Mark F. Kurd, M.D.

Dr. Kurd is an ABOS Board Certified Spine Surgeon and associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He specializes in minimally invasive spinal procedures of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.

He graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in economics and received his M.D. from Thomas Jefferson University where he was President of the AOA Honors Medical Society.  Dr. Kurd completed his orthopaedic residency at The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University and completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at Rush University Medical Center.

Dr. Kurd has published several scientific articles and book chapters and has presented his research nationally and internationally.  He has a particular interest in novel approaches to peri-operartive pain management.  He currently holds the titles of President of the Association for Collaborative Spine Research and Program Chair for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.  He is a member of the North American Spine Society (NASS), the Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA).

 

Professional Profile

Education
Titles & Certifications
Professional Associations

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellow, Spine Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Titles & Certifications

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellow, Spine Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Titles & Certifications

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association
 
Publications

Publications:

Peer- Reviewed:

2021:

•    Kaye ID, Sebastian AS, Wagner SC, Semenza N, Bowles D, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Kurd MF, Rihn J, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. No Difference in Neck Pain or Health-Related Quality Measures Between Patients With or Without Degenerative Cervical Spondylolisthesis.
•    Global Spine J. 2021 Sep 27.

•    Canseco JA, Chang M, Karamian BA, Mao JZ, Reyes AA, Mangan J, Divi SN, Goyal DK, Salmons HI, Dohse N, Levy N, Detweiler M, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Predictors of Prolonged Opioid Use After Lumbar Fusion and the Effects of Opioid Use on Patient-Reported Outcome Measures. Global Spine J. 2021 Sep 6.

•    Canseco JA, Chang M, Karamian BA, Nicholson K, Patel PD, Shenoy K, Hartman J, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Postoperative Glycemic Variability as a Predictor of Adverse Outcomes Following Lumbar Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Aug 31.
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Schroeder GD, Karamian BA, Canseco JA, Vialle LR, Kandziora F, Benneker LM, Shanmuganathan R, Holstein JH, Schnake KJ, Kurd MF, Dvorak MF, Vialle EN, Joaquim AF, Kanna RM, Fehlings M, Wilson JR, Chapman JR, Krieg JC, Kleweno CP, Firoozabadi R, Öner FC, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. Validation of the AO Spine Sacral Classification System: Reliability Among Surgeons Worldwide. J Orthop Trauma. 2021 Aug 6.

•    Canseco JA, Karamian BA, Patel PD, Divi SN, Timmons T, Hallman H, Nachwalter R, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. PEEK Versus Titanium Static Interbody Cages: A Comparison of 1-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes for 1-Level TLIFs. Clin Spine Surg.        2021 Oct 1;34(8):E483-E493.

•    Levy HA, Karamian BA, Henstenburg J, Larwa J, Canseco JA, Haislup B, Chang M, Patel P, Radcliff KE, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD The impact of preoperative motor weakness on postoperative opioid use after ACDF. J Orthop. 2021 Jun 30;26:23-28.

•    Divi SN, Woods BI, Goyal DKC, Galetta MS, Nicholson KJ, Dimatteo AL, Lam ME, Qureshi MA, Anderson DG, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Kaye ID, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE, Schroeder GD. Do Patients with Back Pain-Dominant Symptoms Improve After Lumbar Surgery for Radiculopathy or Claudication?
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Aug;15(4):780-787. doi: 10.14444/8100. Epub 2021 Jul 15.


•    Canseco JA, Karamian BA, DiMaria SL, Patel PD, Donnally CJ 3rd, Plusch K, Singh A, Nachwalter R, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD.Timing of Preoperative Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis After Primary One-Level to Three-Level Lumbar Fusion. World Neurosurg. 2021 Sep;153:e349-e358. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.06.112. Epub 2021 Jul 3.

•    Patel PD, Canseco JA, Wilt Z, Okroj KT, Chang M, Reyes AA, Bowles DR, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD Postoperative Glycemic Variability and Adverse Outcomes After Posterior Cervical Fusion. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jul 1;29(13):580-588.

•    Patel PD, Canseco JA, Wilt Z, Okroj KT, Chang M, Reyes AA, Bowles DR, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Postoperative Glycemic Variability and Adverse Outcomes After Posterior Cervical Fusion. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jul 1;29(13):580-588.

•    Minetos PD, Canseco JA, Karamian BA, Bowles DR, Bhatt AH, Semenza NC, Murphy H, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Rihn JA, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD Discharge Disposition and Clinical Outcomes After Spine Surgery. Am J Med Qual. 2021 Jun 10.

•    Canseco JA, Karamian BA, DiMaria SL, Patel PD, Divi SN, Chang M, Timmons T, Grewal L, Hallman H, Lee JK, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD Static Versus Expandable Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Interbody Cages: A Comparison of One-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes for One-Level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. World Neurosurg. 2021 Aug;152:e492-e501.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Hoffman E, Conaway WK, Galtta M, Bowles DR, Houlihan NV, Bechay JF, McEntee RM, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How Does the Presence of a Surgical Trainee Impact Patient Outcomes in Lumbar Fusion Surgery? Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Jun;15(3):471-477. doi: 10.14444/8033. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Makanji HS, Kepler CK, Anderson DG, Warner ED, Galtta M, Mujica VE, Houlihan NV, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Can Imaging Characteristics on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predict the Acuity of a Lumbar Disc Herniation?
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Jun;15(3):458-465. doi: 10.14444/8032. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

•    Canseco JA, Minetos PD, Karamian BA, Paziuk TM, Basques BA, DiMaria SL, Timmins T, Hallman H, Henry T, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Comparison Between Three- and Four-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Patient-Reported and Radiographic Outcomes. World Neurosurg. 2021 Jul;151:e507-e516. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.04.073. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

•    Goyal DKC, Tarazona DA, Segar A, Sutton R, Motto MA, Divi SN, Galtta MS, Hilibrand AS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Kepler CK, Hsu V, Woods B, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Lumbar Pedicle Morphology and Vertebral Dimensions in Isthmic and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis-A Comparative Study.
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Apr;15(2):243-250. doi: 10.14444/8009. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

•    Goyal DKC, Stull JD, Divi SN, Galtta MS, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Combined Depression and Anxiety Influence Patient-Reported Outcomes after Lumbar Fusion. Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Apr;15(2):234-242. doi: 10.14444/8008. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

•    Karamian BA, Levy HA, Canseco JA, Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Facet Distraction Affect Patient Outcomes After ACDF? Global Spine J. 2021 Mar 24.

•    Divi SN, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Goyal DKC, Mujica VE, Radcliff KE, Anderson DG, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Kaye ID, Woods BR, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Patient Outcomes Following Short-segment Lumbar Fusion Are Not Affected by PI-LL Mismatch. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Mar 1;34(2):73-77.

•    Stolzenberg D, Ahn JJ, Lendner M, Kurd M. Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Procedural Technique. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Mar 1;34(2):51-55.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Galetta MS, Guzek R, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Are Patient Outcomes Affected by the Presence of a Fellow or Resident in Lumbar Decompression Surgery? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Jan 1;46(1):35-40.

