Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Nima Salari
Written by Carly Behm | March 18, 2021
Nima Salari, MD, is a spine surgeon at Phoenix-based Desert Institute for Spine Care. He specializes in pathologic conditions of the spine and has expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Salari also helped design instruments and implants used for several international companies.
He received his medical degree from Philadelphia-based Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and completed a residency at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Hospital. He also did a spine fellowship at Stanford (Calif.) University.
In December 2020, Dr. Salari was reportedly the first spine surgeon to implant Amplify Surgical’s 12-degree hyperlordotic DualX interbody cage.