Jean-Jacques Abitbol, M.D.

California Spine Group

Jean-Jacques Abitbol, M.D.

California Spine Group

Dr. Jean-Jacques Abitbol is in private practice and is co-founder of California Spine Group in San Diego. Dr. Abitbol holds hospital affiliations at Scripps Mercy, Scripps Memorial, and Sharp Memorial hospitals.

Dr. Abitbol earned his Medical Degree from the University of Ottawa in Canada. His Internship and Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery were at McGill University. Dr. Abitbol was a Spine Fellow at Mt. Sinai and Toronto General Hospital through the University of Toronto under the training of John Kostuik, MD.

As an active member of many professional organizations, Dr. Abitbol serves as President Elect of the North American Spine Society and Past President of the Federation of Spine Association. Further, he is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Cervical Spine Research Society.

Dr. Abitbol has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Cervical Spine Research Society Award for Outstanding Spine Research, AME Traveling Fellowship Award, Young Investigator Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society, and Outstanding Spine Research from the North American Spine Society AcroMed Award.

To scientific research on spine illness and deformity, Dr. Abitbol has contributed more than 27 book chapters, published 36 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and presented 24 abstracts and 8 exhibits. He is also an Editorial Reviewer for the journalĀ Spine.