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Michael G. Kaiser, MD, FACS

Department of Neurological Surgery
Associate Director, Spine Center
Introduction:

Dr. Kaiser is a board certified neurosurgeon and faculty member of the Neurosurgical Department at Columbia University with advanced subspecialty training in complex spinal surgery. Dr. Kaiser's clinical interests include cervical spondylotic myelopathy, cervical and lumbar degenerative disease, minimally invasive spine surgery, spine and spinal cord tumors. His research interests clinical guideline development, evidence based treatment algorithms, and clinical outcome analysis.

Dr. Kaiser is the Medical Director of the Valley Hospital Spine Center in New Jersey. He is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgery, the Congress of Neurological Surgery, the AANS Joint Section on Spine & Peripheral Nerve, and the American College of Surgeons. He is presently a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. He is an active member of the clinical guidelines committee of the Joint Section of Spine & Peripheral Nerve. Dr. Kaiser also serves as an ad hoc reviewer of two nationally recognized peer-reviewed spine journals. Dr. Kaiser has had over 75 publications accepted as peer reviewed clinical articles, book chapters, and meeting abstracts.

Board Certificates
Neurological Surgery
Areas of Expertise:
  • Spine Surgery
  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Adult Scoliosis Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusions
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Congenital Spinal Malformation
  • Malignant Tumor of Spinal Cord
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Benign Tumor of Spinal Cord
  • Cervical Pain (Neck)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Congenital Anomalies of Spine
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Stenosis
  • Neck Pain, Acute
  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Back Pain
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Neck & Back Injuries
  • Herniated Cervical Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Spine (all aspects)
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Herniated Disc, Cervical
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Low Back & Neck Pain
  • Spine Disorder
  • Radiculopathy
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Trauma
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Back
  • Spine Instrumentation Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Lumbar Decompression
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Spine Cancer
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Spine Care
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Head & Neck Tumors
  • Bulging Disc
  • Traumatic Spine Stabilization
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Disc Herniations
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Pain
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Disc Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Spine Surgery
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Tethered Cords
  • Complex Spine Instrumentation
  • Neck Pain
  • Spine Fractures
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Surgery
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Lumbar Pain
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spine Fusion Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis, Thoracic
  • Tethered Cord
  • Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
  • Spine Tumors
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Spinal Stenosis Surgery
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Spine Trauma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Spine Deformity
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Pain
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Spine Disorders
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Spinal Neurological Surgery
  • Spinal Disorder
  • Spine Injuries
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Spinal Injury
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spine Pain
  • Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spine Problems
  • Cervical Disc Herniations
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Artificial Disc
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Second Opinion
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Cervical Spinal Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Spinal and Head Injuries
  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Spinal Access Surgery
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Disc Disorder