Steve J. Paragioudakis, M.D.

 

Dr. Steven Paragioudakis

About Dr. Paragioudakis

Dr. Paragioudakis received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Paragioudakis completed his internship and residency program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in the New Jersey Medical School- Department of Orthopaedics.

 

Dr. Paragioudakis is a certified member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as the National Board of Medical Examiners.

 

Dr. Paragioudakis is currently employed by the Othopaedic Spine Specialists of NJ. In 2000, Dr. Paragioudakis’ Clinical Science Paper received The International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research.


Education

The University of Tennessee Business School,
Physicians Executive MBA Program
~ Knoxville, Tennessee
MBA

December 2000
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,
The New Jersey Medical School
  ~ Newark, New Jersey
M.D.
May 1993
The John Hopkins University School of Public Health
~ Baltimore, Maryland
August 1987 - August 1989
The John Hopkins University
~ Baltimore, Maryland
BA
May 1987

Internship - Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,
The New Jersey Medical School
~ Newark, New Jersey
July 1993 - June 1998

Fellowship

Standford University/St. Mary's Hospital Combined Spine
Fellowship Program
~ San Francisco, California
1998 - 1999

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Part I - passed July 1998
Part II - passed September 2001
Recertified - 2010


Teaching

Monmouth Orthopaedic Residency Program
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director
~
Long Branch, New Jersey

May 2000 - Present
Stanford University Department of Functional Restoration, Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Clinical Faculty and Instructor
~
Palo Alto, California

June 1999 - May 2000
San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program
Spine Fellow
~
Palo Alto, California

1998 - 1999
Stanford University Department of Functional Restoration
Instructor
~
Palo Alto, California

1998 - 1999
Biological Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Symposium
Instructor
~
Palo Alto, California

April 17, 1999
Department of Orthopaedics,
The New Jersey Medical School
Administrative Chief Resident
~
Newark, New Jersey

June 1997 - June 1998
Department of Materials Science,
The Johns Hopkins University
Teaching Assistant
~
Baltimore, Maryland
September 1986 - December 1986

Employment

Orthopaedic Spine Specialists of NJ, LLC
~ Shrewsbury, New Jersey

May 2000 - Present
Monmouth Orthopaedic Residency Program 
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director
~ Long Branch, New Jersey

May 2000 - Present
Stanford University Department of Functional Restoration,
Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Assistant Director of Orthopaedic Spine Center
Clinical Instructor/Staff Physician

~ Palo Alto, California
June 1999 - May 2000

Professional Societies

The New Jersey Medical Society
New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Alpha-Delta Phi Literary Society
North American Spine Society


Honors & Awards

The International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research 2000, Clinical Science Paper
Adelaid, Australia ~ April 12, 2000

Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, The New Jersey Medical School
Elected by fellow residents and faculty.

Mack H. Austin Memorial Scholarship
Awarded for demonstrated excellence in scholarship and leadership by the New Jersey Medical School Alumni Association.

Orthopaedic Chairman Search Committee
Elected by the New Jersey Medical School Council as a student member.

All Centennial Conference Football Team

Scott Scholar Athelete 1987 - The John Hopkins University

Dean's List - The John Hopkins University


Publications

Paragioudakis SJ, Minkowitz MS, Stieber JR: A Meta-Analysis of Multilevel Anterior Cervical Arthrodesis. Abstract submitted: Cervical Spine Research Society 32nd Annual Meeting. Boston, MA 2004.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. Winning Paper of the International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research. Spine 2000: December.

Paragioudakis SJ, Zucherman J, Hsu K, Klyce A: Compressive strength of the spinous process. Submitted to the International Society of the Lumbar Spine, November 1998.

Paragioudakis SJ, Chrystakos S, Minkowitz: The gene expression of bone
Morphogenic proteins in a rat osteoporosis model.
To be submitted.

Paragioudakis SJ, Aurori K, Behrens F: Bifocal tibia fractures. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds on CD-ROM. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, Illinois. 1998.

McCarrey JR, Berg WM, Paragioudakis SJ, Zhang PL, Dilworth DD, Arnold BL, Rossi JJ: Differential transcription of PGK genes during spermatogenesis in the Mouse. Developmental Biology 1992 Nov:154(1):160-168.


Presentations

Carragee EJ, Alamin T, Paragioudakis SJ: A Prospective Controlled Study of Limited vs. Subtotal Posterior Discectomy: Two Year Outcomes in Patients With Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Discs and Large Posterior Anular Defects. North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. San Diego, California October 2003.

Lumbar Compression Fractures: New Alternatives to Treatment. Grand Rounds at Community Medical Center. Toms River, New Jersey February 2003.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California February 2001.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana October 2000.

Carragee EJ, Paragioudakis SJ, Khurana S: Lumbar High Intensity Zone and Discogrpahy in Subjects Without Low Back Complaints. Winning Paper of the International Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research. International Society for the Study of the Study of the Lumbar Spine. Adelaide, Australia April12, 2000.

Multi-Level Degenerative Cervical Spine Disease. Stanford/St. Mary's Spine Program Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. January 13, 1999.

Biomechanics of the Spine. San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. December 2, 1998.

Elements of Scoliosis. San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. November 2, 1998.

Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Cages. Stanford/St. Mary's Spine Program Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California. September 24, 1998.

Structural Autografting of Segmental Acetabular Defects During Total Hip Arthroplasty. The New Jersey Medical School Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Newark, New Jersey. March 12, 1998.

The Gene Expression of Bone Proteins in a Rat Osteoporosis Model. The New Jersey Medical School Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Newark, New Jersey. June 16, 1998.

Primary Exchange Arthroplasty for the Infected Total Knee. The 30th Annual Northeastern-Mid Atlantic Orthopaedic Residents' Conference, Somerset, New Jersey. October 3-4, 1997.

Assessment and Management of Upper Extremity Injuries. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Regional Meeting, Orange, New Jersey. October 28, 1997.

Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of Bone. The New Jersey Medical School Department
of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Newark, New Jersey. August 15, 1997.


Committees

North American Spine Society - Moderator for Spinal Fusion Materials Symposium at 2002 Annual Meeting ~ Montreal, Canada


Hospital Appointments

Monmouth Medical Center ~ Long Branch, New Jersey