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Spine Center co-director featured as one of the “Best North American Spine Surgeons”

Jeffrey Wang, MD, co-director of the USC Spine Center and chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery Spine Service at Keck Medicine of USC, was featured as one of the 18 finest spine surgeons in North America in the Sept. 9 issue of Orthopedics This Week. The list was created from a survey of leading spine surgeons ...  
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Learn a lesson from aviation: Take a surgical time-out

This article by USC Spine Center Co-Director John C. Liu, MD, appeared in the July/August 2014 of Spine Surgery Today.   The National Transportation Safety Board recently announced that the crash of Asiana Airline flight 214 resulted from the crew being too reliant on the technology. In addition, the copilots were reluctant to question moreseasoned ...  
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A conversation with Jeffrey C. Wang, MD

This interview with USC Spine Center Co-director Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, appeared in the July/August 2014 issue of Spine Surgery Today.   In this issue, Spine Surgery Today poses five questions to Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, co-director of the USC Spine Center, chief of the Orthopaedic Spine Service, and professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery ...  
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Many factors can lead to wrong-level spinal surgery, but most are preventable

This article in which USC Spine Center Co-Director John C. Liu, MD, is quoted appeared in the July/August 2014 issue of Spine Surgery Today.   Wrong-level spine surgery is a mistake some surgeons will make during their career, but one that many surgeons and other practitioners consider preventable. While there are several methods and practices ...  
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Julie finally finds relief from years of back pain at the USC Spine Center

A visit to Jeffrey Wang, MD, sets Julie on the road to recovery. When Julie decided to move some of her furniture, the result was a little more than she had planned. She aggravated a back injury, herniating a disc, and began a years-long search for relief. A search that ended, finally, at the USC ...  
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Expert surgeon to co-direct USC comprehensive spine center

USC has recruited renowned spine surgeon Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, to join its faculty as co-director of the USC Spine Center, a multidisciplinary program offering comprehensive services for spinal disorders. An international leader in spine care with expertise in the surgical treatment of all neck and back disorders, Wang joined Keck Medicine of USC on ...  
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