Grigoriy Arutyunyan, M.D.

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Dr.  Arutyunyan is an orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in a broad spectrum of spine conditions.  He completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in the Department of Orthopaedics in Rochester, Minnesota and went on to complete a spine fellowship at the University of California.

In addition to spine surgery, Dr. Arutyunyan is also trained in orthopaedic oncology and completed an orthopaedic oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, New York.  He specializes in many malignant and benign conditions that may affect the spine, including Osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Ewings sarcoma, metastatic breast/lung/kidney/thyroid cancer, and multiple myeloma.

Dr. Arutyunyan has published and presented at national and international meetings on topics pertaining to spine deformity, orthopaedic oncology and cost effectiveness in orthopaedic spine surgery.

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Professional Profile

Education
  • Residency, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Fellowship, Spine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Publications

RESEARCH/PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
    
      Editor- Spine        Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research

      Consultant            Tissue Regenix Clinical Engagement Group


       Arutyunyan G. Why Does Safety Matter to All Stakeholders? State of Spine Surgery Think Tank, 14th
annual Cabo Meeting, Cabo Mexico. June 15-17, 2017.

Arutyunyan G. Angevine P.D., Berven S. Cost Effectiveness in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. (In press, Invited Review, Neurosurgery/Spine 2017)  
 
      Metz L, Arutyunyan G, Riew D. Cervical Laminoplasty: Technique Update. Degenerative
      Cervical Myelopathy and Radiculopathy: Treatment Approaches and Options. Springer. (Book Chapter)

      Beckerman D. Arutyunyan, G, Berven S. What Happens To Those Who Are Lost To Follow Up
      In Primary Spinal Deformity Surgery? (Presented Global Spine Meeting, Milan. Presented at State
      of Spine Surgery Think Tank, 14th annual Cabo Meeting, Cabo Mexico. Submitted NASS. In
      submission to Spine Journal.)

      Oltulu I., Arutyunyan G. Cil H.,Deviren V. Clinical outcomes of 69 symptomatic thoracic disc      
Herniation treated surgically through minimally invasive lateral thransthoracic/retropleural approach: A 10 –year Experience. (Submitted, ISLSS 2017, NASS 2017)

Oltulu I., Arutyunyan G. Cil H.,Deviren V. Surgical management of thoracic disc herniation: Anterior VS Posterior Approach. (Submitted ISLSS 2017)

Khanna K. Janghala A. Vail B. Sing D. Arutyunyan G. Deviren V. Is lifelong Antibiotic Suppression for Ratinaed Infected Spinal Instrumentation a Myth. (accepted International Journal of Spine Surgery)

Arutyunyan G. Sebastian A. Murdoch N. Rose PS. Wenger D. Sim FH. Yaszemski MJ: Prognostic Factors of Early Mortality in Patients Undergoing Spinopelvic Tumor Resection. (In Press CORE)

Mallory G, Arutyunyan G, et. al. The Rise and Fall of the Craniocervical Junction Relative to the Hard Palate: A Lifetime Story.  J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Dec 11:1-6.

Arutyunyan G, Clarke MJ: Management of primary and metastatic spinal tumors. Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences, 2015;59:181-93.

Mallory GW, Arutyunyan G, Murphey M, Francois E, Eckel L, Wetjen N, Clark MJ, Van Gompel JJ. The Rise and Fall of the Craniocervical Junction Relative to the Hard Palate: A Lifetime Story. 25th Annual North America Skull Base Society Meeting Tampa Fl, February 2015. NASBS Fist Place Poster Award

Arutyunyan G. Sebastian A. Murdoch N. Rose PS. Wenger D. Sim FH. Yaszemski MJ: Prognostic Factors of Early Mortality in Patients Undergoing Spinopelvic Tumor Resection. Podium Paper No. 254, MAOA 33rd Annual Meeting Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, April 25, 2015.


Arutyunyan G. Sebastian A. Murdoch N. Rose PS. Wenger D. Sim FH. Yaszemski MJ: Prognostic Factors of Early Mortality in Patients Undergoing Spinopelvic Tumor Resection. Podium Paper # 521, AAOS Meeting Las Vegas, March 26, 2015.

