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John M. Shutack, MD
Neurosurgeon
Medical College of Virginia

About John M. Shutack, MD

John M Shutack, MD, Chief Resident of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Virginia was awarded the SpineUniverse Patient Article Award. He earned his Medical Degree from Temple University, in Philadelphia and a Bachelors of Science in Vertebrate Physiology from Penn State University State College. His academic interests include all aspects of spine and intracranial surgery.

Articles Written by John M. Shutack, MD

Spina Bifida Occulta and Open Spina Bifida - A Patient's Guide

The term spina bifida covers malformations that always include deformities of certain parts of the vertebrae, the spinous process and vertebral arch. It has been described as a failure of these bones to fuse during early fetal development.

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