Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia
Top Doctors, San Diego Magazine
Walter P. Blount Humanitarian Award, Scoliosis Research Society
America's Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
Louis A. Goldstein Award for Best Clinical Presentation, Scoliosis Research Society
Achievement Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association
Dual growing rod technique followed for three to eleven years until final fusion: the effect of frequency of lengthening.
Spine., Apr;33(9):984-90 (2008)
Anterior exposure of the spine for removal of lumbar interbody devices and implants.
Spine., Oct;31(21):2449-53 (2006)
Management themes in early onset scoliosis.
J Bone Joint Surg Am., Feb;89 Suppl 1:42-54 (2007)
Acute reciprocal changes distant from the site of spinal osteotomies affect global postoperative alignment.
Adv Orthop., 2011:415946 (2011)
Innovation in growing rod technique: a study of safety and efficacy of a magnetically controlled growing rod in a porcine model.
Spine., Jun;37(13):1109-14 (2012)
How does thoracic kyphosis affect patient outcomes in growing rod surgery?
Spine., Jul;37(15):1303-9 (2012)
Early Onset Scoliosis: Modern Treatment and Results.
J Pediatr Orthop., Oct;32(7):647-657 (2012)
Complications of growth-sparing surgery in early onset scoliosis.
Spine., Dec;35(25):2193-204 (2010)
Adult deformity correction through minimally invasive lateral approach techniques.
Spine., Dec;35(26 Suppl):S312-21 (2010)
Lengthening of dual growing rods and the law of diminishing returns.
Spine., May;36(10):806-9 (2011)
Closed Suction Irrigation for the Treatment of Postoperative Wound Infections Following Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation.
Spine., Feb (2010)
Anterior Instrumentation and Correction of Congenital Spinal Deformities Under Age of Four Without Hemivertebrectomy: A New Alternative.
Spine., Feb (2010)
Dual growing rod technique for the treatment of progressive early-onset scoliosis: a multicenter study.
Spine., Sep;30(17 Suppl):S46-57 (2005)
Early onset idiopathic scoliosis.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg., Feb;14(2):101-12 (2006)
Debate: degenerative scoliosis: to operate or not to operate.
Spine., Sep;31(19 Suppl):S195-201 (2006)
Biomechanical comparison of different anchors (foundations) for the pediatric dual growing rod technique.
Spine J., 8(6):933-9 (2008)
Neurologic risk in growing rod spine surgery in early onset scoliosis: is neuromonitoring necessary for all cases?
Spine., Aug;34(18):1952-5 (2009)
Contoured Harrington instrumentation in the treatment of unstable spinal fractures. The effect of supplementary sublaminar wires.
Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res., Oct(189):186-94 (1984)
Dysplasia epiphysialis hemimelica.
Orthopedics., Sep;8(9):1170-5 (1985)
Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the thoracic spine. Case report.
Spine., 12(6):620-4 (1987)