•    Divi SN, Bronson WH, Canseco JA, Chang M, Goyal DKC, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How do C2 tilt and C2 slope correlate with patient reported outcomes in patients after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?
•    Spine J. 2021 Apr;21(4):578-585.

•    Kreitz TM, Mangan J, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Woods BI, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS.Do Preoperative Epidural Steroid Injections Increase the Risk of Infection After Lumbar Spine Surgery? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Feb 1;46(3):E197-E202.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Stull JD, Morgenstern M, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Depression Identified on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Affects Health Related Quality of Life After Lumbar Decompression Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Apr 1;34(3):E126-E132.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Smoking Affect Short-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression? Global Spine J. 2021 Jun;11(5):727-732.

•    Mangan JJ, Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Lee TJ, DePaola RV, Saline A, Fang T, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Smoking Status Influence Health-Related Quality of Life Outcome Measures in Patients Undergoing ACDF? Global Spine J. 2021 Jan;11(1):50-56. doi: 10.1177/2192568219890292. Epub 2019 Nov 28.

•    Galetta MS, Divi SN, Shapses MA, Hartman JB, Nicholson KJ, Goyal DKC, Fang T, Mangan JJ, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Processing and Handling Cost of Single-use Versus Traditional Instrumentation for 1 Level Lumbar Fusions. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Feb 1;34(1):E39-E44.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How Does Smoking Influence Patient-reported Outcomes in Patients After Lumbar Fusion? Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Feb 1;34(1):E45-E50.

2020:
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Divi SN, Bronson WH, Canseco JA, Chang M, Goyal DKC, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How do C2 tilt and C2 slope correlate with patient reported outcomes in patients after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?
•    Spine J. 2021 Apr;21(4):578-585. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.10.033. Epub 2020 Nov 13.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Schroeder GD, Pfeifer R, Canseco JA, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Patel PD, Reyes AA, Radcliff KE, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Kaye ID, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR. Development of a Telemedicine Neurological Examination for Spine Surgery: A Pilot Trial. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Nov;33(9):355-369.

•    Divi SN, Makanji HS, Kepler CK, Anderson DG, Goyal DKC, Warner ED, Galetta MS, Hilibrand AS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Woods BI, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does the Size or Location of Lumbar Disc Herniation Predict the Need for Operative Treatment? Global Spine J. 2020 Sep 16:2192568220948519.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Smoking Affect Short-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression? Global Spine J. 2021 Jun;11(5):727-732. doi: 10.1177/2192568220925791. Epub 2020 May 29.

•    Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Divi SN, Kepler CK, Kleweno CP, Krieg JC, Wilson JR, Holstein JH, Kurd MF, Firoozabadi R, Vialle LR, Oner FC, Kandziora F, Chapman JR, Schnake KJ, Benneker LM, Dvorak MF, Rajasekaran S, Vialle EN, Joaquim AF, El-Sharkawi MM, Dhakal GR, Popescu EC, Kanna RM, Muijs SPJ, Tee JW, Bellabarba C. Description and Reliability of the AOSpine Sacral Classification System. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Aug 19;102(16):1454-1463.

 

•    Reyes AA, Canseco JA, Mangan JJ, Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Bowles DR, Patel PD, Salmons HI, Morgenstern M, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use and Effects of Opioid Tolerance on Clinical Outcomes After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Jul 15;45(14):968-975.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Bowles DR, Mujica VE, Guzek R, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How do spinopelvic parameters influence patient-reported outcome measurements after lumbar decompression? Spine J. 2020 Oct;20(10):1610-1617. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.05.101. Epub 2020 May 20.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Stull JD, Kothari P, Padua FG, Patel PD, Bowles DR, Reyes AA, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. BMI Does Not Affect Complications or Patient Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Dec;33(10):E579-E585

•    Russo GS, Mangan JJ, Galetta MS, Boody B, Bronson W, Segar A, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Update on Spinal Cord Injury Management. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Aug;33(7):258-264.

•    Mangan JJ 3rd, Tadley M, Divi SN, Stull JD, Goyal DKC, McKenzie JC, Casper DS, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. The Impact of Multiple Comorbid Mental Health Disorders on Health-related Quality of Life Following ACDF. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Dec;33(10):E472-E477.

•    Goyal DKC, Murphy HA, Hollern DA, Divi SN, Nicholson K, Stawicki C, Kaye ID, Schroeder GD, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE. Is the Neck Disability Index an Appropriate Measure for Changes in Physical Function After Surgery for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy?
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2020 Feb 29;14(1):53-58. doi: 10.14444/7007. eCollection 2020 Feb.

•    Stull JD, Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Bowles DR, Reyes AA, Bechay J, Sonnier JH, Nachwalter RN, Zarowin JJ, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Preoperative Mental Health Component Scoring Is Related to Patient Reported Outcomes Following Lumbar Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Jun 15;45(12):798-803.

•    Mangan JJ 3rd, Divi SN, McKenzie JC, Stull JD, Conaway W, Casper DS, Goyal DKC, Nicholson KJ, Galetta MS, Wagner SC, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK. Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Affects Pseudarthrosis Rates and Influences Patient-Reported Outcomes. Global Spine J. 2020 Feb;10(1):55-62.

•    Stolzenberg D, Ahn JJ, Kurd M. Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation: Procedural Technique.
•    Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Feb;33(1):20-23.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Galetta MS, Fang T, Padua FG, Reyes AA, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How Does Body Mass Index Influence Outcomes in Patients After Lumbar Fusion? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Apr 15;45(8):555-561.

•    Divi SN, Markova DZ, Fang T, Guzek R, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK. Circulating miR-155-5p as a Novel Biomarker of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 May 1;45(9):E499-E507.

•    Badlani N, Yu E, Kreitz T, Khan S, Kurd MF. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF). Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Mar;33(2):62-64.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Mangan JJ, Galetta MS, Nicholson KJ, Fang T, Goyal S, Booth TJ, Tarazona D, Lucasti C, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Are Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Influenced by Presurgical Depression Symptoms on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Survey? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Feb 1;45(3):201-207.

 

 

 

2019:
•    Schroeder GD, McKenzie JC, Casper DS, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Kepler C. The Total Cost to the Health Care System in Medicare and Medicaid Patients for the Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy. Clin Spine Surg. 2019 Feb;32(1):32-37.

•    Tarazona D, Boody B, Hilibrand AS, Stull J, Bell K, Fang T, Goyal D, Galetta M, Kaye D, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Longer Preoperative Duration of Symptoms Negatively Affects Health-related Quality of Life After Surgery for Cervical Radiculopathy.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 May 15;44(10):685-690.

•    Schroeder GD, Suleiman LI, Chioffe MA, Mangan JJ, McKenzie JC, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR, Savage JW, Hsu WK, Patel AA. The Effect of Oblique Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Surgical Decision Making for Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Radiculopathy. Int J Spine Surg. 2019 Jun 30;13(3):302-307.

•    Divi SN, Schroeder GD, Goyal DKC, Radcliff KE, Galetta MS, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Kaye ID, Woods BR, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK. Fusion Technique does not affect short-term patient reported outcomes for lumbar Degenerative disease. Spine J. 2019 Jul 26.

