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Anthony DiGiorgio, DO

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address101 Potrero Ave, 101
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco06/2020Neurotrauma & Neurocritical Care Fellowship
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans06/2019Neurosurgery Residency
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco06/2017Research Fellowship: Spine
    Louisiana State University, ShreveportMHA06/2017Health Administration
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, VallejoDO06/2012
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa BarbaraBA12/2004Biology
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons2018Robert Florin Resident Award for top Socioeconomic Abstract
    Louisiana Neurosurgical Society 2018John Jackson Award for Outstanding Clinical Presentation
    Louisiana State University Dept of Neurosurgery2014212 Resident of the Year
    LSU Aesculapian Society2014Excellence in Teaching
    Louisiana Neurosurgical Society2015Dean Echols Award for Best Research Presentation
    Louisiana Neurosurgical Society2014John Jackson Award for Outstanding Clinical Presentation

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    1. Minimally Invasive Management of Civilian Gunshot Wounds to the Lumbar Spine: A Case Series and Technical Report. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Sep 01; 19(3):219-225. Crutcher CL, Wilson JM, DiGiorgio AM, Fannin ES, Shields JA, Morrow KD, Tender GC. PMID: 32147736.
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    2. Minimally invasive lateral corpectomy for thoracolumbar traumatic burst fractures. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 Sep; 49(3):E12. Podet AG, Morrow KD, Robichaux JM, Shields JA, DiGiorgio AM, Tender GC. PMID: 32871572.
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    3. Finding Our Voice: U.S. Neurosurgeons in Administration and Advocacy. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jul 16; 143:70-72. DiGiorgio AM, Nathan JK, Menger RP. PMID: 32818919.
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    4. Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Spinal Cord Injury (TRACK-SCI): an overview of initial enrollment and demographics. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 05 01; 48(5):E6. Tsolinas RE, Burke JF, DiGiorgio AM, Thomas LH, Duong-Fernandez X, Harris MH, Yue JK, Winkler EA, Suen CG, Pascual LU, Ferguson AR, Huie JR, Pan JZ, Hemmerle DD, Singh V, Torres-Espin A, Omondi C, Kyritsis N, Haefeli J, Weinstein PR, de Almeida Neto CA, Kuo YH, Taggard D, Talbott JF, Whetstone WD, Manley GT, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS, Dhall SS. PMID: 32357323.
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    5. Correlation of return to work with patient satisfaction after surgery for lumbar spondylolisthesis: an analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 05 01; 48(5):E5. DiGiorgio AM, Mummaneni PV, Park P, Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Foley KT, Glassman SD, Shaffrey CI, Potts EA, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Wang MY, Fu KM, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, Alvi MA, Guan J, Haid RW, Slotkin JR. PMID: 32357321.
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    6. Perioperative Anesthesia Lean Implementation Is Associated With Increased Operative Efficiency in Posterior Cervical Surgeries at a HighVolume Spine Center. Neurospine. 2020 Jun; 17(2):390-397. Ammanuel SG, Chan AK, DiGiorgio AM, Alazzeh M, Nwachuku K, Robinson LC, Lobo E, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 32054140.
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    7. Spinal meningiomas. Handb Clin Neurol. 2020; 170:251-256. DiGiorgio AM, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 32586498.
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    8. Obese Patients Benefit, but do not Fare as Well as Nonobese Patients, Following Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Surgery: An Analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurgery. 2020 01 01; 86(1):80-87. Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Wang MY, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, DiGiorgio AM, Haid RW, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 30541141.
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    9. The Impact of Drug and Alcohol Intoxication on Glasgow Coma Scale Assessment in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. World Neurosurg. 2020 Mar; 135:e664-e670. DiGiorgio AM, Wittenberg BA, Crutcher CL, Kennamer B, Greene CS, Velander AJ, Wilson JD, Tender GC, Culicchia F, Hunt JP. PMID: 31881342.
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    10. Change in Policy Allowing Overlapping Surgery Decreases Length of Stay in an Academic, Safety-Net Hospital. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 12 01; 17(6):543-548. DiGiorgio AM, Mummaneni PV, Fisher JL, Podet AG, Crutcher CL, Virk MS, Fang Z, Wilson JD, Tender GC, Culicchia F. PMID: 30919890.
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    11. Primary pain generator identification by CT-SPECT in patients with degenerative spinal disease. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 12 01; 47(6):E18. Tender GC, Davidson C, Shields J, Robichaux J, Park J, Crutcher CL, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 31786562.
