Jon Park, MD, FRCSC

Spine neurosurgeon

Stereotactic neurosurgeon

Neurological Spine Disorders Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Advanced Medicine Center Building

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Professional Education

Medical Education: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1993) NY

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center (1995) WA

Board Certification: Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (2005)

Fellowship: UCLA - School of Medicine (2000) CA

Spine Fellowship, UCLA Medical Center, Neurological Surgery (2000)

Chief Resident, McGill University, Neurosurgery, Neurological Surgery (1999)

Residency: Montreal Neurological Institute (1999) QCCanada

Fellowship, Lahey Hitchcock Medical Center, Interventional Neuroradiology (1997)

Intern & Resident, University of Washington, General Surgery (1995)

B.A., Johns Hopkins University, Biophysics (1989)

Honors & Awards

Health Commendation Award, City of Baltimore (1986)

HANA Graduate Merit Scholarship, Johns Hopkins University (1990)

Robert I. Weed Hematology Research Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University (1991)

Kathleen Whipple Scholarship, University of Rochester School of Medicine (1990-1993)

President of Fellow's Society, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal Neurological Institute (1998-1999)

Stanford University School of Medicine Academic Grant Recipient, Stanford (2003-2004)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Spine Neurosurgery, Stanford UMC., 2006

Director, Comprehensive Spine Neurosurgery Program. Spine Fellowship and Spine Research Program, Stanford UMC., 2006

Associate Professor, Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, 2010

Assistant Professor, Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, 2003

Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Neurological Surgery, 2000

Clinical Instructor, UCLA School of Medicine, Neurological Surgery, 1999

Radiofrequency Ablation of Spine An Experimental Study in an Ex Vivo Bovine and In Vivo Swine Model for Feasibility in Spine Tumor
You, N. K., Lee, H. Y., Shin, D. A., Choi, G. H., Yi, S., & Park, J. (2013). Radiofrequency Ablation of Spine An Experimental Study in an Ex Vivo Bovine and In Vivo Swine Model for Feasibility in Spine Tumor. SPINE, 38(18), E1121-E1127.

Modified Polyaxial S1 Screw Placement in Patients with Difficult Sacral Anatomy - Technical Report
M Kalani, G Li, S Mindea, & J Park. (2013). Modified Polyaxial S1 Screw Placement in Patients with Difficult Sacral Anatomy - Technical Report. Cureus 5(1): e83. doi:10.7759/cureus.83.

The Design of a Heterocellular 3D Architecture and its Application to Monitoring the Behavior of Cancer Cells in Response to the Spatial Distribution of Endothelial Cells
Lee, W., & Park, J. (2012). The Design of a Heterocellular 3D Architecture and its Application to Monitoring the Behavior of Cancer Cells in Response to the Spatial Distribution of Endothelial Cells. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 24(39), 5339-5344.

Morbidity and Mortality of C2 Fractures in the Elderly: Surgery and Conservative Treatment
Chen, Y.- ren, Boakye, M., Arrigo, R. T., Kalanithi, P. Sa., Cheng, I., & Park, J. (2012). Morbidity and Mortality of C2 Fractures in the Elderly: Surgery and Conservative Treatment. NEUROSURGERY, 70(5), 1055-1059.

Charlson Score is a Robust Predictor of 30-Day Complications Following Spinal Metastasis Surgery
Arrigo, R. T., Kalanithi, P., Cheng, I., Alamin, T., Carragee, E. J., & Park, J. (2011). Charlson Score is a Robust Predictor of 30-Day Complications Following Spinal Metastasis Surgery. SPINE, 36(19), E1274-E1280.

Biomechanical analysis of Goel technique for C1-2 fusion
Park, J., Scheer, J. K., Lim, T. J., Deviren, V., & Ames, C. P. (2011). Biomechanical analysis of Goel technique for C1-2 fusion. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 14(5), 639-646.

Biomechanical Evaluations of Various C1-C2 Posterior Fixation Techniques
Sim, H. B., Lee, J. W., Park, J. T., Mindea, S. A., Lim, J., & Park, J. (2011). Biomechanical Evaluations of Various C1-C2 Posterior Fixation Techniques. SPINE, 36(6), E401-E407.