•    Matza LS, Kim KJ, Yu H, Belden KA, Chen AF, Kurd M, Lee BY, Webb J. Health state utilities associated with post-surgical Staphylococcus aureus infections. Eur J Health Econ. 2019 Aug;20(6):819-827.

•    Segar AH, Divi SN, Tarazona D, Fried T, Sandhu H, Kaye ID, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Hilibrand AS, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Non-mobile Adjacent Level Cervical Spondylolisthesis Does Not Always Require Fusion in Patients Undergoing ACDF. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Sep;44(18):1287-1293.

•    Makanji HS, Bilolikar VK, Goyal DKC, Kurd MF. Ambulatory surgery center payment models: current trends and future directions. J Spine Surg. 2019 Sep;5(Suppl 2):S191-S194.

•    DelSole EM, Makanji HS, Kurd MF. Current trends in ambulatory spine surgery: a systematic review. J Spine Surg. 2019 Sep;5(Suppl 2):S124-S132.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Mangan JJ, Galetta MS, Nicholson KJ, Fang T, Goyal S, Booth TJ, Tarazona D, Lucasti C, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Are Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Influenced by Presurgical Depression Symptoms on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Survey? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Sep 6.

•    Galetta MS, Makanji HS, Strony J, Goyal DKC, Kurd MF. Changing reimbursement models and private equity ownership in spine surgery. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Sep;7(Suppl 5):S166.

•    Badlani N, Yu E, Kreitz T, Khan S, Kurd MF. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal  Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF). Clin Spine Surg. 2019 Oct 15.

•    Casper DS, Schroeder GD, McKenzie J, Zmistowski B, Vatson J, Mangan J, Stull J, Kurd M, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Kaye DI, Radcliff K, Woods B, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK. Medicaid Reimbursement for Common Spine Procedures: Are Compensation Rates Consistent? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Nov 15;44(22):1585-1590.

2018:
•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Radcliff KE, Maltenfort MG, Murphy H, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. The Effect of Hospital Ownership on Health Care Utilization in Orthopedic Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Mar;31(2):73-79.

•    Murphy HA, Warnick E, McEntee R, Nicholson K, Hollern DA, Stawicki C, Tarazona D, Schroeder GD, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson GD, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE. Which Domains of the ODI Best Predict Change in Physical Function in Patients After Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jun 1;43(11):805-812.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Radcliff KE, Maltenfort MG, Murphy H, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. Are Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Treated Differently at a Physician-owned Hospital? Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Jun;31(5):211-215.

•    Nicholson KJ, Millhouse PW, Pflug E, Woods B, Schroeder GD, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Vaccaro A, Radcliff KE. Cervical Sagittal Range of Motion as a Predictor of Symptom Severity in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jul1;43(13):883-889.

•    Schroeder GD, Boody BS, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Silva S, Nicholson K, Wilson JR,  Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Rihn JA. Comparing Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Either Primary or Revision Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jul1;43(13):E752-E757.

•    Stolzenberg D, Ahn JJ, Kurd M. Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection: Procedural Technique. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Aug;31(7):297-299.

•    Schroeder GD, McKenzie JC, Casper DS, Stake S, Buchholz J, Kepler C, Rihn JA, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Kaye ID, Nicholson K, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Khan S, Kurd MF. Descriptive Analysis of Associated Factors for Urgent Versus Nonurgent Inpatient Spine Transfers to a Tertiary Care Hospital. Am J Med Qual. 2018/Dec;33(6):623-628.

•    Rodriguez-Feo JA, Leas D, Odum SM, Angerame M, Kurd M, Darden BV, Milam RA. Reoperation Rates Following Open-Door Cervical Laminoplasty. Int J Spine Surg. 2018 Dec;21;12(6):751-756.

•    Schroeder GD, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, McKenzie JC, Nicholson KJ, Stawicki C, Paul J, Kumar P, Hollern DA, Murphy H, Milhouse PW, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Rihn JA. Utilization of Time-driven Activity-based Costing to Determine the True Cost of a Single or 2-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Dec;31(10):452-456.

2017:
•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Hollern DA, Rodrigues-Pinto R, Kurd MF, Wilson JR, Maltenfort MG, Paul JT, Fleischman AN, Dwight K, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro AR. The Effect of Dynamic Versus Static Plating Systems on Fusion Rates and Complications in 1-Level and/or 2-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Systematic Review. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Feb;30(1):20-26.

•    Radcliff K, Ong KL, Lovald S, Lau E, Kurd M. Cervical Spine Surgery Complications and Risks in the Elderly. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Mar 15;42(6):E347-E354.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. Comparing the Treatment Algorithm and Complications for Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion at a Physician-Owned Specialty Hospital and a University-Owned Tertiary Care Hospital. Am J Med Qual. 2017 Mar/Apr;32(2):208-214.

•    Kurd MF, Kreitz T, Schroeder G, Vaccaro AR. The Role of Multimodal Analgesia in Spine Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Apr;25(4):260-268.

•    Murphy H, Schroeder GD, Shi WJ, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Fleischman AN, Kandziora F, Chapman JR, Benneker LM, Vaccaro AR. Management of Hangman's Fractures: A Systematic Review. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Sep;31 Suppl 4:S90-S95.

•    Rodrigues-Pinto R, Kurd MF, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Krieg JC, Holstein JH, Bellabarba C, Firoozabadi R, Oner FC, Kandziora F, Dvorak MF, Kleweno CP, Vialle  LR, Rajasekaran S, Schnake KJ, Vaccaro AR. Sacral Fractures and Associated Injuries. Global Spine J. 2017 Oct;7(7):609-616.

2016:
•    Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Oner FC, Vialle LR, Kandziora F, Koerner JD, Kurd MF, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Chapman J, Aarabi B, Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of A. Piazzolla et al. concerning, "The Surgical Algorithm for the AOSpine, Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System" by A. R. Vaccaro et al.; Eur Spine J (2016);25(4):1087-1094.

•    Millhouse PW, Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Savage JW. Microdiscectomy for a Paracentral Lumbar Herniated Disk. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Feb;29(1):17-20.

•    Schroeder GD, Hsu WK, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR, Patel AA, Savage JW. Use of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in the Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Mar;41(5):445-9.

•    Badlani N, Yu E, Ahn J, Kurd MF, Khan SN. Minimally Invasive/Less Invasive Microdiscectomy. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Apr;29(3):108-10.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS. Performing an  Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Jun;29(5):186-90.

•    Lindtner RA, Bellabarba C, Firoozabadi R, Kurd MF, Shafi KA, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Should Displaced Sacral Fractures Be Treated by an Orthopedic Traumatologist or a Spine Surgeon? Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Jun;29(5):173-6.

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Alijanipour P, Kurd MF, Hollern D, Kumar P, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. The Economic Implications of an Incidental Durotomy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 1;41(19):1548-53.

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Mead L, Millhouse PW, Kumar P, Nicholson K, Stawicki C, Helber A, Fasciano D, Patel AA, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. Is It Necessary to Extend a Multilevel Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion to the Upper Thoracic Spine? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Dec 1;41(23):1845-1849.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: How Is It Classified? J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Dec;24(12):843-852.

