Dr. Lehman’s Previous Spine Courses


The 9th Annual CSRS (Cervical Spine Research Society)
Hands-On Cadaver Course:
Cervical Spine Decompression & Stabilization Techniques

Course Director:

  • Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD

Course Co-Director:

  • Jeremy Fogelson, MD

Course Advisor:

  • K. Daniel Riew, MD

February 18-20, 2016
Where: St. Louis, Missouri

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Cervical Spine Symposium


  • Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD
    Columbia Orthopaedics
    New York, NY

Friday, February 26, 2016
The Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, NV


This course will offer participants the opportunity to learn and discuss relevant advancements in cervical spine surgery. Participants will enjoy an informal and supportive meeting structured to foster discussion and the exchange of new ideas pertaining to cervical spine surgery. During the didactic portion of the program, specific emphasis will be placed on techniques and procedures. The subsequent cadaveric workshop will provide participants the opportunity to perform many of the techniques discussed with faculty guidance in a relaxed environment.

  • Review anterior and posterior cervical cases.
  • Debate technique options for various cervical spinal procedures.
  • Discuss the application of spinal implants and other surgical equipment and how they impact decision making, fusion, and outcomes.
  • Demonstrate new and updated options for cervical spinal surgery.
  • Perform highlighted techniques in a cadaveric lab using Stryker Spine products.

Stryker Spine complies with the AdvaMed Code of Ethics that governs interactions with Health Care Professionals. This meeting is AdvaMed compliant.

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Spine Meeting: Innovative and Advanced Surgery of the Degenerative and Deformed Lumbar Spine

Course Co-Directors:

  • Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD
  • Lawerence G. Lenke, MD
  • Todd J. Stewart, MD

Thursday, August 20–Saturday, August 22, 2015
PASE Learning Center – 3839 Lindell Blvd. 
3839 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63108, USA USA

Partial Event Summary:

The Participant Will:

  • Review the surgical and radiological anatomy of the lumbar spine
  • Discuss the principles and analyze the anterior, direct lateral, anterior oblique, and posterolateral, and posterior approaches to the lumbar spine and perform stabilization/fusion techniques using available instrumentation on specially prepared cadavers
  • Discuss complex surgical cases for the degenerative and deformed spine, presented by expert faculty; evaluate reasonable treatment plans and surgical approaches based on interactive discussions
  • Demonstrate and evaluate available interbody fusion devices, spacers, and instrumentation systems including devices used for motion preservation.

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