Zoher Ghogawala, MD, is the new president of the North American Spine Society, the organization said Oct. 18.
He is a neurosurgeon and chair of neurosurgery at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., according to a news release. Dr. Ghogawala has been involved with NASS since 2008 and has leadership roles across several committees.
Dr. Ghogawala was deputy editor for The Spine Journal for seven years and served on the editorial board of Spine. He has more than 100 published articles and has iven more than 100 visting lectures.
"“It is truly an honor to be named president of NASS, an organization I have been
part of for 15 years," he said in the release. "As we continue acclimating to the post-
pandemic landscape in health care and beyond, we face many challenges as an
organization. But I look forward to meeting them head on, as we collaboratively
work to improve NASS and spine care in general. I also believe that organized
orthopedics and organized neurosurgery need to be aligned to advocate for our patients."