2015:
•    Kurd MF, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Spine Surgery in an Ambulatory Setting: What Can Be Done Safely? JBJS Rev. 2015 May 19;3(5).

•    Kurd M, Cohick S, Park A, Ahmadinia K, Lee J, An H. Fusion in degenerative spondylolisthesis: comparison of osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone graft substitutes. Eur Spine J. 2015 May;24(5):1066-73.

•    Kurd MF, Millhouse PW, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. Lateral Mass Fixation in the Subaxial Cervical Spine. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Aug;28(7):259-63.

•    Kurd MF, Alijanipour P, Schroeder GD, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro A. Magne Resonance Imaging Following Spine Trauma. JBJS Rev. 2015 Oct 27;3(10).

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Paul JT, Rubenstein RN, Harrop JS, Brodke DS, Chapman JR, Vaccaro AR. A Systematic Review of the Treatment of Geriatric Type II Odontoid Fractures. Neurosurgery. 2015 Oct;77 Suppl 4:S6-14.

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR, Hsu WK, Patel AA, Savage JW. Rationale for the Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Nov;40(21):E1161-6.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Arnold PM, Vaccaro AR. Postoperative Epidural Hematomas in the Lumbar Spine. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Nov;28(9):313-8.

•    Segebarth B, Kurd MF, Haug PH, Davis R. Routine Upright Imaging for Evaluating Degenerative Lumbar Stenosis: Incidence of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Missed on Supine MRI. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Dec;28(10):394-7.

2014:
•    O'Boynick CP, Kurd MF, Darden BV 2nd, Vaccaro AR, Fehlings MG. Timing of surgery in thoracolumbar trauma: is early intervention safe? Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Jul;37(1):E7.

•    An HS, Al-Shihabi L, Kurd M. Surgical treatment for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament in the cervical spine. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2014 Jul;22(7):420-9.

•    Fineberg SJ, Nandyala SV, Kurd MF, Marquez-Lara A, Noureldin M, Sankaranarayanan S, Patel AA, Oglesby M, Singh K. Incidence and risk factors for postoperative ileus following anterior, posterior, and circumferential lumbar fusion. Spine J. 2014 Aug 1;14(8):1680-5.

•    Le ME, Kurd MF. A Review and Analysis of the YODA Trials: What Can We Glean Clinically? Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2014 Sep;7(3):189-92.

2013:
•    Rihn JA, Kurd M, Hilibrand AS, Lurie J, Zhao W, Albert T, Weinstein J. The influence of obesity on the outcome of treatment of lumbar disc herniation: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jan 2;95(1):1-8.

•    Fineberg SJ, Kurd MF, Patel AA, Singh K. Incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal hemorrhage after lumbar fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Aug 15;38(18):1584-9.

•    Phillips FM, Isaacs RE, Rodgers WB, Khajavi K, Tohmeh AG, Deviren V, Peterson MD, Hyde J, Kurd M. Adult degenerative scoliosis treated with XLIF: clinical and radiographical results of a prospective multicenter study with 24-month follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 1;38(21):1853-61.

2012:
•    Kurd MF, Lurie JD, Zhao W, Tosteson T, Hilibrand AS, Rihn J, Albert TJ, Weinstein JN. Predictors of treatment choice in lumbar spinal stenosis: a spine patient outcomes research trial study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Sep 1;37(19):1702-7.

2011:
•    Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Radcliff K, Kurd M, Lurie J, Blood E, Albert TJ, Weinstein JN. Duration of symptoms resulting from lumbar disc herniation: effect  on treatment outcomes: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Oct 19;93(20):1906-14.

2010:
•    Kurd MF, Ghanem E, Steinbrecher J, Parvizi J. Two-stage exchange knee arthroplasty: does resistance of the infecting organism influence the outcome? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Aug;468(8):2060-6.

•    Mortazavi SM, Kurd MF, Bender B, Post Z, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Distal femoral arthroplasty for the treatment of periprosthetic fractures after total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Aug;25(5):775-80.

2009:
•    Fassett DR, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR. Biologic solutions for degenerative disk disease. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009 Jun;22(4):297-308.

2008:
•    Vaccaro AR, Whang PG, Patel T, Phillips FM, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Hilibrand AS, Brower RS, Kurd MF, Appannagari A, Patel M, Fischgrund JS. The safety and efficacy of OP-1 (rhBMP-7) as a replacement for iliac crest autograft for posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis: minimum 4-year follow-up of a pilot study. Spine J. 2008 May-Jun;8(3):457-65.

•    Kurd MF, Pulido L, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J. Clostridium difficile infection after total joint arthroplasty: who is at risk? J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep;23(6):839-42.

2007:
•    Norton RP, Patel D, Kurd MF, Picetti GD, Vaccaro AR. The use of thoracoscopy in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Nov 15;32(24):2777-85.

•    Kurd MF, Patel D, Norton R, Picetti G, Friel B, Vaccaro AR. Nonoperative treatment of symptomatic spondylolysis. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2007 Dec;20(8):560-4.


Non Peer- Reviewed:

•    Paulvalery Roulette MD, Mark Kurd MD. Immobilization following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Evidence-based approach. Seminars in Spine Surgery, 2015 Nov;28(2), p115-117.

•    Kurd MF, Couthino TP, Patel AA, An HS. Posterior Osteotomies for Symptomatic Cervical Kyphosis: Evaluation and Surgical Technique. Contemporary Spine Surgery. 2014 Sep;15(9):1-8.

•    Mark F. Kurd MD, Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD. Spinal instability: Trauma and tumor in the thoracolumbar spine. Seminars in Spine Surgery, 2013 Jun;25(2), p110-118.

•    Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR. Spinal Instability: Trauma and Tumor in the Thoracolumbar Spine. Seminars in Spine Surgery. 2013 June 25(2): 110-118.

•    Albert TJ, Polestra KA, Kurd MF. Neck Pain, Radiculopathy and Myelopathy. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2007.

•    Patel, D, Kurd, M.F., Vaccaro, A.R.: Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Nonoperative Considerations Thomas Land Publication. Volume 12, Number 1, Summer 2006.

•    Kurd, M.F., Patel, D, Vaccaro, A.R.: Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Operative Considerations. Thomas Land Publication. Volume 12, Number 2, Fall 2006.

•    Poelstra KA, Vaccaro AR, Rao S, Patel AA, Whang PG, Kurd MF, Stock G.  Pharmacologic Neuroprotection in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury and the Efficacy of Early Decompressive Surgery. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Nonoperative Considerations. 2006;12:2.

•    Patel AA, Poelstra K, Whang PG, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR.  Esophageal Injuries in Anterior Cervical Surgery.  Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Nonoperative Considerations. 2006;12:2.

•    Poelstra KA, Kurd MF, Albert TJ.  Managing Neck Pain: Evaluation and Treatment Recommendations.  The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2006 Nov; 809-814.

Book Chapters:

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF: Cervical Spine Trauma. Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal 2016;14(9):3.

•    Krystal J, Kurd MF: Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma. Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal 2016.

