Scott D Boden, M.D.

Scott D Boden, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Director, Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Spine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cervical fusion
disc degeneration
discectomy
herniated disc
kyphoplasty
kyphosis
laminectomy
laminoplasty
lumbar decompression
lumbar disorders
lumbar fusion
microdiscectomy
sacroiliac degeneration
sciatica
spinal infections
spinal surgery
spinal trauma
spondylolisthesis
spondylosis
thoracic fusion
vertebral fractures
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-7000


Emory Clinic Sugarloaf
1845 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, GA 30097
(404) 778-3350
About Dr. Boden

During his fellowship at Case Western Reserve Hospital in Cleveland, Dr. Boden trained with one of the founding fathers of modern spine surgery, Dr. Henry Bohlman. A primary original researcher on bone growth factor development and spine fusion technology, Dr. Boden is also an internationally renowned lecturer and teacher and the driving force behind the Emory Orthopedics and Spine Hospital (EUOSH).

Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1992
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
North American Spine Society
Orthopaedic Research Society
Seminars in Spine Surgery
Seminars in Spine Surgery
Spine Journal
Major or Recent Publications:

Evaluation of carriers of bone morphogenetic protein for spinal fusion. Spine 26(8)850, 2001.

Biology of lumbar spine fusion and use of bone graft substitutes: present, future and next generation. Tissue Engineering 6(4)383-99, 2000.

Gene therapy for spine fusion. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (379 Suppl)S225-33, 2000.

LMP-1, a LIM-domain protein, mediates BMP-6 effects on bone formation. Endocrinology 139(12)5125-34, 1998.

Lumbar spine imaging: role in clinical decision making. Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 4(5)238-248, 1996.

The use of rhBMP-2 in interbody fusion cages. Definitive evidence of osteoinduction in humans: a preliminary report. Spine 25(3)376-81, 2000.

Awards:
Eugene T. Nordby Award
International Intradiscal Therapy Society, 1997

Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award
Presented by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1999

Marshall R. Urist Young Investigator Award
Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, 1997

Mayfield Award
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1997

Outstanding Research Paper Award
North American Spine Society

Outstanding Research Paper Award
North American Spine Society, 1994

Outstanding Research Paper Award
North American Spine Society, 1996

Outstanding Research Paper Award
North American Spine Society, 1997

Outstanding Research Paper Award
Presented by North American Spine Society, 1998

Volvo Award for Low Back Research
International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, 1995

Volvo Award for Low Back Research
Presented by International Society for Surgery of the Lumbar Spine, 1998

Young Investigator Award
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 1996
Education:
Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship
George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC

Residency
George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC

Fellowship
University Hospital of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
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