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Harel Deutsch, MD

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  • Neurological Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Neurological Surgery
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York - Neurological Surgery
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital - Neurological Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Back pain
  • Chiari malformation
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Neck injuries and disorders
  • Spinal cord disorders
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spinal deformity
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • Spinal tumor
  • Spinal tumor, complex
  • Spinal tumor, intradural
  • Spine and back disorders
  • Spine surgery
  • Spine surgery, cervical
  • Spine surgery, revision
Research Interests:
  • Etiology of chronic back pain
  • Artificial cervical and lumbar disk replacement
  • Failed back surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Minimally invasive transpedicular approach for evacuation of epidural abscess and debridement of disc space in a patient with discitis in the thoracic spine.
    Tan LA, Takagi I, Deutsch H
    Neurosurg Focus
    2013 Jul
    35(2 Suppl):Video 6.
  2. Minimally invasive lumbar foraminotomy.
    Deutsch H.
    Neurosurg Focus. 2013
    2013 Jul
    35 Suppl:Video7. doi: 10.3171/2013.V2.FOCUS13193.
  3. Lumbar disc replacement in adolescents: An initial experience in two cases.
    Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H.
    J Pediatr Neurosci. 2012
    2012 May
    7(2):129-32. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.102577.
  4. Unilateral paramedian transpedicular approach for repair of anterior transdural spinal cord herniation: report of a case and literature review.
    Kasliwal MK, O'Toole JE, Deutsch H.
    Asian Spine J. 2012
    2012 Mar;6(1):55-9. Epub 2012 Mar 9.
  5. Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Using Local Bone Shavings as Autograft in Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Technical Note.
    Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H.
    World Neurosurg.
    2011 Nov 7
  6. Management of focal lumbar canal stenosis: importance of upright dynamic radiographs.
    Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H.
    Neurol India.
    2011 May-Jun
  7. Completely calcified lumbar synovial cyst.
    Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H.
    Neurol India.
    2011 Mar-Apr
  8. Effect of Total Lumbar Disc Replacement on Lumbosacral Lordosis.
    Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H.
    J Spinal Disord Tech.
    2011 Jul 6
  9. Anhidrosis after anterior retroperitoneal approach for L4-L5 artificial disc replacement.
    Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H.
    J Clin Neurosci.
    2011 Jul
  10. Minimally invasive retropleural approach for central thoracic disc herniation.
    Kasliwal M, Deutsch H.
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg
    2011 Aug
  11. Pain outcomes after surgery in patients with intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations
    Deutsch H
    Neurosurg Focus
    2010 Sep
  12. The predictive value of the baseline Oswestry Disability Index in lumbar disc arthroplasty
    Deutsch H
    Neurosurg Focus
    2010 Jun
  13. High-dose bone morphogenetic protein-induced ectopic abdomen bone growth
    Deutsch H
    Spine J
    2010 Feb
  14. Idiopathic scoliosis
    Angevine PD, Deutsch H
    2008 Sep
    63(3 Suppl):86-93
  15. Minimally invasive transpedicular vertebrectomy for metastatic disease to the thoracic spine
    Deutsch H, Boco T, Lobel J
    J Spinal Disord Tech
    2008 Apr
  16. Perioperative complications of minimally invasive surgery (MIS): comparison of MIS and open interbody fusion techniques
    Bagan B, Patel N, Deutsch H, Harrop J, Sharan A, Vaccaro AR, Ratliff JK
    Surg Technol Int
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