•    Kurd MF, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, In: Decision Making in Degenerative Spinal Surgery: A Case Based Approach, SA Qureshi and K Singh ed., Nova Science Publishers, 3-8, 2015.

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2021:

•    Kaye ID, Sebastian AS, Wagner SC, Semenza N, Bowles D, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Kurd MF, Rihn J, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. No Difference in Neck Pain or Health-Related Quality Measures Between Patients With or Without Degenerative Cervical Spondylolisthesis.
•    Global Spine J. 2021 Sep 27.

•    Canseco JA, Chang M, Karamian BA, Mao JZ, Reyes AA, Mangan J, Divi SN, Goyal DK, Salmons HI, Dohse N, Levy N, Detweiler M, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Predictors of Prolonged Opioid Use After Lumbar Fusion and the Effects of Opioid Use on Patient-Reported Outcome Measures. Global Spine J. 2021 Sep 6.

•    Canseco JA, Chang M, Karamian BA, Nicholson K, Patel PD, Shenoy K, Hartman J, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Postoperative Glycemic Variability as a Predictor of Adverse Outcomes Following Lumbar Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Aug 31.
•    
Schroeder GD, Karamian BA, Canseco JA, Vialle LR, Kandziora F, Benneker LM, Shanmuganathan R, Holstein JH, Schnake KJ, Kurd MF, Dvorak MF, Vialle EN, Joaquim AF, Kanna RM, Fehlings M, Wilson JR, Chapman JR, Krieg JC, Kleweno CP, Firoozabadi R, Öner FC, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. Validation of the AO Spine Sacral Classification System: Reliability Among Surgeons Worldwide. J Orthop Trauma. 2021 Aug 6.

•    Canseco JA, Karamian BA, Patel PD, Divi SN, Timmons T, Hallman H, Nachwalter R, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. PEEK Versus Titanium Static Interbody Cages: A Comparison of 1-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes for 1-Level TLIFs. Clin Spine Surg.        2021 Oct 1;34(8):E483-E493.

•    Levy HA, Karamian BA, Henstenburg J, Larwa J, Canseco JA, Haislup B, Chang M, Patel P, Radcliff KE, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD The impact of preoperative motor weakness on postoperative opioid use after ACDF. J Orthop. 2021 Jun 30;26:23-28.

•    Divi SN, Woods BI, Goyal DKC, Galetta MS, Nicholson KJ, Dimatteo AL, Lam ME, Qureshi MA, Anderson DG, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Kaye ID, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE, Schroeder GD. Do Patients with Back Pain-Dominant Symptoms Improve After Lumbar Surgery for Radiculopathy or Claudication?
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Aug;15(4):780-787. doi: 10.14444/8100. Epub 2021 Jul 15.


•    Canseco JA, Karamian BA, DiMaria SL, Patel PD, Donnally CJ 3rd, Plusch K, Singh A, Nachwalter R, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD.Timing of Preoperative Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis After Primary One-Level to Three-Level Lumbar Fusion. World Neurosurg. 2021 Sep;153:e349-e358. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.06.112. Epub 2021 Jul 3.

•    Patel PD, Canseco JA, Wilt Z, Okroj KT, Chang M, Reyes AA, Bowles DR, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD Postoperative Glycemic Variability and Adverse Outcomes After Posterior Cervical Fusion. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jul 1;29(13):580-588.

•    Patel PD, Canseco JA, Wilt Z, Okroj KT, Chang M, Reyes AA, Bowles DR, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Postoperative Glycemic Variability and Adverse Outcomes After Posterior Cervical Fusion. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jul 1;29(13):580-588.

•    Minetos PD, Canseco JA, Karamian BA, Bowles DR, Bhatt AH, Semenza NC, Murphy H, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Rihn JA, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD Discharge Disposition and Clinical Outcomes After Spine Surgery. Am J Med Qual. 2021 Jun 10.

•    Canseco JA, Karamian BA, DiMaria SL, Patel PD, Divi SN, Chang M, Timmons T, Grewal L, Hallman H, Lee JK, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD Static Versus Expandable Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Interbody Cages: A Comparison of One-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes for One-Level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. World Neurosurg. 2021 Aug;152:e492-e501.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Hoffman E, Conaway WK, Galtta M, Bowles DR, Houlihan NV, Bechay JF, McEntee RM, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How Does the Presence of a Surgical Trainee Impact Patient Outcomes in Lumbar Fusion Surgery? Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Jun;15(3):471-477. doi: 10.14444/8033. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Makanji HS, Kepler CK, Anderson DG, Warner ED, Galtta M, Mujica VE, Houlihan NV, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Can Imaging Characteristics on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predict the Acuity of a Lumbar Disc Herniation?
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Jun;15(3):458-465. doi: 10.14444/8032. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

•    Canseco JA, Minetos PD, Karamian BA, Paziuk TM, Basques BA, DiMaria SL, Timmins T, Hallman H, Henry T, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Comparison Between Three- and Four-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Patient-Reported and Radiographic Outcomes. World Neurosurg. 2021 Jul;151:e507-e516. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.04.073. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

•    Goyal DKC, Tarazona DA, Segar A, Sutton R, Motto MA, Divi SN, Galtta MS, Hilibrand AS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Kepler CK, Hsu V, Woods B, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Lumbar Pedicle Morphology and Vertebral Dimensions in Isthmic and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis-A Comparative Study.
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Apr;15(2):243-250. doi: 10.14444/8009. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

•    Goyal DKC, Stull JD, Divi SN, Galtta MS, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Combined Depression and Anxiety Influence Patient-Reported Outcomes after Lumbar Fusion. Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Apr;15(2):234-242. doi: 10.14444/8008. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

•    Karamian BA, Levy HA, Canseco JA, Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Lee JK, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Facet Distraction Affect Patient Outcomes After ACDF? Global Spine J. 2021 Mar 24.

•    Divi SN, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Goyal DKC, Mujica VE, Radcliff KE, Anderson DG, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Kaye ID, Woods BR, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Patient Outcomes Following Short-segment Lumbar Fusion Are Not Affected by PI-LL Mismatch. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Mar 1;34(2):73-77.

•    Stolzenberg D, Ahn JJ, Lendner M, Kurd M. Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Procedural Technique. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Mar 1;34(2):51-55.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Galetta MS, Guzek R, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Are Patient Outcomes Affected by the Presence of a Fellow or Resident in Lumbar Decompression Surgery? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Jan 1;46(1):35-40.

•    Divi SN, Bronson WH, Canseco JA, Chang M, Goyal DKC, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How do C2 tilt and C2 slope correlate with patient reported outcomes in patients after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?
•    Spine J. 2021 Apr;21(4):578-585.

•    Kreitz TM, Mangan J, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Woods BI, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS.Do Preoperative Epidural Steroid Injections Increase the Risk of Infection After Lumbar Spine Surgery? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Feb 1;46(3):E197-E202.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Stull JD, Morgenstern M, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Depression Identified on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Affects Health Related Quality of Life After Lumbar Decompression Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Apr 1;34(3):E126-E132.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Smoking Affect Short-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression? Global Spine J. 2021 Jun;11(5):727-732.

