Mission Statement

The American College of Spine Surgery was organized in 1999 with Charles D. Ray serving as the founding president.
The College was created with the following objectives:

  • to promote suitable and appropriate education and training in the field of spine surgery;
  • to sponsor suitable and appropriate educational programs in the field of spine surgery; and
  • to accredit suitable and appropriate residency and fellowship training programs in the field of spine surgery.

Corey Wallach, M.D.
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Meeting Co-Chairs

  Adam Shimer, M.D.  Paul Gause, M.D.  

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