American Spine Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Spine is proud to announce that Dr. Ojedapo Ojeyemi has joined its team of internationally recognized physicians. American Spine has 10 multi-disciplinary locations in the Maryland and Pennsylvania area. The Multi-Specialty team of doctors includes specialists from the fields of Pain Management, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Neurology. American Spine specializes in treating painful conditions of the neck and back, as well as other musculoskeletal ailments. The providers focus on not just treating pain, but diagnosing and eliminating the root cause of pain.

Ojedapo Ojeyemi, MD is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Ojeyemi obtained his Bachelor's Degree with Honors / Cum Laude from Stony Brook University. He completed his Medical Degree at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Ojeyemi then specialized in Orthopedics and completed his residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. He went on to subspecialize in spine and did his fellowship at the world renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston. Dr. Ojeyemi held academic clinical appointments at Howard University Hospital prior to joining American Spine. At Howard University, Dr. Ojeyemi was actively involved in medical student and resident education and research, as well as patient care.

Dr. Ojeyemi practices general orthopedic surgery, but his subspecialty and main focus is leading minimally invasive spine surgery at American Spine. He is passionate about using the least invasive surgical approach while removing the pain source from a degenerated spine.  He lectures worldwide about his success in using minimally invasive spinal techniques. Dr. Ojeyemi regularly performs complex open and minimally invasive spine procedures, minimally invasive and complex joint surgeries, sports medicine, hand and foot surgery, as well as orthopedic trauma surgery.

As a dedicated spine surgeon, his quest to develop the latest techniques in minimally invasive spine procedures is only exceeded by his desire to provide the very best care for his patients. Dr. Ojeyemi finds true reward in increasing quality of life for his patients and feels that traditional open spine surgeries should not be the only option available to patients. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, AO Spine, and North Atlantic Spine Society. At American Spine, Dr. Ojeyemi is dedicated to promoting minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation and percutaneous fusion, including endoscopic and laser thermodiskoplasty. In addition to his work at American Spine, Dr. Ojeyemi is involved in humanitarian medical missions work in Africa, particularly Nigeria. During these trips, his teams have performed advanced orthopedic care for trauma victims and children with deformities.

SOURCE American Spine



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