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Glen Manzano, M.D.

General Information

Glen  Manzano, M.D.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Video Introduction

CV

Specialties

  • Neurological Surgery

Roles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery

Research Interests

Spine tumors

Spinal cord injury

Degenerative spine disease

Spinal instrumentation

Minimally invasive spine techniques

Awards

Hubert L. Rosomoff Research Award
Outstanding Surgical Intern of the Year

Education

2009 Residency Neurological Surgery
U. of Miami Department of Neurosurgery/Jackson Memorial Hospital
2007 Fellowship Complex Spine Surgery
U. of Miami Department of Neurosurgery/Jackson Memorial Hospital
2002 MD
University of Miami School of Medicine
1995 BS
University of Notre Dame

Publications

  • Manzano GR, Casella G, Wang MY, Vanni SV, Levi AD. A prospective randomized trial comparing expansile cervical laminoplasty versus cervical laminectomy and fusion for multilevel cervical myelopathy. Neurosurgery. 2012 Feb;70(2):264-77.
  • Manzano G, Green BA, Vanni S, Levi AD. Contemporary management of adult intramedullary spinal tumors - pathology and neurological outcomes related to surgical resection. Spinal Cord. 2008 Aug;46(8):540-6.
  • Sheth RN, Manzano G, Li X, Levi AD. Transplantation of human bone marrow-derived stromal cells into the contused spinal cord of nude rats. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Feb;8(2):153-162.
  • Elhammady M, Manzano GR, Lebwohl N, Levi AD: Leiomyosarcoma metastases to the spine. Case series and review of the literature. J of Neurosurgery – Spine 178-183, 2007.
  • Lee TT, Singh RV, Manzano GR, Green BA. Contemporary Management of Spinal Cord Injury. In: Neurosurgery Quarterly, DL Long, ed., Springer Verlag, Philadelphia, PA, Vol 9(2), pp. 138-153, 1999.
  • Lee TT, Manzano GR, Green BA. Modified open-door cervical expansile laminoplasty for spondylitic myelopathy: Technical notes, clinical and radiographic outcome and predictors for gait improvement. J Neurosurg 86(1):64-68, 1997.

Biography

Dr. Manzano completed his undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame and earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He went on to complete his neurosurgery residency and complex spine fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Manzano has resided in south Florida for over 30 years, and is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Manzano is subspecialized in the field of complex spine and spinal cord surgery. His clinical expertise includes the treatment of degenerative spine disease, spine trauma, spine and spinal cord tumors, spinal inflammatory/infectious disease and osteoporotic compression fractures. He works with a multidisciplinary team of specialists who can offer comprehensive care for the spine patient. His philosophy includes maximizing conservative therapy as well thoroughly educating and communicating with those patients who require surgery in order to optimize their potential for success. He employs minimally invasive techniques, whenever applicable, to treat the complete spectrum of spine pathology.

 

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