Mark Kurd, MD

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850 Old Lancaster Avenue
Suite 100
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Timing of Preoperative Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis After Primary One-Level to Three-Level Lumbar Fusion
  2. Do patients with back pain-dominant symptoms improve after lumbar surgery for radiculopathy or claudication?
  3. Static Versus Expandable Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Interbody Cages: A Comparison of One-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes for One-Level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  4. The impact of preoperative motor weakness on postoperative opioid use after ACDF
  5. Postoperative Glycemic Variability and Adverse Outcomes After Posterior Cervical Fusion
  6. Comparison Between Three- and Four-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Patient-Reported and Radiographic Outcomes
  7. How does the presence of a surgical trainee impact patient outcomes in lumbar fusion surgery?
  8. Can imaging characteristics on magnetic resonance imaging predict the acuity of a lumbar disc herniation?
  9. Does Smoking Affect Short-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes After Lumbar Decompression?
  10. Lumbar pedicle morphology and vertebral dimensions in isthmic and degenerative spondylolisthesis — A comparative study
  11. Combined depression and anxiety influence patient-reported outcomes after lumbar fusion
  12. Depression Identified on the Mental Component Score of the Short Form-12 Affects Health Related Quality of Life after Lumbar Decompression Surgery
  13. How do C2 tilt and C2 slope correlate with patient reported outcomes in patients after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?
  14. Patient Outcomes following Short-segment Lumbar Fusion Are Not Affected by PI-LL Mismatch
  15. Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Procedural Technique
  16. Processing and handling cost of single-use versus traditional instrumentation for 1 level lumbar fusions
  17. Do Preoperative Epidural Steroid Injections Increase the Risk of Infection after Lumbar Spine Surgery?
  18. How does smoking influence patient-reported outcomes in patients after lumbar fusion?
  19. No Difference in Neck Pain or Health-Related Quality Measures Between Patients With or Without Degenerative Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  20. Predictors of Prolonged Opioid Use After Lumbar Fusion and the Effects of Opioid Use on Patient-Reported Outcome Measures
  21. PEEK versus titanium static interbody cages: A comparison of 1-year clinical and radiographic outcomes for 1-level TLIFs
  22. Does Facet Distraction Affect Patient Outcomes After ACDF?
  23. Are patient outcomes affected by the presence of a fellow or resident in lumbar decompression surgery?
  24. Does Smoking Status Influence Health-Related Quality of Life Outcome Measures in Patients Undergoing ACDF?
  25. Development of a Telemedicine Neurological Examination for Spine Surgery: A Pilot Trial