Cervical Spine Research Society presents


The Annual Meeting gathers leading orthopedic and neurosurgical physicians, residents, and fellows in an international forum. The meeting promotes high quality meaningful research, discussion, and exchange of ideas for the diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine injury and disease. The 27th Instructional Course will be a hybrid format this year and will run November 14-16, 2022. The 50th Annual Meeting will be in-person November 16-19, 2022. Register now to join us in sunny San Diego, California at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

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About San Diego

San Diego is known worldwide for its great weather and miles of sandy beaches—70 miles to be exact. San Diego offers an expansive variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests of all ages from around the world. The San Diego terrain varies allowing for endless outdoor opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing, and observing wildlife in East San Diego and to the West there are opportunities to surf, boat, sail and swim. Balboa Park hosts an incredible concentration of arts and culture offerings including 17 museums and performing arts venues. San Diego is also home to two Tony® Award-winning theaters, historic sites, public art, music venues, dance performances, film festivals, galleries, missions and much more to explore. Popular attractions include the world-famous San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California. We look forward to seeing you in sunny San Diego!


Key Dates

September 7-October 21, 2022

Early Registration

October 21, 2022

Housing Closes

October 21-November 7, 2022

Regular Registration 

November 14-16, 2022

27th Instructional Course

November 16-19, 2022

50th Annual Meeting


Scientific Meeting Objectives

  • Review appropriate anatomy of the cervical spine.
  • Compare the methods for diagnosis of neck disorders.
  • Evaluate operative and non-operative treatment options for cervical spine disorders.
  • Recognize and respond to complications of surgical treatment.
  • Exchange information on cervical spine research, diagnosis and treatment with both US and international surgeons.


50th Annual Meeting Committee

Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FACS
Brian Kwon, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Neill M. Wright, MD

Abstract Review Committee


27th Instructional Course Committee

Thomas Mroz, MD
Jefferson Wilson, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Instructional Course Committee


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