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VSI’s Spinal Specialists Recognized By Becker’s Spine Review As Top Spine Surgeons To Know

January 20, 2016


Once again, Virginia Spine Institute is honored to receive national recognition, as two of our Spinal Specialists were highlighted in Becker’s Spine Review recently published list of “326 Spine Surgeons to Know.” Dr. Schuler and Dr. Good received high accolades among their peers because of their dedication to pioneering innovative surgical techniques.


Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS. In 1992, Dr. Schuler founded Virginia Spine Institute, where he currently serves as the CEO. Dr. Schuler completed his spinal surgery fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. He is a fellow of the American College of Spine Surgery, American College of Surgeons and American College of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Schuler is the president of Spinal Research Foundation, and serves as a spine consultant to the Washington Redskins.

Christopher Good, MD. Dr. Good is the director of scoliosis and spinal deformity as well as director of research at Virginia Spine Institute. He recently performed the first robot-guided sacroiliac joint fusion surgery in North America and was one of the first physicians in Virginia to explore genetic counseling for adolescent scoliosis. He has completed advanced training in adult and pediatric spinal surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children, all based in St. Louis.

Virginia Spine Institute’s reputation is unmatched as a world-renowned luxury destination in spinal healthcare, dedicated to providing an elevated level of concierge care for those suffering from neck and back conditions. For three decades, their proven methods have led them to dramatically improving the quality of life for over 100,000 patients, from 32 countries.


People seek care from Virginia Spine Institute because of their elite team of board-certified spine-specialized physicians offering unique approaches to safe and effective back and neck pain relief. As one of the few centers that begin treatment with non-surgical options before recommending surgery, 90% of their patients get better without spine surgery. Through a comprehensive model, Virginia Spine Institute is able to offer regenerative medicine, non-operative treatments, minimally-invasive spine surgery, and physical therapy through their team of spine specialists.


The team’s dedication to detail and patient success is a shining light in the field of spinal healthcare. As pioneers and leaders in this field, they have also accomplished many of the world’s firsts in spine surgery by using modern treatments and cutting-edge technology not offered anywhere else.

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