November 13, 2013

Becker’s Spine Review names Dr. John Collis from St. Vincent to “90 Spine Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know” list

John Collis, MD, from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was recently named to the Becker's Spine Review list of “90 Spinal Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know.” The list compiles spine surgeons and specialists who developed innovative implant and devices to advance the field. Many members of this list hold multiple patents and continue to work toward improving their technology. Dr. Collis serves as co-medical director of the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

As seen in Becker’s Spine Review:

John S. Collis, MD (St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland)
Dr. Collis is a neurosurgeon and the co-director of The Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland. He has a special interest in disorders and injuries of the cervical and lumbar spine. He has helped invent many devices, including surgical instruments for total disc replacement, a laminectomy retractor and a table for disc puncture testing and treatment. Previously in his career, Dr. Collis has served as an associate professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, director of spinal surgery at Cleveland Clinic and director of neurosurgery at St. Vincent and Lutheran Hospital. He received his residencies in general surgery and neurological surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

See the complete Becker's Spine Review list here.

Members of the list were selected based on editorial research and public solicitation for recommendations. Physicians do not pay and cannot pay to appear on the list. Becker's Spine Review is a Chicago-based online and print publication focused on news and analysis of the business and legal issues related to spine surgeons and practices. The publication includes electronic newsletters, additional web content and a quarterly print publication sent to spine surgeons and practice decision-makers across the country.

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