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The Growing Spine - An Introduction
Dr. Akbarnia is a leader in the field of treatment of spinal problems in the growing spine (i.e. in infants and very young children). It is an area in which he, along with several members of the SDCSD team, focus much of their research, effort and expertise. In addition, Dr. Akbarnia is partnering with other leaders across the United States to find the best ways to treat these complex problems. The articles and links on this page will help you learn more about this important area.
Dr. Akbarnia is the Chairman of the 4th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and Growing Spine, to be held in Toronto, Canada on November 19-20. Dr. Akbarnia has served as Chairman of this conference each year since its inception.