Cervical Myelopathy Podcast – Princeton Spine & Joint Center Podcast #8
In episode #8 of the Princeton Spine & Joint Center Podcast, Dr. Marco Funiciello, Co-Director of the Interventional Spine Program spoke with Dr. Sandro LaRocca , Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of the New Jersey Neck and Back Institute . They discussed Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy, the symptoms, the causes, and the surgical approach to treatment.
Dr. Sandro LaRocca is director and founder of the New Jersey Neck and Back Institute and is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spinal surgeon who is board certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the New Jersey Spine Society, the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, The Orthopaedic Surgeons of New Jersey, and the American Medical Association. Dr. LaRocca has been in private practice since 2001. He has extensive experience in minimally invasive and open techniques of spinal reconstructions, stabilization, and nerve (spinal cord) decompression of the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid-back), and lumbar (low back) spine.
Dr. Marco Funiciello, DO, is a board certified physician specializing in the non-operative care of spine, joint, muscle and nerve pain. Dr. Funiciello is the Co-Director of the Interventional Spine Program at Princeton Spine and Joint Center. After graduating from the University of Scranton, Dr. Funiciello received his medical degree from UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Funiciello then received his specialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan where he was honored to serve as Chief Resident. Dr. Funiciello has extensive additional training in Osteopathic Manual Medicine and often utilizes this skill set to complement his conservative and holistic approach to his patients. Dr. Funiciello has authored numerous chapters and papers and lectures widely. He is consistently rated as one of the best doctors in the country by his peers and by his patients.