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    Orlando Spine LLC

    Address: 1960 N John Young PKWY
    Kissimmee, FL 34741

    Call (407) 499-2089
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Bio

Merrill W. Reuter, MD, PhD, FACS, is a board-certified neuro-orthopedic and spine surgeon associated with Orlando Health. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Reuter earned his medical degree from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. He received his orthopedic residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. He completed his first fellowship in surgery of the foot and ankle at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, and his second fellowship in spinal and reconstructive surgery at the Spinal Associates of North Central Florida, Gainesville. He earned his doctor of philosophy in surgical research and a master's degree from the American International University Online Program in Surgical Research.

Dr. Reuter has been active in training spine surgeons, physicians and other healthcare providers. He was a clinical assistant professor of biomedical science at Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, Boca Raton. He has served on dozens of medical committees and has been involved in numerous FDA and non-FDA clinical investigation studies researching minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques. He holds two patents on devices for treating intervertebral disc herniation. 

Dr. Reuter has presented hundreds of lectures at professional conferences and medical training seminars. He has also published numerous articles, book chapters and books on the subject of minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Reuter is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, the American Medical Association and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

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