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Douglas S. Weinberg, MD

Douglas S. Weinberg, MD

Adult Spine

Education and Experience


  • Tulane University


  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Area: Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Emory University
  • Area: Orthopaedic Spine


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified

Clinical Expertise

  • Complex Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MIS)
  • Motion-Preserving Surgery
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Adult Spinal Deformity (Degenerative Scoliosis)

Current Appointments

  • 2016-present Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

  • Top Journal Article Reviewer Award for CORR, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (2016)
  • Best paper award for “Are Readmissions Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Preventable?” (2016)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2015-present)
  • Alvin Freehafer Outstanding Junior Resident Award (2015-2016)
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society (2013-present)

Selected Publications

  • Weinberg DS, Rhee JM. Cervical Laminoplasty: Indication, Technique, Complications. J Spine Surg. 2020 Mar;6(1):290-301
  • Weinberg DS, Hedges BZ, Belding JE, Moore TA, Vallier HA: Risk Factors for Pulmonary Complication Following Fixation of Spine Fractures. The Spine Journal. 2017 May 8. S1529-9430(17)30199-7.
  • Drain JS, Weinberg DS, Ramey JS, Moore TA, Vallier HA.: Indications for CT-Angiography of the Vertebral Arteries After Trauma. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 May 1;43(9):E520-E524
  • Weinberg DS, Morris WZ, Gebhart JJ, Liu RW.: Pelvic Incidence: An Anatomic Investigation of 880 Cadaveric Specimens. European Spine Journal. 2016 Nov;25(11):3589-3595.
  • Weinberg DS, Xie KK, Liu RW, Gebhart JJ, Gordon ZL.: Increased Pelvic Incidence is Associated With a More Coronal Facet Orientation in the Lower Lumbar Spine: A Cadaveric Study of 599 Lumbar Spines. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 1;41(19):E1138-45.

see entire list available at PubMed


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