Spine Specialists

We’re proud to be affiliated with these board-certified spine specialists, who work together to help you sleep easier, stand taller and move better. A team willing to bend over backwards to get you back to the things that matter most in your life.

Rudolph Buckley, MD
Contact: 315-824-1250
Dr. Buckley specializes in Spine Surgery and has been on the forefront of bringing new technological advances in his specialty to the Central New York area.
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Gregory Canute, MD, FAANS
Contact: 315-475-3999
Dr. Canute specializes in brain-related conditions, including brain tumors, pituitary tumors; and chiari malformations, using techniques including spinal surgery; neurostimulation; and cyberknife stereotactic radiosurgery.
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Raman Dhawan, MD
Contact: 315-470-1051 (Syracuse)
315-789-0993 (Geneva)
Dr. Dhawan, who completed a fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the University of California, specializes in spine, general orthopedic and trauma surgery.
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Justin Iorio, MD
Justin Iorio, MD, a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon, specializes in spine surgery, particularly the management of complicated spinal deformities, degenerative and arthritic conditions, infections and fractures.
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William Lavelle, MD
Contact: 315-464-4472
Dr. Lavelle, board certified in orthopedic surgery, specializes in adult and pediatric spinal deformity and trauma; scoliosis, kyphosis; degenerative spine surgery; growing spine technology and kyphoplasty.
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David Padalino, MD
Contact: 315-701-2550
Dr. Padalino serves as Director of Neurosurgery Education. He treats brain aneurysms; skull base and brain stem tumors; and arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spinal cord.
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Raghu Ramaswamy, MBBS, FRCS (sn)
Contact: 315-701-2550
Dr. Ramaswamy specializes in skull base neurosurgery, spinal neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery
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Clifford Soults, MD
Contact: 315-701-2550
Dr. Soults specializes in neurosurgery.
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