Gurvinder S. Deol, MD
Dr. Deol is a board certified (FAAOS), fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. He has a well-known reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge procedures, and has extensive experience in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. He frequently teaches techniques to neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from around the world, and has recently developed new minimally invasive spinal technology that allows for more rapid recovery, and minimizes postoperative pain typically associated with spinal surgery.
Dr. Deol has expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He also specializes in spinal trauma, spinal deformity surgery, and spinal tumors.
Dr. Deol completed his undergraduate education at North Carolina State University and subsequently attended medical school at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. After completing his Orthopaedic surgery residency at Penn State College of Medicine, he was accepted at the prestigious Rush University Medical Center spinal surgery fellowship. At Rush he trained under the finest spinal surgeons in the world, with a focus on complex reconstructive surgery and minimally invasive procedures. He had the good fortune of learning from Dr. Frank Phillips one of the pioneers in minimally invasive spine surgery.
Dr. Deol has published in major medical journals and presented at national and regional medical conferences in addition to authoring chapters on spinal surgery. He frequently trains surgeons who observe his newly advanced surgical techniques in the operating room, and he teaches surgeons at conferences worldwide. He was recently invited to speak in the United Kingdom and teach the new minimally invasive technique he helped develop.
Dr. Deol takes pride in his ability to understand and relate to his patients. He goes to great lengths to inform patients in a way that is clear and informative. The trust and confidence patients place in him, as well as his excellent outcomes, have made him popular among patients in the Triangle. He is happy to call Raleigh home, where he lives with his wife and five children.
- Undergraduate: North Carolina State University (1988-1992)
- Medical School: UNC School of Medicine (1992-1996)
- Residency: Penn State University College of Medicine (1996-2002)
- Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago (2002-2003)
- Minimally invasive spinal surgery
- Spinal reconstruction cervical/thoracic/lumbar
- Motion preserving spinal procedures
- Disc replacement surgery
- Microscopic surgery
- Scoliosis surgery
- Anterior lumbar and thoracic surgery
- Outpatient discectomy, outpatient fusion
- Spinal Trauma Surgery
- Spinal Tumor Surgery
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellow
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat
- AO Spine North America, Faculty
- Cervical Spine Research Society
- International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
- North American Spine Society
- North Carolina Spine Society, Vice President
- Society of Lateral Access Surgery
- Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery