Dr Praveen V. Mummaneni
eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty
Dr Praveen V. Mummaneni is a highly experienced Spine Surgeon and a key member of the eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme faculty. The Spine Surgery Education Programme contains 180 Spine Surgery Lectures, and contains Specialist Certificates and the full Postgraduate Diploma in Spine Surgery. The eccElearning Faculty is made up of over 140 expert spine surgeons and educators. They have collectively supported the development of the world’s first comprehensive, online postgraduate education programme in a medical sub-speciality, spine surgery.
Dr Praveen V Mummaneni, MD
- Joan O’Reilly Endowed Professor in Spinal Surgery, Vice Chairman, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurosurgery
Contributions of Dr Praveen V. Mummaneni
Lecture: Minimally Invasive Treatment Indications for Adult Deformity
This lecture looks at the role of minimally invasive surgery in adult deformity. The suitability of cases which benefit from minimally invasive surgery and the outcomes in these cases are discussed. To aid the decision making process an algorithm is presented which can guide the better selection of the procedures for the patients. Finally, the identification of the patients which are not suitable for this kind of treatment is covered.