Dr. Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FACS

Dr. Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FACS

Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine,
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
41 Mall Rd
Charles A. Fager Chairman, Dept of Neurosurgery
Burlington, MA
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Work: 781-744-3180
Fax: 781-744-5104
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EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Bio

Dr. Ghogawala is the Chairman of Neurosurgery at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts as well as Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Ghogawala serves on the Executive Committee for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as the AANS/CNS joint section on disorders of the spine and peripheral nerves; Dr. Ghogawala leads multiple non-industry funded, peer-reviewed clinical trials that aim to understand the effectiveness of spinal procedures. He is currently national PI for the PCORI-sponsored Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy- Surgery study comparing ventral versus dorsal surgical approaches. He served as National PI on the recently completed SLIP study - a randomized controlled trial that compared lumbar laminectomy alone to lumbar laminectomy plus instrumented pedicle screw fusion for treating grade I lumbar spondylolisthesis.

Specialty

  • Physician – Neurosurgeon