Dr. Milad Alam, a fellowship-trained Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, has specific training in minimally invasive surgical techniques and motion preservation (nonfusion) surgeries. He is dedicated to working directly with his patients in creating customized non-surgical and surgical plans of care for their individual needs and lifestyle.
Dr. Alam completed his medical school training at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Jackson Memorial/University of Miami hospital. He completed a combined Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine fellowship at the University of Southern California (USC) Spine Center with a focus on minimally invasive and robotic spine surgery for treatment of adult degenerative conditions. He has also complemented his fellowship training as a visiting spine fellow at Bern University Hospital in Switzerland.
After completing his graduate medical training, Dr. Alam served as the Chief of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at Riverside Orthopedic Institute (Rutherford, New Jersey), where he helped develop a comprehensive program offering surgical and nonsurgical treatments for degenerative neck and back conditions. Additionally, he served as an Associate Director of spine surgery at Hudson Regional Hospital (Secaucus, New Jersey), where he helped develop an award-winning Robotic Spinal Surgery program.
Dr. Alam has presented at major national spine conferences and written multiple peer-reviewed journal articles about spine conditions and surgical techniques. He is an active member of multiple professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, AOSpine, and the North American Spine Society.
Dr. Louis Starace, MS, MD
Dr. Louis M. Starace has practiced personalized, professional orthopedic care for more than 20 years. After earning his fourth degree from New York Medical School, he was Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Dr. Starace focuses on improving his patients’ daily lives, eliminating pain and optimizing body function.
Shawn Suchdeve, PA-C
Shawn Suchdeve, PA-C obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from the University of Central Florida and graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University with a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Shawn values the time he spends with his patients and focuses on making sure they have all the resources they need to help them along their recovery. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family as well as exploring the outdoors.