Dr. Sucato with other spine experts at annual spine meeting.

Mar 08, 2019 / Innovation

Sucato Has Major Role in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Course

Recently, Chief of Staff Daniel J. Sucato, M.D., M.S., traveled to Coral Gables, Florida to participate in an annual spine course – Pediatric Spinal Deformity: On the Cutting Edge VII. This two-day meeting included orthopedic and neurological surgeons, as well as fellows, residents and other medical professionals. Attendees came together to collaborate, debate and discuss the latest treatment techniques and challenges regarding complex spinal disorders. 

Sucato served as a faculty member and participated throughout the sessions as a presenter, panelist and moderator. Topics he discussed and shared his expertise included:
  • Idiopathic scoliosis
  • Neuromuscular deformities
  • Kyphosis in AIS
  • Techniques in caring for complex scoliosis
As one of the premier institutions for the care and treatment of scoliosis, the hospital is honored to be involved with educational and research meetings throughout the year. “Our staff travel the globe to present original research, share their expertise and have the opportunity to learn from other leaders within the industry,” says Sucato. “Being able to participate in conferences, like this spine course, allows us enhance how we care for a specific patient population. Our team of spine surgeons treat the common to the complex of spinal disorders, and it is educational opportunities like this that help us become better doctors for our patients.” 

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