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Arash Emami, MD

About Arash Emami

At University Spine Center, minimally invasive spine surgery, scoliosis care, and technologically advanced, motion-preserving surgical options for fusion avoidance are part of the state-of-the-art treatments Dr. Arash Emami and Dr. Michael Faloon provide to patients in New Jersey and New York City.

Practice founder Dr. Emami has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly for 16 consecutive years and for seven years by New Jersey Monthly. He is chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and director of Spine Surgery at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. He has authored numerous original publications in major medical journals and participates in research that contributes to the advancement of spine surgery. Dr. Emami has been featured in the media on ABC, CBS, and HBO television, as well as in The Star-Ledger.

Dr. Faloon is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who was trained to perform the most complicated of spine surgeries. He is proud to have lectured, performed surgery, and also trained surgeons on five of the seven continents. “Our group has confidence that we not only can perform the best and most advanced techniques but also that we can provide our patients with the best information on their conditions,” he says.

The doctors work with a dedicated group of health care professionals, including Drs. Ki Soo Hwang, Kumar Sinha, and Pamela D’Amato. “Our goal is to make people feel better and return to a life without pain,” says Dr. Emami. “When surgery is the only option, our success rate is exemplary.”