Open Posterior Reduction and Stabilization of a C1 Burst Fracture Using Mono-axial Screws
Chung, S. K., Park, J. T., Lim, J., & Park, J. (2011). Open Posterior Reduction and Stabilization of a C1 Burst Fracture Using Mono-axial Screws. SPINE, 36(5), E301-E306.

Predictors of Survival After Surgical Treatment of Spinal Metastasis
Arrigo, R. T., Kalanithi, P., Cheng, I., Alamin, T., Carragee, E. J., & Boakye, M. (2011). Predictors of Survival After Surgical Treatment of Spinal Metastasis. NEUROSURGERY, 68(3), 674-681.

Lumbar disc rehydration postimplantation of a posterior dynamic stabilization system
Cho, B. Y., Murovic, J., Park, K. W., & Park, J. (2010). Lumbar disc rehydration postimplantation of a posterior dynamic stabilization system. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 13(5), 576-580.

Biomechanical Analysis of the Range of Motion After Placement of a Two-Level Cervical ProDisc-C Versus Hybrid Construct
Cho, B. Y., Lim, J., Sim, H. B., & Park, J. (2010). Biomechanical Analysis of the Range of Motion After Placement of a Two-Level Cervical ProDisc-C Versus Hybrid Construct. SPINE, 35(19), 1769-1776.

Biomechanical comparison of single-level posterior versus transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions with bilateral pedicle screw fixation: segmental stability and the effects on adjacent motion segments Laboratory investigation
Sim, H. B., Murovic, J. A., Cho, B. Y., Lim, T. J., & Park, J. (2010). Biomechanical comparison of single-level posterior versus transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions with bilateral pedicle screw fixation: segmental stability and the effects on adjacent motion segments Laboratory investigation. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 12(6), 700-708.

A biomechanical study of the instrumented and adjacent lumbar levels after In-Space interspinous spacer insertion Laboratory investigation
Park, S. W., Lim, T. J., & Park, J. (2010). A biomechanical study of the instrumented and adjacent lumbar levels after In-Space interspinous spacer insertion Laboratory investigation. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 12(5), 560-569.

DRIVING WITH POLYNEUROPATHY
Cho, S. C., Katzberg, H. D., Rama, A., Kim, B.-J., Roh, H., & So, Y. T. (2010). DRIVING WITH POLYNEUROPATHY. MUSCLE & NERVE, 41(3), 324-328.

Surgical strategies for managing foraminal nerve sheath tumors: the emerging role of CyberKnife ablation
Murovic, J. A., Cho, S. C., & Park, J. (2010). Surgical strategies for managing foraminal nerve sheath tumors: the emerging role of CyberKnife ablation. EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, 19(2), 242-256.

"Mini-transthoracic supradiaphragmatic approach to the thoracolumbar junction"
Chang JC, Park HK, Doh JW, & Park J. (2010). "Mini-transthoracic supradiaphragmatic approach to the thoracolumbar junction". Korean J Spine, 7(4).

Fracture-related Thoracic Kyphotic Deformity Correction by Single-stage Posterolateral Vertebrectomy With Circumferential Reconstruction and Stabilization Outcomes in 30 Cases
Yoo, C., Ryu, S. I., & Park, J. (2009). Fracture-related Thoracic Kyphotic Deformity Correction by Single-stage Posterolateral Vertebrectomy With Circumferential Reconstruction and Stabilization Outcomes in 30 Cases. JOURNAL OF SPINAL DISORDERS & TECHNIQUES, 22(7), 492-501.

FORAMINAL NERVE SHEATH TUMORS: INTERMEDIATE FOLLOW-UP AFTER CYBERKNIFE RADIOSURGERY
Murovic, J. A., Gibbs, I. C., Chang, S. D., Mobley, B. C., Park, J., & Adler, J. R. (2009). FORAMINAL NERVE SHEATH TUMORS: INTERMEDIATE FOLLOW-UP AFTER CYBERKNIFE RADIOSURGERY. NEUROSURGERY, 64(2), A33-A43.

Imaging Correlation of the Degree of Degenerative L4-L5 Spondylolisthesis with the Corresponding Amount of the Facet Fluid.
Cho BY, & Park J. (2009). Imaging Correlation of the Degree of Degenerative L4-L5 Spondylolisthesis with the Corresponding Amount of the Facet Fluid. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 11.

