Todd J. Albert, MD

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925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(800) 321-9999

Medical School

University of Virginia - 1987


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Minnesota Spine Center

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Research & Clinical Interests

He specializes in the comprehensive treatment of numerous pathologic conditions affecting the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral spines including degenerative disk disease, scoliosis and other deformities, trauma, infections and tumors.

He has an interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques and image guided technologies in the management of spinal disorders. He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, received his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he was named outstanding chief resident, and performed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the Minnesota Spine Center. Dr. Albert serves on the boards of several scholarly journals, including, Spine, The Spine Journal, The Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, and medical associations including American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cervical Spine Research Society, Scoliosis Research Society, International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, North American Spine Society, and many others. He is Chairman of Network Development for the National Spine Network, a consortium of centers of excellence for spine care throughout the United States. Dr. Albert has published over 200 scientific articles, authored over 40 book chapters, presented his research both nationally and internationally, and served as chairman at numerous courses. He has published several textbooks on Spinal Surgery, including Tricks of The Trade: Spine Surgery, Surgical Approaches to the Spine, Mastercases: Spine Surgery, Physical Examination of the Spine and Spinal Deformities, The Essentials.