June 2017

Pat on the Back

Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS

SRS would like to congratulate Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS, for being named a Member-at-Large of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors. Dr. Buchowski will serve on the AAOS Board of Directors March 2017 – March 2019.

Dr. Buchowski is a professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurological surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is also the director of the Spine Fellowship and the director of the Spinal Tumors Center. Dr. Buchowski specializes in surgical treatment of primary and metastatic spinal tumors, adult spine deformity, and complex reconstructive spine surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.

His research interests include clinical outcomes following surgical and nonsurgical treatment for primary spinal tumors and metastatic spine disease and clinical outcomes following surgery for adult spinal deformity and complex reconstructive surgery.

Congratulations Dr. Buchowski!


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