ORTHOPEDIC ADVISORY BOARD
Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS
Eric J. Woodard, MD
Arthur Coury, PhD
Dr. Slotkin is a clinical neurosurgeon and research scientist who has expertise in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal oncology surgery, and brain tumor surgery. Dr. Slotkin completed his residency in neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his fellowship in complex spinal surgery. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is currently director of spinal surgery and research for the Geisinger Health System Neuroscience Institute. He has been recognized as a leader on the forefront of biologic and stem cell therapies.
Dr. Woodard is the Chief of Neurosurgery at The New England Baptist Hospital where he oversees the Neurosurgery department and the associated fellowship program. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Joint section of the AANS/CNS for Spine and Peripheral nerve. He has also served extensively over the last 18 years as faculty, Board member, foundation trustee, and Chairman of the board of AOSpine North America. Dr. Woodard has been a member of the editorial board for The Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques and Spine Universe, and is a reviewer for The New England Journal of Medicine and Neurosurgery. Dr. Woodard earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University, and completed his neurological surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta.
Dr. Coury has vast industry experience with multiple medical products approved by the FDA during his tenure as Director, Polymer Technology and Research Fellow at Medtronic; Vice President, Research and Chief Scientific Officer at Focal; Vice President, Biomaterials Research at Genzyme; and, most recently, through his work as an independent consultant. Dr. Coury holds over fifty patents and has published and presented widely in the field of biomaterials.