•    Mangan JJ, Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Lee TJ, DePaola RV, Saline A, Fang T, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Smoking Status Influence Health-Related Quality of Life Outcome Measures in Patients Undergoing ACDF? Global Spine J. 2021 Jan;11(1):50-56. doi: 10.1177/2192568219890292. Epub 2019 Nov 28.

•    Galetta MS, Divi SN, Shapses MA, Hartman JB, Nicholson KJ, Goyal DKC, Fang T, Mangan JJ, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Processing and Handling Cost of Single-use Versus Traditional Instrumentation for 1 Level Lumbar Fusions. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Feb 1;34(1):E39-E44.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How Does Smoking Influence Patient-reported Outcomes in Patients After Lumbar Fusion? Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Feb 1;34(1):E45-E50.

2020:
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Divi SN, Bronson WH, Canseco JA, Chang M, Goyal DKC, Nicholson KJ, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How do C2 tilt and C2 slope correlate with patient reported outcomes in patients after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?
•    Spine J. 2021 Apr;21(4):578-585. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.10.033. Epub 2020 Nov 13.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Schroeder GD, Pfeifer R, Canseco JA, Bowles DR, Nicholson KJ, Patel PD, Reyes AA, Radcliff KE, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Kaye ID, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR. Development of a Telemedicine Neurological Examination for Spine Surgery: A Pilot Trial. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Nov;33(9):355-369.

•    Divi SN, Makanji HS, Kepler CK, Anderson DG, Goyal DKC, Warner ED, Galetta MS, Hilibrand AS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Woods BI, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does the Size or Location of Lumbar Disc Herniation Predict the Need for Operative Treatment? Global Spine J. 2020 Sep 16:2192568220948519.

•    Goyal DKC, Divi SN, Bowles DR, Mujica VE, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Does Smoking Affect Short-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression? Global Spine J. 2021 Jun;11(5):727-732. doi: 10.1177/2192568220925791. Epub 2020 May 29.

•    Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Divi SN, Kepler CK, Kleweno CP, Krieg JC, Wilson JR, Holstein JH, Kurd MF, Firoozabadi R, Vialle LR, Oner FC, Kandziora F, Chapman JR, Schnake KJ, Benneker LM, Dvorak MF, Rajasekaran S, Vialle EN, Joaquim AF, El-Sharkawi MM, Dhakal GR, Popescu EC, Kanna RM, Muijs SPJ, Tee JW, Bellabarba C. Description and Reliability of the AOSpine Sacral Classification System. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Aug 19;102(16):1454-1463.

 

•    Reyes AA, Canseco JA, Mangan JJ, Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Bowles DR, Patel PD, Salmons HI, Morgenstern M, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use and Effects of Opioid Tolerance on Clinical Outcomes After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Jul 15;45(14):968-975.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Bowles DR, Mujica VE, Guzek R, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How do spinopelvic parameters influence patient-reported outcome measurements after lumbar decompression? Spine J. 2020 Oct;20(10):1610-1617. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.05.101. Epub 2020 May 20.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Stull JD, Kothari P, Padua FG, Patel PD, Bowles DR, Reyes AA, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. BMI Does Not Affect Complications or Patient Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Dec;33(10):E579-E585

•    Russo GS, Mangan JJ, Galetta MS, Boody B, Bronson W, Segar A, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Update on Spinal Cord Injury Management. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Aug;33(7):258-264.

•    Mangan JJ 3rd, Tadley M, Divi SN, Stull JD, Goyal DKC, McKenzie JC, Casper DS, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. The Impact of Multiple Comorbid Mental Health Disorders on Health-related Quality of Life Following ACDF. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Dec;33(10):E472-E477.

•    Goyal DKC, Murphy HA, Hollern DA, Divi SN, Nicholson K, Stawicki C, Kaye ID, Schroeder GD, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE. Is the Neck Disability Index an Appropriate Measure for Changes in Physical Function After Surgery for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy?
•    Int J Spine Surg. 2020 Feb 29;14(1):53-58. doi: 10.14444/7007. eCollection 2020 Feb.

•    Stull JD, Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Bowles DR, Reyes AA, Bechay J, Sonnier JH, Nachwalter RN, Zarowin JJ, Galetta MS, Kaye ID, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Preoperative Mental Health Component Scoring Is Related to Patient Reported Outcomes Following Lumbar Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Jun 15;45(12):798-803.

•    Mangan JJ 3rd, Divi SN, McKenzie JC, Stull JD, Conaway W, Casper DS, Goyal DKC, Nicholson KJ, Galetta MS, Wagner SC, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK. Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Affects Pseudarthrosis Rates and Influences Patient-Reported Outcomes. Global Spine J. 2020 Feb;10(1):55-62.

•    Stolzenberg D, Ahn JJ, Kurd M. Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation: Procedural Technique.
•    Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Feb;33(1):20-23.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Galetta MS, Fang T, Padua FG, Reyes AA, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. How Does Body Mass Index Influence Outcomes in Patients After Lumbar Fusion? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Apr 15;45(8):555-561.

•    Divi SN, Markova DZ, Fang T, Guzek R, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK. Circulating miR-155-5p as a Novel Biomarker of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 May 1;45(9):E499-E507.

•    Badlani N, Yu E, Kreitz T, Khan S, Kurd MF. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF). Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Mar;33(2):62-64.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Mangan JJ, Galetta MS, Nicholson KJ, Fang T, Goyal S, Booth TJ, Tarazona D, Lucasti C, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Are Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Influenced by Presurgical Depression Symptoms on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Survey? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Feb 1;45(3):201-207.

 

 

 

2019:
•    Schroeder GD, McKenzie JC, Casper DS, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Kepler C. The Total Cost to the Health Care System in Medicare and Medicaid Patients for the Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy. Clin Spine Surg. 2019 Feb;32(1):32-37.

•    Tarazona D, Boody B, Hilibrand AS, Stull J, Bell K, Fang T, Goyal D, Galetta M, Kaye D, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Longer Preoperative Duration of Symptoms Negatively Affects Health-related Quality of Life After Surgery for Cervical Radiculopathy.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 May 15;44(10):685-690.

•    Schroeder GD, Suleiman LI, Chioffe MA, Mangan JJ, McKenzie JC, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR, Savage JW, Hsu WK, Patel AA. The Effect of Oblique Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Surgical Decision Making for Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Radiculopathy. Int J Spine Surg. 2019 Jun 30;13(3):302-307.

•    Divi SN, Schroeder GD, Goyal DKC, Radcliff KE, Galetta MS, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Kaye ID, Woods BR, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK. Fusion Technique does not affect short-term patient reported outcomes for lumbar Degenerative disease. Spine J. 2019 Jul 26.

•    Matza LS, Kim KJ, Yu H, Belden KA, Chen AF, Kurd M, Lee BY, Webb J. Health state utilities associated with post-surgical Staphylococcus aureus infections. Eur J Health Econ. 2019 Aug;20(6):819-827.

•    Segar AH, Divi SN, Tarazona D, Fried T, Sandhu H, Kaye ID, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Hilibrand AS, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Non-mobile Adjacent Level Cervical Spondylolisthesis Does Not Always Require Fusion in Patients Undergoing ACDF. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Sep;44(18):1287-1293.

