About Todd Lanman, MD
Todd Lanman, MD is a board certified neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Lanman is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Neurosurgery at the University of California Los Angeles/UCLA Medical Center and Clinical Chief of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center also in Los Angeles.
Dr. Lanman graduated from Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed a general surgery internship and neurological surgery residency at UCLA.
He is an active member of many professional societies and organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), North American Spine Society (NASS), and Fellow American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Lanman has authored ten peer-reviewed journal articles, one book chapter, and lectures extensively teaching courses on the spinal techniques he has developed.
Kurtz, SM; MacDonald, D; Phillips, E; Veruva, S, Lanman, TH; Berven, SH; Isaza, JE; Steinbeck, MJ. "Lessons Learned From Analyzing Retrieved Total Disc Replacements". July 2015.
Gornet MF, Chan FW, Coleman JC, Murrell B, Nockles RP, Taylor BA, Lanman TH, Ochoa JA. "Biomechanical Assessment of a PEEK Rod System for Semi-Rigid Fixation of Lumbar Fusion Constructs." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 133(8): 081009. August 2011.
Wagner WH, Regan JJ, Leary SP, Lanman TH, Johnson JP, Rao RK, Cossman DV. "Revision and
Explanation Strategies Involving the CHARITE Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement." Spine, 32(9): 1001-1011 . April 2007.
Wagner WH, Regan JJ, Leary SP, Lanman TH, Johnson JP, Rao RK, Cossman DV. "Access Strategies for Revision and Explanation of the CHARITE Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement. " Journal of Vascular Surgery, 44(6): 1001-1011. December 2006.
Lanman TH, Hopkins TJ. "Lumbar Interbody Fusion After Treatment With Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein-2 Added to 70:30 Poly (L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide) Bioresorbable Implants. "Neurosurgery Focus, 16(3): E9. March 2004.
Lanman TH, Hopkins TJ. "Early findings in a pilot study of anterior cervical interbody fusion in which
recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 was used with poly (L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide)
bioabsorbable implants." Neurosurgical Focus, 16(3): 1-5. March 2004.
Iezza G, Loh C, Lanman TH, Yong WH. "June 2003: 33-year-old male with a Frontal Lobe Mass." Brain
Pathology, 13(4): 643-645. October 2003.
Mummaneni PV, Haid RW, Lanman TH, Rodts GE. "Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Technical Advances." Contemporary Neurosurgery, 25(13):1-8. June 2003.
Lanman TH, Slattery W, Brackmann DJ, Hitselberger WE."Report of 190 consecutive cases of large acoustic tumors(vestibular schwannoma) removed via the translabyrinthine approach." Journal of Neurosurgery, 90(4):617-623. April 1999.
Fetterman BL, Lanman TH, House JW. "Relief of Headache by Cranioplasty After Skull Base Surgery." Journal of Skull Base Surgery, 7(1): 1-4.January 1997.
Roberson JB, Brackmann DE, Hitselberger WE, House JW, Lanman TH." Acute Postoperative
Hydrocephalus Following Translabyrinthine Craniotomy for Acoustic Neuroma Resection." Journal of Skull Base Surgery, 5 (3): 143-148. July 1995.
Som PM, Schatz CJ, Flaum EG, Lanman TH. "Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Paranasal Sinuses Associated with Fibrous Dysplasia: CT and MRI Findings." Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 15(3): 513-515. May 1991.
Spickler E, Lufkin R, Teresi L, Lanman TH, Levesque M, Bentson J."High Signal Intraventricular Cysticercosis on Tl Weighted MR Imaging." American Journal of Neuroradiology, 11(1):S64. September-October 1989.
Lanman TH, Martin NA, Vinters, HV. "The Pathology of Encephalic Arteriovenous Malformations Treated by Prior Embolotherapy." American Journal of Neuroradiology, 30: 1-10. February 1988.
Feuerman TA, Wackym PA, Gade G, Lanman TH, Becker DP. "Intraoperative Development of Contralateral Epidural Hematoma during Evacuation of Traumatic Extraaxial Hematoma." Neurosurgery, 23(4): 480-483. October 1988.
