Contributors to KnowYourBack.org 
Venu Akuthota, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine 

Jamie Baisden, MD FACS
Ray M. Baker, MD
Washington Interventional Spine Associates
Bellevue, WA
 
Nitin N. Bhatia, MD
Chief, Spine Service
Co-Director, Comprehensive Spine Program
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of California, Irvine
 
Rachel Cengia, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Center for Spine and Orthopedics
Thornton, CO
Olumide Danisa, MD
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA
Russell DeMicco, DO
Clinical Associate Professor
Staff Physician
Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health
Ron Donelson, MD, MS
President
SelfCare First, LLC
Hanover, NH
Jordan A. Gliedt, DC, FASA
Chiropractic Physician
Arizona Pain Doctors
Chandler, AZ
Ajay Jawahar, MD
Director of Medical Research
Spine Institute of Louisiana
Shreveport, LA
Filip Johnson, MPT
Physical Therapist
Chairman of Physical Therapy Committee for the St. Cloud Spine Center Northern Star Therapy
St. Cloud, MN
Anand B. Joshi, MD MHA
Assistant Professor
Duke University Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Durham, NC
Jennifer L. Kurz, MD
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Boston, MA
Lincoln Likness, DO
Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health
Raj Rao, MD
Professor
Director of Spine Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
Sanjay Rao, MD
Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Marshfield Clinic
Marshfield, WI  
George Rappard, MD
Neurointerventional Surgery
Director
Los Angeles Minimally Invasive
Spine Institute
Los Angeles, CA
Michael L. Reed, DPT, OCS
North American Spine Foundation
Executive Director
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 
Nhat Tran, MD
Interventional Spine Fellow
Marshfield Clinic
Orthopedic Spine
Marshfield, WI 
Faisel Zaman, MD
Utah Spine & Joint Specialists

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