Venu M. Nemani, MD, PhD of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic was the lead author on a recently published article titled “Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Update on Bracing, Surgical Techniques, and Patient Safety.” The article was published in Instructional Course Lectures, a publication of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meant to provide information on the state of the art treatment for various conditions to practicing orthopaedic surgeons.
Dr. Nemani collaborated with his colleagues at the Hospital for Special Surgery, University of Florida, and at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital to describe the latest techniques and methods used to enhance patient safety in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, which is the most common form of scoliosis in teenagers. View the full abstract here (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28594524).
Dr. Nemani is a combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic fellowship trained spine surgeon. He has advanced training in all aspects of spine surgery, with a special interest and expertise in disorders of the cervical spine and in patients with spinal deformities such as scoliosis.
Dr. Nemani believes in a comprehensive approach to patient care and works with all members of the medical team to treat spinal problems conservatively before considering an operation. If surgery is necessary, he will perform spine surgery utilizing the most safe and effective techniques in a manner that is tailored for each individual patient.
Dr. Nemani has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed research articles, presented over 35 scientific studies at national and international conferences, and written more than 15 book chapters on various topics in spine surgery. He continues to be actively involved in research to improve the outcomes of spine surgery for his patients. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and AO Spine. He also volunteers his time as a spine surgeon in Ghana, where he has surgically treated some of the most rare and complex spinal deformities in both pediatric and adult patients.
For further details on Dr. Nemani, please visit www.nemanispine.com. To schedule an appointment, please call 919-863-6808.
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