Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Sama)

2018
December
13,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Associated Press reports that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a fractured vertebra but the exact details remain unknown. Andrew A. Sama, MD, spine surgeon at HSS, who has not treated Wentz, explains that breaks in the spine can be c...
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August
17,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
U.S. News & World Report featured HSS spine surgeon Andrew A. Sama, MD, who addressed how to prevent and treat kyphosis, an excessive outward curvature of the spine. "The best way to avoid compression fractures and kyphosis is to prevent or slow the...
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May
08,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
NHL.com reported that New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall, Cory Schneider and Patrick Maroon underwent successful surgeries by HSS hand and upper extremity surgeon Robert N. Hotchkiss, MD; chief of Sports Medicine service Bryan T. Kelly, MD; and spine sur...
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March
26,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Sports Illustrated reported that U.S. professional golfer Tiger Woods underwent an anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) to treat lower back pain. According to the article, the procedure restores the height between vertebrae when a spinal disc has ...
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