Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Dr. Gabriel, a board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon, spent three years as a full time academic spine surgeon at The Ohio State University. Dr. Gabriel served as an assistant professor and the director of the Division of Spine Surgery. He also served as the clinical director of the Biodynamics Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Gabriel completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and continued there for residency training in orthopaedic surgery, and orthopaedic research fellowship. He received postgraduate fellowship training in Laminoplasty techniques at the Universities of Osaka, Hirosaki, and Chiba in Japan. Dr. Gabriel also completed a spine fellowship at Case Western Reserve University under the mentorship of Dr. Henry H. Bohlman.
Dr. Gabriel received an undergraduate degree from Temple University where he majored in biology and minored in Spanish. His honors include; Dean’s List, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, and graduating Magna Cum Laude. During medical school he was president of the D. Hayes Agnew Surgical Society, and received honors in anatomy and surgery.
Dr. Gabriel is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Spine Arthroplasty Society, American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society, Ohio State Medical Association, and Columbus Medical Society.
Dr. Gabriel has published multiple research articles and book chapters for the benefit of medical education. He invented the Mini-Open approach to the Pre-sacral Retroperitoneal space for minimally invasive lumbosacral discectomy and fusion. Dr. Gabriel has given multiple presentations and lectures on spine surgery, both nationally and internationally. His research interests include patient outcomes and the biomechanics of the spine. Dr. Gabriel specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery.
Dr. Gabriel with Columbus Crew Middle Fielder, Ethan Finlay