Rachid Assina

Rachid Assina, MD

Neurosurgeon

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Meet Dr. Assina

Background

Dr. Assina specializes in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery with a special interest in the treatment of spinal tumors and scoliosis. Dr. Assina’s practice approach centers on a comprehensive integrated approach to the development and implementation of a plan of care for the full range of spine conditions. He provides state-of-the-art treatment, restoring back health and enabling patients to lead full lives. As an orthopedic fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Dr. Assina performs the most innovative surgical techniques, including minimally invasive endoscopic surgery, artificial disc replacement, image-guided scoliosis correction, and laser-assisted tumor surgery to achieve the best results for his patients.

Dr. Assina is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine and completed his neurosurgical residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where he performed more than 1500 procedures. He completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Spine Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Spine Institute of New York and Beth Israel Medical Center performing more than 350 spine surgeries.

Prior to his medical training, Dr. Assina received his Bachelors in Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and was a practicing Pharmacist before he left to pursue medical school. He has been actively involved in research and has 14 academic manuscripts, two book chapters and 10 abstracts to his credit.

Dr. Assina is fluent in Arabic and French and is committed to providing outstanding, expedient, compassionate and technologically sophisticated care and expertise to his patients.

Education + Specialties

Fellowship

Spine Institute of New York. Beth Israel Medical Center, The Mount Sinaí School of Medicine

  • Research Fellowship

Residency

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

  • Neurosurgery

Graduate School

  • Ross University School of Medicine

Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Scoliosis

Visit Dr. Assina at the Institute for Robotic Surgery

Hours

Monday-Friday: 8AM-5PM

Phone

(888) 927-3954

Address

55 Meadowlands Pkwy Ste #400D

Secaucus, NJ 07094

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