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Ron I. Riesenburger, MD
Director, Spine Center; Co-Chief, Division of Spinal Surgery; Neurosurgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal deformity and scoliosis, complex and reconstructive spine surgery
Seeing Patients In
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-8484
Fax #: 617-636-7587
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Excellence in Teaching Award, Tufts University School of Medicine
Ron Riesenburger, MD, has expertise in treating patients with spinal conditions. This includes the treatment of degenerative spinal diseases, such as spinal stenosis, disc herniation, spondylolisthesis, “pinched nerves,” and scoliosis. He has expertise in minimally invasive spinal surgery as well as in complex deformity correction for scoliosis and kyphosis. After completing a neurosurgery residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Riesenburger pursued a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation specializing in all aspects of spine surgery. He is a neurosurgeon at Tufts Medical Center and associate professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. His research interests include optimizing pain control following minimal access lumbar fusion (TLIF) surgery, optimizing pain control following osteoporotic compression fractures, and improving osteotomy techniques/strategies for the treatment of the recurrently tethered spinal cord. Dr. Riesenburger is board certified in Neurosurgery.