Brian Perri Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine | Spine Surgery Doctor | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Dr. Brian Perri Osteopathic Medicine Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

About - Dr. Brian Perri

Specialist in:

  • Reconstructive surgery for spinal tumors
  • Reconstructive surgery for deformities
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Motion preservation surgery for degenerative spinal diseases

Experience:

  • Doctor of Osteopathy, 1995-1999; Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA.
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident, 1999-2005; Pinnacle Health Systems, Harrisburg, PA.
  • Orthopedic Trauma - Pennsylvania State University, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery - A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.
  • Spinal Surgery Fellowship, 2004-2005; Institute for Spinal Disorders Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.
  • AOBOS Board Certified since 2008.

Fellowships & Courses:

  • 1990-92; Regent’s Fellowship in Neuroscience, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
  • 1994; 12th Annual Neurotrauma Symposium, Miami Beach, FL- Co-author of 1st Prize Poster Presentation Award for abstract titled: “Programmed Cell Death After Traumatic Brain Injury”
  • 1997-98; Medical School Class President
  • 2003; 1st Prize Research Presentation at Medical Education Day, Pinnacle Health, Harrisburg, PA-Award for abstract titled: “Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury with Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: Risk with Laterality of Surgical Approach”
  • 2007; Award from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center O.R. for “Safety in the O.R.”

Other: 1986-89; Allegheny College Soccer, Team Captain 1988 & 1989 seasons

Publications:

1. Saatman, KE, Murai H, Bartus RT, Smith DH, Hayward NJ, Perri BR, McIntosh TK. “Calpain inhibitor AK295 attenuates motor and cognitive deficits following experimental brain injury in the rat.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 93(8):3428-33, Apr 1996.

2. McIntosh TK, Smith DH, Voddi M, Perri BR, Stutzmann JM. “Riluzole, a novel neuroprotective agent, attenuates both neurologic motor and cognitive dysfunction following experimental brain injury in the rat.” J Neurotrauma 13(12):767-80, Dec 1996.

3. Perri BR, Smith DH, Murai H, Sinson G, Saatman KE, Raghupathi R, Bartus RT, McIntosh TK. “Metabolic quantification of lesion volume following experimental traumatic brain injury in the rat.” J Neurotrauma 14(1):15-22, Jan 1997.

4. Sinson G, Perri BR, Trojanowski JQ, Flamm ES, McIntosh TK: “Neurotropin infusion improves cognitive deficits and decreased cholinergic neuronal cell loss and apoptotic cell death following experimental traumatic brain injury.” J Neurosurg. 86(3):511-8, Mar 1997.

5. Smith DH, Perri BR, Raghupathi R, Saatman, KE, McIntosh TK: “Remacemide hydrochloride reduces cortical lesion volume following brain trauma in the rat.” Neurosci Lett. 231(3):135-8, Aug 15, 1997.

6. Perri BR, Lynch S: “Common Injuries in the Skilled Wrestler” (specific review includes pediatric cervical spine injuries). Current Opinion in Orthopedics 14:109-113, 2003.

7. Perri BR, Oyelese A, Bray RS, Johnson JP. “Classification of cervical kyphotic deformities: strategies and techniques for reconstruction surgery,” (submitted for publication).

8. Perri BR, Cooper M, Lauryssen C, Anand N: Adverse swelling associated with use of rhBMP-2 in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a case study. (submitted to The Spine Journal 2006).

9. Anand N, Hamilton JF, Perri BR, Miraliakbar H, Goldstein T: Cantilever TLIF with structural allograft and rhBMP-2 for correction and maintenance of segmental sagittal lordosis: clinical, radiographic and functional outcome. (submitted to Spine 2006).

10. Baron E, Siddique K, Perri B, Anand N, Johnson JP. Anterior transoral resection. Operative Techniques in Orthopedics. 17:156-162, Jul 2007.

11. Perri B, Siddique K, Baron E, Lauryssen C. Acute odontoid fractures: anterior odontoid fixation. Operative Techniques in Orthopedics. 17:163-168, Jul 2007.

12. Anand N, Baron EM, Siddique K, Perri B, Bray RS. Comparison of traditional midline approach versus muscle sparring paraspinal approach for posterior non-fusion stabilization of the lumbar spine-An analysis of functional outcomes. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine 2007.  Under review.

13. Mundwiler ML, Siddique K, Dym JM, Perri B, Johnson JP, Weisman MH. Complications of the spine in ankylosing spondylitis with a focus on deformity correction. Neurosurg Focus 24 (1): E6, 2008.

14. Ghostine S, Baron EM, Perri B, Jacobson P, Morsette D, Hsu FP. Thoracic cord herniation through a dural defect: description of a case and review of the literature. Surg Neurol. 2008 Jan 18 [Epub ahead of print].

15. Perri B, Ghostine S, Rapaport V, Johnson P, Siddique K: Treatment of Hyperhydrosis: Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy. Submitted to Arch Derm.  2008.

Education - Dr. Brian Perri

Bachelor's Degree of Science in Biology, 1986-1990 at Allegheny College, Meadville, PA. Masters in Neuroscience, 1990-1994 at University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT/ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Membership - Dr. Brian Perri

Attending Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, California

Member of the Section on Spine Motion Technology North American Spine Society (NASS), Burr Ridge, IL

Member of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Aurora, IL


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