March 9, 2020
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush minimally invasive spine surgeon Dr. Frank Phillips was instated as the President of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) for 2020 -2021 at the society’s recent annual meeting in Puerto Rico. In addition to running a busy clinical practice, Dr. Phillips is a professor and Director of the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
ISASS is dedicated to the surgical care of the spine and is one of the largest international spine surgical societies. The Society blends the fields of neurosurgery and orthopaedic spine surgery, enjoying active participation by the best scientists and clinicians in the world. With membership in 78 countries and more than 3,000 members, ISASS publishes the International Journal of Spine Surgery, and provides advocacy for patients’ rights and access to surgical care. ISASS has had more than 4,200 scientific papers presented, demonstrating the members dedication to research and desire to share spine intelligence across the spine field.