Mark J. Spoonamore, M.D.


Children’s Spine Surgery

The USC Spine Center offers a specialized program for the evaluation and management of pediatric spinal disorders, such as idiopathic and congenital scoliosis, Scheuermann’s kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, spinal fractures and tumors. Dr. Spoonamore has completed training with internationally renowned pediatric spinal surgeons and was a recipient of the prestigious Russell Hibbs Clinical Award in 1998 for his research in the area of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

The pediatric spinal conditions listed to the left represent the various categories of children’s spinal disorders treated here at the USC Spine Center at Keck USC Hospital. Each description is detailed and intended to provide patients, families, and health care providers with an overview of symptoms, physical findings, diagnostic testing, and current treatment options for each spine condition.