Hyun W. Bae, MD

Co-Medical Director, Spine Education

Professor, Surgery

Professor, Orthopaedics

Mark Goodson Building,
Suite 901
444 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048





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Hyun W. Bae, MD

Co-Medical Director, Spine Education

Professor, Surgery

Professor, Orthopaedics

  • Orthopedics
  • Spine

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Cervical Dysplasia

Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical Tumors

Chronic Back Pain

Disc Replacement - Vertebral (Artificial Disc Replacement)

Disc Replacement Surgery / Surgeries

Disc Surgery / Surgeries

Head and Neck Surgery / Surgeries

Neck Dance Injury / Injuries

Neck Fractures

Osteomyelitis Spine


Scoliosis (Spinal Deformity)

Scoliosis Surgery / Surgeries

Spinal Stenosis

Spine Cancer

Spine Dance Injury / Injuries

Spine Disorders

Spine Fractures

Spine Fusion Revisions

Spine Fusion Surgery / Surgeries

Spine Reconstructive Surgery / Surgeries

Spine Surgery (Motion Preservation)

Spine Surgery / Surgeries (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral)

Spine Surgery / Surgeries (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral) - Pediatric

Spine Surgery / Surgeries Revision (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral)

Spine Tumors (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral)


Spondylolisthesis Surgery / Surgeries


Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery / Surgeries (VATS)

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  • Medical School: Yale School of Medicine, 1995
  • Internship: North Shore University Hospital, 1996
  • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, 2000
  • Fellowship: University Hospitals of Cleveland, 2001
  • North American Spine Society Research Grant, 2015
  • Orthopaedic Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award, 2013-15
  • National Institute of Health Grant, 2014
  • CIRM TR2-01780 Grant "Systemic Adult Cell Therapy for Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Compression Fractures", 2011-14
  • CIRM DR2-05288 Grant "Genetically Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells For The Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures, 2011-12
  • North American Spine Society Outstanding Paper Award, 2010
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Outstanding Clinical Paper Award, 2010
  • Scoliosis Research Society Outstanding Basic Science Paper Award, 2007
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society Outstanding Paper Award, 2005
  • Scoliosis Research Society Outstanding Poster Award, 2004
  • Cervical Spine Research Society Basic Science Grant Award, 2003
  • North American Spine Society, 2001
  • Cervical Research Society, 2001
  • Cum Laude, Yale School of Medicine, 1995

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  • Bae H, Zhao L, Zhu D, Kanim LE, Wang JC, Delamarter RB. Variability across ten production lots of a single demineralized bone matrix product. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Feb;92(2):427-435.
  • Bae HW, Strenge KB, Ashraf N, Badura JM, Peckham SM, McKay WF. Transient soft-tissue edema associated with implantation of increasing doses of rhBMP-2 on an absorbable collagen sponge in an ectopic rat model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Oct 17;94(20):1845-1852.
  • Bae HW, Zhao L, Kanim LE, Wong P, Delamarter RB, Dawson EG. Intervariability and intravariability of bone morphogenetic proteins in commercially available demineralized bone matrix products. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 May 20;31(12):1299-1306.
  • Bae HW, Zhao L, Kanim LE, Wong P, Marshall D, Delamarter RB. Bone marrow enhances the performance of rhBMP-2 in spinal fusion: a rodent model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Feb 20;95(4):338-347.
  • Patel VV, Zhao L, Wong P, Pradhan BB, Bae HW, Kanim L, Delamarter RB. An in vitro and in vivo analysis of fibrin glue use to control bone morphogenetic protein diffusion and bone morphogenetic protein-stimulated bone growth. Spine J. 2006 Jul-Aug;6(4):397-403.
  • Rajaee SS, Kanim LE, Bae HW. National trends in revision spinal fusion in the USA: patient characteristics and complications. Bone Joint J. 2014 Jun;96-B(6):807-816.

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