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    12. Applicability of cervical sagittal vertical axis, cervical lordosis, and T1 slope on pain and disability outcomes after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients without deformity. J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Oct 18; 1-8. Lau D, DiGiorgio AM, Chan AK, Dalle Ore CL, Virk MS, Chou D, Bisson EF, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 31628295.
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    13. Jack Jallo Alexander R. Vaccaro Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine, 2nd ed. 2018 Thieme Medical Publishers 238 pages $179.99. World Neurosurgery. 2019 Oct 1; 130:276. Anthony M. DiGiorgio, Sanjay S. Dhall. .
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    14. The Accuracy of Glasgow Coma Score Documentation in a Trauma Database: Implications for Patient Care and Performance Metrics. Neurosurgery. 2019 Sep 1; 66(Supplement_1). Anthony M DiGiorgio, Blake E Wittenberg, Brooke Kennamer, Clifford Crutcher, Adam Podet, Jason D Wilson, Clarence S Greene, Gabriel C Tender, Frank Culicchia, John Hunt. .
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    15. Book Review: Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine, Second Edition. Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug 1; 85(2):e379-e379. Anthony M DiGiorgio, Sanjay S Dhall. .
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    16. A case series of penetrating spinal trauma: comparisons to blunt trauma, surgical indications, and outcomes. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 03 01; 46(3):E4. Morrow KD, Podet AG, Spinelli CP, Lasseigne LM, Crutcher CL, Wilson JD, Tender GC, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 30835674.
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    17. The increasing frequency of intravenous drug abuse-associated spinal epidural abscesses: a case series. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 01 01; 46(1):E4. DiGiorgio AM, Stein R, Morrow KD, Robichaux JM, Crutcher CL, Tender GC. PMID: 30611170.
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    18. The Cervicothoracic Junction. . 2019 Jan 1; 395-407. Anthony M. DiGiorgio, Michael S. Virk, Ming-Hsiao Hu, Mohanad Alazzeh, Santan Thottempudi, Praveen V. Mummaneni. .
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    19. Laminectomy alone versus fusion for grade 1 lumbar spondylolisthesis in 426 patients from the prospective Quality Outcomes Database. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 11 30; 30(2):234-241. Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Wang MY, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, Chotai S, DiGiorgio AM, Haid RW, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 30544348.
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    20. 169 Similar Proportions Return to Work Following Fusion and Decompression Alone for Degenerative Grade 1 Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Though the Trajectories Differ: An Analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurgery. 2018 Sep 1; 65(CN_suppl_1):104-105. Andrew K.H Chan, Erica F Bisson, Mohamad Bydon, Steven D Glassman, Kevin T Foley, Eric A Potts, Christopher I Shaffrey, Mark E Shaffrey, Domagoj Coric, Michael Y Wang, John J Knightly, Paul Park, Kai-Ming G Fu, Jonathan Slotkin, Anthony L Asher, Michael S Virk, Panagiotis Kerezoudis, Jian Guan, Anthony Michael DiGiorgio, Catherine Miller, Regis W Haid, Praveen V Mummaneni. .
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    21. Lateral Prepsoas (Oblique) Approach Nuances. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2018 Jul; 29(3):419-426. DiGiorgio AM, Edwards CS, Virk MS, Chou D. PMID: 29933809.
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    22. The Safety and Efficacy of CT-Guided, Fluoroscopy-Free Vertebroplasty in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug; 116:e944-e950. Zygourakis CC, DiGiorgio AM, Crutcher CL, Safaee M, Nicholls FH, Dalle Ore C, Ahmed AK, Deviren V, Ames CP. PMID: 29857213.
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    23. Editorial. Damage capitation as malpractice reform. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 04; 28(4):444-445. DiGiorgio AM, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 29372856.
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    24. Women fare best following surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis: a comparison of the most and least satisfied patients utilizing data from the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 01; 44(1):E3. Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, Chotai S, DiGiorgio AM, Chan AY, Haid RW, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 29290130.
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    25. Parsectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 33-40. Rand Voorhies, Gabriel Tender, Clifford Crutcher, Anthony Digiorgio. .
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    26. Lumbar Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Corpectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 155-172. Gabriel Tender, Durga R. Sure, Yasser Badr, Anthony Digiorgio, Clifford Crutcher. .
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    27. Microdiscectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 5-21. Niki Calina, Daniel Serban, Adriana Constantinescu, Anthony Digiorgio, Gabriel Tender. .
