Spine Surgery Fellowship
According to Rex Marco, MD, the purpose of this fellowship is ambitious and thorough—To provide fellows with maximum surgical and clinical experience from occiput to sacrum, with minimally and maximally invasive procedures in all aspects of the spine.
Highlights of the program include:
- Specific rotations that emphasize cervical and lumbar degenerative disorders
- Rotations in adult and pediatric deformity
- Other rotations include spinal column trauma, spinal column and spinal cord tumors
- Develop expertise in microscopic discectomy, ACDF, TLIF, transthoracic and retroperitoneal corpectomy reconstruction, en bloc sponsylectomy, direct lateral and anterior psoas reconstruction, ALIF, anterior and posterior spinal reconstruction
Houston Methodist Hospital has been ranked the #1 hospital in Texas by U.S. News & World Report for 23 years in a row. It is nationally ranked in 8 specialities, including orthopedics where it is ranked #13 in Texas. Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is one of the largest, most active programs in the nation. Our skilled team of orthopedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers use the latest innovative techniques and pioneer new technology to deliver exceptional care to patients with musculoskeletal injuries.