Lanman, TH, Becker DP. "Falcinemeningiomas." Meningiomas. Raven Press, New York (1991): 345-356.
"Prestige LP 2-Level Cervical Arthroplasty IDE 60-month Clinical Data. " Speaker -Todd Lanman, M.D.,
F.A.C.S., ISASS15 - 15th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
"Prestige LP 2-Level Cervical Arthroplasty IDE 24-month Clinical Data. " Speaker -Todd Lanman, M.D.,
F.A.C.S., Cedars-Sinai 14th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders, Las Vegas, NV. Saturday, January 31, 2015.
"Semi-Rigid Posterior Fixation: PEEK Rod Design Rationale and Use. " Speaker- S.M. Kurtz, Presentation By Todd Lanman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. April 26, 2013.
"Prestige LP 2-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty: 3 Year Clinical Results from 6 Centers in a Prospective
Randomized IDE Trial. " Speaker-Todd Lanman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Spine Arthroplasty Society, Las Vegas,
NV. April 2011.
"Outcomes on Various Complex Lumbar Spine Revisions, Case Study Presentations. "Speaker-Todd
Lanman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Cedars Sinai 10th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders,
Las Vegas, NV. February 2011.
"Evaluation of Polyethyleneterephthalate (PET) Cords from Retrieved Posterior Dynamic Stabilization
Systems. " Speaker- S.M. Kurtz, Data set included Todd Lanman, M.D., F.A.C.S. Spine Arthroplasty
Society, New Orleans, LA. April 2010.
"Prestige LP 2-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty: One Year Clinical Results from 6 Centers in a Prospective Randomized IDE Trial. "Speaker- Todd Lanman, M.D., F.A.C.S., American Association of Neurological Surgery. San Diego, CA. May 2009.
"Cervical Hybrid Arthroplasty: Lifestyles Outcomes Analysis. " P.Pazmino, C. Lauryssen, T.H Lanman, A.
Farin, S. Murphy, Q. Qaqi. Spine Arthroplasty Society. London, UK. April 2009.
"Early Clinical Experience with Semi-Rigid (CD Horizon Legacy PEEK Rod) Posterior Instrumentation in Lumbar Fusion. " R. Nockels, T.H.Lanman, M. Gomet, H. Mathews. American Association of Neurological Surgery. Washington DC. March, 2007.
"Mechanical, Biomechanical and Biocompatibility Evaluation of a PEEK Rod Based Pedicle Screw
System. " M. Gornet, H. Mathews, R. Nockels, T.H.Lanman, A. Parwardhan, E.H. Sanders, J. Dewey, M.
Veldman, C. Patterson. American Association of Neurological Surgery. Washington DC. March, 2007.
"Lumbar Stabilization with PEEK Rod System. "T.H.Lanman, H. Mathews, M. Gornet. North American
Spine Society. Philadelphia, PA. September 29, 2005.
"Anterior Cervical Spine Fusion using Bioresorbablelnterbody Spacers and rhBMP-2. " T.H.Lanman, T.
Goldstein, T. Hopkins. North American Spine Society. Chicago, IL. October 29, 2004.
"Minimal Access Lumbar Spine Fusion using Biosresorbablelnterbody Spacers and rhBMP-2. " T.H.Lanman, T. Goldstein, T. Hopkins. North American Spine Society. Chicago, IL. October 27 2004.
"Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fixation- Open and Minimally Invasive Techniques. " T.H.Lanman.
Indianapolis, IN. September 17-18, 2004.
"Microendoscopic TLIF with Bone Morphogenic Protein: Techniques and Early Results. "T.H.Lanman.
Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques. Denver, CO. November 8, 2003.
"Minimal Access TLIF, Endoscopic Pedicle Screws, and Posterolateral Fusion with Bone Morphogenic
Protein: Techniques and Early Results. "T.H.Lanman. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques. IMAST. Rome, Italy. July 12, 2003.
"Minimally Invasive Use ofMETRx X Tube for Lumbar Decompression. " M. Smith, T.H. Lanman, K.
Foley. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques IMAST. Rome, Italy. July 11 , 2003.
