Full Name
Vijay Yanamadala, MD
Job Title
Chief Medical Officer
SWORD Health
Speaker Bio
Vijay Yanamadala, MD, MBA, FAANS is the chief medical officer for Sword Health. He is a board certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Yanamadala has extensive experience in treating scoliosis, spine trauma, spinal vascular diseases, and spinal deformities. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School and MBA from Harvard Business School, after which he did his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.

He has published over 75 scientific papers and received numerous awards on the safe and effective treatment of complex spinal conditions through advanced and innovative techniques paired with the use of multidisciplinary teams. Much of his work has centered on better coordination of musculoskeletal care and the avoidance of procedures and surgeries through care integration.

Dr. Yanamadala is also a pioneering surgeon who was among the first surgeons in the tristate area and New England to offer awake spinal fusion surgery. He was also the second surgeon in the world to offer patient specific spine fusion surgery. He has done international spine surgery missions in Kenya, India, Mongolia and Sri Lanka, performing countless free surgeries during these trips. Dr. Yanamadala is certified by the Safety in Spine Surgery Project (S3P) and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgery, Congress of Neurological Surgery, North American Spine Society, and the Scoliosis Research Society.
Vijay Yanamadala, MD