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Dr. Bydon's Background
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery; Clinical Director of Spine Program at JHBMCDr. Ali Bydon specializes in degenerative disorders of the spine (cervical, thoracic, and lumbar osteophytes or disk herniation; cervical, thoracic and lumbar synovial cyst herniation; cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal stenosis; cervical, thoracic and lumbar spondylolisthesis, spondylosis, spondylolysis, and degenerative scoliosis), neoplastic disorders of the spine (intradural spinal tumors, intramedullary spinal tumors, extradural metastatic spinal tumors, spinal meningiomas, spinal schwannaomas), traumatic spinal cord and vertebra column injuries; complex reconstruction and restoration of the spine; and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Ali Bydon earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor. He completed residency training in Neurological Surgery at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit where he graduated with distinction. He also completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Henry Ford, as well as a fellowship at Louisiana State University on the Surgical Treatment of Peripheral Nerves. A reviewer for several spine publications, Dr. Bydon has co-authored over 75 peer-reviewed articles related to spinal pathologies, spinal biomechanics, spinal disparities and outcomes. Dr. Bydon sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center on Wednesdays, and at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center on Mondays.
Research Interests: Screw/rod construct for stabilization of the cervicothoracic junction: Translaminar vs. pedicle screws,Predictors of outcome in the management of primary tumors of the spine,Managment of traumatic odontoid fractures in the elderly: surgical vs. conservative therapy,Assessment of surgical techniques for treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy,Metastatic spinal cord compression: surgical vs. non-operative treatment. assessment of quality of life and outcome,Biomechanical assessment of vertebral column stability
- Medical School, 1999
- University of Michigan Medical School
- Ann Arbor, MI