Dr. Rakesh Ramakrishnan is a fellowship trained Spine Surgeon. Dr. Ramakrishnan’s goal is to provide compassionate care to help improve pain, mobility, and overall quality of life. He is trained in all aspects of spine care and will lead a multi-disciplinary, coordinated effort in the treatment of all spinal disorders.
Dr. Ramakrishnan graduated from Albany Medical College where he was active in medical research. He completed his training with a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Wayne State University. He further pursued his specialization with an Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery fellowship at Upstate Medical University. He is an active member of the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Scoliosis Research Society.
He has traveled the world presenting research at international meetings. He strives to constantly improve the care he provides with evidence based medicine.
His adult practice focuses on the treatment of cervical (neck), thoracic and lumbar (low back) spine problems. His training includes degenerative, trauma, deformity, tumor, and infections of the spine. His particular interests include minimally invasive techniques including Microdiscectomy, Minimally Invasive Lumbar and Cervical Fusion, Disc Replacement, Kyphoplasty and many more.
His pediatric practice focuses on the treatment of adolescent scoliosis, trauma, and sports related neck and back injuries.