Deformity Surgery

by Dr. David Bomback

scoliosis back viewDeformity surgery implies that there is a structural abnormality in the spine. Getting a second opinion prior to deformity surgery can be helpful.

 

Deformity surgery implies that there is a structural abnormality in the spine. The two most common types of structural abnormalities are scoliosis which is a curvature and a rotation in the coronal (or frontal) plane, or kyphosis which is an abnormal curvature in the sagittal (or side) plane. Second opinions can be very helpful, as deformity surgery can be complex and not without significant risk. However, some of the most gratifying patients we have are those who have undergone deformity correction surgery

Dr. David Bomback

About Dr. David Bomback

Dr. Bomback has excelled throughout his entire academic career. After graduating high school as salutatorian, he then graduated cum laude from Columbia College, Columbia University where he was named one of only five Rabi Scholars (for mathematics and science) in his class. He then earned his medical degree at Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons,... Read More »