Scoliosis & Spine Disorders Team

The team includes the spine surgical team’s highly experienced board-certified orthopedic surgeons who perform spinal surgery in children, dedicated spine-trained anesthesiologists and a PhD neurophysiologist who monitors, the spinal cord and nerve function throughout surgery.

Dedicated spinal surgical nurses, technicians, and radiology technicians complete the spinal surgical team. The surgical nurses are experts in the care of spinal surgery patients, managing six-eight patients per week.

Stephen G George, MD

Medical Director, Surgical Services
Medical Director, Pediatric Spinal Surgery

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Miramar, Palm Beach Gardens, West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Scoliosis and other complex spinal deformities

Thomas J Errico, MD

Associate Director of Pediatric Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Aventura, Miramar, Palm Beach Gardens, West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis

Subaraman Ramchandran, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Pinecrest

Clinical Interests: Complex adult and pediatric spinal deformities, spinal tumors and degenerative spinal pathologies

Physician Assistants

Kay McKnight, PA
Patrice Neil, MMS, PA
Miguel Lopez, PA-C
Eduardo Romero, PA-C
Sarah Toledo, PA

Nursing Team

Evelyn Salgueiro
Evelyn Silva, APRN
Mabel Perez
Mabel Perez, APRN
Nicole Orozco
Nicole Orozco, RN
Alejandra Patterson, RN

Administrative Staff

  • Dr. Baitner's Assistant: Raul Pino
  • Dr. Errico's Assistant: Adriana Font
  • Dr. George's Assistant: Aurora Bonitto
  • Dr. Horowitz's Assistant: Ana Garcia
  • Dr. Payares-Lizano's Assistant: Kristine Roiz
  • Dr. Spurdle's Assistant: Amnerys Rodriguez
  • Dr. Schoenleber's Assistant: Yasmin Muñoz

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