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Chief of Spine NYU Langone, Brooklyn and Assistant professor at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan, Dr. Gerling specializes in surgical treatment of spinal disorders. He is a fellowship trained, American Board Certified spine surgeon with advanced specialty training and extensive experience in complex cervical disorders, and minimally invasive techniques for treatment of spinal trauma, degenerative disorders or aging of the spine, and spinal deformity. He is most known for his extremely low complication rates and rapid return to work and play in his patients after spinal surgery. Asthetically optimized scars, minimal muscle injury using endoscopic and tubular approaches and excellent people skills are stand out features of the practice. An active academic, Dr. Gerling is engaged in education and research. He has authored multiple clinical and basic science research publications, abstracts and text book chapters, he frequently moderates research symposia, teaches courses for international spine societies and speaks at national and international conferences. He is an editorial reviewer for multiple journals, and he is a course instructor for the only spine surgical skills course offered at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting. As a member of multiple research societies, including the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS), Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS), North American Spine Society (NASS), and the Herndon Society, he is past President of the Brooklyn Orthopedic Society and a Fellow of the AAOS. He currently sits on the Program Committee for the Spine section of the AAOS, LSRS and CSRS, and he is program chair for the Federation of Spine Societies and sits on the Spine Curriculum Content Committee@AAOS. Dr. Michael Gerling’s offices are conveniently located in Manhattan, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and Staten Island
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