19th SASS Congress
30 May – 1 June 2019

Invited International Faculty

Professor Scott Haldeman - California USA

Scott Haldeman DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), FCCS(C), FAAN holds the positions of Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Adjunct Profession, Department of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Adjunct Professor, Southern California University of Health Sciences
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Professor Martin Repko - Czech Republic

Scoliosis Research Society
Member of Worldwide Course Committee
Member of Global Outreach Committee EFORT
National delegate for Czech Republic Eurospine
Past member of Educational Committee Czech Society for Orthopaedy and Traumatology
1st vicepresident and President Elect Czech Spondylosurgery Society
Member of Executive board
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Dr. John Kostuik - Ontario Canada

Advisor to the President, Stryker Spine Division
Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University

Awards: American-British Canadian Fellow 1975
Traveling fellowships above
Scoliosis Research Society Traveling Fellow (Mentor) Asia 2001
Hibbs Awards SRS
Wiltse Award NASS
Farfan / Selby Award NASS
Harrington Lecturer, Scoliosis Research Society, 2009
Lifetime Achievement Award SRS, 2010
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Adrian Casey - Stanmore United Kingdom

Adrian Casey was the first neurosurgeon in the UK to be appointed as a pure spinal surgeon. His first
consultant appointment was to Charing Cross Neurosurgery Unit in 1996.

He was subsequently appointed as the first spinal neurosurgeon in the UK to his current post at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square (UCLH). This was a specially created post to bring together the two disciplines of Spine Surgery (Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery).

He has worked at the two National Hospitals (Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical) for more than twenty years. He set up the EANS advanced spine teaching and currently serves on the WFNS education section. He is Past president of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, and has authored more than 200 peer reviewed articles and 21 book chapters on spine surgery. Read more ...