SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States’ top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., November 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.

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A record 36 medical device companies will participate in the didactic sessions. Surgeon attendees will be led by a team of distinguished faculty members.

Course Director, Dr. Gurvinder Deol, Chief of the Orthopaedic Spine Service at WakeMed Health and Hospitals, Raleigh, N.C., and Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedics UNC – Chapel Hill School of Medicine, said the three-day course has been developed specifically to educate Orthopaedic spine and neurosurgery Fellows and Young Surgeons on current topics pertaining to the practice of spine and neurosurgery.

“The course is also designed to assist Fellows with their transition from Fellowship to practice in various settings, whether academic, private, or hospital based,” Dr. Deol said.

The format of the course is highly interactive – all lectures include a question and answer session and there are a number of panel discussion, debates and case study presentations over the three days. Fellows and Young Surgeons will also participate in three didactic sessions with all the course sponsors.

The invitation-only annual course will commence with a reception at 5 p.m., November 16, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco.

The course draws the industry’s most prestigious faculty – listed here:

  • Neil Badlani, MD, MBA, The Orthopedic Sports Clinic
  • Stephen Ryu, MD, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Safdar N. Khan, MD, The Ohio State University
  • Michael Kelly, MD, MSc, Washington University, St. Louis
  • William Donaldson III, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Todd Allen, MD, PhD, UC San Diego Health System
  • Gregory Lopez, MD, Rush University Medical Center
  • Daniel B. Murrey, MD, MPP, OptumCare Specialty Practices
  • Gaetano J. Scuderi, MD, Jupiter Medical Center

For more information, visit the 2018 Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course website at

About Magnifi Group:

Magnifi Group is a developer of dynamic online training solutions for leading global corporations. The company also hosts a live course for lower extremity surgeons – Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course. The company was founded in 2002 and has offices in San Diego, Calif. and Wiesbaden, Germany. For more information, please visit

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