Doctor of Medicine ~ Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Internships, Residencies & Fellowships:
Internship ~ University of New Mexico Health Science System
Residency ~ University of New Mexico Health Science System ~ Department of Orthopaedics
Fellowship ~ Orthopaedics Indianapolis Spine Fellowship ~ Spine Fellow
Publications, Presentations, Poster Sessions:
Submitted textbook chapter for publication, Jan 2008, Minimal Access Surgical Technique for Spine Trauma for Bridwell's The Textbook of Operative Spine Surgery. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Submitted textbook chapter for publication, Oct 2007, Chapter 9: Emergency Nursing and Allied Health Care of the Spine and Spinal Cord Injured Patient for Management of Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: An Evidence Based Analysis with Co-Chairmen: Vacarro A, Fehlings M, Dvorak M, Theime Medical Publishers.
Presented at the Carrie Tingley Annual Winter Conference in Albuquerque, NM, The Use of Posterior Surface Topography of the Thoracic Pedicle to Determine a Reproducible and Reliable Starting Point for the Placement of Pedicle Screws: A Morphometric and Cadaveric Study, Smith J MD, Bergeson R MD, Avilucea F BS, Daneshvari S, Yaste J MD, Schrader R PhD, Ganga S BS, Schwend R MD.
Presented at the Scoliosis Research Society in Cains, Australia, The Place for Pedicle Screws in Scoliosis: A Two-year Follow Up, King, AG MD, Smith JE BS, Mills TE BS, Chutkan NB MD, 10/200
Presented at the Louisiana Orthopedic Association Meeting, Retrospective Analysis on the Efficacy of Using Pedicle Screws vs. Hooks in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, King AG MD, Smith JS BS, Mills TE BS, Chutkan NB MD, 11/1999s.