John Pollina MD, FACS

John Pollina

John Pollina
MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Director of Spine Surgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

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3980A Sheridan Drive
Suite 200
Amherst, NY 14221
Phone: 716-218-1000
jpollina@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Pollina is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo who joined UBNS in 2013. Dr. Pollina, who is a board certified neurosurgeon, is the Director of Spine Surgery.

After receiving his BA in Economics from Fairfield University in 1990, Dr. Pollina completed medical school at SUNY Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1994. He completed his neurosurgical residency at SUNY Buffalo as well.

Dr. Pollina has a focus in the treatment of disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. His areas of expertise are low back and neck pain; herniated disc; spinal stenosis; scoliosis; spinal instability; spinal tumor and infection; carpal/cubital tunnel syndrome; and intracranial pathology. His research interests include motion sparing/preserving technology of the spine; minimal access approaches and techniques to the spine; osteo-biologics of spinal fusion; and spine surgery outcome-based research.





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Contact Information

3980A Sheridan Drive
Suite 200
Amherst, NY 14221
Phone: 716-218-1000
jpollina@buffalo.edu

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