Brooklyn, NY (October 24, 2016) – Dr. Jack Choueka, Chair of Orthopedic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, announced that Dr. Ahmed Saleh has joined the Orthopedic Spine Surgery team, bolstering the hospital’s comprehensive orthopedic services.
“We’re delighted to expand our Orthopedic and Trauma Services with the expertise that Dr. Saleh brings to his new role at Maimonides,” said Dr. Choueka. “Recruiting a top-level spine surgeon like Dr. Saleh is the latest example of our commitment to providing patients with the best orthopedic care, right here in Brooklyn.”
A graduate of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Dr. Saleh is board-certified and fellowship trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center. It’s a homecoming of sorts for Dr. Saleh, since he served as Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery at Maimonides.
“I’m looking forward to working with the accomplished orthopedic team at Maimonides,” said Dr. Saleh. “It’s an especially exciting time to be coming on board, with the recent establishment of the Trauma Center at Maimonides.”
Dr. Saleh specializes in the treatment of neck and back disorders for both adolescents and adults, with a special interest in spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, spinal trauma, and degenerative diseases of the neck and back. He treats a broad range of neck and spinal disorders including cervical myelopathy, cervical and lumbar spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, herniated discs, neck and lower back pain, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, sciatica, and spine fractures.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Saleh is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National Association of Spine Surgeons, America Orthopaedic Association, and Brooklyn Orthopaedic Society. He has published and contributed to numerous articles in leading journals, including Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, Journal of Spine, Ultrasound Clinics, and Global Spine Journal.