This focused issue on “Current State of Intraoperative Imaging” is edited by Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi, from department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA.
Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi is an Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is also the Patty and Jay Baker Chair in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. He is a founding member and treasurer of the Minimally Invasive Spine Study Group (MISSG).
Dr. Qureshi is a recognized leader and one of the premier surgeons in the field of minimally invasive and motion sparing spine surgery. He served as the Chief of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and the Associate Director of the Spine Center at Mount Sinai Hospital prior to joining HSS. Dr. Qureshi has one of the busiest clinical practices in the country, performing nearly 300 minimally invasive spine surgeries annually. In 2019, he was named the Patty and Jay Baker Chair in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at HSS.
Dr. Qureshi's major research interests include outcomes related to minimally invasive spine surgery, cost-effectiveness and value of spinal surgery procedures, and comparative effectiveness of various treatments of spinal pathology. He has authored over 100 articles, book chapters, and text books. He helps design innovative surgical technology with the leading spinal implant companies in the world.
As an acclaimed speaker and educator, Dr. Qureshi has given over 100 invited lectures around the world. He has also contributed his surgical videos for surgeon education around the world. Dr. Qureshi has trained fellows nationally and internationally. He has spine surgeons who have visited his operating room to learn the newest techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery from China, Korea, Japan, Australia, England, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, and India.
Dr. Qureshi received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. While in medical school, he also earned an MBA in health administration. Dr. Qureshi completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and then received advanced training in complex spine surgery under Dr. Henry Bohlman in Cleveland, Ohio. Additionally, Dr. Qureshi completed the Cervical Spine Research Society's Traveling Fellowship.
Focused issue outline:
- Intraoperative Risks of Radiation Exposure for the Surgeon and Patient
- Preoperative Planning for Intraoperative Navigation Guidance
- Intraoperative Image Guidance for Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
- Intraoperative Image Guidance for Lateral Position Surgery
- Intraoperative Image Guidance for Cervical Spine Surgery
- Intraoperative Image Guidance for Endoscopic Spine Surgery
- Intraoperative Image Guidance for Decompression-Only Surgery
- Intraoperative Image Guidance for the Surgical Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity
- The Current State of Navigation in Spine Surgery
- The Current State of Navigation in Robotic Spine Surgery
- Innovations in Spine Imaging: Real-Time Augmented Reality versus Virtual Reality