Stem Cell Regeneration of the Intervertebral Disc-Cellular and Molecular Challenges
Jandial R, Aryan HE, Park J, Taylor WT, & Snyder EY. (2008). Stem Cell Regeneration of the Intervertebral Disc-Cellular and Molecular Challenges. Neurosurgery Focus, 24(E:20).

Requests for 692 transfers to an academic Level I trauma center: Implications of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
Spain, D. A., Bellino, M., Kopelman, A., Chang, J., Park, J., & Brundage, S. I. (2007). Requests for 692 transfers to an academic Level I trauma center: Implications of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, 62(1), 63-67.

Treatment of Fracture-Related Thoracic Kyphosis by Circumferential Reconstruction and Stabilization via a Prone Extracavitary Costotransversectomy Approach
Yoo C, Ryu C, & Park J. (2007). Treatment of Fracture-Related Thoracic Kyphosis by Circumferential Reconstruction and Stabilization via a Prone Extracavitary Costotransversectomy Approach. The Spine Journal, 7(Supplement).

Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Systems
Park SW, & Park J. (2007). Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Systems. Korean Journal of Spine, 4(4).

The Effect of a Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Device on Extension Using Finite Element Analysis
Min SW, & Park J. (2007). The Effect of a Posterior Dynamic Stabilization Device on Extension Using Finite Element Analysis. Korean Journal of Spine, 4(Suppl. 1).

Expandable Cage for Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Ho Yeol Zhang, Thongtrangan I, Le H, Park J, Kim, & DH. (2005). Expandable Cage for Cervical Spine Reconstruction. J Korean Neurosurgery, Soc 38.

Biomechanical comparison: stability of lateral-approach anterior lumbar interbody fusion and lateral fixation compared with anterior-approach anterior lumbar interbody fusion and posterior fixation in the lower lumbar spine
Kim, S. M., Lim, T. J., Paterno, J., Park, J., & Kim, D. H. (2005). Biomechanical comparison: stability of lateral-approach anterior lumbar interbody fusion and lateral fixation compared with anterior-approach anterior lumbar interbody fusion and posterior fixation in the lower lumbar spine. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 2(1), 62-68.

A biomechanical comparison of three surgical approaches in bilateral subaxial cervical facet dislocation
Kim, S. M., Lim, J., Paterno, J., Park, J., & Kim, D. H. (2004). A biomechanical comparison of three surgical approaches in bilateral subaxial cervical facet dislocation. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 1(1), 108-115.

Cauda equina syndrome in patients with low lumbar fractures.
Thongtrangan, I., Le, H., Park, J., & Kim, D. H. (2004). Cauda equina syndrome in patients with low lumbar fractures. Neurosurgical focus, 16(6).

Minimally invasive spinal surgery: a historical perspective.
Thongtrangan, I., Le, H., Park, J., & Kim, D. H. (2004). Minimally invasive spinal surgery: a historical perspective. Neurosurgical focus, 16(1), E13-?.

Vertebral body replacement with an expandable cage for reconstruction after spinal tumor resection.
Thongtrangan, I., Balabhadra, R. Sv., Le, H., Park, J., & Kim, D. H. (2003). Vertebral body replacement with an expandable cage for reconstruction after spinal tumor resection. Neurosurgical focus, 15(5), E8-?.

Surgical Treatment of Tumors Involving Cervicothoracic Junction
Le H, Balahadra RSV, Park J, & Kim DH. (2003). Surgical Treatment of Tumors Involving Cervicothoracic Junction. Neurosurgery Focus, (5).

Effect of Frameless Stereotaxy on Accuracy of C1-C2 Transarticular Screw Placement
Bloch O, Holly LT, & Park J. (2001). Effect of Frameless Stereotaxy on Accuracy of C1-C2 Transarticular Screw Placement. J Neurosurgery, 95.

Thoracolumbar Vertebral Reconstruction for Metastatic Spine Tumors
Villavicencio AT, Oskouian RJ, Roberson C, Stokes J, Park J, & Johnson JP. (2000). Thoracolumbar Vertebral Reconstruction for Metastatic Spine Tumors. Neurosurgery, 47.