•    Makanji HS, Bilolikar VK, Goyal DKC, Kurd MF. Ambulatory surgery center payment models: current trends and future directions. J Spine Surg. 2019 Sep;5(Suppl 2):S191-S194.

•    DelSole EM, Makanji HS, Kurd MF. Current trends in ambulatory spine surgery: a systematic review. J Spine Surg. 2019 Sep;5(Suppl 2):S124-S132.

•    Divi SN, Goyal DKC, Mangan JJ, Galetta MS, Nicholson KJ, Fang T, Goyal S, Booth TJ, Tarazona D, Lucasti C, Kaye ID, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD. Are Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Influenced by Presurgical Depression Symptoms on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Survey? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Sep 6.

•    Galetta MS, Makanji HS, Strony J, Goyal DKC, Kurd MF. Changing reimbursement models and private equity ownership in spine surgery. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Sep;7(Suppl 5):S166.

•    Badlani N, Yu E, Kreitz T, Khan S, Kurd MF. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal  Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF). Clin Spine Surg. 2019 Oct 15.

•    Casper DS, Schroeder GD, McKenzie J, Zmistowski B, Vatson J, Mangan J, Stull J, Kurd M, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Kaye DI, Radcliff K, Woods B, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK. Medicaid Reimbursement for Common Spine Procedures: Are Compensation Rates Consistent? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Nov 15;44(22):1585-1590.

2018:
•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Radcliff KE, Maltenfort MG, Murphy H, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. The Effect of Hospital Ownership on Health Care Utilization in Orthopedic Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Mar;31(2):73-79.

•    Murphy HA, Warnick E, McEntee R, Nicholson K, Hollern DA, Stawicki C, Tarazona D, Schroeder GD, Woods BI, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Anderson GD, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE. Which Domains of the ODI Best Predict Change in Physical Function in Patients After Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jun 1;43(11):805-812.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Radcliff KE, Maltenfort MG, Murphy H, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. Are Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Treated Differently at a Physician-owned Hospital? Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Jun;31(5):211-215.

•    Nicholson KJ, Millhouse PW, Pflug E, Woods B, Schroeder GD, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Rihn JA, Vaccaro A, Radcliff KE. Cervical Sagittal Range of Motion as a Predictor of Symptom Severity in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jul1;43(13):883-889.

•    Schroeder GD, Boody BS, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Silva S, Nicholson K, Wilson JR,  Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Rihn JA. Comparing Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Either Primary or Revision Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jul1;43(13):E752-E757.

•    Stolzenberg D, Ahn JJ, Kurd M. Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection: Procedural Technique. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Aug;31(7):297-299.

•    Schroeder GD, McKenzie JC, Casper DS, Stake S, Buchholz J, Kepler C, Rihn JA, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Kaye ID, Nicholson K, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Khan S, Kurd MF. Descriptive Analysis of Associated Factors for Urgent Versus Nonurgent Inpatient Spine Transfers to a Tertiary Care Hospital. Am J Med Qual. 2018/Dec;33(6):623-628.

•    Rodriguez-Feo JA, Leas D, Odum SM, Angerame M, Kurd M, Darden BV, Milam RA. Reoperation Rates Following Open-Door Cervical Laminoplasty. Int J Spine Surg. 2018 Dec;21;12(6):751-756.

•    Schroeder GD, Hilibrand AS, Kepler CK, McKenzie JC, Nicholson KJ, Stawicki C, Paul J, Kumar P, Hollern DA, Murphy H, Milhouse PW, Kurd MF, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Rihn JA. Utilization of Time-driven Activity-based Costing to Determine the True Cost of a Single or 2-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Dec;31(10):452-456.

2017:
•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Hollern DA, Rodrigues-Pinto R, Kurd MF, Wilson JR, Maltenfort MG, Paul JT, Fleischman AN, Dwight K, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro AR. The Effect of Dynamic Versus Static Plating Systems on Fusion Rates and Complications in 1-Level and/or 2-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Systematic Review. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Feb;30(1):20-26.

•    Radcliff K, Ong KL, Lovald S, Lau E, Kurd M. Cervical Spine Surgery Complications and Risks in the Elderly. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Mar 15;42(6):E347-E354.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. Comparing the Treatment Algorithm and Complications for Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion at a Physician-Owned Specialty Hospital and a University-Owned Tertiary Care Hospital. Am J Med Qual. 2017 Mar/Apr;32(2):208-214.

•    Kurd MF, Kreitz T, Schroeder G, Vaccaro AR. The Role of Multimodal Analgesia in Spine Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Apr;25(4):260-268.

•    Murphy H, Schroeder GD, Shi WJ, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Fleischman AN, Kandziora F, Chapman JR, Benneker LM, Vaccaro AR. Management of Hangman's Fractures: A Systematic Review. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Sep;31 Suppl 4:S90-S95.

•    Rodrigues-Pinto R, Kurd MF, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Krieg JC, Holstein JH, Bellabarba C, Firoozabadi R, Oner FC, Kandziora F, Dvorak MF, Kleweno CP, Vialle  LR, Rajasekaran S, Schnake KJ, Vaccaro AR. Sacral Fractures and Associated Injuries. Global Spine J. 2017 Oct;7(7):609-616.

2016:
•    Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Oner FC, Vialle LR, Kandziora F, Koerner JD, Kurd MF, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Chapman J, Aarabi B, Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of A. Piazzolla et al. concerning, "The Surgical Algorithm for the AOSpine, Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System" by A. R. Vaccaro et al.; Eur Spine J (2016);25(4):1087-1094.

•    Millhouse PW, Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Savage JW. Microdiscectomy for a Paracentral Lumbar Herniated Disk. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Feb;29(1):17-20.

•    Schroeder GD, Hsu WK, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR, Patel AA, Savage JW. Use of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in the Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Mar;41(5):445-9.

•    Badlani N, Yu E, Ahn J, Kurd MF, Khan SN. Minimally Invasive/Less Invasive Microdiscectomy. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Apr;29(3):108-10.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS. Performing an  Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Jun;29(5):186-90.

•    Lindtner RA, Bellabarba C, Firoozabadi R, Kurd MF, Shafi KA, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Should Displaced Sacral Fractures Be Treated by an Orthopedic Traumatologist or a Spine Surgeon? Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Jun;29(5):173-6.

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Alijanipour P, Kurd MF, Hollern D, Kumar P, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. The Economic Implications of an Incidental Durotomy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 1;41(19):1548-53.

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Mead L, Millhouse PW, Kumar P, Nicholson K, Stawicki C, Helber A, Fasciano D, Patel AA, Woods BI, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR. Is It Necessary to Extend a Multilevel Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion to the Upper Thoracic Spine? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Dec 1;41(23):1845-1849.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: How Is It Classified? J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Dec;24(12):843-852.

2015:
•    Kurd MF, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Spine Surgery in an Ambulatory Setting: What Can Be Done Safely? JBJS Rev. 2015 May 19;3(5).