"Lumbar 5-Sacral 1 Spondylolisthesis: Patient Selection Criteria and Technique Selection. "T.H. Lanman, P. Mummaneni. Global Spine: Surgical Principles and Latest Techniques. Laguna Niguel-Dana Point,
California, June 29, 2003.
"Lumbar Degenerative-Fusion Techniques: Mini Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. " T.H.
Lanman, P. Mummaneni.Global Spine: Surgical Principles and Latest Techniques. Laguna Niguel-Dana
Point, California, June 29, 2003.
"Lumbar Degenerative-Anterior Approach Circumferential Fusion. " C. Shaffrey, T.H. Lanman, J. Wang, B. Mathern. Global Spine: Surgical Principles and Latest Techniques. Laguna Niguel-Dana Point, California, June 28, 2003.
"Lumbar Degenerative-Posterior Circumferential Fusion-Transforarninal Lumbar Interbody Fusion/Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. "T.H. Lanman, J. Alexander ,G. Frey. Global Spine: Surgical Principles and Latest Techniques. Laguna Niguel-Dana Point, California. June 27, 2003.
"Minimal Access Lumbar Spinal Fusion with Bone Morphogenic Protein, Hydrosorb Copolymer and Pedicle Screw Fixation." Lumbar Minimal Access Spine Course. Phoenix, Arizona. February, 2003.
"Removal oflntradiscal Screws Relieves Neck Pain. " D. McBride, T.H.Lanman, J. P. Johnson. LendeWinter Neurosurgery Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah. February, 2001.
"Chronic Cervical Spine Pain Associated with Intradiscal Screws. " D. McBride, T.H.Lanman, J.P. Johnson, N. Patel.Cervical Spine Research Society. Monterey, CA. November-December, 2001 ; American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Chicago, IL. April, 2002.
"A New Mechanical Spinal Cord Injury Model: Its Biomechanical and Histological Study. " T.H.Lanman,
I.T. Armstrong, W. Subin, G.J. Marshall, J.F. Liu, Z. Wei. 14th Annual AANS/CNS Joint Section. Rancho
Mirage, CA. February 11 ,1998.
"Translabyrinthine Removal of Large Acoustic Neuromas-A Review of 194 Cases. " T.H. Lanman, W.
Slattery, W. Subin, D.J. Brackmann, W.E. Hitselberger. Western Neurosurgical Society.Ojai, CA. September 23, 1997; Congress of Neurological Surgeons. New Orleans, LA. October 1, 1997; North American Skull Base Society. Kamuela, HI. February 16,1998.
"Stereotactic Biopsy of Primary CNS Lymphomas in Seventy Four Patients with AIDS. " T.H.Lanman, W. Subin, I.T. Armstrong, A.C. Tierney. Congress of Neurological Surgeons- New Orleans, LA. October 1,1997; AANS 66th Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. April 25,1998.
"Stereotactic Biopsy of Cerebral Lesions in 150 Patients with AIDS. " T.H. Lanman, A.C. Tierney, W. Subin.Congress of Neurological Surgeons. New Orleans, LA. October 1, 1997.
"Taking Charge: Managed Care and Neurological Surgeons. " T.H. Lanman. The Western Neurosurgical
Society. Lanai, HI. September 17, 1996.
"Relief of Headache by Cranioplasty after Skull Base Surgery. " T.H. Lanman, B.L. Fetterman, JW House.
North American Skull Base Society, International Skull Base Congress. San Diego, CA July 3, 1996.
"Encephalic Vascular Malformations - A Clinicopathological Study. " T.H. Lanman, H.V. Vinters, N.A.
Martin. AANS 57th Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. April 3, 1989.
"The Pathology of Encephalic Arteriovenous Malformations Treated by Prior Embolotherapy. " T.H.
Lanman, H.V. Vinters, N.A. Martin.63rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of
Neuropathologists. Seattle, WA. June 13, 1987.
"The Physiologic Comparison of CO2 Laser and Bipolar Lesions in Cat Cerebral Cortex. " T.H. Lanman, L.J. Cerullo. Congress on Laser Neurosurgery. Chicago, IL. September 24, 1982.
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