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    28. D-TRAX. . 2018 Jan 1; 221-227. Clifford Crutcher, Anthony Digiorgio, Remi Nader, Gabriel Tender. .
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    29. Facetectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 23-31. Anthony Digiorgio, Malcolm Daniel Eggart, Adriana Constantinescu, Jason Wilson, Gabriel Tender. .
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    30. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. . 2018 Jan 1; 47-71. Daniel Serban, Niki Calina, Anthony Digiorgio, Gabriel Tender. .
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    31. Introduction to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. . 2018 Jan 1; 1-4. Gabriel Tender, Daniel Serban, Anthony DiGiorgio. .
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    32. Percutaneous Pedicle Screw/Rod Fixation. . 2018 Jan 1; 123-133. Daniel Serban, Niki Calina, Anthony DiGiorgio, Lindsay Lasseigne, Gabriel Tender. .
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    33. Sacro-Iliac Joint Fusion. . 2018 Jan 1; 147-154. Gabriel Tender, Alexis Waguespack, Clifford Crutcher, Anthony Digiorgio, Remi Nader. .
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    34. Standard versus minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: A prospective randomized study. New Horizons in Clinical Case Reports. 2017 Dec 11; 2(0):27. Gabriel Tender, Daniel Serban, Anthony DiGiorgio. .
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    35. Subsidizing the Sick: How Community Rating Works. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Dec; 30(10):457-458. DiGiorgio AM, Mummaneni PV, Virk MS, Sharan AD. PMID: 28622189.
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    36. Safety and effectiveness of early chemical deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis after spinal cord injury: pilot prospective data. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Nov; 43(5):E21. DiGiorgio AM, Tsolinas R, Alazzeh M, Haefeli J, Talbott JF, Ferguson AR, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS, Manley GT, Whetstone WD, Mummaneni PV, Dhall SS. PMID: 29088948.
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    37. 101 Lumbar Fusion Versus Laminectomy for Spondylolisthesis: Lessons Learned from the AANS/CNS Spine Section Study Group's Analysis of the N2QOD Registry. Neurosurgery. 2017 Sep 1; 64(CN_suppl_1):219-220. Erica Fay Bisson, Mohamad Bydon, Michael S Virk, Steven D Glassman, Kevin T Foley, Eric A Potts, Christopher I Shaffrey, Paul Park, Kai-Ming G Fu, Anthony L Asher, Jonathan Slotkin, Regis W Haid, Domagoj Coric, John J Knightly, Silky Chotai, Andrew Kai-Hong Chan, Panagiotis Kerezoudis, Anthony Michael DiGiorgio, Praveen V Mummaneni. .
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    38. 303 Minimally Invasive Versus Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Prospective Randomized Study. Neurosurgery. 2017 Sep 1; 64(CN_suppl_1):263-264. Anthony Michael DiGiorgio, Gabriel Claudiu Tender. .
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    39. 114 Allowing Overlapping Surgery Decreases Length of Stay in an Academic, Safety-Net Hospital. Neurosurgery. 2017 Sep 1; 64(CN_suppl_1):224-224. Anthony Michael DiGiorgio, Praveen V Mummaneni, Jonathan Lloyd Fisher, Adam Podet, Clifford Crutcher, Michael S Virk, Jason D Wilson, Gabriel Claudiu Tender. .
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    40. Stereotactic navigation for the prepsoas oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusion: technical note and case series. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Aug; 43(2):E14. DiGiorgio AM, Edwards CS, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV, Chou D. PMID: 28760040.
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    41. The Case for Deformity Correction in the Management of Radiculopathy with Concurrent Spinal Deformity. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2017 Jul; 28(3):341-347. Berven S, DiGiorgio A. PMID: 28600009.
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    42. Primary pain generator identification by CT-SPECT in a patient with low back pain: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Mar 21; 10(1):132. Tender G, Constantinescu A, Conger A, DiGiorgio A. PMID: 28327190.
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    43. Protocol for electrophysiological monitoring of carotid endarterectomies. J Biomed Res. 2010 Nov; 24(6):460-6. Liu H, Di Giorgio AM, Williams ES, Evans W, Russell MJ. PMID: 23554663.
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    44. Dimethyl sulfoxide provides neuroprotection in a traumatic brain injury model. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2008; 26(6):501-7. Di Giorgio AM, Hou Y, Zhao X, Zhang B, Lyeth BG, Russell MJ. PMID: 19096138.
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