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Your Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Board-Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship: Orthopedic Spinal Surgery, University of California at San Francisco

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

MD: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Member: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Scoliosis Research Society, AO Spine

Affiliations: Holy Name Medical Center, The Valley Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

Awards: New York/New Jersey Top Doctors

Ki Soo Hwang, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery. He is an attending spine surgeon at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Hwang has also earned the Top Doc award multiple times and is especially skilled in the treatment of degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis through minimally invasive surgery. He utilizes advanced techniques to correct spinal deformities and often performs revision surgery for both pediatric and adult patients with failed back or flat back syndrome.

He has taught orthopedic residents, spine surgery fellows and other practicing spine surgeons around the world in leading-edge surgical and nonsurgical spinal approaches. He routinely lectures and performs clinical teaching at multiple national and international spine conferences. Dr. Hwang has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on the management of spinal disorders.

As an integral member of one of the busiest spinal practices in New Jersey, Dr. Hwang strives to continually reduce pain, increase the level of function and improve the quality of life for each patient.


J. Kistle
We traveled 1800 miles from Colorado to have Dr. Emami do my lumbar surgery because he is the only one I trust.

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