•    Kurd M, Cohick S, Park A, Ahmadinia K, Lee J, An H. Fusion in degenerative spondylolisthesis: comparison of osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone graft substitutes. Eur Spine J. 2015 May;24(5):1066-73.

•    Kurd MF, Millhouse PW, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. Lateral Mass Fixation in the Subaxial Cervical Spine. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Aug;28(7):259-63.

•    Kurd MF, Alijanipour P, Schroeder GD, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro A. Magne Resonance Imaging Following Spine Trauma. JBJS Rev. 2015 Oct 27;3(10).

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Paul JT, Rubenstein RN, Harrop JS, Brodke DS, Chapman JR, Vaccaro AR. A Systematic Review of the Treatment of Geriatric Type II Odontoid Fractures. Neurosurgery. 2015 Oct;77 Suppl 4:S6-14.

•    Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR, Hsu WK, Patel AA, Savage JW. Rationale for the Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Nov;40(21):E1161-6.

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF, Kepler CK, Arnold PM, Vaccaro AR. Postoperative Epidural Hematomas in the Lumbar Spine. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Nov;28(9):313-8.

•    Segebarth B, Kurd MF, Haug PH, Davis R. Routine Upright Imaging for Evaluating Degenerative Lumbar Stenosis: Incidence of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Missed on Supine MRI. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Dec;28(10):394-7.

2014:
•    O'Boynick CP, Kurd MF, Darden BV 2nd, Vaccaro AR, Fehlings MG. Timing of surgery in thoracolumbar trauma: is early intervention safe? Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Jul;37(1):E7.

•    An HS, Al-Shihabi L, Kurd M. Surgical treatment for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament in the cervical spine. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2014 Jul;22(7):420-9.

•    Fineberg SJ, Nandyala SV, Kurd MF, Marquez-Lara A, Noureldin M, Sankaranarayanan S, Patel AA, Oglesby M, Singh K. Incidence and risk factors for postoperative ileus following anterior, posterior, and circumferential lumbar fusion. Spine J. 2014 Aug 1;14(8):1680-5.

•    Le ME, Kurd MF. A Review and Analysis of the YODA Trials: What Can We Glean Clinically? Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2014 Sep;7(3):189-92.

2013:
•    Rihn JA, Kurd M, Hilibrand AS, Lurie J, Zhao W, Albert T, Weinstein J. The influence of obesity on the outcome of treatment of lumbar disc herniation: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jan 2;95(1):1-8.

•    Fineberg SJ, Kurd MF, Patel AA, Singh K. Incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal hemorrhage after lumbar fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Aug 15;38(18):1584-9.

•    Phillips FM, Isaacs RE, Rodgers WB, Khajavi K, Tohmeh AG, Deviren V, Peterson MD, Hyde J, Kurd M. Adult degenerative scoliosis treated with XLIF: clinical and radiographical results of a prospective multicenter study with 24-month follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 1;38(21):1853-61.

2012:
•    Kurd MF, Lurie JD, Zhao W, Tosteson T, Hilibrand AS, Rihn J, Albert TJ, Weinstein JN. Predictors of treatment choice in lumbar spinal stenosis: a spine patient outcomes research trial study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Sep 1;37(19):1702-7.

2011:
•    Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Radcliff K, Kurd M, Lurie J, Blood E, Albert TJ, Weinstein JN. Duration of symptoms resulting from lumbar disc herniation: effect  on treatment outcomes: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Oct 19;93(20):1906-14.

2010:
•    Kurd MF, Ghanem E, Steinbrecher J, Parvizi J. Two-stage exchange knee arthroplasty: does resistance of the infecting organism influence the outcome? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Aug;468(8):2060-6.

•    Mortazavi SM, Kurd MF, Bender B, Post Z, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Distal femoral arthroplasty for the treatment of periprosthetic fractures after total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Aug;25(5):775-80.

2009:
•    Fassett DR, Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR. Biologic solutions for degenerative disk disease. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009 Jun;22(4):297-308.

2008:
•    Vaccaro AR, Whang PG, Patel T, Phillips FM, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Hilibrand AS, Brower RS, Kurd MF, Appannagari A, Patel M, Fischgrund JS. The safety and efficacy of OP-1 (rhBMP-7) as a replacement for iliac crest autograft for posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis: minimum 4-year follow-up of a pilot study. Spine J. 2008 May-Jun;8(3):457-65.

•    Kurd MF, Pulido L, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J. Clostridium difficile infection after total joint arthroplasty: who is at risk? J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep;23(6):839-42.

2007:
•    Norton RP, Patel D, Kurd MF, Picetti GD, Vaccaro AR. The use of thoracoscopy in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Nov 15;32(24):2777-85.

•    Kurd MF, Patel D, Norton R, Picetti G, Friel B, Vaccaro AR. Nonoperative treatment of symptomatic spondylolysis. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2007 Dec;20(8):560-4.


Non Peer- Reviewed:

•    Paulvalery Roulette MD, Mark Kurd MD. Immobilization following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Evidence-based approach. Seminars in Spine Surgery, 2015 Nov;28(2), p115-117.

•    Kurd MF, Couthino TP, Patel AA, An HS. Posterior Osteotomies for Symptomatic Cervical Kyphosis: Evaluation and Surgical Technique. Contemporary Spine Surgery. 2014 Sep;15(9):1-8.

•    Mark F. Kurd MD, Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD. Spinal instability: Trauma and tumor in the thoracolumbar spine. Seminars in Spine Surgery, 2013 Jun;25(2), p110-118.

•    Kurd MF, Vaccaro AR. Spinal Instability: Trauma and Tumor in the Thoracolumbar Spine. Seminars in Spine Surgery. 2013 June 25(2): 110-118.

•    Albert TJ, Polestra KA, Kurd MF. Neck Pain, Radiculopathy and Myelopathy. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2007.

•    Patel, D, Kurd, M.F., Vaccaro, A.R.: Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Nonoperative Considerations Thomas Land Publication. Volume 12, Number 1, Summer 2006.

•    Kurd, M.F., Patel, D, Vaccaro, A.R.: Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Operative Considerations. Thomas Land Publication. Volume 12, Number 2, Fall 2006.

•    Poelstra KA, Vaccaro AR, Rao S, Patel AA, Whang PG, Kurd MF, Stock G.  Pharmacologic Neuroprotection in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury and the Efficacy of Early Decompressive Surgery. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Nonoperative Considerations. 2006;12:2.

•    Patel AA, Poelstra K, Whang PG, Kurd MF, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR.  Esophageal Injuries in Anterior Cervical Surgery.  Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Acute SCI Management: Nonoperative Considerations. 2006;12:2.

•    Poelstra KA, Kurd MF, Albert TJ.  Managing Neck Pain: Evaluation and Treatment Recommendations.  The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2006 Nov; 809-814.

Book Chapters:

•    Schroeder GD, Kurd MF: Cervical Spine Trauma. Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal 2016;14(9):3.

•    Krystal J, Kurd MF: Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma. Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal 2016.

•    Kurd MF, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, In: Decision Making in Degenerative Spinal Surgery: A Case Based Approach, SA Qureshi and K Singh ed., Nova Science Publishers, 3-8, 2015.

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