Scott A. Meyer, MD
Dr. Meyer specializes in degenerative spine disease, minimally invasive spine surgery, cervical disc replacement, spinal deformity (scoliosis), spinal tumors and spinal trauma.
A Rhode Island native, Dr. Meyer graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hamilton College. He received his MD from Brown University and completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He was then selected for a prestigious complex and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.
In New Jersey Dr. Meyer has served as Chairman and a member of the Spine Technology Committee at Atlantic Health System. He is the President of the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society, and also a member of the Executive Board for the New Jersey Spine Society. Dr. Meyer is a member of the Spine Steering Committee at both Morristown Medical Center (MMC) and Overlook Medical Center (OMC).
Nationally, Dr. Meyer is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and the Joint Sections of Spine and Peripheral Nerve of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (DSPN) where he serves as a member of its Scientific Program Committee. He lectures regularly at national meetings and is a leader in the promotion of quality and outcomes-driven spine surgery. He is a member of the Washington Committee and is a member of the Coding and Reimbursement Committee for the AANS/CNS.
Dr. Meyer has published on mini-open transforamenal lumbar interbody fusion for the treatment of spondylolisthesis, cervical arthroplasty, cervical laminoplasty, cervical degenerative disc disease, adult degenerative scoliosis and spinal metastatic disease in numerous journals. He has also published on the surgical management of brain tumors, spinal trauma and cervical surgical technique in several neurosurgical textbooks. He recently authored a chapter on the surgical management of cervical degenerative disc disease in the upcoming edition of Youmans Neurological Surgery, the definitive textbook of neurosurgery.