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Tina Raman, MD

  • Specialty: Spine Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 929-455-2600
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About Me

I am an orthopedic and spine surgeon at NYU Langone, where I specialize in minimally invasive and open surgery techniques for patients with degenerative spine disorders, adult and pediatric spine deformities and scoliosis, spinal infections and tumors, and those who require revision spine surgery.

At our Spine Center, I work with a team of specialized experts, including internists, neurologists, anesthesiologists, radiologists, physiatrists, and pediatricians. We explore all avenues for nonsurgical treatment before surgery is considered. I use the most advanced imaging technology to understand the complexity and unique nature of each patient’s condition, and to understand my patients’ individual goals. If surgery is necessary, I utilize the safest and most effective techniques that allow for a fast recovery.

I have published numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, and have presented at international conferences. My research interests include analysis of different techniques and instrumentation for complex spine surgery and patient outcomes. For my work in spinal deformity, I’ve won the Value Abstract Award from the North American Spine Society, and received a nomination for the prestigious Hibbs Award from the Scoliosis Research Society.

I am committed to advocating for spine surgery patients and have represented the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on Capitol Hill to raise awareness about spine disorders and the importance of research to treat and prevent them.

I am passionate about creating better health outcomes for people with spine disorders and changing their lives with high-quality patient care.


Conditions and Treatments

shoulder pain, spondylolysis, ankylosing spondylitis, spondylolisthesis, spine infection, neck surgery, spinal arthritis, cervical spine fracture, herniated disk, spinal compression fracture, back pain, spinal fusion, nerve root injury, spinal cord tumor, spinal cord injury, scoliosis, spinal deformity, cervical myelopathy, spinal injury, neck pain, degenerative disc disease, spondylosis, kyphosis, spinal narrowing, spondyloarthropathy, minimally invasive surgery, injury of the lumbar spine, disc repair
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, 2018
  • Residency, Johns Hopkins University, Orthopedic Surgery, 2017
  • MD from UMDNJ, 2012
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