- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Orthopaedics
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Spine Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
Dr. Cho remains active in both basic science and clinical research and has presented at national and international meetings on topics ranging from bone biology to complex spinal reconstructions for severe spinal deformity. Dr. Cho is a nationally recognized leader in spinal surgery and has advanced expertise in a wide range of spinal procedures from microscope-assisted artificial disc replacement to the most complex spinal reconstruction for scoliosis. He has authored numerous scholarly articles and contributed to many textbooks in the field of spinal surgery. Dr. Cho's clinical interests include degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine (herniated disc, spinal stenosis, etc.); spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis, flatback syndrome, etc.), spinal tumors, metastatic spine disease, spine trauma, minimally invasive spine surgery, and motion-sparing technology (artificial disc replacement). His research interests include intervertebral disc biology, minimally invasive surgery, cervical spinal surgery, scoliosis surgery, and clinical outcomes and epidemiology of spinal surgery.
In the News: Dr. Samuel Cho discusses scoliosis in The Daily News Feature The Daily Check Up
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Herniated Disk
- Intervertebral Diskectomy
- Neck Fracture
- Neck Sprain
- Spinal Fusion
- Spinal Stenosis
MD, Washington University
New York-Presbyterian Univ. Hospital of Columbia & Cornell
Fellowship, Spinal Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University
English, Korean, Spanish
1. Bone and intervertebral disc biology
2. Clinical outcomes following spinal surgery
3. Epidemiology of spinal disorders
4. Scoliosis surgery
5. Clinical outcomes and epidemiology of spinal surgery
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Cho during 2016 and/or 2017. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- Stryker Corporation
- Zimmer, Inc.
Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose
- Medtronic, Inc.
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