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Interventional Spine Fellowship

Swedish offers one-year fellowship in Interventional Spine training. Applicants should have completed a PM&R, Anesthesiology or Neurology residency.

The fellowship provides a unique integration of non-operative and surgical specialists within the Institute, allowing the opportunity to differentiate surgical versus non-surgical cases.

Procedures taught include:

  • Facet joint injections (Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar (C-T-L)
  • Medial branch blocks and ablation (C-T-L)
  • Epidural steroid injections (Caudal, C-T-L Interlaminar, and C-T-L Transforaminal)
  • Sacroiliac joint injection and ablations
  • Intra-articular hip joint injections
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Interspinous spacers
  • Vertebral augmentation (Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty)
  • Spinal cord simulation

The goal of this fellowship is to train broadly competent, Interventional Spine specialists in the evaluation and management of the full spectrum of spine disorders.