.  He was honored by his mentors and colleagues by being selected as the Administrative Chief Resident in his final year of training.  Upon completion of his orthopaedic training, Dr. Qureshi underwent specialized training in spinal surgery at the prestigious Spine Institute at Case Western Reserve University under the direction of the late Henry Bohlman, MD, who trained more leaders in the field of spinal surgery than anyone else.  Dr. Qureshi was then selected as the Cervical Spine Research Society’s Traveling Fellow, where he visited leading centers of spinal surgery both nationally and internationally.

 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Qureshi in his new role.

 


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