Peter G. Passias

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Peter G. Passias, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor;
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Clinical Addresses

NY Spine Institute
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 516-357-8777

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Medical Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Spinal Surgery




Medicare, No Fault, Worker's Compensation

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Board Certification

— Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery


2001-2003 — SUNY Health Science Center, Medical Education
2003-2004 — Tufts University (General Surgery), Internship
2004-2008 — Tufts University (General Surgery), Residency Training
2008-2009 — Massachusetts General Hospital (Spine Surgery), Clinical Fellowships
2009-2010 — Hospital for Special Surgery (Spine Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


A review of the diagnosis and treatment of atlantoaxial dislocations
Yang, Sun Y; Boniello, Anthony J; Poorman, Caroline E; Chang, Andy L; Wang, Shenglin; Passias, Peter G
2014 Aug;4(3):197-210, Global spine journal
— id: 1106002, year: 2014, vol: 4, page: 197, stat: Journal Article,

Complications of primary versus revision spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Goz, V; Weinreb, J H; McCarthy, I; Passias, P G; Lafage, V; Errico, T J
2013 September 2013;13(9):10S-10S, Spine journal
— id: 628412, year: 2013, vol: 13, page: 10S, stat: Journal Article,

Comparative Analysis of Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Patients versus an Unaffected Population Undergoing Spinal Surgery
Marascalchi, Bryan J; Passias, Peter G; Goz, Vadim; Weinreb, Jeffrey H; Joo, Lijin; Errico, Thomas J
2013 Dec;:482-490, Spine
— id: 832402, year: 2013, vol: , page: 482, stat: Journal Article,

Combined ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament at C2-3 and invagination of the posterior axis resulting in Myelopathy
Passias, Peter G; Wang, Shaobo; Wang, Shenglin
2013 May;22 Suppl 3:478-486, European spine journal
— id: 315852, year: 2013, vol: 22 Suppl 3, page: 478, stat: Journal Article,

Relationship between the alignment of the occipitoaxial and subaxial cervical spine in patients with congenital atlantoxial dislocations
Passias, Peter G; Wang, Shenglin; Kozanek, Michal; Wang, Shaobai; Wang, Chao
2013 Feb;26(1):15-21, Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
— id: 213482, year: 2013, vol: 26, page: 15, stat: Journal Article,

The reversibility of swan neck deformity in chronic atlantoaxial dislocations
Passias, Peter G; Wang, Shenglin; Zhao, Deng; Wang, Shaobai; Kozanek, Michal; Wang, Chao
2013 Apr;38(7):E379-E385, Spine
— id: 271202, year: 2013, vol: 38, page: E379, stat: Journal Article,

Screw-related complications in the subaxial cervical spine with the use of lateral mass versus cervical pedicle screws
Yoshihara, Hiroyuki; Passias, Peter G; Errico, Thomas J
2013 Nov;19(5):614-623, Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
— id: 614272, year: 2013, vol: 19, page: 614, stat: Journal Article,

Complications associated with thoracic pedicle screws in spinal deformity
Li, Gang; Lv, Guohua; Passias, Peter; Kozanek, Michal; Metkar, Umesh S; Liu, Zhongjun; Wood, Kirkham B; Rehak, Lubos; Deng, Youwen
2010 Sep;19(9):1576-1584, European spine journal
— id: 138206, year: 2010, vol: 19, page: 1576, stat: Journal Article,

Endoscopically assisted anterior release and reduction through anterolateral retropharyngeal approach for fixed atlantoaxial dislocation
Lu, Guohua; Passias, Peter G; Li, Gang; Kozanek, Michal; Rehak, Lubos; Wood, Kirkham B; Li, Guoan; Deng, Youwen
2010 Mar 1;35(5):544-551, Spine
— id: 111466, year: 2010, vol: 35, page: 544, stat: Journal Article,

Pedicle versus laminar screws: what provides more suitable C2 fixation in congenital C2-3 fusion patients?
Wang, Shenglin; Wang, Chao; Passias, Peter G; Yan, Ming; Zhou, Haitao
2010 Aug;19(8):1306-1311, European spine journal
— id: 138205, year: 2010, vol: 19, page: 1306, stat: Journal Article,

In-vivo motion characteristics of lumbar vertebrae in sagittal and transverse planes
Xia, Qun; Wang, Shaobai; Kozanek, Michal; Passias, Peter; Wood, Kirkham; Li, Guoan
2010 Jul 20;43(10):1905-1909, Journal of biomechanics
— id: 111470, year: 2010, vol: 43, page: 1905, stat: Journal Article,

Range of motion and orientation of the lumbar facet joints in vivo
Kozanek, Michal; Wang, Shaobai; Passias, Peter G; Xia, Qun; Li, Gang; Bono, Christopher M; Wood, Kirkham B; Li, Guoan
2009 Sep 1;34(19):E689-E696, Spine
— id: 111467, year: 2009, vol: 34, page: E689, stat: Journal Article,

Adult scoliosis in patients over sixty-five years of age: outcomes of operative versus nonoperative treatment at a minimum two-year follow-up
Li, Gang; Passias, Peter; Kozanek, Michal; Fu, Eric; Wang, Shaobai; Xia, Qun; Li, Guoan; Rand, Frank E; Wood, Kirkham B
2009 Sep 15;34(20):2165-2170, Spine
— id: 111471, year: 2009, vol: 34, page: 2165, stat: Journal Article,

Interobserver reliability and intraobserver reproducibility of powers ratio for assessment of atlanto-occipital junction: comparison of plain radiography and computed tomography
Li, Gang; Passias, Peter; Kozanek, Michal; Shannon, Brian D; Li, Guoan; Villamil, Fernando; Bono, Christopher M; Harris, Mitchel; Wood, Kirkham B
2009 Apr;18(4):577-582, European spine journal
— id: 111474, year: 2009, vol: 18, page: 577, stat: Journal Article,

Segmental in vivo vertebral motion during functional human lumbar spine activities
Li, Guoan; Wang, Shaobai; Passias, Peter; Xia, Qun; Li, Gang; Wood, Kirkham
2009 Jul;18(7):1013-1021, European spine journal
— id: 111472, year: 2009, vol: 18, page: 1013, stat: Journal Article,

Measurement of geometric deformation of lumbar intervertebral discs under in-vivo weightbearing condition
Wang, Shaobai; Xia, Qun; Passias, Peter; Wood, Kirkham; Li, Guoan
2009 Apr 16;42(6):705-711, Journal of biomechanics
— id: 111473, year: 2009, vol: 42, page: 705, stat: Journal Article,

Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of the cervicomedullary angle in a normal adult population
Wang, Shenglin; Wang, Chao; Passias, Peter G; Li, Gang; Yan, Ming; Zhou, Haitao
2009 Sep;18(9):1349-1354, European spine journal
— id: 111468, year: 2009, vol: 18, page: 1349, stat: Journal Article,

In vivo range of motion of the lumbar spinous processes
Xia, Qun; Wang, Shaobai; Passias, Peter G; Kozanek, Michal; Li, Gang; Grottkau, Brian E; Wood, Kirkham B; Li, Guoan
2009 Sep;18(9):1355-1362, European spine journal
— id: 111469, year: 2009, vol: 18, page: 1355, stat: Journal Article,

Measurement of vertebral kinematics using noninvasive image matching method-validation and application
Wang, Shaobai; Passias, Peter; Li, Gang; Li, Guoan; Wood, Kirkham
2008 May 15;33(11):E355-E361, Spine
— id: 111475, year: 2008, vol: 33, page: E355, stat: Journal Article,