Scott A. Meyer, MD, is a top Neurosurgeon in New Jersey specializing 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.
In the News
A Second Opinion on Spine Surgery Leads Patient to Promising Clinical Trial, Pain Relief from Spondylolisthesis
Altair Health neurosurgeon Scott A. Meyer, MD performs first TOPS™ replacement in New Jersey
Artificial disc replacement is a growing alternative to traditional spinal fusion
Dr. Scott A. Meyer, who is leading the way in spine health, recently spoke about how artificial disc replacement surgery is redefining cervical spine surgery.
With Neurosurgery, A Doctor’s Sub-Specialties Can Significantly Impact Your Health
New Jersey native Abbey Velischek was weighing the options for treating her scoliosis when she met Dr. Scott A. Meyer of Altair Health and discovered highly specialized care close to home.
How Do Athletes Approach Spine Care? Ask This Cyclist and CEO.
New Jersey native Jason Desalvo went from herniated disc to head of the pack during a 100-mile bike race post surgery.
Neurosurgeon Dr. Scott Meyer saves patient from possible paralysis due to degenerative disc disease
Without moving quickly and removing the discs that were applying pressure to the spinal cord, Mr. Chiarella ran the real risk of permanently losing movement and feeling in his limbs.
It Took 40 Years and Four Physicians to Diagnose One Man’s Intense Back Pain – and One Day for Him to Feel Relief
Jan Mondrus of Farmingdale, NJ, credits reclaiming his life from pain to finally finding the right doctor.
Altair Health Neurosurgeon Seeks Patients with Spondylolisthesis and Spinal Stenosis to Enroll in Clinical Trial and Potentially Receive Motion-Preserving Device
Board-certified neurosurgeon participates in FDA/IDE study examining use of TOPS™ System