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Dr. Jian Shen is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, and a leader in endoscopic spine surgery and disc regeneration. He has extensive experience in treating a full spectrum of spine conditions, including back pain, neck pain, scoliosis, disc herniation, sciatica, spine trauma/fractures, infection, and failed spine syndrome. Dr. shen has performed over 4000 minimally invasive spine surgeries, including over 1500 endoscopic surgeries of lumbar, cervical and thoracic spine.

Dr. Shen earned his MD and PhD degrees from Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, completed orthopedic surgery residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina, and completed fellowship training in orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery at University of California San Francisco Medical Center.

Dr. Shen is a founding member of the International Society of Endoscopic Spine Surgery (ISESS), a member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), the Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Society (MINS), the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), and the North American Spine Society (NASS).

Dr. Shen is very active in teaching endoscopic surgery and clinical research. He was a visiting professor at Medical University of South Carolina and Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He has presented papers at multiple meetings including the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques (WCMISST), SMISS Annual Meeting in 2012 through 2016, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Society (MINS) Annual Meeting in 2013 through 2016, as well as the ISASS Annual Meeting in 2015 through 2017.

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