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Dr. Cha specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He is particularly interested in the appropriate use of minimally invasive and motion-sparing techniques.
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Dr. Thomas Cha specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He is particularly interested in the appropriate use of minimally invasive and motion-sparing techniques.
Dr. Cha is a board-certified, fellowship trained spine surgeon in the comprehensive Spine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Cha received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University majoring in molecular biology. He then received his MD and MBA from the Drexel University College of Medicine jointly with the Lebow School of Business. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center serving as a chief resident his final year.
Dr. Cha went on to receive specialized training in spinal surgery at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago under the guidance of world renowned leaders in the field of spine surgery. There he developed the interest and expertise in caring for patients with complex disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
Watch Dr. Cha's Grand Rounds presentation on the Role of Specialists in Accountable Care Organizations.
Dr. Cha's research interests include understanding the biological and biomechanical aspects of spinal disorders and treatment. He is also particularly interested in evaluation of new technologies, patient safety and optimization of patient outcomes.
IN THIS ARTICLE: Less invasive spine procedures can reduce adverse events and improve clinical outcomes. Such surgeries take advantage of new imaging technologies and protocols.
20 members of the Orthopaedic Spine Center attended a two-day training to improve patient care and improve clinic work flow.
The Orthopaedic Spine Center hosted a two-day spine symposium in conjunction with the Peking University Third Hospital.
The Orthopaedic Spine Center welcomed Dr. Alan Hilibrand for a presentation and Grand Rounds.
The Orthopaedic Spine Center welcomed Dr. Wellington Hsu for two days of presentations, including Grand Rounds.
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