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Catherine Gallo, MD

Specialty

Neurosurgeon

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 The NeuroSpine Institute. 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

Surgeries/Procedures

  • 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

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