Age-Old Debate: Anterior versus Posterior versus Combined Approaches for Cervical Pathology

Jeremy M. Steinberger, MD, Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai, presents various surgical cases to address a common debate among spine surgeons: whether to approach surgeries anteriorly, posteriorly, or via a combination of both.

Chapters (Click to go to chapter start)
Review of how deciding surgical approaches for spine surgeries can be easy, but mostly difficult. Dr. Steinberger introduces two common patterns that tend to yield a difficult decision-making process
Dr. Steinberger present a case example that highlights anterior and posterior decision-making and quizzes residents on how they would approach it
Second case presentation
Third case presentation
Final case presentation


December 1, 2021

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Jeremy Steinberger, MD

Jeremy Steinberger, MD

Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System

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