Additional Physicians

Spine

Mark F. Abel, MDMark F. Abel, MD
MD Degree: Tulane University, 1982
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Hospital Health Center and University of California, San Diego
Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society
Scoliosis Research Society

Clinical Practice: Scoliosis, general pediatric orthopaedics, hip dysplasia, cerebral palsy, spine surgery, general pediatric orthopaedics, cerebral palsy and syndrome related patients, scoliosis, and spine disorders

Research Interests: Clinical assessments and management of spinal deformities in children. Management of cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular conditions.

W. Jeffrey Elias, MDW. Jeffrey Elias, MD
MD Degree: University of Virginia, 1994
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Virginia
Neurosurgery, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, England
Fellowship: Functional Neurosurgery, Oregon Health & Science University

Clinical Practice: Movement disorders, epilepsy, chronic pain and peripheral nerve injuries

Gregory A. Helm, MD, PhDGregory A. Helm, MD, PhD
MD Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia
Certification: Neurological Surgery

Practice Specialties: Neuro-oncology, gene therapy, and general neurosurgery.

Research Interests: Molecular neurosurgery focusing on gene therapy for the treatment of aneurysms and brain tumors.

John A. Jane, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)John A. Jane, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)
MD Degree: University of Chicago
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Chicago Clinics
Royal Victoria Hospital-McGill University, Montreal
Neurological Institute, Illinois Neuropsychiatric Institute
Fellowship: Neurophysiology, Montreal Neurological Institute
Neuropathology, McGill University
Cerebral Vascular Research, St. George's Hospital, London England
Certification: Neurological Surgery
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Practice Specialties: Craniofacial surgery and trauma, neck and back surgery, brain and spine tumors, trauma, pediatric neurosurgery, neck and low back pain, and trigeminal neuralgia.

Research Interests: Craniofacial abnormalities, trauma, adult spine neurosurgery, and pediatric neurosurgery.

John A. Jane, Jr., MDJohn A. Jane, Jr., MD
MD Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia
Fellowship: Neurological Surgery, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Practice Specialties: Pediatric brain and spinal tumors, craniofacial disorders, hydrocephalus, adult and pediatric pituitary tumors.

Research Interests:Neuro-oncology, neuro-endocrinology, and craniofacial disorders.

Mark E. Shaffrey, MDMark E. Shaffrey, MD
MD Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Virginia
Fellowship: Neuropathology and Microvascular, University of Virginia
Certification: Neurosurgery

Practice Specialties: Neuro-oncology, spine, epilepsy, spasticity, and brain tumors (malignant and benign).

Research Interests: Novel brain tumor treatments, brain tumor outcome research, and clinical trials.

Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD, MSJason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD, MS
MD Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Virginia
Surgery, University of Virginia
Fellowship: Sterotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh
Neurosurgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Practice Specialties: Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, gamma-knife radiosurgery, brain tumors, epilepsy, and spinal disorders.

Research Interests: Epilepsy, axonal guidance and regeneration.

Pain Management

Mark W. Anderson, MDMark W. Anderson, MD
MD Degree: University of California-Los Angeles, 1983
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of California-Davis
Fellowship: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, University of California-San Francisco
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal disease, orthopaedics, rheumatology, sports medicine

Michelle S. Barr, MDMichelle S. Barr, MD
MD Degree: University of Virginia, 1990
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Pennsylvania State University
Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Radiology, Pennsylvania State University
Certification: Radiology

Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal imaging, radiofrequency ablation of primary and metastatic bone tumors, lumbar rhizotomies, discography, diagnostic and therapeutic pain injections in the axial and appendicular skeleton.

Research Interests: Vertebroplasty, Interventional Tumor Treatments

Michael Fox, MD Michael Fox, MD
M.D. Degree: University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 1992
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Fitzsimons and Madigan Army Medical Center, 1997
Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, 2002

Certification: Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal imaging and intervention

Christopher Gaskin, MD Christopher Gaskin, MD
M.D. Degree: University of Florida, 1997
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University
Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Duke University

Certification: Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal imaging, MRI, bone and soft tissue tumors, sports medicine imaging

Research Interests: Musculoskeletal imaging, pediatric bone age, imaging informatics

Robert B. Goldstein, MDRobert B. Goldstein, MD
MD Degree: Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Residency: Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Obstetrical Anesthesia, Thoracic & Peripheral Vascular Anesthesia, Yale University School of Medicine
Certification: Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine

Practice Specialties: Pain management (acute, chronic, cancer), obstetrical anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, and implant therapies.

Research Interests: Outcomes related to interventional pain management, gait and low back pain.

Robin J. Hamill-Ruth, MDRobin J. Hamill-Ruth, MD
MD Degree: George Washington University, 1980
Residency: General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Maine, Medical Center
Fellowship: Pain Management, University of Virginia
Critical Care Medicine, University of Western Ontario
Certification: Anesthesiology
Critical Care
American Board of Pain Medicine

Clinical Practice: Pain management, (acute, chronic, cancer) acute, chronic, and cancer pain management, tinnitus, pelvic pain, pediatric pain

Research Interests: Outcomes related to interventional pain management, gait and low back pain.

Physical Medicine and Neurology

Ted M. Burns, MDTed M.  Burns, MD
MD Degree: University of Kansas, 1994
Residency: Neurology, University of Virginia
Fellowship: Peripheral Nerve Disease, Mayo Clinic
Neuromuscular Disease & Electromyography, University of Virginia

Certification: Neurology
Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical Practice: Peripheral neuropathy, plexopathy, myasthenia gravis, ALS, myopathies

Research Interests: Neuromuscular diseases, especially peripheral neuropathy, plexopathy, myasthenia gravis, and ALS

D. Preston Grice, MD, MS
Fellowship: Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia, 2001
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, 2000
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1996

Certifications: Pain Medicine (2002); Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001 (recertification 2011)

Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal medicine (spine emphasis)

Ward G. Gypson, MDWard G.  Gypson, MD
MD Degree: New York Medical College, 1989
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California at Irvine
Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Active

Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal medicine, pain management, neurological disorders, acupuncture

Jeffrey G. Jenkins, MDJeffrey G. Jenkins, MD
MD Degree: New York Medical College, 1989
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California at Irvine
Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Active

Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal medicine, pain management, neurological disorders, acupuncture

Robert P. Wilder, MDRobert P. Wilder, MD
MD Degree: University of Virginia, 1988
Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Primary Care Sports Medicine, the Nirschl Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic
Certification: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine

Clinical Practice: Sports medicine, running injuries, electrodiagnostic medicine

Research Interests: Physiologic & training effects of deep water running for athletes