- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Spine Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
Dr. Samuel K. Cho serves as the Chief of Spine Surgery at Mount Sinai West, Director of Spine Surgery Fellowship, and Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Cho is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and was a Rhodes Scholar regional finalist. He earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center where he was honored with multiple research grants and awards including the prestigious Frank E. Stinchfield Award. Dr. Cho returned to his alma mater to complete a Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery Fellowship at the world-renowned Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Cho specializes in minimally invasive surgical procedures, as well as complex reconstruction of spinal deformities.
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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 & Cornco
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
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Cho during 2017 and/or 2018. 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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