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Nicholas Spina, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-3200
Farmington Health Center
165 N. University Ave.
Farmington, UT 84025
Map
(801) 587-7109
University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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Bio

Nicholas Spina, MD, is a member of the University Of Utah Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in degenerative, traumatic, and oncologic conditions of the spine including lumbar stenosis, cervical myelopathy, and scoliosis. He employs a conservative approach in treating the spine. Dr. Spina’s focus is in restoring patients’ function and helping them to regain their optimal lifestyle.

Dr. Spina graduated magna cum laude from Boston College. He attended the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and the Harold Henderson Sankey MD Award recipient for the outstanding graduating medical student in Orthopaedics. He stayed on to complete his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he held the position of chief resident and was selected by his mentors and peers as the outstanding graduating resident. He followed his residency with an Orhtopaedic spine fellowship here at the University of Utah. He spent one year as faculty in the University Of Washington Department Of Orthopaedics before returning to join the University of Utah department.

Dr. Spina is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enjoys escaping into the mountains whether it be mountain biking, skiing, or hiking. He is currently seeing patients at the University Orthopaedic and Farmington Health Center.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Instructor

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Adult Spinal Deformity
  • Health Outcomes

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Instructor

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
Farmington Health Center
Orthopaedics
165 N. University Ave.
Farmington, UT 84025
(801) 587-5441 University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Nicholas Spina, MD, is a member of the University Of Utah Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in degenerative, traumatic, and oncologic conditions of the spine including lumbar stenosis, cervical myelopathy, and scoliosis. He employs a conservative approach in treating the spine. Dr. Spina’s focus is in restoring patients’ function and helping them to regain their optimal lifestyle.

Dr. Spina graduated magna cum laude from Boston College. He attended the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and the Harold Henderson Sankey MD Award recipient for the outstanding graduating medical student in Orthopaedics. He stayed on to complete his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he held the position of chief resident and was selected by his mentors and peers as the outstanding graduating resident. He followed his residency with an Orhtopaedic spine fellowship here at the University of Utah. He spent one year as faculty in the University Of Washington Department Of Orthopaedics before returning to join the University of Utah department.

Dr. Spina is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enjoys escaping into the mountains whether it be mountain biking, skiing, or hiking. He is currently seeing patients at the University Orthopaedic and Farmington Health Center.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Fellow
Chief Resident University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Orthopaedics
Administrative Chief Resident
Residency University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Orthopaedics
Resident
Professional Medical University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Boston College
Biological Sciences
B.S.

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