Founder & President

Founder & President

Kern Singh, MD

Founder and President

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Co-Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush

Dr. Singh began MISSG with the intention of advancing the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. By providing a resource for minimally invasive spine surgeons to perform high quality research, Dr. Singh aims to shed light on the benefits and deficiencies of minimally invasive techniques.  He has an international reputation for leading in the field of minimally invasive spinal surgery, and now with MISSG can promote its applicability to spine surgeons across the country and around the world.

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Treasurer

Treasurer

Sheeraz A. Qureshi, MD, MBA

Treasurer

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Head of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Qureshi specializes in the utilization of minimally invasive techniques and has driven much of the research within the field. With MISSG, he hopes to provide surgeons with the ability to analyze outcomes and risk factors for complications following minimally invasive surgery in order to improve quality for patients. 

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Secretary

Secretary

Frank phillips, MD

Secretary

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Director of Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Phillips has been involved in the advancement of minimally invasive techniques throughout his career. With MISSG, he hopes to provide other surgeons with the opportunity to identify methods of improving their surgical practice.

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