Experience, Education & History



Education

Graduate

University of Akron
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH
MD - Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
B.S. Cell and Molecular Biology


Postgraduate Training

Fellowship, Department of Spine Surgery
Hospital For Special Surgery
New York, NY

Residency, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
North Shore – LIJ: Northwell Health
Manhasset, NY

Internship, Department of General Surgery
Summa Health – Akron City Hospital
Akron, OH


Research Institutions

Hospital for Special Surgery,
New York, NY

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research,
Manhasset, NY

Weill Cornell Medical Center,
New York, NY

Leon Root Motion Analysis Laboratory,
New York, NY

Associations/Societies

Member of North American Spine Society(NASS)

Member of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Certifications

AO Spine: Board Certified Spine Surgeon
2016

AAOS: Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon
2015

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Grande DA. “Regenerative medicine: The clinical benefit of stem cells in cartilage regeneration.”
Nature Rheumatol. 2013

KOUTSOUMBELIS S,Gausden E, Sama AA,
Cammisa FP, Girardi FP, Finerty E. “Risk Factors for Post Operative Surgical Site Infections Following
Posterior Instrumented Lumbar Fusion.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011


Book Chapters

KOUTSOUMBELIS S,Silber J, Essig D.
"Nucleus Pulposus Replacement Techniques."
Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. 3rd Edition; Ch.98, Vaccaro, Albert. 2015.

KOUTSOUMBELIS S,Silber J, Essig D.
"Nucleus Pulposus Replacement Techniques."
Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. 3rd Edition; Ch.98, Vaccaro, Albert. 2015.


Complex Case Presentations

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Kim HJ
“Surgical Treatment of Basilar Invagination Under the Setting of Progressive Quadriparesis”
Grand Rounds at HSS (Vol. 6, Issue 2)

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Girardi F
“Cervical Spine Fusion for the Treatment of Refractory Idiopathic Cervical Dystonia”
Grand Rounds at HSS (Vol. 6; Issue 2)


Presentations

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Derman P, Schalder P, Shue J, Cammisa F,
Huang R, Sama A, Girardi F, Hughes A
“Patient Satisfaction after Circumferential Lateral
Interbody Lumbar Fusion at Mid-Term Follow up”
(April 2016 AO Spine; Banff, Canada)

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Richter A, Merwin S, Silber J
“Midterm self-reported quality of life outcomes after spine
surgery for lumbar radiculopathy.”
(April 2014) ISASS (International Society for Advancement of Spinal Surgery).,
Miami, FL

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Richer A Merwin S, Silber J
“Comparison Between Instrumented and Uninstrumented Posterolateral
Fusion for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis
(November 2014: North American Spine Society, San Francisco CA)

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Richter A, Merwin S, Silber J.
“Midterm self-reported quality of life outcomes after spine
surgery for lumbar radiculopathy.”
(November 2013) Eastern Orthopaedic Assn; Miami, FL

Richter A, KOUTSOUMBELIS S,
Merwin S, Silber J “Midterm self-reported quality of life outcomes
after spine surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis.”
(November 2013) Eastern Orthopaedic Assn., Miami, FL

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, DiMaio FR,
“High Grade Osteosarcoma at the Site of a Ceramic on
Cross-Linked Polyethylene Cementless Hip.”
(June 2013) ICJR West; Napa, CA

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Schwartz J, Grande DA:
“Wound Healing after Application of a Novel Placental
Derived Membrane: A Diabetic Rat Model.”
(June 2013) NSLIJ Alumni Day, Feinstein Institute; Manhasset, NY.

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Richter A, Silber J:
“Patient Satisfaction at Mid-Term Follow-up in patients undergoing
spinal surgery for radiculopathy.”
(June 2012) NSLIJ Alumni Day, Feinstein Institute; Manhasset, NY.

KOUTSOUMBELIS S, Hughes A, Cammisa F, Girardi F, Sama A.
“Risk Factors for Post Operative Surgical Site Infections
after Posterior Instrumented Lumbar Fusion.”
(February 2011) AAOS; San Diego, CA

Experience

Licensure

New York State

Hospital Affiliations

North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, NY

St. Francis Hospital
Port Washington, NY

Winthrop Hospital
Mineola, NY

South Nassau University Hospital
Oceanside, NY

Mercy Medical Center
Rockville Center, NY

Plainview Hospital
Plainview, NY

Syosset Hospital
Syosset, NY

St. Joseph Hospital
Bethpage, NY