Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi named Hospital for Special Surgery's co-chief of spine

Carly Behm -  

Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, will be co-chief of spine services at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery starting Oct. 2.

Dr. Qureshi succeeds Harvinder Sandhu, MD, and will work with co-chief Andrew Sama, MD, according to an Aug. 12 hospital news release. Dr. Qureshi joined the hospital in 2017 after working as chief of minimally invasive spine surgery and associate director of the Spine Center at New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital. 

He has written or co-written more than 200 articles, given more than 100 lectures and trains surgical fellows worldwide. Dr. Quereshi also works with devicemakers on spinal implants.

"I'm honored to join Dr. Sama in leading the specialists who have already made HSS the nation's most popular and successful spine treatment center," Dr. Qureshi said in the news release. "Our multidisciplinary team personalizes for each patient the latest evidence-based options, from conservative, nonsurgical therapies to surgical treatment for the most complex conditions."

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