Head of Spinal Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic

Iain H. Kalfas, MD

Iain H. Kalfas, MD
Dr. Iain Kalfas is a board certified Neurosurgeon in the Center for Spine Health at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. At Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Dr. Kalfas earned a Medical Degree. His Internship in General Surgery was at the Cleveland Clinic where he also did a Residency in Neurological Surgery. Dr. Kalfas' first Fellowship was in Neurotrauma at Allegheny General Hospital. He then was a Spinal Surgery Fellow at Cleveland Arthritis and Spine Center as well as at the Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joseph's Hospital.

Dr. Kalfas is an active member and committee person of many professional associations including, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Neurosurgical Society of America, and the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Kalfas has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. He has presented his research at professional meetings world-wide. Currently Dr. Kalfas is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Spinal Disorders and he is the Neurosurgical Editor for the Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Dr. Kalfas' research has led to advances in medical technology, particularly contributing to development in the field of image-guided spinal navigation.