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Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Fellowship Trained Board-Certified Spine Surgeon Minimally Invasive Spine Specialist

Dr. Venkat Sethuraman MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in spine surgery. Dr. Sethuraman focuses 100 percent in the care of back and neck pain. Dr. Sethuraman specializes in minimally invasive techniques and keeps current on the newest advances in spinal care.

Dr. Sethuraman completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. A fellowship is the most advanced and specialized physician training available.

Dr. Sethuraman of Spine Physicians Institute is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of spinal care possible.

Dr. Sethuraman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (1994) at Rutgers University graduating magna cum laude. He proceeded to earn medical degree at the Medical College of Pennsylvania (1998). He completed an internship in General Surgery at Thomas Jefferson Universtiy Hospital where he also completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. Following his residency, he went to the renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he completed a Spine Fellowship. Dr. Sethuraman is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Association for Ethical Spine Surgeons, the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association and the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association.

Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, M.D.

Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, M.D.

 

Education

  • Undergraduate: Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Medical: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Training

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Spine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baylor Irving Medical Center
  • Irving Coppell Surgical Center
  • Medical City Hospital
  • Children's Hospital at Medical City

Dr. Naheed Shahid, M.D.

Internal Medicine

Naheed Shahid MD is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Shahid received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts (1996) at Rosemont College graduating with honors. She then proceeded to earn a medical degree (2001) at Medical College of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shahid then served as a Data Analyst for sleep studies in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients at MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she also completed her residency in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Shahid then served as a Data Analyst for sleep studies in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients at MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she also completed her residency in Internal Medicine.

With Spine Physician Institute’s objective to provide unsurpassed continuity of care with a personal touch, Dr. Shahid joined her husband, Dr. Sethuraman, in practice in January 2012. Dr. Shahid assists Dr. Sethuraman with each case, makes hospital rounds with him, and she is involved in pre- and post-operative care. This has allowed SPI to give their patients that unsurpassed medical care in a family-focused fashion that you cannot find in many medical practices today.

Dr. Naheed Shahid, M.D.

Dr. Naheed Shahid, M.D.

 

Education

  • Undergraduate: Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA
  • Medical: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Training

  • Internal Medicine Residency: MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baylor Irving Medical Center
  • Irving Coppell Surgical Center
  • Medical City Hospital
  • Children's Hospital at Medical City

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