Spine surgeon Dr. Robert L. Masson is an internationally recognized neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery and sports spine medicine. As the founder of the Masson Spine Institute Of Orlando and Park City, he serves as a chairman of education for cervical arthroplasty and lumbar microsurgery. Having built a nationally accredited minimally invasive spine Center of Excellence for the Orlando Health Hospital system, Dr. Masson performs surgery at the Masson Spine Institute (MSI) Outpatient Surgery Centers of Excellence in both Orlando and in Park City, Utah.
Patients travel from all over the world for a focused return to performance after a spine health crisis. Dr. Masson, himself a spinal reconstruction patient and lifelong adventurer, is a passionate advocate for prevention, wellness, fitness and ultimately extreme recovery in the face of spinal injury. He has performed over 13,000 microsurgical spine procedures, with a focus on return to life for athletes and fitness oriented people of all age.
Dr. Masson received his medical degree in biomedical engineering with honors from the University of Florida. He stayed in Gainesville for Neurological Surgery Residency, finishing in 1995 with special training in microneurosurgery and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Dr. Masson treats recreational, amateur and professional athletes of all ages.
In addition to inventing spine surgery procedures and the tools and implants required for use, Dr. Masson is the founder of Expanded Existence, Augmented/Mixed Reality Solutions Company (expandedexistence.com).He has several patents pending for the use of augmented and mixed reality technology for operating room logistics, organization and management with a focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Dr. Masson of the Masson Spine Institute in Park City just completed a globally streamed live surgery for a lumbar micro reconstruction (lower back surgery).
Over 200 fellow and surgeons from across the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia joined the live presentation!
To learn more about Masson Spine Institute and Dr. Masson, visit their website at massonsi.com.