24th Annual Augusta Spine Symposium

Thomas Mroz, MD

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Section of Spine Surgery at Augusta University will be holding its 24th Annual Augusta Spine Symposium with distinguished surgeon, Thomas Mroz MD serving as visiting professor. Dr. Mroz is the Chairman, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute at Cleveland Clinic and Director of Spine Research at Cleveland Clinic. He is a board-certified Spine Surgeon in the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurological Surgery and the Center for Spine Health at Cleveland Clinic. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. Thereafter, he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. He then completed two spinal surgery fellowships, one at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the other in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. His focus of the second fellowship was minimally invasive spine surgery.

The symposium for this academic year is scheduled for Friday – May 3 at SRP Park in North Augusta, South Carolina.  The conference Co-Chairmen include Dr. Keith L. Jackson (DDEAMC) and Dr. Greg Grabowski (USC).  The format of the conference will include presentations by Dr. Tom Mroz and invited faculty with case presentations used to engage the audience and enhance discussion.  There will be a reception Friday evening at SRP Park and will include an evening watching the Augusta GreenJackets baseball game. We expect a large turnout from surgeons in the community and surrounding areas.