Awards and Honors

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named the #1 hospital and provider of specialty medical care in Tennessee and the Nashville area by U.S. News & World Report.

The Vanderbilt Spine Center has been named a Blue Distinction Center for high quality spine surgery care by BlueCross BlueShield.

Selected Research Awards

NASS Value Abstract Award, North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (2013)
Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2013)
Byron Cone Pevehouse Socioeconomic Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2013)
Louise Eisenhardt Best Paper Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2013)
Wiltse Award for Best research Paper, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (2013)
Augustus McCravey Research Award Paper, Southern Society of Neurological Surgeons (2013)
Outcomes Committee Award Paper, AANS/CNS Spine Section Annual Meeting (2013)
Mayfield Clinical Research Award Paper, AANS/CNS Spine Section Annual Meeting (2013)
NASS Editors Choice Paper, North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (2013)
NASS Value Abstract Award, North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (2012)
Ronald Tasker Award Paper, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2012)