New Scoliosis and Spine Tumor Center Established at Texas Health Plano|
PLANO, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano has launched a new Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center, and recruited one of the top spine surgeons in the world as its medical director.
“We are very proud to welcome Dr. Isador Lieberman and herald the establishment of this new and highly sophisticated Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center,” said Dr. Jeffrey Canose, president of Texas Health Plano. “It is a tribute to Texas Health Plano that this nationally recognized surgical specialist has chosen to join our team. This adds still another dimension and layer to the strong foundation of medical services, technologies and clinical excellence that we offer our patients and community.”
Lieberman, who brings several decades of clinical, research and educational experience, comes to Plano from the Cleveland Clinic, where he served as chairman of the facility’s Spine Department. Lieberman specializes in the surgical treatment of various types of spinal disorders, with particular emphasis on minimally invasive/endoscopic spinal surgery; adolescent and adult scoliosis; deformity reconstruction; and cervical and lumbar degenerative disorders, including herniated discs and stenosis, spinal tumors, infections and trauma. In addition, he treats osteoporotic compression fractures (kyphoplasty) and musculoskeletal manifestations of multiple myeloma.
Lieberman also has designed and developed numerous spinal surgery instruments and implants, and currently has 15 issued and 13 pending U.S. patents. His research has appeared in more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, as well as in numerous books, chapters and journals.
A graduate of the University of Toronto’s medical school and residency program, Lieberman is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as holding specialist certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Texas Health Plano’s new Scoliosis and Spine Tumor Center provides preventative, medical and surgical care to patients suffering from scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, spinal tumors and spinal issues requiring complex treatment and reconstruction.
“I envision the program providing patients with the most comprehensive and least invasive treatment, associated with the best outcome, for their spinal problems,” Lieberman said. “I am excited to be working with Texas Health Plano and expect our program to become not only a regional, but national, referral center for spine deformities.”
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