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Ron I. Riesenburger, MD accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Tufts University School of Medicine; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Tufts Medical Center; Cleveland Clinic
Board Certifications Neurosurgery
NPI # 1770775256
Gender Male

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St.
Box 178
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-7587
Phone #: 617-636-8484

Honors + Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Excellence in Teaching Award, Tufts University School of Medicine

Publications + National Presentations


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.

News, Media + Videos

Tufts Medical Center’s Spine Center is one of the few places regionally to administer a numbing medicine during a minimally invasive spinal fusion.

Injection during Spinal Fusion Leads to Better Pain Control, Shorter Hospital Stay

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