Dr. Richard M. Spiro

Richard M. Spiro

, MD FACS FAANS

Dr. Spiro joined UBNS in 2019 as Director of Neurotrauma for the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University at Buffalo and is currently the Chief of Neurosurgery at ECMC, where his clinical focus is on complex cranial and spine injuries.

Previously, he was the director of the Pennsylvania Brain and Spine Institute. Prior to that leadership role, Dr. Richard Spiro served on the faculty in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, eventually becoming the Division Chief of Spine Surgery, which was the largest spine division in the United States.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Spiro has published extensively in peer reviewed medical journals on the topic of complex spinal reconstruction. He is a member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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Assistant Professor

Neurosurgery State University of New York at Buffalo

Chief of Service

Neurosurgery ECMC

Erie County Medical Center

462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone: 716.898.3000

Education

Medical School
University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Residency
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Complex Spine Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Recertification

Clinical Interests & Memberships

Dr. Spiro’s areas of expertise include neurosurgery, spinal abnormalities, spinal tumors, revision spinal surgery, and complex spine.

Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
  • American Medical Association

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