Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic surgeons of the spine deal with the evaluation and nonoperative and operative treatment of the full spectrum of primary spinal disorders including trauma, degenerative, deformity, tumor, and reconstructive. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.abos.org/.
Separate board certification is not currently offered.