Said Osman, M.D. relocated to the United States of America after his post-doctoral training, first in general surgery, and later specializing in orthopedic surgery, in the United Kingdom. He became Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, both in general and orthopedic surgery before relocating to the United States in 1992. To qualify for Board Certification in the USA, Dr. Osman repeated his orthopedic residency, and also took his fellowship training in spine surgery, graduating in 1999, from Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. He is Board Certified and a Fellow of The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Osman has successfully practiced orthopedic surgery for 16 years.
Dr. Osman's mission in life has been to pioneer micro-spine surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS) and endoscopic spine surgery. He has been involved in the development and patenting of numerous surgical Intellectual Properties, including the Uni-directional Dynamic Spinal Fixation Device, a method for post-operatively compressing a bone graft, the Biologic Intramedullary Fixation device, and the Trans-pedicular Partial Disc Arthroplasty, just to name a few. He continues to enhance minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation and percutaneous fusion, innovative operating room drapery, and tissue modulation technology including laser thermos-discoplasty.
Dr. Osman is an active lecturer and diplomat for redefining innovative treatments of debilitating spinal disorders and spinal segmental motion preservation. He has served as a spinal consultant to leading spine companies related to MISS technology. He practices general orthopedic surgery, but his sub-specialty and main focus is endoscopic and endoscopically-assisted spine surgery. He is passionate about minimizing the normal tissue trauma while removing the pain generator of the spine.
He is recognized nationally and internationally for his contribution to the field of minimally invasive spine surgery and continues to publish and lecture worldwide about his success in using the least invasive spinal techniques. Dr. Osman also performs complex open and minimally invasive spine procedures; minimally invasive and complex joint replacements; sports medicine; hand and foot surgery as well as orthopedic trauma surgery.
Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Said Osman has brought innovation and unprecedented advancement to the field of orthopedic spine surgery. As a world-renowned spine surgeon, his quest to develop the latest techniques in minimally invasive spine procedures is only exceeded by his need to provide the very best care for his patients. Dr. Osman finds true recognition in the relief and increased quality of life that his patients experience, he has also been lauded with numerous honors, like the prestigious Kambin Foundation Annual Award for research in the field of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and the Best Resident Research Paper Award by Ohio Orthopedic Society.
With a thorough understanding of the toll that back pain and neck pain can take on a person's life, Dr. Osman truly feels that traditional open back and open neck procedures should not be the only option available to patients.