Arutyunyan G. Rose P. Sim F. Yaszemski M.: The Role of Spinopelvic Reconstruction After Amputative Sacrectomy. Podium Paper #649, AAOS Meeting New Orleans, March 14 2014.  

Arutyunyan G. Rose P. Sim F. Yaszemski M.: The Role of Spinopelvic Reconstruction After Amputative Sacrectomy. Poster Presentation Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, San Francisco CA October 2013.

Krych AJ, Arutyunyan G. Kuzma SA, Levy BA, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ: The Adverse Effect of Femoral Nerve Blockade on Quadriceps Strength and Function After ACL Reconstruction. Journal of Knee Surgery, March 2014.

Arutyunyan G. Krych AJ, Kuzma SA, Levy BA, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ. The Adverse  Effect of Femoral Nerve Blockade on Quadriceps Strength and Function After ACL Reconstruction. Grand Rounds, Mayo Clinic, March 11, 2013. Rochester, MN.
 
Arutyunyan G. Krych AJ, Kuzma SA, Levy BA, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ. Podium ID 051- The Adverse  Effect of Femoral Nerve Blockade on Quadriceps Strength and Function After ACL Reconstruction. AAOS Annual Meeting, March 19, 2013. Chicago, IL.

Arutyunyan G. Krych AJ, Kuzma SA, Levy BA, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ. Podium Paper #77- The Adverse Effect of Femoral Nerve Blockade on Quadriceps Strength and Function After ACL Reconstruction. MAOA Annual Meeting, April 19, 2013. Amelia Island, Florida.

Krych AJ, Arutyunyan G. Kuzma SA, Levy BA, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ. Poster Abstract # 8658- The Adverse Effect of Femoral Nerve Blockade on Quadriceps Strength and Function After ACL Reconstruction. ISAKOS Congress May 12-16, 2013. Toronto Canada.

Krych AJ, Arutyunyan G, Levy BA, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ. Podium ID 195- The Adverse Effect of Femoral Nerve Blockade on Quadriceps Strength and Function After ACL Reconstruction. AANA Annual Meeting April 25 2013 San Antonio, TX.

Arutyunyan G, Yeung LC,, Martin MC, Publication: Aesthetic Microvascular Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity: An Algorithm Prioritizing Donor Site Appearance and Function. Journal of Investigative Medicine. Vol 57, #176, January 2009.

Arutyunyan G, Yeung LC,, Martin MC, Presentation: Aesthetic Microvascular Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity: An Algorithm Prioritizing Donor Site Appearance and Function. Western Student Medical Research Forum. Carmel, CA 2009.
Arutyunyan G, Young LC, Freeberg A, Martin MC, Presentation: Aesthetic Microvascular Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity: An Algorithm Prioritizing Donor Site Appearance and Function.  Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, 2009.
Yeung LC, Arutyunyan G, Freeberg A, Martin MC, Scientific Poster. Optimizing Aesthetics      in Lower Extremity Free Flap Reconstruction: An Algorithm Focusing on the Donor Site in North American Patients. American Association of Plastic Surgeons 88th Annual Meeting, Rancho Mirage, CA 2009.    
Martin MC, Machado G, Arutyunyan G, Wong WW, Lee BS.  Temporary rigid fixation offers benefits over the traditional method of maxillomandibular fixation to secure the occlusion in mandible angle fractures.  Southern California Chapter American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting 2010.
Martin MC, Machado GR, Cho DC, Thimmappa B, Arutyunyan G: Intra-Operative    Temporary Rigid Fixation of Mandible Fractures Allows Dynamic Occlusal Assessment and Makes Maxillomandibular Fixation Unnecessary- Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons - Olympic Valley, CA 05/2009.
Martin MC, Machado GR, Cho DC, Thimmappa B, Arutyunyan G: Intra-Operative Temporary Rigid Fixation of Mandible Fractures Allows Dynamic Occlusal Assessment and Makes Maxillomandibular Fixation Unnecessary- Poster Presentation at the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons- 03/23/2009.

 

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