Ronjon Paul, MD, Medical Director, Spine at Edward Hospital and DuPage Medical Group Spine Center will share how spine surgery at Edward has evolved over the past decade.
Dr. Ronjon Paul is a leader in the field of reconstructive cervical and lumbar spinal surgery. As a spinal surgeon and medical director for The Spine Center of DuPage Medical Group, Dr. Paul has treated and taught neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from around the world. He is an award-winning researcher in genetic tissue engineering for degenerative disc disease and other spinal disorders, and his findings have been published in major medical journals. He has been an invited speaker at many regional, national, and international medical conferences reaching international audiences. Dr. Paul has also been involved in basic science research regarding gene therapy for intervertebral disc regeneration, for which he has several publications and research awards. Dr. Paul leads The Spine Center, which according to Paul, “Is interdisciplinary in that it uses the talents of both surgical and non-surgical physicians (who work as a team) to treat patients with spinal ailments. I am very proud of how it has evolved and its unique nature. I believe it is the only one of its kind in the area-maybe Illinois.” Dr. Paul received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College and his M.D. from the University of Chicago – Pritzker School of Medicine.
P. Ronjon Paul, MD, is a spine surgeon and medical director of The Spine Center of the DuPage Medical Group in Naperville, Ill., and the chair of the spinal surgery section at Edward Hospital in Naperville.
Dr. Paul is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in reconstructive cervical and lumbar spinal surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques. His research interests include genetic tissue engineering for degenerative disc disease, and minimally invasive surgery. He has had his research findings published in several medical journals.
He is a member of the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a teaching member with the Society of Lateral Access Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Paul is a charter member of the Lumbar Spine Research Society.
Dr. Paul earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine and was an orthopaedic surgery resident at University of Chicago Hospitals. Later, he completed a spine fellowship at University of Wisconsin Hospitals.
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