A Rhode Island native, Dr. Scott A. Meyer received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then went on to receive his medical degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Meyer completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and upon completion of residency was selected for a prestigious complex and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.
Dr. Meyer's areas of clinical expertise include complex cervical spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, degenerative spine disease, adult spinal deformity (kyphosis and scoliosis), spinal tumors, and spinal trauma. Dr. Meyer also maintains a strong interest in neurotrauma and general neurosurgery. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Joint Sections of Spine and Peripheral Nerve of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Meyer has published in several journals on numerous topics including mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for the treatment of spondylolisthesis, cervical laminoplasty, adult degenerative scoliosis, and spinal metastatic disease.