Osama Kashlan, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Director, Endoscopic Spine Surgery
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5338
[email protected]

Available to mentor

Osama Kashlan, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Qualifications
  • Research Overview
  • Recent Publications
  • Qualifications
    • Fellowship
      University of Washington, Neurosurgery, 2022
    • Fellowship
      Gangnam Severance Hospital, Neurosurgery, 2019
    • Fellowship
      Emory University, Neurosurgery, 2018
    • Residency
      University of Michigan, Neurosurgery, 2017
    • MPH
      University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2016
    • MD
      Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, 2010
    Research Overview

    1. Stem cells in Alzheimer’s disease
    • Involved with project injecting human neural stem cells into the brains of Alzheimer’s mice to evaluate for any improvement in onset and progression of disease
    2. Stem cells in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Involved with Phase II human clinical trial injecting human stem cells into cervical and lumbar cords of patients with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
    • Collaborating with researchers at Emory University in project determining effect of injecting viral vectors or human neural stem cells in ALS rats

    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Journal Article
      Virtual Reality-Enabled Resident Education of Lateral-Access Spine Surgery.
      Zaki MM, Joshi RS, Joseph JR, Saadeh YS, Kashlan ON, Godzik J, Uribe JS, Park P. World Neurosurg, 2023 Dec 23; DOI:10.1016/j.wneu.2023.12.108
      PMID: 38143034
    • Journal Article
      Comparative analysis of perioperative characteristics and early outcomes in transforaminal endoscopic lumbar diskectomy: general anesthesia versus conscious sedation.
      Bajaj AI, Yap N, Derman PB, Konakondla S, Kashlan ON, Telfeian AE, Hofstetter CP. Eur Spine J, 2023 Aug; 32 (8): 2896 - 2902. DOI:10.1007/s00586-023-07792-4
      PMID: 37450041
    • Journal Article
      Full-endoscopic technique mitigates obesity-related perioperative morbidity of minimally invasive lumbar decompression.
      Bergquist J, Greil ME, Khalsa SSS, Sun Y, Kashlan ON, Hofstetter CP. Eur Spine J, 2023 Aug; 32 (8): 2748 - 2754. DOI:10.1007/s00586-023-07705-5
      PMID: 37169883
    • Journal Article
      Full-endoscopic trans-pars interarticularis approach for far lateral lumbar discectomy.
      Greil ME, Ogunlade JI, Bergquist J, Williams JR, Kashlan ON, Hofstetter CP. Eur Spine J, 2023 Aug; 32 (8): 2709 - 2716. DOI:10.1007/s00586-023-07698-1
      PMID: 37166550
    • Journal Article
      Incidence and management of dural tears in full-endoscopic unilateral laminotomies for bilateral lumbar decompression.
      Greil ME, Bergquist J, Kashlan ON, Kwon W-K, Durfy S, Hofstetter CP. Eur Spine J, 2023 Aug; 32 (8): 2889 - 2895. DOI:10.1007/s00586-023-07749-7
      PMID: 37264093
    • Journal Article
      Full-endoscopic spine surgery diminishes surgical site infections - a propensity score-matched analysis.
      Mahan MA, Prasse T, Kim RB, Sivakanthan S, Kelly KA, Kashlan ON, Bredow J, Eysel P, Wagner R, Bajaj A, Telfeian AE, Hofstetter CP. Spine J, 2023 May; 23 (5): 695 - 702. DOI:10.1016/j.spinee.2023.01.009
      PMID: 36708928
    • Journal Article
      Complications in Cervical and Thoracic Spine Surgery
      Lekarczyk A, Zaki M, Linzey J, Kashlan ON. Journal of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Technique, 2023 Apr 1; 8 (1): 97 - 104. DOI:10.21182/jmisst.2023.00654
    • Journal Article
      Anterior spinal hardware erosion of the pharyngoesophagus: A difficult reconstructive challenge-Our experience in nine patients.
      Peddireddy NS, Yalamanchi P, Kashlan O, Park P, Reddy RM, Chinn SB, Casper KA, Malloy KM, Stucken CL, Prince MEP, Rosko AJ, Spector ME. Clin Otolaryngol, 2023 Mar; 48 (2): 264 - 268. DOI:10.1111/coa.14025
      PMID: 36536995