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Catherine Gallo, MD



Professional Focus

Dr. Catherine Gallo is a board-certified neurosurgeon with a special clinical interest in minimally invasive spine surgery and spine instrumentation. A Eugene resident since 1987, Dr. Gallo was a partner with Dr. Christopher Miller at the NeuroSurgery Group before establishing NeuroSpine. Dr. Gallo is listed as Becker’s Spine Review spine surgeon leader to know .

Case Study: Pinched Sciatic Nerve Due to Spinal Stenosis

Education & Training

  • Louisiana State University: Undergraduate magna cum laude
  • Tulane University School of Medicine: Medical Degree
  • University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics: Intership in General Surgery, Residency in Neurosurgery
  • Neurology Residency at University of Texas at Houston–Heimann Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center


    • Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty (artificial disc replacement in neck)
    • Posterior Cervical Decompression
    • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
    • Lumbar and Cervical Artificial Disc
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Discectomy or Decompression with or without Fusion
    • Minimally Invasive Lateral Interbody Fusion
    • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
    • Craniotomy for Brain Lesion and Trauma
    • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
    • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
    • Micro Endoscopic Discectomy
    • Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy
    • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Microdecompression
    • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) and Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

FDA-Approved Clinical Trials

  • Medtronic P04-8, Memphis, TN DIAM Spinal Stabilization System in the Treatment of Degenerative Disease
  • Medtronic LSS-006-COA, Memphis, TN COAST Treatment of Lumbar Stenosis with X-stop Peek Spacer in Moderately Symptomatic Patients
  • SUNBURST Neuromodulation St. Jude Medical, Plano TX
  • RELIEF NEUROMODULATION Boston Scientific, Valencia CA